December 1, 2020
IMSA / WEC

Porsche: Audi’s LMDh ambitions won’t affect our own plans

Audi announced on Monday that it would quit Formula E after the 2020/21 season to “intensively prepare” for an LMDh programme that would include the Le Mans and Daytona 24-hour races, and a Dakar entry from 2022.Audi’s sister company Porsche revealed back in March that it is also evaluating the LMDh ruleset which have been jointly devised by ACO and IMSA, raising the possibility of the …Keep reading …

Eurasia becomes latest LMP2 team to commit to Rolex 24

The Philippines-flagged team will enter a Ligier JS P217 in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opener in collaboration with Rick Ware Racing, with “an eye” to contesting the entire LMP2 schedule and remaining Michelin Endurance Cup rounds.Cody Ware, son of Rick Ware, is the first confirmed driver for the effort, which will be based out of RWR’s premises in Mooreville, North …Keep reading …

Kevin Magnussen set to race Ganassi Cadillac in IMSA

Motorsport.com has learned that the 28-year-old Dane will be one of the full-time drivers in Ganassi’s single Cadillac DPi-V.R entry in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, a program confirmed last week.Magnussen’s future has been the subject of much speculation since he announced his departure from the Haas F1 team last month and his father Jan Magnussen, the former sportscar …Keep reading …

AIM and Vasser-Sullivan split for 2021

The combined entities took over the running of the Lexus RC F GT3s for 2019, and after scoring two wins in that initial year, racked up another four this past season. That earned the #14 entry, piloted (usually) by Aaron Telitz and Jack Hawksworth, third in the overall GTD points table, first in the WeatherTech Sprint Cup sub division and resulted in third in the Manufacturers’ points …Keep reading …

Wayne Taylor signs Albuquerque, Ricky Taylor for 2021 season

As reported by Motorsport.com earlier this month, the WTR will completely revamp its line-up for its first season with Acura DPi machinery, dropping Renger van der Zande, Ryan Briscoe, endurance extra Scott Dixon and its Rolex 24-only driver Kamui Kobayashi.2017 IMSA champion Taylor and this year’s Action Express Racing enduro driver Albuquerque have been recruited by the squad to replace …Keep reading …

WTR signs Albuquerque, Ricky Taylor for 2021 IMSA season

As reported by Motorsport.com earlier this month, the WTR will completely revamp its line-up for its first season with Acura DPi machinery, dropping Renger van der Zande, Ryan Briscoe, endurance extra Scott Dixon and its Rolex 24-only driver Kamui Kobayashi.2017 IMSA champion Taylor and this year’s Action Express Racing enduro driver Albuquerque have been recruited by the squad to replace …Keep reading …

Cetilar, Era LMP2 teams firm up 2021 Rolex 24 plans

Cetilar and Era’s announcements bring up the number of cars in the secondary class confirmed for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opener up to three, with DragonSpeed having announced its plans to defend its title earlier this week.Read Also:Montoya joins DragonSpeed for WEC LMP2 campaignItalian outfit Cetilar will be entering the Dallara P217 it has …Keep reading …

Taylor thrilled by Corvette’s season despite downbeat ending

The #4 Corvette of Tommy Milner, Oliver Gavin and Marcel Fassler lost several laps when it suffered a sudden and severe radiator leak, and later suffered a left-rear suspension failure – a problem that would also knock the #3 Corvette of Taylor, Antonio Garcia and Nicky Catsburg out of contention.Yet in the 11 GT Le Mans rounds this year, Corvette Racing ended the season with six wins …Keep reading …

Cameron confirmed at Meyer Shank Racing for 2021

Cameron, a former open-wheel racing rising star, won the IMSA GT Daytona championship in a Turner Motorsports BMW Z4, then the IMSA Prototype title in 2016 in the middle of a highly successful three-year stint at Action Express Racing, before joining Acura Team Penske in 2018.He became arguably the star of the full-time line-up, and together with Juan Pablo Montoya clinched the 2019 …Keep reading …

Ganassi returning to IMSA with Cadillac in 2021

Ganassi was absent from IMSA in 2020 following the conclusion of its highly successful Ford GT program which produced 11 wins in IMSA – including two in the Rolex 24 at Daytona – and six in the WEC – including one in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.However, this announcement puts Ganassi back in the top class of IMSA competition, which produced 53 Prototype victories including six in the Rolex …Keep reading …