IMSA

International Motor Sports Association IMSA, is the premier sanctioning body for sports car competition in North America.

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) is a North American auto racing sanctioning body based in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America. It was started by John Bishop, a former executive director of SCCA (Sports Car Club of America), and his wife Peggy in 1969 with help from Bill France, Sr. of NASCAR. Beginning in 2014,[1] IMSA is the sanctioning body of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the premier series resulting from the merger of Grand-Am Road Racing and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

2020 Schedule IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2020 Schedule

JAN 03 TO JAN 05 – ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24
Daytona Beach, FL
Track: Daytona International Speedway
Race Duration:
Circuit Length: 3.56 miles

Rolex 24 At Daytona
Daytona International Speedway
JAN 22 TO JAN 26 – ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
Daytona Beach, FL
Track: Daytona International Speedway
Race Duration: 24 Hours
Circuit Length: 3.56 miles

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring
Sebring Track Map
MAR 18 TO MAR 21 – MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING PRESENTED BY ADVANCE AUTO PARTS
Sebring, FL
Track: Sebring International Raceway
Race Duration: 12 hours
Circuit Length: 3.74 miles

Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach
Track Map
APR 17 TO APR 18 – ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH
Long Beach, CA
Track: Long Beach Street Circuit
Race Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 1.968 miles

Mid-Ohio
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
MAY 01 TO MAY 03 – ACURA SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE AT MID-OHIO
Lexington, OH
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 2.4 miles

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic
MAY 29 TO MAY 30 – CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR
Detroit, MI
Track: Raceway at Belle Isle Park
Race Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 2.35 miles

Sahlen’s Six Hours Of The Glen
Watkins Glen
JUN 25 TO JUN 28 – SAHLEN’S SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN
Watkins Glen, NY
Track: Watkins Glen International
Race Duration: 6 hours
Circuit Length: 3.4 miles

Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix
JUL 03 TO JUL 05 – MOBIL 1 SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY ACURA
Bowmanville, ON
Track: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 2.459 miles

Lime Rock
Track Map
JUL 17 TO JUL 18 – NORTHEAST GRAND PRIX
Lakeville, CT
Track: Lime Rock Park
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 1.50 miles

Road America
Road America Track
JUL 31 TO AUG 02 – ROAD AMERICA
Elkhart Lake, WI
Track: Road America
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 4.0 miles

Michelin GT Challenge at VIR
AUG 21 TO AUG 23 – MICHELIN GT CHALLENGE AT VIR
Alton, VA
Track: VIRginia International Raceway
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 3.27 miles

WeatherTech Raceway
WeatherTech Raceway
SEP 11 TO SEP 13 – WEATHERTECH RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
Monterey, CA
Track: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 2.238 miles

Road Atlanta
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
OCT 07 TO OCT 10 – MOTUL PETIT LE MANS
Braselton, GA
Track: Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
Race Duration: 10 hours
Circuit Length: 2.54 miles

Classes:

Prototype (P): Combining Daytona Prototypes, LMP2 and DeltaWing cars, the Prototype class features the fastest and most technologically advanced sports cars in North America, which are capable of speeds of 200 mph.

Prototype Challenge (PC): Prototype Challenge is a spec class featuring open top race cars and technology such as carbon fiber chassis, carbon brakes and a sequential gearbox.

GT Le Mans (GTLM): GT Le Mans machines are the most elite and fastest GT cars on the track, but are still based on production models. A true proving ground for leading manufacturers, GTLM cars are capable of speeds in excess of 180 mph.

GT Daytona (GTD): GT Daytona cars are the second fastest of the GT classes and are enhanced (not defined by) technology.

International Motor Sports Association IMSA
Website: http://www.imsa.com/

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