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.

2021 WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24
JAN 22 – JAN 24
Daytona International Speedway
DURATION: N/A
LENGTH: 3.56 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 12

ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
JAN 27 – JAN 31
Daytona International Speedway
DURATION: 24 Hours
LENGTH: 3.56 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 12

MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING PRESENTED BY ADVANCE AUTO PARTS
MAR 17 – MAR 20
Sebring International Raceway
DURATION: 12 Hours
LENGTH: 3.74 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 17

ACURA SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE AT MID-OHIO
MAY 14 – MAY 16
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 2.258 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 13

DETROIT GRAND PRIX
JUN 4 – JUN 5
Raceway at Belle Isle Park
DURATION: 1 Hour 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 2.35 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 14

SAHLEN’S SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN
JUN 24 – JUN 27
Watkins Glen International
DURATION: 6 Hours
LENGTH: 3.4 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 11

MOBIL 1 SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX
JUL 2 – JUL 4
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 2.459 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 10

NORTHEAST GRAND PRIX
JUL 16 – JUL 17
Lime Rock Park
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 1.50 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 7

IMSA SPORTSCAR WEEKEND
AUG 6 – AUG 8
Road America
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 4.0 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 14

MICHELIN GT CHALLENGE AT VIR
AUG 20 – AUG 22
VIRginia International Raceway
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 3.27 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 18

WEATHERTECH RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
SEP 10 – SEP 12
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
DURATION: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
LENGTH: 2.238 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 11

ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH
SEP 24 – SEP 26
Long Beach Street Circuit
DURATION: 100 Minutes
LENGTH: 1.968 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 11
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MOTUL PETIT LE MANS
OCT 6 – OCT 9
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
DURATION: 10 Hours
LENGTH: 2.54 MILES | # OF CORNERS: 12

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/

Graphics & Photos Courtesy of IMSA

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