IMSA will move races to Road Atlanta, Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval

The Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL will host the WeatherTech Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes in a 100-minute race as part of the NASCAR event weekend, Oct. 9-10, at the facility. This event will replace the Lime Rock Park race previously scheduled for Sept. 11-12.

IMSA replaces WGI, Lime Rock with Road Atlanta, Charlotte

Revised 2020 IMSA schedule January 25/26 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Daytona International Speedway (DPi, GTLM, GTD)Sebring RacewayRoad America VIRginia International Raceway (GTLM, GTD only)Michelin Raceway Road AtlantaMid-Ohio Sports Car Course (DPi, GTLM, GTD)Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval (GTLM, GTD only)Petit Le Mans, Road AtlantaWeatherTech Raceway Laguna SecaSebring 12 Hours 

The road to NASCAR can be dirty

Three days after Briscoe closed the Truck season with his first series win at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Roush Fenway Racing announced he would be part of a three-driver effort to field the No. 60 Ford in the Xfinity Series in 2018 with Ty Majeski and his BKR teammate Austin Cindric.

IMSA president addresses series’ future with schedules, Acura, LMD h

It remains unseen how Acura will position itself in DPi, but teams seem to be lining up for a partner opportunity. Chip Ganassi Racing managing director Mike Hull told the Trackside radio program this week that the team would talk to Acura about racing in DPi. Ganassi, which fields Dallara-Hondas in IndyCar, was left without […]

IMSA: Helio Castroneves makes late pass in rain to win at Road America

There was also was a late lead change in the GTLM class as John Edwards’ No. 24 BMW spun from first on the final lap, handing the victory to the No. 3 Corvette of Antonio Garcia and co-driver Jordan Taylor.

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1996 — Michael Johnson sweeps to victory in an Olympic 400-meter record 43.49 seconds, while Carl Lewis leaps into history in Atlanta. Lewis’ long jump of 27 feet, 10¾ inches earns him his ninth gold medal, equaling the American mark held by swimmer Mark Spitz.