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Republished with permission from Road & Track

BY PRESTON LERNER

JOHN HINDHAUGH stands at a large audio-mixing console, manipulating sliders like a deejay. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a panoramic view of Daytona International Speedway, where loud and loudly painted race cars snake around the track on their final pace laps. The Rolex 24 is about to start.

IMSA Regulars Staying Busy This Weekend at Indianapolis, Nurburgring

Several full-time IMSA drivers will not be taking it easy this weekend as there are no scheduled races after last week's event at Mid-Ohio. The group will be at storied racetracks around the world including five that won races at last weekend's Acura Sports Car Challenge.

Helio Castroneves, who earned his first WeatherTech Championship victory last weekend in the No. 7 Acura Team Penske Acura ARX-05 DPi with co-driver Ricky Taylor, returns to IndyCar competition in this weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

IMSA, NBC Sports Group Announce Six-Year Partnership To Begin In 2019

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will have a new U.S. broadcast home for its flagship IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, what is currently known as the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda as NBC Sports Group and IMSA today announced a six-year partnership starting with the 2019 season. 

WeatherTech Night Of Champions Moves To Sunday Following Motul Petit Le Mans

Champions of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be honored less than 24 hours after the season concludes with the Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced that WeatherTech Night of Champions will be held on Sunday evening Oct. 14.

France Family to be Honored with IMRRC's 2018 Argetsinger Award

The France Family, along with Jim France, will be honored on June 28 by the International Motor Racing Research Center (IMRRC) with the 2018 Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports. 

The 2018 award will be the fifth presented by the IMRRC. Chip Ganassi was the inaugural recipient in 2014. Richard Petty and Roger Penske were honorees in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Mario Andretti was cited in 2017.

Weekend in Photos: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama at Sebring

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama went head-to-head in a battle of the borders at Sebring International Raceway on March 14 – 16. The two, 45-minute sprint races produced thrilling action to kick off the season for both series.

Here is a compilation of photos from throughout the weekend.

Post-Sebring Highlights from Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda and Porsche GT3 Cup by Yokohama

The Story Behind IMSA’s 75-Year-Old IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Race Winner

To say Dave House’s first career win in Friday’s IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda was special would certainly be an understatement. In fact, the win – which came less than one week after his 75th birthday – may also have been historic.

WeatherTech and County of Monterey Announce Naming Rights Agreement to Iconic Racing Facility

The County of Monterey and WeatherTech have come to terms on a multiyear naming rights agreement at the iconic motorsports and entertainment facility located at the County-owned Laguna Seca Recreation Area. Beginning April 2018, the famed 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course will be known as WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Race No. 1 Recap

Estep Opens 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Season with Thrilling Win in Sebring

Eighteen-year-old Trenton Estep kicked off his second Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season in the best possible way on Thursday afternoon at Sebring International Raceway, picking up his third career victory in the series in the season opener.

Forza Racing Championship Invitational Presented by IMSA Begins March 24

This week’s 66th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts will put the spotlight on the drivers and teams competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and other IMSA-sanctioned series competing throughout the week at Sebring International Raceway.

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