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Making of a Champion: James French

The seventh in a series of articles highlighting each champion driver in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, “Making of a Champion” shares some previous experiences and “backstory” that led to this driver becoming a champion.

Fun fact:  With 11 career Motul Pole Awards, James French is the all-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship leader, three more than Ricky Taylor, his next-closest competitor.

Busy Weekend for Porsche As 2018 Plans Materialize for GTLM, GTD

Porsche held its annual “Night of Champions” season-ending celebration in Stuttgart, Germany over this past weekend, and while it was a time to celebrate accomplishments from the 2017 season, the manufacturer also took advantage of the opportunity to shed some light on its 2018 plans.

IMSA Upgrades Spanish-Language Website

To better serve its diverse and growing Latino audience in the United States and around the world, IMSA, the International Motorsports Association, has introduced an improved Spanish-language website that is part of imsa.com.

The re-launched site coincides with the much-anticipated beginning of the 2018 IMSA season. The site – IMSA.com/Espanol – merges content published to imsa.com and contains more news, videos and information than ever before and will be expanded as the 2018 season gets underway.

Making of a Champion: Jan Magnussen

The sixth in a series of articles highlighting each champion driver in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, “Making of a Champion” shares some previous experiences and “backstory” that led to this driver becoming a champion.

Jan Magnussen was one month shy of his 25th birthday when his Formula 1 career ended, following a sixth-place result in the 1998 Canadian Grand Prix for the Stewart Ford team. And while he didn’t know it at the time, it set the wheels in motion for a legendary career as a sports car racing champion.

Daytona December Test Wednesday Notebook

While some of its competition has been logging lots of test miles over the past couple of months, the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R from Wayne Taylor Racing returned to the racetrack for the first time since October’s 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans in this week’s test at Daytona International Speedway.

Daytona December Test Tuesday Notebook

The last time most in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship paddock saw the pair of Mazda RT24-P Daytona Prototype international (DPi) race cars was at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in July, and a lot has happened since then.

December Test at Daytona to Provide First Glimpse of 2018 Season

The symphony of sports car sounds once again will be heard over the next two days at Daytona International Speedway with a two-day test including the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda.

Cadillac Introduces Exclusive V-Series Championship Editions

To celebrate winning the 2017 IMSA Manufacturer, Driver, Team and Endurance Championships, Cadillac announced today the Championship Edition for all three of its ultra-high-performance models – the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V coupe and sedan, and the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V super sedan.

Making of a Champion: Alessandro Balzan

The fifth in a series of articles highlighting each champion driver in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, “Making of a Champion” shares some previous experiences and “backstory” that led to this driver becoming a champion.

Stroll Completes Stellar Rolex 24 at Daytona Line Up for Jackie Chan DCR JOTA

Williams Martini Racing F1 driver Lance Stroll has completed an all-star line-up in a Jackie Chan DCR JOTA LMP2 car for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January.

In addition to Stroll, the line-up will include some of the world’s most talented young racers in one of the two Jackie Chan DCR JOTA run Oreca-Gibson cars.

Felix Rosenqvist, Robin Frijns and Daniel Juncadella will join Stroll aboard the car in what is sure to be one of the most talented quartets on the grid.

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