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IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Friday Notebook at Lime Rock

Ryan Briscoe Hoping For Advantage At “Demanding” Home Circuit

In stick and ball sports, you often hear the term “home-field advantage.” This weekend at Lime Rock Park, Ryan Briscoe hopes to ride “home-track advantage” to victory lane, but admits that benefit for him is a bit different.

Despite living approximately one hour from the track in nearby Farmington, Conn., Briscoe – who moved to Connecticut in 2015 – rarely gets to Lime Rock outside of the IMSA weekend. That doesn’t mean, however, the GTLM points leader doesn’t get a boost from racing near home.

Will Lime Rock Park Continue to be “Great Turf” for Porsche in 2018 Northeast Grand Prix?

Lime Rock Park, which hosts Saturday’s two-hour and 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, occupies a special place in the lore of Porsche’s mid-engined 911 RSR race car.

This race car – which made its competition debut in the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona – represented a substantial departure from Porsche’s decades-long approach with the 911, which historically placed the engine behind the rear axle. As evidenced most recently by the 911 RSR’s dominating victory in last month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, the new approach worked.

Paul Miller Racing Riding GTD Championship Lead into “Home” Race at Lime Rock Park

Team owner Paul Miller goes back a long way with Lime Rock Park, which hosts the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes in this Saturday’s two-hour, 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix. It’s also pretty close to home.

Battle at the Bull Ring: IMSA Returns to Lime Rock

It’s time to buckle up for the first GT-only race of the year, the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.


“The Art of Racing in the Rain” Brings Passion for Motorsports by Filmmakers Dempsey, Zwart to Big Screen

As renowned actor/producer Patrick Dempsey met with reporters at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park last weekend in the midst of shooting scenes for the upcoming major motion picture “The Art of Racing in The Rain”, he reflected on the long journey it took to get to this point.

Sights And Sounds: 2018 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix

Check out the sights and sounds from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the 2018 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.


Meyer Shank Racing Commits to Championship Fight with No. 86 Acura NSX GT3

After originally planning to contest just in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup (TPNAEC), a strong start to the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season saw the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 make additional race starts as team partners stepped up to keep the campaign on track. 

Northeast Grand Prix – Entry List Notebook

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The first of two GT-only races is next up for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the series makes its way to the 1.5-mile Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut for the two-hour, 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday, July 21.

It will mark the seventh of 11 races for the WeatherTech Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes. An 18-car field will take to the track that afternoon with the field featuring eight GTLM cars and 10 GTD entries.

2018 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Race Broadcast

Relive all the action from Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix, the seventh race of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.


Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix: Five Takeaways

The battles for the championship in all three classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship remain close following Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

In the Protoype class, the Action Express Racing entries, the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R shared by Eric Curran and Felipe Nasr and the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac of Filipe Albuquerque,  and Christian Fittipaldi for the last two races, continue to swap the top spot in the Prototype class.