So DTM In America Isn't Dead After All

With IMSA's resources focused on conducting first season of the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, legacy projects like the DTM in America were moved down the list of immediate priorities. More than a month removed from the season finale at Petit Le Mans, however, IMSA CEO Ed Bennett provided a number of updates on… »11/11/14 1:14pm11/11/14 1:14pm

Le Mans Winner Allan McNish Grooms A New Jedi

Allan McNish led the Audi Sport Le Mans team for more than a decade before hanging up his helmet at the end of the 2013 season. With his third victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in hand, the wee Scot turned his attention to helping fellow Briton and rising star Harry… »11/04/14 12:55pm11/04/14 12:55pm

Spy Shots Of IndyCar's New Aero Kit At COTA

The veil of secrecy surrounding testing activities with IndyCar's new-for-2015 aero kits lasted less than a week. Grainy shots of Chevy's custom bodywork taken from outside the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, TX., hit the Internet on Tuesday, and based on those images, the first iteration of Pratt & Miller… »10/15/14 3:35pm10/15/14 3:35pm

Porsche Factory Driver Pat Long Flogs A Vintage 911 S At Laguna Seca

Porsche factory racing driver and all around American bad ass Patrick Long straps into a glorious 1967 Porsche 911 S vintage racer and uses every single one of the 8100 rpms at his disposal to chase much faster cars at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. »8/16/14 9:17am8/16/14 9:17am

Talks Continue On 2017 Spec Prototype Chassis

Plans to create a global spec prototype for 2017 continue to take shape, according to Scot Elkins IMSA's VP, Competition and Technical Regulations. The concept, which is in its formative stages, would provide a single chassis that would accept a variety of engines and possibly body styles that would do away with the… »4/22/14 6:04pm4/22/14 6:04pm

Still Searching For Answers From Sebring? Q&A with IMSA's Scott Atherton

[No one who watched this year's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring needs to be told that, although there were plenty of racing thrills in all classes, there were way too many spills, too, as well as operational blunders that tended to exaggerate the consequences of the many incidents and accidents. We greatly appreciate… »3/22/14 11:49am3/22/14 11:49am

Gumpert Apollo Hybrid To Race At Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

The Gumpart Apollo is one mean machine with its twin-turbo 4.2-liter Audi V8. But for next month's 24-hour endurance race at the Nürburgring, Gumpert will be swapping out that powertrain for something a bit more green. Since fuel economy is a key factor in a long race, the Apollo racer will be fitted with hybrid… »4/23/08 5:00pm4/23/08 5:00pm

Naughty Or Fairlady? 2008 Nismo Z 380RS-Competition Goes On Sale

You may have a yearning for extreme Japanese weekend racers, but the real question is: do you have the Yen? Specifically, do you have 28.4 million Yen? That's what the 2008 Nismo Fairlady Z 380RS-Competition race-ready is going to set you back. For all that change, equivalent to $285K, you get a stripped-down Z with… »3/28/08 12:30pm3/28/08 12:30pm