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Everything you need to know about IMSA:

IMSA (International Motor Sports Association) was founded by John Bishop, a former employee of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), and his wife, Peggy, in 1969, with the help of Bill France of NASCAR. IMSA organizes numerous automotive events and championships in North America, including the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This Endurance championship takes place on the most famous US circuits (Daytona, Sebring, Long Beach, Laguna Seca, Road America, Belle Isle Park, Lime Rock Park, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, etc.) and brings together the most prestigious events (24 Hours Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, Petit Le Mans, Road America, etc.)

IMSA drivers to follow in 2024:

With IMSA having adopted a structure similar to the FIA ​​WEC, the North American Endurance Championship is attracting more and more manufacturers (Porsche, Acura, BMW, etc.) and top drivers. Difficult to draw up an exhaustive list for 2024 but let's mention Romain Grosjean, Filipe Albuquerque, Louis Delétraz, Brendon Hartley, Ricky Taylor, Jack Aitken, Pipo Derani, Alexander Sims, Sébastien Bourdais, Scott Dixon, Earl Bamber, Alex Lynn, Renger van der Zande, Tom Blomqvist, Augusto Farfus, Marco Wittmann, Philipp Eng, Nick Yelloly, Colton Herta, etc.

What is the maximum speed of an IMSA car?

IMSA brings together different categories of cars. The highest is the Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) and corresponds to the WEC Hypercar. The top speed necessarily depends on the circuit visited but the prototypes easily exceed 300 km/h. The other categories are LM P2, LM P3, and GT Daytona (GTD Pro / GTD).

What is IMSA?

IMSA is an American automobile racing organization based in Daytona Beach, Florida. By extension, we often speak of IMSA to refer to the US Endurance Championship, the overseas cousin of the FIA ​​WEC.

Where to watch IMSA?

IMSA generally broadcasts its races in streaming on its official website, with the comments in original language. In France, Automoto channel offers the biggest events, such as the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring.

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