Finally, 2023 IMSA Season is Ready to go with Roar Before the Rolex 24 - details, live and TV

Finally, 2023 IMSA Season is Ready to go with Roar Before the Rolex 24 - details, live and TV

20.01.2023: This Weekendís Roar Before the Rolex 24 Should Provide a Tantalizing Taste of What Awaits This Season All Events details, Live, Broadcasting and more HERE


This Weekend’s Roar Before the Rolex 24 Should Provide a Tantalizing Taste of What Awaits This Season

All Events details, Live, Broadcasting and more HERE




At last, the time has arrived. IMSA drivers, teams, partners and fans alike have all been eagerly awaiting for the 2023 season to begin. It does this weekend with the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.



What’s being hailed as a new era of global endurance sports car racing will take hold when the Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship hits the track in full roar at the Roar.



Two days of crucial last-chance on-track testing, followed by qualifying for the 2023 season opener, the 61st Rolex 24 At Daytona, are scheduled on the 3.56-mile, 12-turn Daytona road course.



All five WeatherTech Championship classes are participating in the Roar sessions, culminating on Sunday afternoon with battles for the first Motul Pole Awards of the season and a week’s worth of pre-race bragging rights. In addition, the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge has its own five test sessions on the slate, and the curtain rises on the new VP Racing SportsCar Challenge, which has a pair of 45-minute races on the schedule.



It’s enough to whet your appetite for what promises to be an incredible IMSA season. To help prep for what lies ahead, IMSA.com has a collection of season previews and other important items to watch for at the Roar, the Rolex 24 and the year as a whole.



Items to check regarding the WeatherTech Championship include:



    A preview of the Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class season: click here.


    A preview of the Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) class season: click here.

    A preview of the Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3) class season: click here.


    A preview of the GT Daytona Pro (GTD PRO) class season: click here.


    A preview of the GT Daytona (GTD) class season: click here.


    A preview of the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup season: click here.





The VP Racing SportsCar Challenge opener preview: click here.





By Mark Robinson- photo IMSA Levitt


Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/finally-2023-season-roar-before-the-rolex-24-details-live-tv---246848.html

20.01.2023 / MaP

More News

Risi Competizione announces plans to defend IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup in GTD Pro Class for 2023
19.01.2023
Risi Competizione is pleased to announce its plans to compete in the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup (IMEC) in the GTD Pro class for the 2023 season. As winners of the 2022 IMSA Mich more >>
PR1/MATHIASEN Motorsports ready to roar and defend the Michelin Endurance Cup Championship
19.01.2023
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports is excited to kick off the 2023 Season with the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 test this weekend in preparation for the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team will begin activities this weekend at Daytona, with the No. more >>
New Driver, New Series as Jr III Racing Sets Sights on Daytona
19.01.2023
Continues LMP3 program as VP Racing SportsCar Challenge debuts this weekendJr III ("Junior Three") Racing will open the 2023 season being a part of history as the team is set to compete more >>
The Heart of Racing Ready for IMSA Season Opener Rolex 24
17.01.2023
2022 GTD Champions The Heart of Racing (THoR) will look to open the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship campaign with the series’ opening round at Daytona International Speedway this month. more >>
Sam Paley returns to McCumbee McAleer Racing for 2023 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup
16.01.2023
... presented by BFGoodrich SeasonMcCumbee McAleer Racing (MMR) is excited to announce that Sam Paley will be returning to the team for the 2023 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich& more >>
Lone Star Racing Returns to IMSA Competition with Anton Dias Perera and Scott Andrews
13.01.2023
...for Mercedes-AMG GT4 Michelin Pilot Challenge CampaignPerera and Andrews Set for Majority of 2023's Michelin Pilot Challenge Grand Sport (GS) Races in No. 27 Lone Star Racing/Bluff City Racing Mercedes-AMG GT4&nb more >>
McCumbee McAleer Racing (MMR) with AEROSPORT to compete in 2023 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge GS
13.01.2023
 .... with Chad McCumbee and Jenson Altzman in the Nr 13 Ford Mustang gt4 sponsored by VervantisMcCumbee McAleer Racing (MMR) with AEROSPORT, announced today that they will be competing in the 2023 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge more >>
Fast and Flashy GTP Liveries Revealed
12.01.2023
The No. 10 Acura ARX-06 and the Cadillac V-LMDh Cars Show off Their 2023 LooksA little flash and sizzle arrived in the Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class this week.Several of the new steeds set to compete in the hybrid-powered pro more >>
Bijoy Garg Joins Jr III Racing in VP Racing SportsCar Challenge
11.01.2023
Rising open wheel talent Bijoy Garg will join Jr III (“Junior-Three”) Racing for four rounds of the new IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge (VPSC) driving the No. 3 S2 Cyber Ligier JS P320. more >>
Automatic Racing Returns to a Two-Car Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Team for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
11.01.2023
IMPC Four-Hour Season-Opening Race at Daytona International Speedway Jim Jonsin, Tom Long and Brett Sandberg Co-Drive No. 9 “No Limits” Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Alongside Automatic Racing Regulars Rob Ecklin and Ramin Abdolv more >>
Corey Lewis returns to Paul Miller Racing, Maxime Martin rounds out Daytona driver lineup
11.01.2023
Paul Miller Racing rounds out their 2023 endurance driver lineup with the strong additions of Corey Lewis and Maxime Martin aboard the No. 1 Quartz Engine Oil-backed BMW M4 GT3.Lewis returns to PMR after being a critical more >>
RISI Competizione announces entry in GTD Pro Class with Ferrari 296 GT3 and driver line-up for Rolex 24h Daytona
10.01.2023
2023 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONARisi Competizione Ferrari 296 GT3 No. 62:       James Calado (GBR)  Alessandro Pier Guidi (ITA)  Davide Rigon (ITA)  Daniel Serra (BRA) more >>
New year, new challenge, same drivers for 2023 Paul Miller Racing GTD campaign
10.01.2023
The reigning IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sprint Cup-winning team, Paul Miller Racing, will be back in 2023 for a full-season campaign—yes, including the Rolex 24 at Daytona!—with drivers Madison Snow and Bryan Sellers. more >>
Murillo Racing Returns with Multiple Mercedes-AMG GT4 Entries
10.01.2023
....for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge and IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Series- Returning Murillo Racing Duos of Jeff Mosing and Eric Foss and Christian Syzmczak and Kenny Murillo Renew GS Title Bids after Championship-Contending 2022 Pilot C more >>
No. 75 SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Added to GTD Field; Rolex 24 at Daytona Event set for Jan. 28-29
06.01.2023
The entry list for the 61st Rolex 24 At DAYTONA (Jan. 28-29), North America’s most prestigious sports car race, will include – appropriately enough – 61 cars.IMSA officials today announced that the No. 75 SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes- more >>
New Year, New Cars: Acura ARX-06
05.01.2023
Honda Performance Development Opts for a Totally New Engine in Its GTP RacerThere’s new, and then there’s brand new.When the green flag waves on the 2023 Rolex 24 At Daytona, prototypes from Acura, BMW, C more >>
Lineups Confirmed for Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and Beyond
05.01.2023
2023 WeatherTech Championship Team Tracker:  Now that the provisional entry list for this month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, North America’s most prestigious sports car race, has been released, it’s time for the ret more >>
NBC Sports Gears up for 80-Plus Hours of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Coverage
22.12.2022
NBC, USA Network and Peacock Have the Full 2023 Season CoveredNBC Sports will present more than 80 hours of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship action in 2023 across NBC, Peacock and USA Network, including live compreh more >>
L.A. Honda World Announces Driver Line Up for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
20.12.2022
The professional racing team is set to debut the new Honda Civic FL5 Type R Southern California-based L.A. Honda World Racing has announced its full season 2023 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge campaign. The professional racing team will feature two Honda Civic Type more >>
Customer racing: New Porsche 911 GT3 R celebrates its race debut at Daytona
19.12.2022
A newly developed vehicle will be available to Porsche’s many customer teams for GT3 racing from 2023: the 911 GT3 R based on the 992-generation 911. Pfaff Motorsports and others will field the up to 416 kW (565 PS) racing car at its debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona on 28-29 January. more >>
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announces lineup for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup 2023 and the Rolex 24 at Daytona
18.12.2022
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports is pleased to announce its 2023 Michelin Endurance Cup driver lineup for the No. 52 Wynns/Max Connect/RainX/Client Command/Apex Protect Oreca 07 LMP2 entry with returning Champion Ben Keating, two-time ELMS LMP2 Champion, Frenchman Paul-Loup Chatin, a more >>
2023 WeatherTech Championship - Lineups Confirmed for Rolex 24 and Beyond
15.12.2022
The First Installment of the Tracker Is Loaded with Information Now that the provisional entry list for next month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona has been released, it’s time for the return of the IMSA.com Team Tracker. more >>
CrowdStrike Racing Embarks on LMP2 Program for 2023 IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup
13.12.2022
· CrowdStrike Racing with APR entry to make race debut at Rolex 24 At Daytona· CrowdStrike to continue as Official IMSA Partner and presenter of the Endurance, Teamwork and Speed Award at Endurance Cup events Crow more >>
Sean Creech Motorsport set for 2023 IMSA return
13.12.2022
SCM acquires three chassis from CORE Autosport to increase potential options next season Sean Creech Motorsport (SCM) returns to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship more >>
WeatherTech Racing Set for Rolex 24 and 2023 IMSA WeatherTech Season
13.12.2022
WeatherTech Racing will compete in the GTD Pro category for the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship kicking-off with next month’s season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 28-29.    Jules Gounon ( more >>
Heart of Racing Team Announces Rolex 24 Drivers and 2023 IMSA Plans
13.12.2022
The Heart of Racing announces a potent two-car lineup for the 2023 Rolex 24 At Daytona, running Aston Martins in both IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT classes.Al more >>
IMSA GTP: The Most Sustainable Racing Platform in North America Takes to the Track at Daytona
08.12.2022
Testing Under Way at the ‘World Center of Racing’ for Nine New GTP Cars from Four Manufacturers A new era for North American motorsport begins today at Daytona International Speedway. more >>
Toyota Makes Update to Supra GT4 to Benefit Drivers
17.11.2022
The EVO Edition Will Debut Just Three Years after the Race Car’s IntroductionIntroduced in 2020, the Toyota Supra GT4 that competes in the Grand Sport (GS) class of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge is still rather new in racing car terms. more >>
Rebel Rock Racing Grows IMSA Program with VP Racing Challenge Campaign
15.11.2022
Targeting Michelin Pilot Challenge GS title, enters VP Racing Challenge in final run for Camaro GT4.R Rebel Rock Racing will expand its involvement in IMSA competition in 2023, wid more >>
Porsche Penske Motorsport drivers confirmed FIA WEC and IMSA 2023
14.11.2022
The following drivers have now been confirmed for the new works programme of Porsche Penske Motorsport in the FIA WEC and the North American IMSA series:Dane Cameron (34/USA)Matt Campbell (27/Australia)Michael Christe more >>
Tandy and Makowiecki to drive Porsche Penske Motorsportís 963 in 2023
14.11.2022
2015 Le Mans winner and three-time Sebring class winner complete the squadPorsche 963, Porsche Penske Motorsport•    38-year-old Brit returns to Porsche Motorsport after two years•    We more >>
Jr III Racing Looking to Grow IMSA Program Again in 2023
10.11.2022
Potential two car campaign and Rolex 24 effort as Charlotte squad finalizes plans ahead of new seasonAfter closing out its first-ever full season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship more >>
The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout: Meet the Finalists Part 2
04.11.2022
A total of 12 finalists for the Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout are counting down the days until they head to Sebring International Raceway to compete for three scholarships. The top prize is support from Mazda that is valued at $110,000 toward participation in the 2023 Mazda MX-5 Cup. What follows is a brief introduction to six of those candidates. more >>
The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout: Meet the Finalists Part 1
02.11.2022
The 15th edition of the Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout is only a week away and 12 diverse finalists are counting down the days to their shot at a scholarship valued at $110,000 from Mazda to compete in the 2023 MX-5 Cup season. What follows is a brief introduction to six of those candidates.   more >>
Ferrari 296 GT3 Ready for IMSA Racing in 2023
27.10.2022
The ‘Prancing Horse’ Looks to Build on Its GT Legacy when the Car Debuts at the Rolex 24 in JanuaryFerrari’s legacy in sports car racing predates its legendary history in Formula 1. And it will begin a new chapter at the Rolex more >>
Simon Pagenaud Returns to MSRís IMSA Endurance Lineup
25.10.2022
Looking to defend the Daytona 24 Hours win with all-new Acura LMDh in 2023 After finishing out the 2022 IMSA Sports Car Championship with a dramatic Petit Le Mans victory earlier this month, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) has kept up the pace ahead of t more >>
Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout Finalists Announced
13.10.2022
Mazda Motorsports has revealed which 12 young drivers will compete for three scholarships worth a combined $260,000 to start their Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires career.  more >>
IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge: Dominant victory for Turner Motorsport at Road Atlanta
12.10.2022
Record IMSA winner Bill Auberlen (USA) added another race win to his long list at the season finale of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, which took place at Road Atlanta (USA) at the start of October.   BMW institution Auberlen, who has 65 IMSA wins more >>
Hyundai customers secure trio of IMSA titles
10.10.2022
  •    Bryan Herta Autosport drivers Taylor Hagler and Michael Lewis claimed the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge championship as Hyundai customers swept all three titles in the seriesThe Hyundai Motor America-supported B more >>

Kategorien

2001-2023 automobilsport.com full copyright