As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prepares to come encourage to circulate with the IMSA WeatherTech 240 At Daytona on Saturday, July 4, the sanctioning physique on the present time announced date changes for three upcoming WeatherTech Championship and date shifts for diversified IMSA-sanctioned sequence.
The Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen tournament weekend now will more than doubtless be held on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-6, that contains all four WeatherTech Championship classes for the second round of the four-flee IMSA Michelin Patience Cup season. The tournament at Watkins Glen Worldwide in Contemporary York’s Finger Lakes region additionally will consist of a four-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Scenario flee, to boot to doubleheader races for every the Porsche GT3 Cup Scenario USA by Yokohama and Lamborghini Powerful Trofeo North The usa.
The WeatherTech Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes will remain in the Northeast by blueprint of the following weekend, transferring to Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut for the two-hour, 40-minute Northeast Large Prix on Sept. 11-12. Lime Rock additionally will host a two-hour Michelin Pilot Scenario flee and a pair of 45-minute GT3 Cup Scenario USA races.
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, in the intervening time, now will host the penultimate round of the WeatherTech Championship with all four classes on Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The Hyundai Monterey Sports activities Automobile Championship weekend – which additionally serves because the finale for the WeatherTech Amble Cup season for the GTD class – will consist of Michelin Pilot Scenario and Lamborghini Powerful Trofeo North The usa.
“These revisions to our 2020 schedules build all of IMSA’s stakeholders in the absolute best that you potentially can imagine space for achievement,” stated IMSA President John Doonan. “Also they are the result of the ongoing spirit of collaboration with our promoter partners. Shifting our Northeastern occasions into September ought to pay dividends from the standpoint of climate. WeatherTech Raceway on Halloween weekend additionally has the skill to be spectacular and can role the stage for an exhilarating conclusion at Sebring.”
One other Lamborghini Powerful Trofeo time desk revision will carry the sequence encourage to VIRginia Worldwide Raceway on the weekend of Aug. 21-23 in desire to the previously announced Large Prix of St. Petersburg tournament.
The six-flee IMSA Prototype Scenario time desk announced in Also can has now no longer modified. Nonetheless, the season-ending flee at Michelin Raceway Aspect highway Atlanta now will more than doubtless be a 3-hour flee as used to be the case with the season-opening tournament at Daytona Worldwide Speedway in January. All others will more than doubtless be one hour and 45 minutes in size.
Complete 2020 schedules for all sequence discover underneath.
WeatherTech 240 At Daytona, Cadillac Large Prix of Sebring Continue to exist NBCSN
As well to the time desk updates announced on the present time, live NBCSN television coverage of the IMSA WeatherTech 240 At Daytona on July 4 and the Cadillac Large Prix of Sebring on July 18 has been confirmed.
The WeatherTech 240 At Daytona telecast begins at 6 p.m. ET, capping a busy day of motorsports for NBC Sports activities. Coverage of the Cadillac Large Prix of Sebring begins at 5: 30 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 18. Both races will more than doubtless be two hours and 40 minutes in size.
“Coming off solid NBC community coverage from January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, we are carrying factual momentum with NBC Sports activities as we resume in July,” stated Doonan. “High time, Saturday night home windows on NBCSN are extraordinarily helpful and present all IMSA stakeholders with an different to showcase our sport to a fundamental viewers.”
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