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2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship November Test At Daytona

2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship November Test At Daytona

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship November test at Daytona International Speedway.

The new season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is around the corner, starting on January 30 with the 24 Hours of Daytona. So it was time for the official two-day preseason test at Daytona International Speedway, where the competing teams competitors who will kick off the 2016 endurance season at Daytona could let their driver pairings have a feel for the new or updated machinery.

A field of 24 cars in the Prototype, Prototype Challenge, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona attended the test sessions including a few brand new cars such as the updated Corvette C7.R, Ford GT, Lamborghini Huracán GT3, and BMW M6 GTLM who all made their official on-track debut.

The test sessions were not open to the public, and IMSA did not record official lap times.

2016 Calendar:

Rnd Race Length Classes Circuit Date
1 Rolex 24 at Daytona 24 hours All Daytona International Speedway January 30–31
2 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring 12 hours All Sebring International Raceway March 19
3 Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase 1 hour 40 minutes P, PC, GTLM Long Beach Street Circuit April 16
4 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes All Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca May 1
5 Chevrolet Sports Car Classic 1 hour 40 minutes P, PC, GTD The Raceway on Belle Isle June 4
6 Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen 6 hours All Watkins Glen International July 3
7 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes All Canadian Tire Motorsport Park July 10
8 Northeast Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes PC, GTLM, GTD Lime Rock Park July 23
9 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase 2 hour 40 minutes All Road America August 7
10 Oak Tree Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes GTLM, GTD Virginia International Raceway August 28
11 Lone Star Le Mans 2 hour 40 minutes All Circuit of the Americas September 17
12 Petit Le Mans 10 hours All Road Atlanta October 1


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