Powered by the strength of NASCAR with unparalleled access to resources in technology, innovation and marketing the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship reached 11.7 million unique broadcast viewers during the course of the 2016 season while fans consumed over 207,000 hours of video content via digital programming. Live TV coverage on Fox Sports in the U.S., is available in more than 90 million homes. International TV - Live full races, cut-downs and highlight shows via 17 television partners are broadcasted in 100+ countries and territories to more than 250 million homes.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship features two (2) styles of cars, Prototype and GT (Grand Touring). Both car categories have two (2) classes, Pro and Pro-Am, meaning there are four (4) classes of racing on track together, each with their own battle for the lead.
Close to twenty car manufacturers are involved in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship making it a unique marketing platform with the highest average net worth target consumer group of any fan-base in the US, with an average net worth of over $725,000.
Carbon fibre monocoque & Honeycomb
Cadillac Engine: Cadillac V-Performance based 5.5L V-8, production based aluminum block and heads. ECR designed semi-stressed engine mounting system with integral oil lubrication. Lubrication: Self-contained dry sump lubrication system. Dynamic pressure (ram-air) intake system with IMSA mandated sonic air restrictors. Rear-facing, top exit, dual outlet, multi-branch exhaust header system. 580 horsepower @ 7,050 rpm (approx.) IMSA mandated power level
Up to 200mph +
0-60 under 3.0 sec.
Xtrac Six-speed sequential with no lift shift, Steering wheel-mounted paddles
Front/rear double wishbone independent pushrod.
Six-point harness adapted for HANS system.
2,050 pounds / 15.58 feet (187 inches) / 6.23 feet (74.8 inches) / 3.78 feet (45.3 inches)
Brembo Brakes: Monobloc six-piston light aluminum calipers, carbon fiber discs and pads
Motegi Racing Wheels: Forged AL6061-T6 rims (front 18.0 x 12.5, rear 18.0 x 13.0)
Adjustable shocks, sway bars, brake bias and wing angles
Engine electronic control unit by Cosworth with steering wheel display