|IMSA CO-FOUNDER JOHN BISHOP PASSES AWAY AT AGE OF 87|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH,FLORIDA (June 6, 2014)– Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87.
Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr., after a surprise telephone 'cold call' from France – also NASCAR's founder – that resulted in a quick trip from Connecticut to Daytona Beach to discuss assembling a new spo...[Read more...]|
|RM Auctions Amelia Island Preview - 2014|
RM Auctions, the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will hold its Amelia Island, Florida, sale on March 8th at the Ritz-Carlton.
As the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, RM's Amelia Island sale will feature a magnificent selection of more than 80 handpicked automobiles, with an emphasis on important and historic sports and racing cars, along with elegant coachbuilt classics. Full events details, including a frequently ...[Read more...]|
|INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS CENTER IN DAYTONA BEACH BECOMES NEW IMSA HOME|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2013) – A legacy that began when NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. and John and Peggy Bishop co-founded the original International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) in 1969 took a step into the future today at the International Motorsports Center (IMC).
IMSA and International Speedway Corporation (ISC) Chairman Jim France – the son of Bill France Sr. – joined IMSA CEO Ed Bennett and NASCAR President Mike Helton to unveil the addition of IMSA logos to signage ou...[Read more...]|
|ALMS INTERNATIONAL SPORTS CAR WEEKEND PRESENTED BY CONTINENTAL TIRE NEWS & NOTES|
| ||ALMS Makes First Visit To Circuit Of The Americas
The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón makes its first visit to Austin's stunning Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 21, part of the inaugural International Sports Car Weekend presented by Continental Tire.
With only three races remaining in the 2013 season, the championships are heating up in four divisions – P2, Prototype Challenge presented by Continental Tire, GT and GTC. Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf capture...[Read more...]|
|WHAT'S YOUR INTERNATIONAL HISTORIC CAR OF THE YEAR?|
|Voting is now open in the Car of the Year category in the International Historic Motoring Awards, in association with EFG International and Octane magazine. To have your say in what should be celebrated in 2012, visit the Car of the Year page on www.historicmotoringawards.com and cast your vote by the closing date of November 9th.
In 2011 the magnificent Porsche Type 64 Rekordwagen belonging to the Prototyp Museum in Hamburg scooped the award and, for 2012, six headline-making cars (or, in o...[Read more...]|