DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — IMSA photo — Int’l Motor Sports Ass’n (IMSA) executives have revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which begins on Jan. 23 at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
Every race will be two and a half hours in length and will be televised on FOX Sports.
All 10 venues on the 2015 Continental Tire Challenge schedule hosted the series in 2014. One notable change sees the series’ visit to Lime Rock Park shift from Memorial Day Weekend in 2014 to July 25 for 2015. Every race will run as a companion to the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
“As we continue to build IMSA and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, continuity and tradition are extremely valuable,” said IMSA President and COO Scott Atherton.
“In 2015, the Continental Tire Challenge will be part of 10 strong events at this continent’s very best road racing facilities. The biggest news is the fact that this schedule will enable us to provide television coverage of every race next season, which is also vitally important to the series – for our fans and stakeholders.”
2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge schedule:
Date – Venue – Location
Jan. 23 – Daytona Int’l Speedway – Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 20 – Sebring Int’l Raceway – Sebring, Fla.
May 2 – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Montery, Calif.
June 27 – Watkins Glen Int’l – Watkins Glen, N.Y.
July 11 – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park – Bowmanville, Ontario
July 24-25 – Lime Rock Park – Salisbury, Conn.
Aug. 8 – Road America – Elkhart Lake, Wisc.
Aug. 22 – Virginia Int’l Raceway – Alton, Va.
Sept. 18 – Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas
Oct. 2 – Road Atlanta – Braselton, Ga.