MICHELIN PILOT CHALLENGE SERIES TO RESTART AT SEBRING JULY 17TH AS BOTH JULY IMSA EVENTS WILL BE WITHOUT FANS IN ATTENDANCE
In a series of video conferences with stakeholders earlier today, IMSA revealed its plans to return to racing this summer with a revised 2020 calendar for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.
The WeatherTech Championship will return July 4 at Daytona International Speedway. This Fourth of July event will feature an evening race with WeatherTech as its entitlement partner and a live television broadcast on NBCSN.
The Michelin Pilot Challenge will resume alongside the WeatherTech Championship at Sebring International Raceway on July 17-18.
“IMSA is grateful to all of our promoter partners for collaborating with us to develop a revised schedule of outstanding events,” said IMSA President John Doonan. “Our No. 1 priority since March has been to get back to racing as safely and as quickly as possible, and this revised schedule is evidence of that. We appreciate the patience, cooperation, and input of our IMSA stakeholders, and we all are very much looking forward to going racing again this summer and putting on amazing races for our audience.”
The Canadian-USA border being closed until June 21st(so far) along with other factors surely did not help the case for CTMP to host its annual Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix weekend scheduled for July 3-5. CTMP has yet to release any update on the cancelation.
Further NBC Sports television broadcast information and any additional details will be announced soon.
For the updated 2020 WeatherTech Championship schedule, please click here.
For the updated 2020 Michelin Pilot Challenge schedule, please click here.
2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Revised Schedule
BLUE – IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup events
* – points awarded toward Michelin Endurance Cup only
** – points awarded toward WeatherTech Sprint Cup only
2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Revised Schedule
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