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IMSA Now Accepting WeatherTech Entries
November 16, 2017
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has announced entries for the 2018 WeatherTech Championship season are now being accepted via IMSA’s new online entrant portal. Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.
IMSA Now Accepting WeatherTech Entries

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has announced entries for the 2018 WeatherTech Championship season are now being accepted via IMSA’s new online entrant portal.

Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. IMSA will review and confirm the selection of entries based on established criteria for the 2018 season.

Next season will the first time that the WeatherTech Championship will consist of three classes:  Prototype (P), which includes both Daytona Prototype international (DPi) and international LM P2 race cars; GT Le Mans (GTLM), for factory-supported GT race cars and teams and professional drivers utilizing Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) GTE technical regulations; and GT Daytona (GTD), which requires Pro-Am driver lineups and uses international GT3 technical regulations.

As has been the case since the inception of the WeatherTech Championship, there are again two types of entries – Premium and Standard – for 2018.

Premium Entries are considered full-season entries committed to participate in all scheduled events for the WeatherTech Championship season. The 2018 season will include a total of 12 races, with 10 featuring the Prototype class and 11 for each of the two GT classes.

Standard Entries are considered partial-season entries committed to entering select events during the season, including any of the four Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup events: the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen and the Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

The first race of the 2018 season will be the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28.  Entrants with either premium or standard entries planning to compete in the Rolex 24 also will be required to participate in the three-day Roar Before The Rolex 24 test at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 5-7.