IMSA Announces Team Entry List for Laguna

May 4, 2023Ramon Jones
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Next week the IMSA WeatherTeach Championship heads to Laguna Seca for the Motul Course De Monterey Powered by Hyundai N. The race weekend will feature GTP, LMP2, GTD Pro and GTD classes. After IMSA just announced that LMP3 would be excluded from the championship in 2024. Fans can use the upcoming race as an indicator for how the field will look next year. The race this year will mark the 25th year IMSA has visited the circuit. It will also be the first opportunity for fans to see the new GTP class in action on the course.

Temperatures for the weekend are expected to be in the 60s and sunny all weekend. You can find the full entry list here: Motul Course De Monterey Powered by Hyundai N Entry list

Tickets are available here: Ticket Sales

Event Details

Motul Course de Monterey Powered by Hyundai N
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Monterey, California
May 12-14, 2023
Race Day/Time:  Sunday, May 14 – 3:10 p.m. ET
NBC Network Coverage: LIVE – Flag-to-flag beginning at 3 p.m. (also streaming in the U.S. on Peacock, outside the U.S. on Qualifying Stream:  Saturday, May 13 – 3:50 p.m. ET
IMSA Radio:  All sessions live on and; SiriusXM live race coverage begins Sunday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m. (XM 207, Web/App 992)
Circuit Type:  2.238-mile, 11-turn road course
Race Length:  Two hours, 40 minutes
Classes Competing: Grand Touring Prototype (GTP), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), GT Daytona Pro (GTD PRO), GT Daytona (GTD)

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Event Hashtags:  #IMSA, #MotulCoursedeMonterey

WeatherTech Championship Track Records

GTP: New class in 2023 (DPi track record: Ricky Taylor, Acura DPi, 1:13.924 / 108.987 mph, April 2022)
LMP2: Louis Deletraz, ORECA LMP2 07, 1:16.216 / 105.709 mph, May 2022 (race lap)
GTD PRO: Mathieu Jaminet, Porsche 911 GT3 R, 1:23.142 / 96.903 mph, April 2022
GTD: Russell Ward, Mercedes-AMG GT3, 1:23.567 / 96.411 mph, April 2022