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Detroit Addition, Lime Rock Omission Highlight IMSA 2024 Schedule Reveal

Clashes with the FIA World Endurance Championship and two other major global racing events are surprisingly prevalent on the 2024 schedule. The Detroit contest clashes with the Nürburgring 24 race, while the Watkins Glen round of the championship will be contested on the same weekend as the 24 Hours of Spa. Three additional conflicts with the FIA World Endurance Championship starting with the Long Beach round which will be contested at the same time as the 6 Hours of Imola. On May 12th, 2024, the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca round will conflict with the 6 Hours of Spa. The 6 Hours of Spa will be contested a day earlier than the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca round. The final conflict on the schedule is the LMP2 and GTD Pro and GTD-only event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, which falls on the same weekend as the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo.


The 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship scheduled was revealed Friday at Road America and featured a number of key changes to the events on the calendar for the next season of racing action.


Detroit will be added to the scheduled after a successful debut for the new-for 2023 track on the Michelin Pilot Challenge Series schedule. The GTP and GTP-Pro classes will take to the street course for a 100-minute race taking place on June 1st. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which will hold its first IMSA contest in September, will transition to a Michelin Endurance Cup round in 2024 with the world renowned race course holding a 6-hour race on September 22nd, 2024. Lime Rock Park, which has been a mainstay on the schedule since 2015, is noticeably absent from the 2024 series schedule.


Clashes with the FIA World Endurance Championshipi and two other major global racing events are surprisingly prevalent on the 2024 schedule. The Detroit contest clashes with the Nürburgring 24 race, while the Watkins Glen round of the championship will be contested on the same weekend as the 24 Hours of Spa. Three additional conflicts with the FIA World Endurance Championship starting with the Long Beach round which will be contested at the same time as the 6 Hours of Imola. On May 12th, 2024, the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca round will conflict with the 6 Hours of Spa. The 6 Hours of Spa will be contested a day earlier than the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca round. The final conflict on the schedule is the LMP2 and GTD Pro and GTD-only event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, which falls on the same weekend as the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo.


IMSA President John Doonan stated, "Undoubtedly one of the key elements that has attracted our corporate partners and 18 automotive manufacturers is the annual schedule of events that IMSA is able to deliver. The venues and events we visit on an annual basis are world renowned and beloved by race fans and competitors everywhere. We are proud to unveil our 2024 calendar which once again delivers IMSA racing to vitally important markets throughout North America.”


2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Schedule: Jan. 19-21 — Roar Before Rolex 24 Jan. 25-28 — Rolex 24 at Daytona* March 13-16 — Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring* April 19-20 — Long Beach Street Circuit (GTP/GTD) May 10-12 — WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (GTP/GTD-Pro/GTD) May 31-June 1 — Detroit Grand Prix (GTP/GTD-Pro) June 27-30 — Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen* July 12-14 — Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (LMP2/GTD-Pro/GTD) Aug. 2-4 — Road America Aug. 23-25 — Virginia International Raceway (GTD-Pro/GTD) Sept. 20-22 — Indianapolis Motor Speedway* Oct. 9-12 — Motul Petit Le Mans*

*Michelin Endurance Cup races

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