SPORT NEWS – IMSA revises 2019 LMP2 schedule; drops Lengthy Seaside, Detroit


IMSA revises 2019 LMP2 schedule; drops Lengthy Seaside, Detroit

IMSA has revised its 2019 LMP2 schedule from 10 to eight races, a transfer it says is aimed toward “additional optimizing the market” with “a objective to additional stimulate curiosity”.

Lengthy Seaside and Detroit have been eradicated from the unique schedule, though the LMP2 class will keep its separate designation together with class-specific quantity panels, with race procedures, driver rules and drive-time necessities as outlined within the 2019 sporting rules launched final month. The category now now share a qualifying session with DPi.

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SPORT NEWS – IMSA revises 2019 LMP2 schedule; drops Lengthy Seaside, Detroit


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