What does IMSA stand for? The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) is a North American sports car racing sanctioning body based in Daytona Beach, Florida under the jurisdiction of the ACCUS arm of the FIA.
What does GP stand for in racing? A common abbreviation used for Grand Prix racing is “GP” or “GP racing”. Grand Prix motor racing eventually evolved into formula racing, and one can regard Formula One as its direct descendant.
What are DPi cars? A Daytona Prototype International (DPi) is a type of sports prototype racing car developed specifically for the International Motor Sports Association’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as their top class of car, acting as a direct replacement, and spiritual successor of the Daytona Prototypes.
What are the IMSA classes? These two styles of cars make up the series’ five classes – Daytona Prototype international (DPi), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3), GT Daytona Pro (GTD PRO) and GT Daytona (GTD). To help fans follow the on-track action, the WeatherTech Championship uses a Leader Light System.