12 Events For WeatherTech Championship In 2021

12 Events For WeatherTech
Twelve events will make up the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar. (Dallas Breeze photo)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule will see the series return to traditional venues in 2021, with 12 events on tap between January and October.

The calendar begins with a week-long celebration of speed at Daytona Int’l Speedway, leading up to the 59th Rolex 24 at Daytona, and runs through the 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans in its familiar, season-ending slot at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.

Highlights of the schedule include the return of the WeatherTech Championship to the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, Watkins Glen Int’l, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Lime Rock Park after a year’s absence.

The season will also feature one West Coast road trip – beginning with Long Beach on April 16-17 followed by WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca one weekend later on April 23-25.

The IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup again features 52 hours of racing at four iconic venues – Daytona, Sebring Int’l Raceway – which includes the return of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the SuperSebring event – Watkins Glen and Road Atlanta.

The complete 2021 WeatherTech Championship schedule follows below.

2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Schedule

Date – Venue – Location – Classes

Jan 28-31 – Daytona Int’l Speedway – Daytona Beach, Fla. – DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD
March 17-20 – Sebring Int’l Raceway – Sebring, Fla. – DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD
April 16-17 – Long Beach Street Circuit – Long Beach, Calif. – DPi, GTLM, GTD
April 23-25 – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Monterey, Calif. – DPi, LMP2, GTLM, GTD
May 14-16 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Lexington, Ohio – DPi, LMP3, GTD
TBA – The Raceway at Belle Isle Park – Detroit, Mich. – DPi, LMP2, GTD
June 24-27 – Watkins Glen Int’l – Watkins Glen, N.Y. – DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD
July 2-4 – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park – Bowmanville, Ont. – DPi, LMP3, GTLM, GTD
July 16-17 – Lime Rock Park – Lakeville, Conn. – GTLM, GTD
Aug. 6-8 – Road America – Elkhart Lake, Wis. – DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD
Aug. 20-22 – Virginia Int’l Raceway – Alton, Va. – GTLM, GTD
Oct. 6-9 – Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta – Braselton, Ga. – DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD