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IMSA SportsCar Championship at Watkins Glen: How to watch, start times, schedule

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IMSA start time: The third round of the Michelin Endurance Cup of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will bring together the largest number of participants in eight years at Watkins Glen International.

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Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen (10:40 AM ET, Peacock, 2-5 PM ET, USA) features 49 cars across all five divisions (the first full field of IMSA categories since the Twelve Hours of Sebring). This is the highest number of cars for IMSA on the 3.4-mile, 11-turn track since 53 cars lined up in the 2014 race.

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In his first IMSA start since the Rolex 24 at Dayton, Jimmy Johnson will race Mike Rockenfeller and Kamui Kobayashi in the No. 48 Ally Cadillac (which competes in four Endurance Cup races at Dayton, Sebring, Watkins Glen and Michelin Road). Atlanta).

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With intense championship battles in each division, in the top DPi category, the No. 60 Acura ARX-05 Meyer Shank Racing driven by Oliver Jarvis and Tom Blomkvist is 10 points ahead of the Acura No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing driven by Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillacs are third and fourth in the standings.

Although Jarvis and Blomkvist have not won since the team’s victory over the Rolex 24, the car has finished in second place three times in a row.

The Glen will not have a repeat overall winner, which last year was won by the now defunct #55 Mazda team.

Here are the start times, lineup, schedule and TV information for IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International in New York (all times are ET):


IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen: start time, schedule, TV information

When: Sunday, 10:40 AM ET.

race distance: Six hours on a 3.4-mile, 11-turn track.

Forecast: According to Wunderground.com, XX degrees are expected with a % chance of rain with a green flag.

List of participants: Click here to see a field of 49 vehicles across five divisions (DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTD Pro, GTD) for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International.


BROADCAST OF THE RACE

TELEVISION: 10:40 AM ET Peacock, 2-5 PM ET US Network. Peacock, NBC sports app,as well as NBCSports.com will have streaming coverage of the event from flag to flag. Lee Diffie and James Hinchcliffe serve as announcers, along with analysts Calvin Fish and Townsend Bell, and quarry reporters Dillon Welch, Hannah Newhouse and Brian Till.

IMSA.com Qualifier Live: Saturday, 13:15 ET.

Radio IMSA: All sessions live on IMSA.com and RadioLeMans.com; The SiriusXM race will be streamed live on Saturday at 4:00 pm (XM 207, Web/App 992).


DAILY SCHEDULE IMSA IN WATKINS GLEN

Here is a summary Six hours IMSA Sahlen in the Glen (all times ET):

Thursday, June 23

9:05: Mazda MX-5 Cup Practice

9:50: Porsche Carrera Cup training

10:45: Practice Lamborghini Trofeo

13:00: Mazda MX-5 Cup Practice

13:45: Porsche Carrera Cup training

14:30: Practice Lamborghini Trofeo

3:30 p.m.: Practice Michelin Challenge

Friday, June 24

8 a.m: Mazda MX-5 Cup qualifying

8:45: Porsche Carrera Cup Qualification

9:30: Lamborghini Trofeo Qualifying Race 1

9:50: Lamborghini Trofeo Qualifying Race 2

11:05: Practice Michelin Challenge

12:20: Mazda MX-5 Cup Race 1

13:25: Porsche Carrera Cup Race 1

14:25: Lamborghini Trofeo Race 1

15:35: Michelin Challenge TCR Qualification

15:55: Michelin Challenge GS Qualification

16:30: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship training

Saturday, June 25

8 a.m: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship training

10 a.m: Mazda MX-5 Cup Race 2

11:05: Porsche Carrera Cup Race 1

12:10: Lamborghini Trofeo Race 2

13:20: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualification

15:45: Tioga Downs Casino Resort 120 at the Glen (Michelin Pilot Challenge)

Sunday, June 26

8 a.m: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Warm Up

10:40: Six Hours of Salena in the Valley (Peacock; US Network coverage starts at 2:00 pm ET)



Source: motorsports.nbcsports.com

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