Cadillac has been named the title sponsor for next month’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Sebring International Raceway, as part of the sanctioning body’s ‘Return to Racing’ campaign.
The Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring is set for Sat. July 18 and will serve as the third round of the WeatherTech Championship season.
The two-hour and 40-minute race will be open for DPi, LMP2, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona class machinery, although GTD cars will only score points towards the WeatherTech Sprint Cup.
“High performance driving is part of Cadillac’s DNA. We have all missed racing and we’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to see our DPi-V.R prototypes compete on the track again,” said Steve Carlisle, Cadillac president.
“That’s why Cadillac is proud to support IMSA’s return to racing as the title sponsor of the July 18 race at Sebring, one of the world’s most iconic tracks.”
Prior to the race, the 2020 Cadillac CT5-V will serve as the official pace car. This marks the first pace car duties for the all-new compact luxury sedan, which went on sale earlier this year.
Sebring International Raceway track president and general manager Wayne Estes added: “Cadillac has been a Sebring and IMSA partner for years, and we’re grateful for their support of the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring.
“Adding this event to the season schedule is a tremendous benefit to Sebring and IMSA fans, and having never hosted an international touring series event in the summer at Sebring, this will be a new experience for all of us and one we are anxious to give to our fans and competitors.”