Technical Inspection

DEKRA's Partnership with IMSA

DEKRA is the official Technical Partner of IMSA, providing independent third-party verification of race cars' compliance to IMSA's standards. The safety and technical inspections take place on every car prior to each race. Following each qualifying race and main event race the top finishers are pulled from the track and sent back through inspections to ensure standards are the same.

In addition, DEKRA is the title sponsor of DEKRA Green Award. In conjunction with IMSA, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) the Green Award is presented to the GT Le Mans that runs the most efficiently, and environmentally clean vehicle.

Each car is scored based on a specific set of criteria, and you learn more about how it works here.

DEKRA is also highly recognized for supporting motorsports globally, as a sponsor and a technical partner.  In addition to its technical partnership with IMSA, DEKRA proudly supports the DTM; Formula 1 driver, Nico Hulkenberg; ADAC GT Masters; the ATS Formula 3 Cup; the International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM); and the Supermoto Championship. 

Multimedia Content

IMSA Insepctions Overview with Kirk Fordham

Stage 1 IMSA Inspections Explained

Understanding Stage 2 of IMSA Inspections