By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
IMSA competitor Dr. Tim George died on Sunday after competing in the four-hour race at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida. He had a medical emergency during the MichelIn IMSA SportCar Encore race.
He was transported a local hospital, where he passed away. At this time, an official cause of death is not known.
George was competing in the No. 2 Ansa Motorsports prototype
IMSA said there was no mechanical problem with the car. George was able to drive it to pit row, where he received medical attention.
“The IMSA family is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Tim George today,” IMSA said in a statement. “He was a long-time IMSA competitor and a friend to many in the paddock.
“At this difficult time we would like to extend our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to his wife Rosalind and the rest of their family.”