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Dillon Machavern Wins Pole in Wreck-Strewn Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Qualifying

Dillon Machavern after winning the pole for the Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix, 10/10/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

AFTON, Va. – Turner Motorsport’s Dillon Machavern won the pole Sunday morning (Oct. 10) for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway.  Machavern’s lap at 103.506 mph was turned in with a little less than six minutes remaining in the session. “With the rain last night, …

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Jan Heylen, Maxwell Root Win WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120

Jan Heylen and Maxwell Root celebrate their victory in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120, 9/11/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wright Motorsports’ Jan Heylen and Maxwell Root benefitted from Turner Motorsport’s Bill Auberlen cutting his right rear tire with 40 minutes to go. That gave Heylen the lead that he would not relinquish as Wright Motorsports won the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Saturday (Sept. 11). “I always start each [race] thinking that [winning] could …

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Dillon Machavern Wins Sahlen’s 120 at the Glen Pole

Dillon Machavern during qualifying for the Sahlen's 120 at the Glen, 7/1/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Turner Motorsport’s Dillon Machavern claimed the pole for Friday’s Sahlen’s 120 at the Glen Thursday evening (July 1) with a lap at 106.530 mph.  It is Machavern’s first pole of 2021. Machavern’s lap was one-sixth of a second faster than Wright Motorsports’ Ryan Hardwick in the only Porsche in the field.  …

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Bryan Herta Autosport, Hyundai, Introduce Elantra N TCR, Announce 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Gabby Chaves Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Bryan Herta Autosport along with Hyundai Motor North America announced that BHA will be the launch team for the new Hyundai Elantra N TCR.  This new car will be immediately eligible to compete in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s TCR class, along with TC America’s TCR class and other various TCR classes around the world.  For …

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Turner Motorsport Claims Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Victory; KohR Motorsports Claims Title

2020 Sebring IMPC Cameron Lawrence Robby Foley Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s No. 95 BMW M4 GT4 with Robby Foley and Cameron Lawrence claimed overall victory in the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Friday afternoon (Nov. 13) at Sebring International Raceway.  It is Foley’s third win of the season and the first for Lawrence. “I had to fill [Bill Auberlen‘s] shoes today [as the closing …

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Tyler McQuarrie Claims Dominant Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2020 Sebring IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Pole Award Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal entered Sebring 15 points behind KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy.  Basically, Marcelli and Stacy win the title if they finish 11th or better.  McQuarrie needed to give himself a boost to have any chance at defending his championship on Friday.  He got it. …

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing Wins Laguna Seca With Last-Lap Pass

2020 Laguna Seca IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Nate Stacy James Pesek Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

After the drive-time error at Michelin Raceway Laguna Seca, Tyler McQuarrie stated in an interview on NBCSN that he and teammate Jeff Westphal needed to win the last two races of the year to have any chance to successfully defend the Michelin Pilot Challenge championship. So far, so good. Westphal was able to get an …

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Tyler McQuarrie Stomps Field to Win WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Pole

2020 Laguna Seca IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie blitzed the field in qualifying Saturday (Oct. 31). With a track-record lap at 89.124 mph, McQuarrie easily won the pole for the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120. For McQuarrie and teammate Jeff Westphal, this is exactly what was necessary due to the drive-time issues that they had in …

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Nate Stacy Wins Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 Pole

2020 Road Atlanta IMPC Nate Stacy Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Following the conclusion of Sept. 5’s TireRack.com Grand Prix, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams took to the 2.54-mile road course at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in order to qualify for Sunday’s (Sept. 6) Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240.  At the end of 30 minutes of qualifying, KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy put his Aston Martin Vantage …

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Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal Win Storm-Addled Advent Health 120

2020 Sebring IMPC Jeff Westphal Tyler McQuarrie Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal claimed victory in the Advent Health 120 Friday (July 17) at Sebring International Raceway.  The race was scheduled to run for two hours, but ultimately had a little less than an hour of racing at speed due to lightning. Despite the race essentially being held …

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