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Patrick Gallagher Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

Patrick Gallagher practicing for the Lime Rock Park 120, 7/16/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Notlad Racing by RS1’s Patrick Gallagher won the pole Friday afternoon (July 16) for Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120, the sixth race of the Michelin Pilot Challenge season, with a lap at 98.333 mph.  It is the team’s first pole of the year in their third start. “The Belle Haven Investments Aston …

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Tom Dyer, Patrick Gallagher Fastest in Lime Rock Pilot Challenge Practices

Tom Dyer during practice for the Lime Rock Park 120, 7/16/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LAKEVILLE, Conn. – CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tom Dyer was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice Friday (July 16) at Lime Rock Park.  Dyer’s lap at 98.257 mph in the opening practice held up for the whole day. Practice No. 1 Friday morning saw clear skies and humid weather at Lime Rock …

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Stevan McAleer, Patrick Gallagher Win Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240

Stevan McAleer and Patrick Gallagher celebrate their victory in the Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240 at Watkins Glen, 6/26/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Notlad Racing by RS1’s Stevan McAleer made a sweeping move to get past Turner Motorsport’s Bill Auberlen exiting the Inner Loop with less than four minutes to go Saturday afternoon (June 26).  From there, McAleer was able to earn himself and teammate Patrick Gallagher the overall victory in the Tioga Downs …

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Entry List: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2020 Daytona IMPC AJ Muss Betiske Visser Brian Henderson Racing Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA released the entry list Monday (Jan. 25) for the season opening BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.  There will be 42 cars in the race between the two classes, down 10 from 2020. In Grand Sport, there will be 25 cars doing battle.  The only one of these teams that …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the 4 Drivers Making Their Xfinity Debuts at Mid-Ohio

2014 IndyCar Sonoma Jack Hawksworth

The standalone road course races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series tend to bring out intriguing one-offs, and this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is no different. The 38-car field for Saturday’s (Aug. 10) B&L Transport 170 includes numerous drivers hired for the race for their road course racing prowess. Some, like JD Motorsports with …

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Entry List: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2018 Daytona CTSC Al Carter Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Unlike IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, attendance for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams was not mandatory at the Roar Before the 24.  As a result, the entry list has increased from 40 teams to 49 for the race. The Grand Sport class has 35 entries, one of the largest for the class in recent memory.  A …

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Entry List: Grand Prix of Watkins Glen

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge wraps up their season at Watkins Glen International with a series of eight races on the 3.4-mile long course.  81 teams have lodged entries in seven classes.  One of those teams has already withdrawn. TruSpeed AutoSport’s No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTA class for Parker Chase is …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge 58th Rose City Races

2018 VIR PWC Rodrigo Baptista Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC VIsion)

This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes return to action at Portland International Raceway for the first time in more than a decade.  It is the fourth SprintX weekend of the season.  82 teams have filed entries for the weekend. In the GT SprintX races, there are 15 entries, six of which are in …

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Chad McCumbee, Patrick Gallagher Claim Continental Tire 240 Victory

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Chad McCumbee Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Multimatic Motorsports’ Chad McCumbee and Patrick Gallagher dominated the entire second half of Saturday’s Continental Tire 240 at the Glen to claim their first career overall victories in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is the third win in a row for the Ford Mustang GT4. “This is the most competitive sports car series I’ve …

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Nicolai Elghanayan Wins Lime Rock GTS SprintX Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Nicolai Elghanayan Phil Allaway

(Photo; Phil Allaway)

MarcoPolo Motorsports’ Nicolai Elghanayan was surprised when he won the pole for GTS SprintX Race No. 1 Saturday.  On Monday, he was a bit more confident when he took the checkered flag to win the race Monday morning. “After lap 3 or 4, I really started to dig in,” Elghanayan told Frontstretch in the Media …

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