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Entry List: IMSA Road Race Showcase

For Sunday’s IMSA Road Race Showcase at Road America for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, there are currently 35 teams entered.  This is a slightly fewer number of entries as compared to the last race with all four classes in action at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. In the Prototype class, …

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Indy Dontje on Racing in America, Mercedes & Renger van der Zande’s Advice

Indy Dontje is a sports car racer from the Netherlands that currently competes in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge for Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport. Up until a couple of years ago, he had never raced in the United States. After helping out with the debut of the Mercedes-AMG GT4 in the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Brings Decent Action at New Hampshire, Too Much Post-Race Kevin Harvick

Weather-wise, last weekend was brutal. Temperatures in Loudon, NH got up to 93 degrees during the race. At Lime Rock on Saturday, it was worse. Apparently, Michelin brings its own weather station to the track each week. It measured an air temperature during the Northeast Grand Prix of 98 degrees. …

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Late Pass Gives Ford Overall Victory At Lime Rock

The Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday (July 20) came down to the final minutes.  Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA’s Richard Westbrook was able to pass Porsche GT Team’s Earl Bamber for the lead with seven minutes to go (just seconds after the above picture was taken).  From there, Westbrook pulled …

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Laurens Vanthoor Sets Lime Rock Track Record, Claims Northeast Grand Prix Pole

Porsche GT Team continued their domination of the speed charts Saturday morning (July 20) as Laurens Vanthoor claimed the overall pole for today’s Northeast Grand Prix.  Vanthoor’s lap at 108.001 mph is a track record for GT Le Mans-class teams. “I think [the car] is very good,” Vanthoor told Frontstretch …

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Owen Trinkler Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler overcame hot and humid conditions Friday (July 19) and less than four wheels on the ground to win the overall pole for Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  Trinkler’s lap at 98.601 mph was more than a second quicker than last year’s pole, but three-tenths of a second …

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