NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Tommy Milner Fastest in Charlotte WeatherTech Practice

2020 Charlotte IWSC Tommy Milner Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Saturday (Oct. 10) ahead of the Motul 100% Synthetic Grand Prix. Milner turned in a lap at 111.457 mph around Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 2.32-mile ROVAL.  Note that IMSA is using a different track length as opposed to what NASCAR and Charlotte Motor …

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Entry List: Motul 100% Synthetic Grand Prix

2020 Road Atlanta IWSC Nick Tandy Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Saturday night will see the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT classes tackle Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL for 100 minutes of racing.  It will be the first major sports car race at Charlotte Motor Speedway since the American Le Mans Series raced there in 2000.  A season-low 18 cars are entered to take the green flag. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Ticks Off the Fanbase at Talladega

Matt DiBenedetto, William Byron and Denny Hamlin race three-wide at Talladega Superspeedway, October 2020. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Talladega Superspeedway is an interesting place. You can have wild races, or you can have races like the 2018 1000Bulbs.com 500, where Stewart-Haas Racing turned the race into their own bash that was completely designed to allow Aric Almirola win. Sunday’s race (Oct. 4) was the former, but that created problems for NBC. Outside of …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Jimmie Johnson’s Tire Failure Flips the Script on NBCSN

2020 Las Vegas NCS Jimmie Johnson Car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This time of year, the only guarantee that you’re going to get in Las Vegas is hot weather. They got that last weekend. What you also got was strategy and luck playing huge roles. That affects how a race is covered. Sunday brought 96-degree weather and wind into the equation. It also brought an unexpected …

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Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Claim 3rd Straight WeatherTech Victory at Mid-Ohio

2020 Mid Ohio IWSC Helio Castroneves Ricky Taylor Celebration Courtesy of IMSA

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Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor claimed victory in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sunday (Sept. 27).  It is the third straight win for the duo and their fourth victory of the season. Dane Cameron started from the pole and led early over Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani.  The Acuras had …

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KohR Motorsports Scores Pilot Challenge Weekend Sweep at Mid-Ohio

2020 Mid Ohio IMPC Nate Stacy Tyler McQuarrie Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy took the overall lead when Winward Racing’s Alec Udell was forced to serve a penalty late in the race. From there, Stacy was able to hold on to score the weekend sweep in Michelin Pilot Challenge action at Mid-Ohio. Stacy started from the pole and got a good …

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Acura Team Penske Sweeps Front Row at Mid-Ohio

2020 Mid Ohio IWSC Juan Pablo Montoya Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams gathered bright and early at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Sunday morning (Sept. 27) in order to qualify for the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio.  The Penske boys did their manufacturer/race title sponsor proud as Dane Cameron won the pole with a lap at 114.750 mph. Given the early …

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Nate Stacy, Taylor Hagler Claim Mid-Ohio 120 No. 2 Class Poles

2020 Mid Ohio IMPC Taylor Hagler Courtesy of IMSA

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After claiming overall victory earlier on Saturday, KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy made it clear in the second qualifying session of the day Saturday that he and teammate Kyle Marcelli are going after the weekend sweep. Stacy won the pole for the second half of the Michelin Pilot Challenge doubleheader with a lap at 93.524 mph, …

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Helio Castroneves Quickest in Mid-Ohio WeatherTech Practice

2020 Mid Ohio IWSC Helio Castroneves Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Even though Acura Team Penske is officially now a lame duck team, that doesn’t mean that they still aren’t giving it their absolute best on the track.  In IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice at Mid-Ohio, Helio Castroneves was fastest overall with at 113.857 mph.  Afterwards, he was quite satisfied with the performance. “[Practice] went really …

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KohR Motorsports Wins Mid-Ohio 120 No. 1 From Pole

2020 Mid Ohio IMPC Kyle Marcelli Nate Stacy Trophies Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy and Kyle Marcelli continued an excellent weekend to date with the overall victory in the first two-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Saturday afternoon (Sept. 26). It is the first win of the season for both drivers and the fifth overall (the duo …

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