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Alan Brynjolfsson, Trent Hindman Win Road America SprintX Race No. 2 From Pit Lane

2019 Daytona IMPC Trent Hindman Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Park Place Motorsports’ Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman handled treacherous conditions and having to start in the pit lane to win Race No. 2 for Pirelli GT4 America SprintX and GT4 East teams at Road America on Sunday (Sep. 22).  It is the Park Place duo’s second overall victory of the year and fourth GT4 …

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Michael Cooper Earns Weekend Sweep In Rain-Shortened Road America Race No. 2

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper earned a weekend sweep in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Sunday morning (Sep. 22).  The race was cut short after 27 of the scheduled 50 minutes due to heavy rains.  Since the race was declared complete at less than 75 percent distance, half-points were awarded. “Definitely a strange race,” Cooper said …

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RealTime Racing Claims 100th Victory at Road America

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The Pro-Am pairing of Mike Hedlund and Dane Cameron were able to hold off a late charge from R. Ferri Motorsport to win Blancpain GT World Challenge America Race No. 2 at Road America on Sunday (Sep. 22).  It is the team’s fourth straight Pro-Am victory, but their first overall win of the year.  It …

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Murillo Racing Wins Wet GT4 SprintX Race No. 1 at Road America

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After a relatively dry Saturday (Sept. 21) at Road America, the rains came in time for the first Pirelli GT4 America SprintX and GT4 East race of the weekend.  Murillo Racing’s Matthew Fassnacht and Christian Szymczak were able to keep themselves out of trouble and pull away late to claim their third overall victory of …

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Michael Cooper Makes 1st Lap Pass For Lead, Wins GT4 Sprint Race No. 1 at Road America

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Phil Allaway

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Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper qualified third for the first Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race of the weekend Saturday (Sept. 21) at Road America. By the end of the first lap, he was in the lead. Once there, no one could touch him as Cooper pulled away to take his third win of 2019. Robinson …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Leads Flag-to-Flag, Takes 3rd Straight Blancpain GT Win

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Daniel Serra led flag-to-flag Saturday afternoon (Sept. 21) at Road America to take their third straight Blancpain GT World Challenge America victory and sixth win of the year. The victory puts Vilander within shouting distance of the series points championship. But it was the exceptional speed of his co-driver, …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: The Cup Playoffs Start With Mediocre Action & Distractions

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Schedule-wise, this weekend was a terrible idea.  A 7:15 p.m. Sunday night green flag on a non-holiday weekend really doesn’t work well.  Especially when the race is in Las Vegas and the only reason it started that late is the fact that it was 101 degrees at the time the green flag dropped.  The thing …

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Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya Dominate to Win At Laguna Seca

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Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was able to take the overall lead away from teammate Ricky Taylor 55 minutes into the Monterey SportsCar Championship Powered by McLaren Sunday (Sep. 14).  Once out front, Cameron was able to easily hold off the No. 7 Acura.  Once Helio Castroneves fell back, Cameron was able to pull away …

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Rear Tires Take Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport to Laguna Seca Victory

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Dominik Baumann, driving in place of regular driver Indy Dontje, used a strategy that saw the Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport team put on rear tires on their final pit stop.  That proved to be the winning move in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Saturday (Sep. 14). The strategy got Baumann out in front of CarBahn …

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Ricky Taylor Leads Acura Front Row Sweep at Laguna Seca

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor won the overall pole Saturday (Sep. 14) for Sunday’s Monterey SportsCar Championship Powered by McLaren with a lap at 107.374 mph.  The Laguna Seca pole is Taylor’s first since joining Acura Team Penske at the beginning of 2018. It’s also the No. 7 Acura’s second pole of the season. Taylor’s …

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