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Entry List: Northeast Grand Prix

2017 Lime Rock IWSC Tommy Milner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, there were originally 22 cars entered in the race.  That number has since dropped to 21. In the GT Le Mans class, there are no real changes from CTMP.  Tommy Milner is still recovering from his hand injury suffered at Watkins Glen, so Marcel Fässler will …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Does a GWC Alone Make a Broadcast Great?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kentucky Speedway provided viewers with a somewhat mixed race. Yes, you had a classic finish between the Busch brothers. You also had the other 266 laps. How did NBCSN handle them? Quaker State 400 Saturday night saw an average Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. In all honesty, none of these races have ever really been …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Deals With Rain in Daytona … Again

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Daytona International Speedway in July. Good cripes. I covered six consecutive years’ worth of July weekends there for Frontstretch (2010-2015). In that time, three of the Cup races were affected by rain. The 2010 race started over two hours late and ended at 12:50 a.m. The 2014 race, like this past weekend’s race, was postponed …

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Mazda Team Joest Takes 2nd Straight 1-2 Finish At CTMP

2019 Watkins Glen IWSC Timo Bernhard Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Last Sunday, Mazda Team Joest claimed their maiden victory at Watkins Glen.  This Sunday (July 7) saw the No. 77 of Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez pass their teammates on their final pit stop.  From there, Jarvis led their teammates home to win the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura in another one-two …

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Rebel Rock Racing Wins CTMP 120 With Alternate Pit Strategy

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Rebel Rock Racing’s Robin Liddell made his final stop Saturday (July 6) with an hour to go in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120, seemingly outside of the pit window.  The team was insistent that Liddell could go the distance.  He took the lead with 40 minutes to go when Motorsports In Action’s Jesse Lazare …

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Greedy Lap Earns Colin Braun Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Pole

2015 Lime Rock TUSC Colin Braun Headshot credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun entered lap time territory Saturday (July 6) at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park that has not been seen in over a decade.  He claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura with a lap at 135.250 mph.  It is a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship track record and …

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Owen Trinkler Wins CTMP 120 Pole; Ben Rhodes to Start 3rd

2019 Daytona IMPC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler won the pole for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 with the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the weekend Saturday morning.  The lap of 106.271 mph was two-tenths of a second faster than the best practice lap on Friday. Trinkler’s lap was seven-hundredths of a second faster than CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler …

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Eric Foss Fastest In CTMP Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Ben Rhodes Shows Promise

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Jeff Mosing Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Murillo Racing’s Eric Foss turned in a lap during the first practice of the day at 106.009 mph in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. That time held up to be the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the day at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Practice No. 1 Foss’ lap was a quarter of a second faster than …

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Colin Braun Sweeps CTMP WeatherTech Friday Practices

2019 Watkins Glen IWSC Colin Braun Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun was the fastest man at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last season en route to victory in an ORECA 07-Gibson.  Switching to the Nissan DPi hasn’t slowed Braun down at all as he was fastest overall in WeatherTech practice with a lap at 134.382 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, …

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