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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Drivers Only Broadcast Shines

Talladega brings all kinds of unusual instances.  This year, we got drivers in the booth, Darrell Waltrip apparently not being in on a joke and wheelies.  By Talladega standards, it was quirky, but not insane. Before we get into the Alabama adventure, there’s some TV news of note.  On Monday, …

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GMG Racing’s Alex Welch, James Sofronas Claim VIR GTS SprintX Race No. 2 Win

GMG Racing’s Alex Welch benefited from penalties to two of the top teams for pit time violations.  He snatched the lead away from Samantha Tan on lap 17 and held on to take his and James Sofronas‘ second SprintX win of the season. “James [Sofronas] obviously started on pole [and] …

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Lone Star Racing’s Mike Skeen, Scott Heckert Snatch VIR SprintX Victory

Lone Star Racing’s Mike Skeen was able to take the overall lead away from K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista with less than two laps to go on Sunday (April 29).  From there, Skeen was able to pull away to give himself and teammate Scott Heckert a well-deserved victory. “For me, it …

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Alan Brynjolfsson, Trent Hindman Claim Maiden PWC GTS Victory

VOLT Racing’s Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman took advantage of superior pit strategy to take their first career victories in GTS SprintX competition Saturday (April 28) at VIR.  For Brynjolfsson, it is his first career victory in any type of motorsport. “All of this is new to me,” Brynjolfsson said …

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Rodrigo Baptista, Maxime Soulet Claim VIR SprintX Race No. 1 Victory

In a rare instance, the Pro-Am pairing of Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet claimed overall victory in GT SprintX Race No. 1 at VIRginia International Raceway on Saturday.  Baptista was able to get past pole sitter Daniel Morad on lap 9 and pulled away from the pack.  From there, Baptista …

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74 Ranch Racing’s Shane Lewis Wins VIR GTS SprintX Race No. 1 Pole

74 Ranch Racing’s Shane Lewis claimed pole Saturday morning (April 28) for Race No. 1 of Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS SprintX weekend at VIR in his Mercedes-AMG GT4.  Lewis’ lap of 113.396 seconds (103.813 mph) is 1.75 seconds faster than the pole time last year. Lewis’ lap was nearly four-tenths …

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Daniel Morad Wins GT SprintX Race No. 1 Pole at VIR

CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad claimed the overall pole Saturday morning (April 28) for today’s first GT SprintX race of the weekend at VIRginia International Raceway.  Morad’s lap of 101.953 seconds (115.465 mph) is an official track qualifying record for the GT class and a full second faster than anyone went …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Virginia presented by Audi Sport

For Pirelli World Challenge’s Grand Prix of Virginia presented by Audi Sport weekend, there are 99 teams entered in the various classes.  The overall entry is down from 99 at the first SprintX weekend at Circuit of the Americas. The GT SprintX races will have only 17 entries.  The GT …

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