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Motorsport in Action Wins FOX Factory 120, Champs Crowned

On Friday afternoon (Oct. 6), the all-Canadian Motorsport in Action’s Chris Green and Jesse Lazare claimed overall victory in the FOX Factory 120.  The Quebecois duo’s victory was spurred by consistent pace on track and fast pit stops. Afterward, Lazare was thrilled with the performance of the Motorsport in Action …

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Helio Castroneves Wins Motul Petit Le Mans Overall Pole

Team Penske may not have much experience with the current LMP2 formula, but that ultimately didn’t matter on Friday.  Helio Castroneves took the team’s ORECA 07-Gibson on track and laid down the best lap of the weekend to earn the overall pole for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans.  Castroneves’ lap …

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Paul Holton Wins Overall Pole for CTSC FOX Factory 120

On Friday morning (Oct. 6), C360R’s Paul Holton claimed the overall pole for the FOX Factory 120, the final race of the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season. Holton’s lap of 87.956 seconds (103.961 mph) was the fastest lap of the weekend by a decent margin. Holton, in between …

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Brendon Hartley Fastest in Petit Le Mans Nighttime Practice

Every year at Road Atlanta, there is a 90-minute that goes into the night so that teams can adjust for late race conditions.  On Thursday night, Tequila Patron ESM’s Brendon Harltey turned in the fastest lap of the weekend to top the nighttime practice session. Hartley’s lap of 72.017 seconds (126.970 …

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Matt Plumb, Scott Maxwell Top Road Atlanta CTSC Practices

On Thursday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held two practice sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Friday’s FOX Factory 120.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall with a lap of 88.879 seconds (102.881 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick lap of the day came during the morning session, …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Fastest in Road Atlanta Practice No. 2

Team Penske did not take long to make an impression at Road Atlanta.  Juan Pablo Montoya was fastest overall in the second practice session Thursday for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road Atlanta.  Montoya set a lap of 72.445 seconds (126.220 mph) to top the charts in the No. …

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Renger van der Zande Fastest in Opening Road Atlanta Practice

On Thursday morning (Oct. 5), the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s 39 entries took to the 2.54-mile road course at Road Atlanta for opening practice.  After 60 minutes of lapping, it was Visit Florida Racing’s Renger van der Zande who was fastest overall in his Ligier JS P217-Gibson. Van der Zande’s …

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Entry List: IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge FOX Factory 120

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the season comes to an end on Friday afternoon at Road Atlanta.  31 cars will battle for glory on the 2.54-mile road course. In Grand Sport, there are 13 cars entered.  The race will be a swansong for cars that aren’t fully GT4-spec. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Took NASCAR Anthem Story Head On

Chaps, the Round of 16 is now complete.  From here on, the playoff focus will likely intensify.  However, for this week’s edition of Couch Potato Tuesday, we’re focusing on three main topics.  One is the actual race coverage.  That’s obvious.  Another topic is conflicts of interest.  My readers are quite …

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