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Kyle Marcelli Quickest in Mid-Ohio Pilot Challenge Practice

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Friday saw KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Marcelli’s turned in a lap during the afternoon practice session at 92.946 mph. Practice No. 1 Pilot Challenge teams were on-track bright and early Friday morning at Mid-Ohio.  Defending race winners Archangel Motorsport (racing last …

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Entry List: Mid-Ohio 120 Doubleheader

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Due to the cancellation of the Lime Rock Park 120, IMSA has scheduled a doubleheader for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course since space and time constraints will not allow the series to join the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT glasses at Charlotte Motor Speedway in October.  That …

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IMSA Holds Annual State of the Series; Adds LMP3 to WeatherTech Championship for 2021

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IMSA held their annual State of the Series presentation remotely Wednesday (Sept. 9).  In it, a number of announcements were made pertaining to IMSA’s immediate future. The point structure is getting an overhaul for all three of IMSA’s primary series.  Points in the races will be decatupled for 2021.  A race win, currently worth 35 …

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Rebel Rock Racing Wins Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240

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The Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Sunday (Sep. 6) came down to fuel mileage and strategy.  Rebel Rock Racing’s Andrew Davis, Frank DePew and Robin Liddell had the right mix and brought home the victory at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. “The whole team did a fantastic job today,” Liddell said …

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Nate Stacy Wins Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 Pole

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Following the conclusion of Sept. 5’s TireRack.com Grand Prix, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams took to the 2.54-mile road course at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in order to qualify for Sunday’s (Sept. 6) Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240.  At the end of 30 minutes of qualifying, KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy put his Aston Martin Vantage …

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Entry List: Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240

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For the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, there are currently 33 teams entered in the two classes.  The Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 was added to the schedule in order to replace the Tioga Downs 240 at the Glen, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 …

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Turner Motorsport Earns Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Victory

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On Saturday, Bill Auberlen became the winningest driver in the history of the top level of IMSA racing with his 61st career victory.  Races in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge don’t count towards that total, but it doesn’t meant that he cannot add to his overall win count.  Auberlen and Robby Foley had a strong …

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Russell Ward Wins Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Pole

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Early Sunday morning (Aug. 23), Winward Racing’s Russell Ward claimed the overall pole for the Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix with a lap at 103.838 mph.  It is Ward’s first career pole position in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. Ward’s lap was less than two-hundredths of a second faster than the Aston Martin of KohR …

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Robby Foley Fastest in VIR Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Devin Jones Hospitalized After Crash

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Saturday morning saw Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley clock in with the fastest practice lap of the weekend with a lap at 104.225 mph.  However, that session was marred by a crash for BimmerWorld Racing’s Devin Jones that has sent the young racer to a local hospital. Practice No. 1 During the sole practice session Friday …

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Corey Lewis, Sheena Monk Win Road America 120

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Motorsport In Action’s Corey Lewis and Sheena Monk emerged victorious in Saturday’s Road America 120 at Road America in Wisconsin.  For Monk, it is her first career Michelin Pilot Challenge victory and only the second of her professional career.  For Lewis, it is his third victory in the series. “This is just truly amazing,” Lewis …

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