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Entry List: Mid-Ohio 120

2019 Daytona IMPC Marc Miller Car Phil Allaway

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For Saturday’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Mid-Ohio 120, there are 37 cars entered, down from 43 at Sebring.  Most of the changes are in the headlining Grand Sport class. In Grand Sport, there are a number of teams that raced at Sebring that are not entered this weekend.  Likely the most notable is Multimatic Motorsports.  …

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CarBahn Motorsports Earns Maiden Michelin Pilot Challenge Victory at Sebring

2019 Daytona IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Phil Allaway

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CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal dominated the proceedings Friday (March 15) at Sebring International Raceway to claim victory in the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120.  While both drivers have previous victories in the Michelin Pilot Challenge, it is the first-ever victory in the series for both CarBahn Motorsports and the Audi R8 LMS …

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Owen Trinkler Wins Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2019 Daytona IMPC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

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TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler clocked in a lap at 103.156 mph Thursday (March 14) to claim the overall pole for Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, the second race of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.  The lap is a Grand Sport qualifying lap record for Sebring, but not the fastest lap of the weekend. Trinkler’s …

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Entry List: Alan Jay Automotive Network 120

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For Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, Round No. 2 of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 43 cars are entered.  It is a decrease of six teams from Daytona, but still a large group of teams. In the Grand Sport class, there are 28 cars entered.  Likely the most interesting entries are the two Multimatic …

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Trent Hindman on Continuing Development, Alan Brynjolfsson & 2019

2018 Road Atlanta IWSC Trent Hindman Phil Allaway

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Trent Hindman may be only 23 years old, but he’s nothing short of a veteran in IMSA competition. He won the Grand Sport championship in the then-Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge back in 2014 as a 19-year old. Since then, he’s been a regular threat to win races. For 2018, Hindman performed double-duty during the series’ …

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Compass Racing’s Paul Holton, Kuno Wittmer Win BMW Endurance Challenge

2019 Daytona IMPC Paul Holton Kuno Wittmer Victory Lane Phil Allaway

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The McLaren 570S GT4 has been the car to have all week in Daytona for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams.  The BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona on Friday (Jan. 25) was no different.  Paul Holton and Kuno Wittmer started from pole, led early and often, then recovered from a penalty to take the overall victory. …

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Paul Holton Blitzes Field to Claim BMW Endurance Challenge Pole

2018 Road Atlanta CTSC Paul Holton Pole Award Phil Allaway

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For much of Thursday (Jan. 24), Compass Racing has had an edge on the field in Daytona.  In qualifying, Paul Holton did the absolute bare minimum and eviscerated the field to win the pole for Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona, the season opener for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.  For Holton, he credited his …

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Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer Fastest in Michelin Pilot Challenge Daytona Practice

2019 Daytona IMPC Kuno Wittmer Car Phil Allaway

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Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer was fastest overall in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (Jan. 24) at Daytona International Speedway.  Wittmer, driving a McLaren 570S GT4 for Compass Racing, turned in a lap at 112.310 mph in the second session. Practice No. 1 A line of thunderstorms descended upon all of Central Florida early Thursday morning, …

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Entry List: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2018 Daytona CTSC Al Carter Car Phil Allaway

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Unlike IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, attendance for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams was not mandatory at the Roar Before the 24.  As a result, the entry list has increased from 40 teams to 49 for the race. The Grand Sport class has 35 entries, one of the largest for the class in recent memory.  A …

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Kaz Grala, Aurora Straus to Drive 2nd BimmerWorld Racing M4 GT4 at Daytona

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BimmerWorld Racing and FURY Race Cars jointly announced Monday (Jan. 14) that Xfinity Series campaigner Kaz Grala will compete in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season opener on Jan. 25 at Daytona International Speedway.  He’ll be driving a second BMW M4 GT4 (No. 80) in the Grand Sport class for BimmerWorld Racing alongside fellow 20-year …

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