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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Earn Maiden Win for TeamTGM at Lime Rock

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler were able to hold back the pack in the second half of the race to win Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  It is the first-ever victory for TeamTGM in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the first victory for the Mercedes-AMG GT4 in North America. “It’s …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

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Spencer Pumpelly went a long way towards pulling Rennsport One out of the funk they’ve been in recently by winning the overall pole for the Lime Rock Park 120 on Friday (July 20).  For Pumpelly, it is his third overall pole of 2018.  Given the tight confines of Lime Rock Park, getting a good starting …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Top Lime Rock CTSC Practices

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TeamTGM’s No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 shared by Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler topped the two primary IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Trinkler’s lap of 96.547 mph) in Practice No. 2 was the fastest time of the morning. Practice No. 1 Hugh Plumb’s quick lap of 95.910 …

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Entry List: Lime Rock Park 120

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the series has one of their larger entries of the season.  37 cars are entered in Saturday morning’s two-hour sprint race at Lime Rock Park.  Unlike many tracks on the calendar, a 37-car grid at Lime Rock will stretch pit capacity to the max and lapped traffic will …

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Pace Laps: Destruction & Heartbreak in Daytona

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Team Penske’s Poor Performance Daytona’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 didn’t move the needle on restrictor plate racing. But for those who love it? The race got your heart pumping for the better part of four hours. There was a first-time winner, Erik Jones, who made a thrilling green-white-checkered pass on …

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Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Snag 3rd Win of 2018 in CTMP 120

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KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy gambled on fuel Saturday (July 7) in their Ford Mustang GT4.  The gamble paid off as the duo claimed their third IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  The victory also gives Marcelli and Stacy the points lead. To …

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Alexandre Premat Claims Canadian TIre Motorsports Park 120 Pole

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Ramsey Racing’s Alexandre Premat claimed the pole Saturday morning for the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  It is the first-ever pole for Ramsey Racing. Premat’s lap of 105.170 mph was a little more than one-tenth of a second faster than Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher in the best of the Ford Mustang GT4s.  Scott Maxwell will …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

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For Saturday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge two-hour race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, 34 teams have posted entries.  Like in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, that number is also likely to be only 33 due to a likely withdrawal in the Grand Sport class. A new team, Shining Star Motorsport by Atlantic Racing Team, …

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Chad McCumbee, Patrick Gallagher Claim Continental Tire 240 Victory

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Chad McCumbee Car Phil Allaway

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Multimatic Motorsports’ Chad McCumbee and Patrick Gallagher dominated the entire second half of Saturday’s Continental Tire 240 at the Glen to claim their first career overall victories in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is the third win in a row for the Ford Mustang GT4. “This is the most competitive sports car series I’ve …

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Brett Sandberg Wins Continental Tire 240 at the Glen Pole

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Andrew Wojteczko Autosport’s Brett Sandberg claimed the pole Friday afternoon (June 29) in his Ford Mustang GT4 for Saturday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Continental Tire 240 at the Glen.  Sandberg’s lap of 105.106 mph gives both Sandberg and the team their first-ever pole in the series. “The car was amazing,” Sandberg told Frontstretch in the …

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