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Trent Hindman, Spencer Pumpelly Pace CTSC Sebring Practices

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Alan Brynjolfsson Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, VOLT Racing’s Trent Hindman paced IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice at Sebring International Raceway.  Hindman turned in a lap of 131.577 seconds (102.528 mph) in the morning session, a track record for the Grand Sport class.  The lap was also four-hundredths of a second faster than last year’s pole. Practice No. 1 …

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Entry List: Alan Jay Automotive Network 120

2017 Sebring CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, there are 38 cars currently entered between the three Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge classes.  Like at Daytona, the series is still very top heavy. The GT4-spec Grand Sport has 27 of the 38 entries.  There are a number of changes since Daytona.  Multimatic Motorsports has only two entries …

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Patrick Gallagher Fastest in CTSC Day No. 2 at Sebring

2018 Daytona CTSC Chad McCumbee Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the final day of IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge testing at Sebring International Raceway, just one session was scheduled.  After three hours of testing, Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher was fastest with a lap of 134.076 seconds (100.421 mph). Gallagher’s time was more than four-tenths of a second slower than the best time of the …

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Jesse Lazare Fastest in Day No. 1 of CTSC Sebring Test

2018 Daytona CTSC Corey Fergus Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Tuesday, Motorsport in Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in Day No. 1 of testing for IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams at Sebring International Raceway.  Lazare’s lap of 133.619 seconds (100.764 mph) was a little more than two seconds off of last year’s pole time. Session No. 1 Lazare’s aforementioned lap in his …

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Ty Majeski Discovers Road Racing Versatility at Daytona

2017 Iowa NXS Ty Majeski Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Over the past few years, Ty Majeski has become well-known for his short track skills.  His track record over that time period quickly caught the eye of Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. Winning three straight ARCA Midwest Tour titles against difficult competition and claiming the pole at the Snowball Derby will do that for you. …

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Dillon Machavern, Spencer Pumpelly Win BMW Endurance Challenge

2018 Daytona CTSC Dillon Machavern Spencer Pumpelly Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

In the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Rennsport One’s No. 28 Porsche for defending Grand Sport champion Dillon Machavern and Spencer Pumpelly was the class of the field all week in Daytona.  The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge was no different as Machavern took the lead for the final time when DXDT Racing’s Aaron Povoledo had to …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona Pole

2016 Daytona IWSC Spencer Pumpelly Driver Credit Austin Gager

(Photo: Austin Gager)

On Thursday afternoon, Rennsport One’s Spencer Pumpelly won the overall pole for Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona, the season opener for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Pumpelly’s lap of 115.136 seconds (111.312 mph) is the fastest CTSC lap of the weekend to this point. Afterwards, Pumpelly attributed the team’s pace both this weekend …

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Dillon Machavern Quickest in CTSC Session No. 2, Runs Out of Fuel

2018 Daytona CTSC Dillon Machavern Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Wednesday’s second CTSC practice session at Daytona International Speedway saw Rennsport One’s Dillon Machavern continue to show the speed that put them on top of the charts during the Roar Before the 24.  However, the day was not completely perfect for the team. Machavern was fastest overall with a lap of 115.894 seconds (110.584 mph) …

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Andrew Davis Quickest in Daytona CTSC Practice No. 1

2018 Daytona CTSC Andrew Davis Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday afternoon, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team took on Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course for the first of two scheduled practice sessions.  While others struggled at times, GMG Racing’s Andrew Davis got his new Audi R8 LMS GT4 up to speed quickly.  19 minutes into the one hour session, Davis turned …

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Entry List: 2018 BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday, IMSA released the official entry list for the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona, the season opener for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Unlike the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, there is no mandate to participate in the Roar in order to enter this race.  As a result, the entry list is actually a …

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