Race Weekend Central

Entry List: Lime Rock Park 120

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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Eric Foss, Alexandre Premat Top Early Watkins Glen CTSC Sessions

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Through two IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions at Watkins Glen International, Ramsey Racing’s Alexandre Premat is fastest with a lap of 105.106 mph.  Neither session was truly indicative of race conditions, though. Practice No. 1 Thursday’s first practice session was held in changeable conditions.  The session started out wet before drying out.  Even …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Paul Holton on McLaren, BoP & Formula E

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Paul Holton has risen up through the lower ranks of sports car racing over the past couple of years.  Just four years ago, he was racing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s Street Tuner class in a Honda Civic. Last year, Holton split time between a McLaren in the CTSC and an Audi RS3 …

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Entry List: Continental Tire 240 at the Glen

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

40 teams are entered in Saturday’s Continental Tire 240 at the Glen, the fourth race of the season for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the second and final four-hour race of the season. In Grand Sport, there are 26 entries, although it is currently unclear whether all 26 will take the …

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