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

(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

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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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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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Jeff Westphal, Trent Hindman Top Sunday CTSC Roar Sessions

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams, they had two on-track sessions Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.  In those sessions, the fastest lap of the day was set by Jeff Westphal of the new Carbahn Motorsports team. Session No. 5 Westphal, driving one of the new Audi R8 LMS GT4s for the Steve Dinan-run team, …

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Joey Atterbury Tops CTSC Session No. 4, Michael Johnson Crashes

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Roar Before the 24 has showed that the “raw” Ford Mustang GT4 may be the car to beat in the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  KohR Motorsports’ Joey Atterbury was fastest in session No. 4 with a lap of 116.001 seconds (110.482 mph) in his No. 59 …

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Trent Hindman Quickest in CTSC Roar Session No. 3

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday morning dawned very chilly by the standards of Daytona Beach.  However, that didn’t keep IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams from taking on the 3.56-mile circuit for their third session of the weekend.  Similar to Friday’s sessions, the Mustangs were very fast.  Unlike Friday, Trent Hindman‘s VOLT Racing Ford Mustang GT4 was on top …

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