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Dillon Machavern Quickest in CTSC Roar Session No. 2

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Session No. 2 was ultimately very similar.  Ford Mustang GT4s dominated the chart for the vast majority of the session.  However, in the final five minutes, defending Grand Sport champion Dillon Machavern put his No. 28 Porsche for Rennsport One on top of the sheet with a lap of …

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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest in Opening CTSC Roar Session

(Photo: Austin Gager)

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams braved 40 degree temperatures for their opening session of the Roar Before the 24 on Friday.  For the vast majority of the session, Multimatic Motorsports was on top with their Ford Mustang GT4s.  However, with four minutes remaining, Rennsport One’s Spencer Pumpelly turned in a lap of 116.066 seconds …

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Entry List: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Roar Before the 24

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, next week’s Roar Before the 24 is the beginning of a transition season for the series.  So far, it looks like it may result in a more top-heavy series. There are 40 teams entered in the season opening Roar Before the 24.  However, 28 of those teams are …

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Ford’s Young Guns to Team Up for CTSC BMW Endurance Challenge

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

On Thursday morning, Ford Performance announced a full court press on the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s season opening BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  On Jan. 26, four of Ford Performance’s development drivers will be sharing two Ford Mustang GT4s in the Grand Sport class. Those four drivers are former Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Chase …

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C360R Announces 2 Car CTSC TCR Effort for 2018

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday, the Canadian C360R team announced plans to field two Audi RS 3 LMS Club Sports full-time in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s new TCR class in 2018.  Roy Block and Pierre Kleinubing, who shared the team’s No. 75 Audi S3 in Street Tuner this past season, will move up into the new …

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TeamTGM Switches to Mercedes AMG-GT4 for 2018 CTSC Season

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Monday afternoon, TeamTGM announced that they are setting aside their Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsports (one of which was ineligible to race in 2018), effective immediately.  In their place, TeamTGM will race two new Mercedes-AMG GT4s for the 2018 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season. Team owner Ted Giovanis sees a lot of upside with …

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Johnny Stevenson Dead at 69

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Monday, Johnny Stevenson, owner of Stevenson Motorsports and patriarch of North Carolina’s Stevenson Automotive Group, died suddenly at his Toyota dealership in Jacksonville, N.C.  Stevenson was 69 years old. In addition to running a group of car dealerships, Stevenson owned Stevenson Motorsports, a successful race team that fielded entries in multiple series.  Most recently, …

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Winward Racing, HTP Motorsport to Field Mercedes-AMG GT4s in 2018

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday, Winward Racing announced that they have joined forces with Blancpain GT Series regulars HTP Motorsport to field two Mercedes-AMG GT4s in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2018.  Russell Ward and Damien Faulkner, who shared the No. 35 Porsche pictured above for CJ Wilson Racing this year, will drive one of the …

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Motorsport in Action Wins FOX Factory 120, Champs Crowned

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon (Oct. 6), the all-Canadian Motorsport in Action’s Chris Green and Jesse Lazare claimed overall victory in the FOX Factory 120.  The Quebecois duo’s victory was spurred by consistent pace on track and fast pit stops. Afterward, Lazare was thrilled with the performance of the Motorsport in Action team. “Chris [Green] did an …

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Paul Holton Wins Overall Pole for CTSC FOX Factory 120

(Photo: Sideline Sports Photography)

On Friday morning (Oct. 6), C360R’s Paul Holton claimed the overall pole for the FOX Factory 120, the final race of the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season. Holton’s lap of 87.956 seconds (103.961 mph) was the fastest lap of the weekend by a decent margin. Holton, in between being complimented by the Continental …

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