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Entry List: Circuit of the Americas 120

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s two-hour sprint race this weekend at Circuit of the Americas, 33 cars are currently entered.  16 of those are Grand Sport entries, while 17 are Street Tuners. Likely who isn’t entered at the moment is a bigger story than who is.  KohR Motorsports has only one car on …

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Pace Laps: Rare Off Weekend for NASCAR, Sebastian Vettel Wins in Formula 1

2016 Bristol Motor Speedway NSCS Matt Kenseth leads pack credit NASCAR via getty images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series/Camping World Truck Series: NASCAR Talent Hits the Small Tracks – Finally, a weekend off so the drivers can spend their time… racing. Man, these guys don’t like to step out of the seats often. This Easter weekend featured a little new mixed with a little old for a few NASCAR …

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Scott Maxwell, Jade Buford Claim Maiden Win for Mustang GT4 at Sebring

2017 Sebring CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

After Daytona’s sports car season opener, Multimatic Motorsports decided to dedicate themselves to helping customers with the new Ford Mustang GT4 instead of fielding one themselves.  The car Multimatic ran at Daytona is in Europe for GT4 homologation testing.  As a result, drivers Scott Maxwell and Jade Buford were moved to KohR Motorsports and raced …

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35 Entered for CTSC Sebring 120; Multimatic Motorsports Out

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday, IMSA released the entry list for the Sebring 120, the second race of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season that will run on St. Patrick’s Day at Sebring International Raceway.  35 cars are entered in a somewhat even split between the Grand Sport and Street Tuner classes. In Grand Sport, the biggest …

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Bodymotion Racing Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2017 Daytona CTSC Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Friday afternoon saw the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge begin their season with the first of two four-hour races on the schedule.  Dean Martin was the surprise pole sitter for KohR Motorsports, but it was one of the strongest teams from 2016 that took home the spoils. Despite qualifying 15th in class and dropping to …

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Dean Martin Scores Surprise Overall CTSC Pole Position

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Coming into the Rolex 24 weekend, all eyes were on the new Ford Mustang GT4, unveiled late last year and making its race debut.  In the hands of Multimatic Motorsports’ Jade Buford and Scott Maxwell, the combination was likely to dominate in qualifying.  However, a second horse in the battle appeared just a week before load …

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Beyond the Cockpit: James Vance on MINI, the Detroit Adventure & Formula E

2016 CTSC Lime Rock James Vance Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Normally, we would have a nice, blushing introduction to pieces where we interview racers.  It would usually talk about current accomplishments, stats and so on.  But this is a rather unusual circumstance.   At Lime Rock Park in July, we had the pleasure of sitting down with James Vance, driver of the No. 37 MINI John …

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Reinvigorated Grand Sport Class Highlights 40-car CTSC Daytona Entry

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

On Wednesday, IMSA released the official entry list for next Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season opener, the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  Unlike the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, attendance at the Roar Before the 24 was not required. Rule changes in the offseason that moved the Grand Sport class to full GT4-spec has …

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Multimatic Motorsports Fastest in CTSC Sunday Action

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams in attendance, they were greeted with 35 degree temperatures on Sunday morning at Daytona International Speedway.  Despite that, teams hit the track at 9 a.m. for the first of two one hour sessions. Session No. 5 In the early morning session, Multimatic Motorsports continued to develop their …

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Nico Rondet, Jade Buford Top CTSC Saturday Roar Sessions

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

Much like the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams on hand in Daytona had to deal with inclement weather in the morning.  Only 12 of the 31 teams in Daytona chose to even participate in Session No. 3, which started at 9 a.m. on a soaked track. For those who ventured …

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