Race Weekend Central

Entry List: Biscuitville Grand Prix

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On the undercard of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR is the Continental Tire SportsCar Championship.  Biscuitville, a Greensboro, N.C.-based chain of fast food restaurants that specializes in Southern food, will serve as the primary sponsor of Saturday’s two-hour race.  32 teams will challenge the tricky 3.27-mile full course at VIRginia …

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Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. Win Lightning-Shortened Road America 120

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin and Jack Roush Jr., they must be quite pleased when the electricity flows through the air.  At Watkins Glen, they claimed their first win of the year in a race hampered by a red flag for lightning and heavy rains.  Sunday was more of the same. The KohR Motorsports No. …

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Paul Holton Claims Road America 120 Pole

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On Saturday morning, C360R’s Paul Holton did not waste any time in trying to lay claim to the pole for today’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Road America 120.  On his first flying lap, Holton turned in a lap of 140.185 seconds (103.955 mph).  That lap turned out to be more than enough to give …

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Chris Green Fastest in Soaking Wet Road America CTSC Practice No. 2

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Unlike those competitors in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams got a second helping of the wet stuff on Friday.  After another trying session, Motorsport in Action’s Chris Green‘s final lap of the session was fastest with a lap of 156.494 seconds (93.120 mph).  The lap was six-tenths of a second …

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2018 IMSA WeatherTech Championship, CTSC Schedules Released

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, IMSA released the 2018 schedules for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge as part of a State of the Series speech at Road America.  As compared to 2017, there are a couple of changes of note.  First off, 2017 is the last year for the PC class.  Nothing …

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Gabriele Piana Quickest in Wet Road America CTSC Practice No. 1

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The skies opened up at Road America just in time for the first IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice session of the weekend at Road America.  Some teams were apprehensive about venturing onto the 4.048-mile course in the wet.  The slippery surface did not bother Mühlner Motorsports America.  They put their new drivers for the …

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Entry List: Road America 120

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will be back in action for a two-hour sprint race at Road America.  32 teams are currently entered in the race. In Grand Sport, TeamTGM is back, but with only one of their two Porsches.  The No. 4 will run with Guy Cosmo and Hugh Plumb at …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Gets That Monkey Off His Back

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/ NKP)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Last Lap the Sweetest for Kyle Busch – It took 1,114 laps led for Kyle Busch to turn into Victory Lane in 2017. Starting from pole for the fifth time this season, Busch led the most laps in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway (74), surviving a 55-lap green-flag run to the end …

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Matt Bell, Robin Liddell Claim Second Consecutive CTSC Victory

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

At Lime Rock Park on Saturday morning, Stevenson Motorsports’ Matt Bell and Robin Liddell used excellent pace and superior pit strategy to open up a lead of 31 seconds over the rest of the pack.  Cautions cut that lead down, but Bell and Liddell were able to keep the No. 57 Camaro up front to …

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Trent Hindman Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Normally, qualifying for IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge races is a relatively quiet time for Trent Hindman.  His teammate Cameron Cassels usually qualifies the car while Hindman cheers on his Canadian teammate.  That was not the case on Friday. Hindman was given the nod to qualify his Trim-Tex No. 12 Porsche and he did not …

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