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IMSA Road America Entry Lists

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams take on the four mile long circuit known as Road America.  It should be an interesting race.  The updated entry lists for both races are out. IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Currently, 44 cars are listed on the entry list, eight Prototypes, …

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Multimatic Motorsports Wins CTSC at Lime Rock

2015 Lime Rock CTSC Billy Johnson car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

Going into Saturday morning’s 150-minute Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Lime Rock, it was assumed that the race would come down to tires.  The Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsports weigh less, thus it was assumed that they would be quicker later.  In addition, everyone assumed that the race would have a couple of cautions to …

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Danny Burkett, Chad McCumbee Take Lime Rock CTSC Poles

2016 Lime Rock CTSC Danny Burkett Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams had to deal with high temperatures in order to determine the starting grid for Saturday’s 150-minute race at Lime Rock Park.  The two earlier practice sessions saw two different models top the charts in both the Grand Sport and Street Tuner classes, so it was …

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Trent Hindman, Billy Johnson Lead Lime Rock Practice Sessions

2016 CTSC Watkins Glen Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

At Lime Rock Park, teams had to deal with hot and humid weather on Friday.  Temperatures in the afternoon session rose to nearly 95 degrees with dewpoints in the low 70’s.  Despite the high temperatures, the teams still needed to dial their cars in for what is likely to be a warm race on Saturday. …

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Multimatic Dominates CTSC at CTMP, CRG-I Do Borrow Wins ST

2016 Watkins Glen CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

You might be wondering why we’re not leading with a picture of the Grand Sport winners?  Quite simple, the Grand Sport class was not where the action was in Saturday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. A mere four cars were entered in the Grand Sport class, and from the …

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Scott Maxwell wins CTMP Overall Pole for CTSC, Sets Record

2015 Lime Rock CTSC Billy Johnson car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

On Friday, the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held qualifying sessions for Saturday’s 150-minute race.  Last week, Scott Maxwell won the pole in changeable conditions at Watkins Glen to tie Matt Bell for most all-time in the series with 12.  It did not take long for Maxwell to break the tie. Maxwell drove his No. 15 …

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Multimatic Takes Overall CTSC Pole, MINI Earns 1-2 in ST

2015 Lime Rock CTSC Billy Johnson car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

Changeable conditions descended upon Watkins Glen International on Friday afternoon.  After the first practice session for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, a quick moving rain shower blew over the 3.4-mile road course.  It only rained on the property for about 30 minutes, but that was more than enough time for the track to get wet. …

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CJ Wilson Racing Posts a 1-2 in Watkins Glen Final Practice

2016 Watkins Glen CTSC Tyler McQuarrie Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Friday morning, speeds picked up as the 36 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams took to Watkins Glen International for their second and final 45-minute session.  At the end of the session, it was the same type of car on top of the charts, but from a different operation. Tyler McQuarrie, driving CJ Wilson …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in Opening Watkins Glen CTSC Practice

2016 CTSC Watkins Glen Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday afternoon, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s Grand Sport and Street Tuner classes took to the 3.4-mile long course at Watkins Glen International for their first of two 45 minute practice sessions.  The series has not raced in two full months, so a little rust might be expected.  In reality, New Jersey-based BodyMotion Racing …

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CRG, LLC Returns Nissan to IMSA’s CTSC

2015 Lime Rock CTSC Sarah Cattaneo Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Friday, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team CRG, LLC announced that they will be switching their No. 44 entry for drivers Sarah Cattaneo and Owen Trinkler from a Honda Civic Si to a Nissan Altima Coupe in time for the next round at Watkins Glen.  The move ends a multi-year relationship with Honda for the …

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