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IMSA Makes CTSC Adjustments for 2017

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Monday, IMSA made a couple of announcements pertaining to the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s upcoming 2017 season.  Previously, the series announced that drivers that are Platnium-rated would no longer be eligible to compete in the series.  The move realistically only affects two drivers that competed in the Grand Sport class this year.  They …

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Multimatic Motorsports, Rennsport One Win Road Atlanta 150, Titles

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Friday saw the IMSA Continental SportsCar Challenge hold their season finale at Road Atlanta.  The Grand Sport championship was effectively a foregone conclusion as all Multimatic Motorsports teammates Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson had to do was complete the minimum drive time.  Once that was done, it was well and truly on. Grand Sport Maxwell …

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IMSA Points Breakdown

This week, ten IMSA championships will be decided at Road Atlanta.  We’re going to break down what the scenarios are.  Some are easier said than done.  Of note, IMSA drivers can earn a maximum of 36 points in a race for a victory.  Second is worth 33 points, then 31 for third.  Fourth gets 29, …

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Scott Maxwell Wins Road Atlanta 150 Pole in Wild Session

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On Thursday afternoon, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams took to the track for two 15-minute qualifying sessions to set the field for Friday’s Road Atlanta 150.  However, the sessions ended up being a free-for-all. In Grand Sport, teams have to contend with tires that drop fairly quickly.  As a result, drivers nominated to …

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Hindman, Foss Continue Dominance in CTSC Road Atlanta Happy Hour

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Thursday morning brought cooler temperatures and lower humidity to Road Atlanta as the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held their final practice session of the weekend.  However, the change in climatic conditions did not change the overall scope of things. Once again, everyone went out as soon as the green flag flew to try to …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in Opening Road Atlanta CTSC Practice

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On Wednesday afternoon, the 36 teams entered in Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Road Atlanta 150 took to the 2.54-mile road course known as Road Atlanta for their opening practice session.  Temperatures were in the mid-80’s and the humidity was a bit up there.  As a result, teams had to deal with a somewhat …

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Entry List: 2016 Road Atlanta 150

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Recently, IMSA released the entry for Friday’s Road Atlanta 150, the season finale for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  36 cars are currently entered (ten in Grand Sport, 26 in Street Tuner). In Grand Sport, Automatic Racing has only entered their No. 09 entry.  This is a change since the team’s No. 99 Aston …

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Multimatic on Pole Once Again at COTA

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

It seems to be a regular thing this year in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Have a qualifying session and Multimatic Motorsports‘ Scott Maxwell plonks himself at the top of the sheets.  Thursday afternoon at Circuit of the Americas was no different. Maxwell won the overall (and Grand Sport) pole for the Circuit of …

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Scott Maxwell Extends All-Time CTSC Record by Winning Road America Pole

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, Multimatic Motorsports‘ Scott Maxwell claimed the pole for Saturday’s 2.5 hour IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Road America.  Maxwell’s lap of 142.487 seconds (102.275 mph) was nearly a half-second faster than CJ Wilson Racing‘s Daniel Burkett in second.  Compass360 Racing‘s Paul Holton was third quickest in his Ford Shelby GT350R-C, …

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IMSA CTSC Brings Endurance Back, Prototype Lites is the New PC

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During the same State of the Sport press conference Friday where the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule was announced, IMSA announced the schedules for two more IMSA divisions. IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge For 2017, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge remains the primary support series to the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  However, there are a …

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