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HTP Winward Motorsport Moves Up to GT Daytona; Turner Motorsport, The Heart of Racing Confirm 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Russell Ward Car Phil Allaway

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HTP Winward Motorsport announced Friday (Jan. 8) that they will move up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class in 2021.  The team will campaign the No. 57 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with primary sponsorship from Techemet. Drivers for the team are generally known quantities to the team either here in the United States, or …

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Bryan Herta Autosport, Hyundai, Introduce Elantra N TCR, Announce 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Gabby Chaves Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Bryan Herta Autosport along with Hyundai Motor North America announced that BHA will be the launch team for the new Hyundai Elantra N TCR.  This new car will be immediately eligible to compete in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s TCR class, along with TC America’s TCR class and other various TCR classes around the world.  For …

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Turner Motorsport Claims Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Victory; KohR Motorsports Claims Title

2020 Sebring IMPC Cameron Lawrence Robby Foley Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

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Turner Motorsport’s No. 95 BMW M4 GT4 with Robby Foley and Cameron Lawrence claimed overall victory in the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Friday afternoon (Nov. 13) at Sebring International Raceway.  It is Foley’s third win of the season and the first for Lawrence. “I had to fill [Bill Auberlen‘s] shoes today [as the closing …

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Ricky Taylor Wins 12 Hours of Sebring Pole

2020 Sebring IWSC Ricky Taylor Courtesy of IMSA

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Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor claimed the pole Friday morning (Nov. 13) for Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts.  Taylor’s lap at 125.980 mph is not a track record, but it gives Taylor his second pole of 2020 and the fourth for the No. 7 Acura. Taylor’s lap was …

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Tyler McQuarrie Claims Dominant Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2020 Sebring IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Pole Award Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal entered Sebring 15 points behind KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy.  Basically, Marcelli and Stacy win the title if they finish 11th or better.  McQuarrie needed to give himself a boost to have any chance at defending his championship on Friday.  He got it. …

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Robin Liddell Fastest in Both Sebring Michelin Pilot Challenge Practices

2020 Sebring IMPC Frank DePew Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Friday saw Rebel Rock Racing dominate the time sheets with the sole Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R on the premises.  Robin Liddell turned in the fastest lap of the day early in the morning at 102.176 mph.  That held up through the afternoon to be the quickest lap of the day. Practice No. 1 In the morning …

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Entry List: Alan Jay Automotive Network 120

2020 Sebring IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Nate Stacy Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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After a season-low 25 cars took the start on Halloween at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, there will be 36 cars entered for Friday’s Michelin Pilot Challenge two-hour season finale. The Grand Sport class will have 24 cars doing battle.  Turner Motorsport will be back with both of their cars.  Last time out, the No. 96 …

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing Wins Laguna Seca With Last-Lap Pass

2020 Laguna Seca IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Nate Stacy James Pesek Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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After the drive-time error at Michelin Raceway Laguna Seca, Tyler McQuarrie stated in an interview on NBCSN that he and teammate Jeff Westphal needed to win the last two races of the year to have any chance to successfully defend the Michelin Pilot Challenge championship. So far, so good. Westphal was able to get an …

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Tyler McQuarrie Stomps Field to Win WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Pole

2020 Laguna Seca IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie blitzed the field in qualifying Saturday (Oct. 31). With a track-record lap at 89.124 mph, McQuarrie easily won the pole for the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120. For McQuarrie and teammate Jeff Westphal, this is exactly what was necessary due to the drive-time issues that they had in …

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Jan Heylen, Jeff Westphal Quickest in Laguna Seca Pilot Challenge Practices

2020 Laguna Seca IMPC Jan Heylen Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Friday (Oct. 30) saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams take on the 2.238-mile WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for two 60-minute practice sessions. BGB Motorsports’ Jan Heylen was fastest in the opening session, while CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Jeff Westphal was fastest in the second. Practice No. 1 In the midday session Friday, Heylen was …

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