Race Weekend Central

Helio Castroneves Wins TireRack.com Grand Prix Pole

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Qualifying for the TireRack.com Grand Prix was incredibly competitive Friday evening (Sep. 4).  Once the dust cleared and sun set, Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves claimed the pole for the six-hour race with a lap at 133.151 mph.  He was overjoyed with his effort given the competition “I tell you what, it’s on the line, …

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Sebastian Priaulx Fastest Overall in Road Atlanta Pilot Challenge Practice; Fire Strikes Motorsports In Action

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Multimatic Motorsports’ Sebastian Priaulx was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Friday (Sep. 4) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  During the afternoon practice session, Priaulx turned in a lap at 104.898 mph. Practice No. 1 Early on, the man to beat on track was Motorsports In Action’s Corey Lewis.  Lewis was fastest early …

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Action Express Racing Dominates Road Atlanta Practice

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The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta a month early this year for the TireRack.com Grand Prix.  Through two practice sessions, things don’t look all that different from last year’s Motul Petit Le Mans.  Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall with a lap at 132.478 mph. Practice No. …

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Entry List: Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, there are currently 33 teams entered in the two classes.  The Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 was added to the schedule in order to replace the Tioga Downs 240 at the Glen, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 …

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Entry List: TireRack.com Grand Prix

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend’s TireRack.com Grand Prix at Michelin Raceway Laguna Seca was not originally on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule at the start of the 2020 season.  It was created to replace the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen at Watkins Glen International, which was cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. For this …

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Giti’s Angels to Participate in the Upcoming 24 Hours Nurburgring Race

(Credit: Aigerim Berzinya)

Editor’s Note: This article on Giti’s Angels is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. You might be excited to hear that the Giti’s Angels are going to be participating in the upcoming 2020 Nurburgring race. This all-female motorsports racing …

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Turner Motorsport Earns Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Victory

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On Saturday, Bill Auberlen became the winningest driver in the history of the top level of IMSA racing with his 61st career victory.  Races in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge don’t count towards that total, but it doesn’t meant that he cannot add to his overall win count.  Auberlen and Robby Foley had a strong …

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Corvette Racing Claims 4th Consecutive Win With VIR Triumph; Bill Auberlen Makes History

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Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia overcome troubles Saturday (Aug. 23) to claim overall victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  It is the fourth straight victory for Corvette Racing and the third in four races for Garcia and Taylor. “I think it’s just a staple of Corvette Racing and never giving up …

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Russell Ward Wins Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Pole

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Early Sunday morning (Aug. 23), Winward Racing’s Russell Ward claimed the overall pole for the Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix with a lap at 103.838 mph.  It is Ward’s first career pole position in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. Ward’s lap was less than two-hundredths of a second faster than the Aston Martin of KohR …

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Robby Foley Fastest in VIR Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Devin Jones Hospitalized After Crash

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Saturday morning saw Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley clock in with the fastest practice lap of the weekend with a lap at 104.225 mph.  However, that session was marred by a crash for BimmerWorld Racing’s Devin Jones that has sent the young racer to a local hospital. Practice No. 1 During the sole practice session Friday …

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