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Mazda Team Joest Takes 2nd Straight 1-2 Finish At CTMP

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Last Sunday, Mazda Team Joest claimed their maiden victory at Watkins Glen.  This Sunday (July 7) saw the No. 77 of Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez pass their teammates on their final pit stop.  From there, Jarvis led their teammates home to win the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura in another one-two …

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Rebel Rock Racing Wins CTMP 120 With Alternate Pit Strategy

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Rebel Rock Racing’s Robin Liddell made his final stop Saturday (July 6) with an hour to go in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120, seemingly outside of the pit window.  The team was insistent that Liddell could go the distance.  He took the lead with 40 minutes to go when Motorsports In Action’s Jesse Lazare …

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Greedy Lap Earns Colin Braun Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Pole

(Photo: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun entered lap time territory Saturday (July 6) at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park that has not been seen in over a decade.  He claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura with a lap at 135.250 mph.  It is a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship track record and …

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Owen Trinkler Wins CTMP 120 Pole; Ben Rhodes to Start 3rd

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler won the pole for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 with the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the weekend Saturday morning.  The lap of 106.271 mph was two-tenths of a second faster than the best practice lap on Friday. Trinkler’s lap was seven-hundredths of a second faster than CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler …

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Eric Foss Fastest In CTMP Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Ben Rhodes Shows Promise

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Murillo Racing’s Eric Foss turned in a lap during the first practice of the day at 106.009 mph in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. That time held up to be the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the day at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Practice No. 1 Foss’ lap was a quarter of a second faster than …

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Colin Braun Sweeps CTMP WeatherTech Friday Practices

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CORE autosport’s Colin Braun was the fastest man at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last season en route to victory in an ORECA 07-Gibson.  Switching to the Nissan DPi hasn’t slowed Braun down at all as he was fastest overall in WeatherTech practice with a lap at 134.382 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 will have 38 entries, up from 37 in Watkins Glen last week. Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is the home track for Multimatic Motorsports (and by extension, the whole Multimatic operation), so they’ve brought their two Ford Mustang GT4s out to play for the first time …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Presented By Acura

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura originally had 37 entries.  Then, two GT Daytona teams withdrew to drop that number to 35.  We’ll start with them. First, Moorespeed has withdrawn their No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for the second week in a row.  The withdrawal stems …

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Pace Laps: Big Moments For NASCAR’s Up-And-Coming Talents In Alex Bowman, Cole Custer

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Alex Bowman’s Big Moment He was the quiet, unassuming replacement for Dale Earnhardt Jr. that spent years toiling in underfunded rides. Alex Bowman has spent the last year-plus racing under the shadows of his flashy, more marketable 20-something teammates: Chase Elliott and William Byron. He’s seven titles short of Jimmie …

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Mazda Team Joest Scores Debut Victory at Watkins Glen

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda has struggled on and off for the past five years in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Their car is fast, but they’ve had bad luck.  Sunday (June 30) saw Mazda Team Joest put it all together as Harry Tincknell, Jonathan Bomarito and Olivier Pla claimed overall honors in the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the …

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