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K-PAX Racing Wins Blancpain GT America Race No. 2 at CTMP

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente and Andy Soucek took advantage of a rarely-used pit rule in order to keep themselves in front of R. Ferri Motorsports’ Miguel Molina.  From there, the No. 9 Bentley held on for their second win of 2019. “No, I wasn’t looking in the mirror,” Soucek said after the race when asked …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins CTMP Blancpain GT America Race No. 1

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R. Ferri Motorsports’ Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander claimed overall victory Saturday (May 18) in the first Blancpain GT World Challenge America race of the weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  It is the duo’s second victory of the season. “[It was] a great day.  Everything worked out perfectly,” Vilander said after the race.  “Since …

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Nicolai Elghanayan Outduels Spencer Pumpelly for CTMP Sprint Race No. 1 Victory

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Saturday morning (May 18) saw a great duel in the first Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race of the weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Nicolai Elghanayan was able to make a pass on Spencer Pumpelly stick with seven minutes to go and held on to take his first career GT4 America Sprint victory. For Elghanayan, …

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NOLAsport Claims Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Race No. 1 at CTMP

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NOLAsport’s Matt Travis and Jason Hart continued their excellent form Friday afternoon (May 17) at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Hart was able to power past Epic Motorsports’ James Clay with 20 minutes remaining and pulled away to take overall victory in the first Pirelli GT4 America SprintX race of the weekend. “We had a fantastic …

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G-Drive Racing Wins 4 Hours of Monza

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G-Drive Racing’s Norman Nato, Job van Uitert and Roman Rusinov claimed overall victory Sunday (May 12) in the 4 Hours of Monza, the second race of the European Le Mans Series season.  It is the team’s first victory since they rebranded their ORECA 07 chassis as the Aurus 01 (it’s a branding exercise as Aurus …

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Pace Laps: 2019 NASCAR Handling Package Kicks Critics to the Curb at Kansas

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: For New 2019 NASCAR Handling Package, There’s No Place Like Kansas Insiders told me the sport’s low-horsepower, high-downforce package used in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this year had its best chance to succeed at Kansas Speedway. The ingredients were all there to put on a good show on …

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Nicolas Lapierre Claims 4 Hours of Monza Pole

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Former Toyota factory racer Nicolas Lapierre claimed the maiden overall pole for COOL Racing in the European Le Mans Series Saturday morning (May 11) at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Monza.  Despite Lapierre’s experience, the pole was a bit of a mild upset since G-Drive Racing was fastest for much of …

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Pace Laps: Dominating Performances at Dover, Cup Plagued with Rain

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain Rules at Dover The Gander RV 400 at Dover International Speedway has been postponed until Monday (May 6) at noon ET. Inclement weather rolled into Dover early Sunday morning, causing a heavy downpour throughout the early afternoon. Cars were able to get on track for the pace laps but …

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Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron Win at Mid-Ohio

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Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was able to get himself to the lead early Sunday (May 5) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Once Juan Pablo Montoya got in the car, he spent much of the second half of the race battling with Mazda Team Joest’s Tristan Nunez.  Montoya pulled away over the final 25 minutes …

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VOLT Racing Uses Pit Strategy to Win Mid-Ohio 120

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Saturday saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams deal with mixed conditions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Despite Audi and McLaren dominating early, it was the Porsche of VOLT Racing’s Trent Hindman and Alan Brynjolfsson who outlasted the field to pick up their first win of the season. After an equally topsy-turvy qualifying session, eEuroparts.com ROWE …

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