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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest in Opening Lime Rock GT SprintX Practice

Alegra Motorsports’ Spencer Pumpelly was fastest overall in the sole Pirelli World Challenge GT SprintX practice Friday afternoon (May 25).  Pumpelly’s quick time was a lap of 52.071 seconds (101.907 mph). Pumpelly’s lap was nine-hundredths of a second faster than R. Ferri Motorsport’s Ferrari for point leaders Miguel Molina and …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M

89 Pirelli World Challenge teams are entered in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M.  There will be four pairs of races during the weekend.  The GT SprintX races on Monday will be for the GT classes (Pro-Pro and Pro-Am, along with GT Cup).  GTS SprintX races …

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Àlvaro Parente Leads Flag-to-Flag for First K-PAX Racing Bentley Victory

K-PAX Racing’s Bentleys could not be touched on Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Àlvaro Parente led flag-to-flag from the overall pole to earn his first victory of the season and his first-ever win in the Bentley Continental GT3. “It’s been…a really tough season.  We’ve had all the bad …

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Lawson Aschenbach Stays Perfect, Sweeps CTMP GTS Weekend

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach remained perfect for the season in GTS Sprint races on Sunday morning (May 20), holding on to take his fourth consecutive victory at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Unlike race No. 1 on Friday, Aschenbach had to work hard to claim his trophy in his Chevrolet …

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Lawson Aschenbach Uses Great Start to Claim 3rd GTS Sprint Win of 2018

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach used a great start to move up to the lead from third on the grid in his Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R.  From there, no one could catch him as he pulled out to a 12-second lead and held on for his third GTS Sprint win of …

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Daniel Morad Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win GT/GTA Race No. 1 at CTMP

CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad led flag-to-flag Saturday in adverse conditions in order to claim his first Pirelli World Challenge GT Sprint victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  For Morad, who lives in Toronto, it is a victory at home. “I was surprised at how well the Pirelli tires were …

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Ian James Splashes to GTS Pole at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

At a wet Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Saturday (May 19), Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James claimed the pole for Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS/GTSA Race No. 1 with a lap of 102.211 seconds (86.609 mph).   James’ best lap is nearly 18 seconds slowed than Jade Buford‘s fastest lap on Friday. James’ …

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Daniel Morad Claims PWC GT Race No. 1 Pole at CTMP

CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad claimed overall pole for Round No. 4 of Pirelli World Challenge’s GT and GTA classes at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Saturday morning (May 19).  Wet conditions on the 2.459-mile road course kept the speeds down, but Morad set a time of 89.331 seconds (99.097 mph) …

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GMG Racing’s Alex Welch, James Sofronas Claim VIR GTS SprintX Race No. 2 Win

GMG Racing’s Alex Welch benefited from penalties to two of the top teams for pit time violations.  He snatched the lead away from Samantha Tan on lap 17 and held on to take his and James Sofronas‘ second SprintX win of the season. “James [Sofronas] obviously started on pole [and] …

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Lone Star Racing’s Mike Skeen, Scott Heckert Snatch VIR SprintX Victory

Lone Star Racing’s Mike Skeen was able to take the overall lead away from K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista with less than two laps to go on Sunday (April 29).  From there, Skeen was able to pull away to give himself and teammate Scott Heckert a well-deserved victory. “For me, it …

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