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Fast Track Racing Wins GT4 America SprintX Race No. 1, Loses Race No. 2 Due to Penalty

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In Pirelli GT4 America SprintX action, it was an excellent weekend at VIRginia International Raceway for Fast Track Racing.  Stevan McAleer and Justin Raphael won Race No. 1 on Saturday (April 27) and came within a whisker of a weekend sweep on Sunday (April 28) Race No. 1 AutoTechnic Racing’s Kris Wilson led from the …

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Matthew Fassnacht Sweeps Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Weekend at VIR

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In the Pirelli GT4 America Sprint races this weekend at VIR, tire issues plagued the frontrunners.  Murillo Racing’s Matthew Fassnacht was able to avoid trouble and drive his Mercedes-AMG GT4 to two overall victories. Race No. 1 The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly started from the overall pole after setting a track record in qualifying.  From …

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K-PAX Racing Wins VIR Blancpain GT Race No. 1

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente and Andy Soucek dominated much of the first Blancpain GT World Challenge America race of the weekend Saturday (April 27) at VIRginia International Raceway.  Parente led easily from the pole, while Soucek induced Wright Motorsports’ Scott Hargrove into a costly mistake to hold on to claim victory. “We had a great …

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Spencer Pumpelly Tops Pirelli GT4 America Qualifying Sessions at VIR

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning (April 27), there were three separate qualifying sessions for the upcoming Pirelli GT4 America races this weekend at VIRginia Interinational Raceway.  Despite three on-track sessions, seemingly not much has changed from Long Beach. Sprint Session In the Sprint session, it was The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly that topped the field. Using a …

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Spencer Pumpelly Leads Flag-to-Flag, Claims Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Long Beach Victory

Spencer Pumpelly 2019 Long Beach

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly proved that he had the right stuff on Sunday (April 14), leading flag-to-flag in his Porsche to win the third round of the Pirelli GT4 America Sprint season in Long Beach.  He spent the full race with Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James hot on his tail, but he was able …

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Spencer Pumpelly Claims Long Beach GT4 America Sprint Pole

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning (April 13), The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly won the pole for Sunday’s 50-minute Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race in Long Beach.  Pumpelly’s lap of 82.462 mph is the fastest lap of the entire weekend for GT4 equipment.  It is also the only Pirelli GT4 America Sprint lap of the weekend completed in …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Takes Over Texas

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin’s Quick Road To Healing It was Homestead-Miami Speedway, the site of the 2018 championship finale and Denny Hamlin was clearly upset. The main storyline centered around whether he’d help title contender Kyle Busch with pit stall selection after winning the pole. But you could tell, from the second …

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Stephen Cameron Racing, ST Racing Split Laguna Seca GT4 Races

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A depleted field of only nine partook in two races Friday (March 29) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the Pirelli GT4 SprintX West series.  Stephen Cameron Racing’s Greg Liefooghe and Sean Quinlan won Race No. 1, while ST Racing’s Harry Gottsacker and Jon Miller won Race No. 2. Race No. 1 The Racers Group’s …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR Experiences Martinsville Monotony?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martinsville Monotony? 2019 has been a bit of a mixed review for NASCAR to date. An increase in TV ratings and attendance at certain tracks is a promising sign. There’s an openness and excitement within the building as new leadership, led by NASCAR CEO Jim France and President Steve Phelps, …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Sweeps ISM as the 2018 NASCAR Championship 4 Shines

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Championship 4 Right On Course This weekend was all about Kyle Busch. Last weekend was reigning Cup champion Joey Logano’s time to shine. Nine-time ISM Raceway winner Kevin Harvick ran ninth at the track; his worst finish there in six years, that’s how good he’s been. And Martin Truex Jr.? …

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