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Daniel Mancinelli Claims PWC Road America Race No. 1 Pole

(Photo: WC Vision)

TR3 Racing’s Daniel Mancinelli claimed the pole Saturday morning (June 23) for Pirelli World Challenge race No. 1 at Road America with a lap of 115.946 mph, the fastest lap of the whole weekend to this point.  Mancinelli’s time was half of a tenth of a second faster than Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen in his …

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Drew Staveley Wins GTS SprintX Race No. 2 after Elghanayan Falters

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Ian Lacy Racing’s Drew Staveley was content with a second-place finish in Monday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park.  Then, leader Nicolai Elghanayan slowed dramatically with less than five minutes to go.  Staveley was able to snatch the lead at the point and hold on for the overall victory. Elghanayan, who won …

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Miguel Molina, Toni Vilander Win Lime Rock GT Sprint Race No. 2

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander took advantage of CRP Racing’s misfortune to claim overall victory in GT SprintX Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park Monday afternoon (May 28).  The duo led for the vast majority of the race, but it wasn’t necessarily supposed to be that way. CRP Racing’s Raffaele Marciello …

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Alegra Motorsports Wins Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen and Spencer Pumpelly claimed overall victory Monday afternoon (May 28) in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 at Lime Rock Park.  It is the first PWC victory for Alegra Motorsports. “To be honest, it was all about the first stint today,” Christensen said after the race.  “The car definitely …

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Nicolai Elghanayan Wins Lime Rock GTS SprintX Race No. 1

(Photo; Phil Allaway)

MarcoPolo Motorsports’ Nicolai Elghanayan was surprised when he won the pole for GTS SprintX Race No. 1 Saturday.  On Monday, he was a bit more confident when he took the checkered flag to win the race Monday morning. “After lap 3 or 4, I really started to dig in,” Elghanayan told Frontstretch in the Media …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski Share Dominant Charlotte Weekend

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch, Jack of All Tracks Domination is an understatement for what Kyle Busch did en route to his Coca-Cola 600 win at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night (May 27). Busch swept all four stages of the race and led 377 of the 400 laps. The margin of victory …

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Nicolai Elghanayan Scores Surprise GTS SprintX Pole at Lime Rock

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Saturday’s qualifying session for Monday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 1 at Lime Rock Park was full of surprises.  However, literally no one expected Laguna Beach, Calif.’s Nicolai Elghanayan to claim the overall pole in his Am-class KTM X-Bow GT4.  That includes Elghanayan when he was asked if he expected to be as fast as he …

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Àlvaro Parente Claims Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1 Pole

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente swept the weekend at Lime Rock in 2016 and he’s completed the first step to repeating that by winning the overall pole for GT SprintX Race No. 1.  Parente’s lap of 51.675 seconds (102.688 mph) is the fastest lap of the weekend. Parente was very happy with his lap, but already …

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Ryan Eversley Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win Lime Rock TCR/TCA Race No. 1

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

RealTime Racing’s Ryan Eversley took advantage of his pole position to stake himself an early lead over the pack.  It was ultimately more than enough for Eversley to hold on for his second win of the season. Afterward, Eversley was very pleased. “We have a really kick-ass Honda Civic Type-R,” Eversley said after the race.  …

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Colin Braun Fastest in Lime Rock GTS SprintX Happy Hour

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

GMG Racing’s Colin Braun was fastest overall in Saturday’s sole GTS SprintX practice session at Lime Rock Park.  His time of 55.032 seconds (96.424 mph) is the fastest GTS lap of the weekend to this point. Braun’s lap was one-eighth of a second faster than PFAFF Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli, who was fastest in practice on …

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