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Entry List: 2021 Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix

Eric Foss practicing for the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120, 9/10/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

For Sunday’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix, there are 34 cars entered in the two classes.  There are a couple of new teams on the grid as well. In Grand Sport (GT4), there are 20 teams entered.  Likely the biggest absence of the bunch are the two HTP Winward …

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Entry List: Road America 120

2019 Road America IMPC Jade Buford Jesse Lazare Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

For this weekend’s third round of the season for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 33 cars will do battle on the 4.048-mile road course at Road America.  This is a slight decrease on the car count that the series had a couple of weeks ago at Sebring. In the Grand Sport class, there will be …

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Akhil Rabindra Wins FOX Factory 120 Pole

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Akhil Rabindra Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Automatic Racing’s Akhil Rabindra, in only his fourth IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge start, claimed the pole Thursday (Oct. 10) for Friday’s FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with a lap at 106.679 mph.  It is his first career IMSA pole and a new track record. “[My car] was wonderful,” Rabindra told Frontstretch after …

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Rebel Rock Racing Wins CTMP 120 With Alternate Pit Strategy

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(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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Pace Laps: Chevy Teamwork Takes Center Stage In Talladega’s GEICO 500

2019 Daytona Clash CUP Alex Bowman car NKP

(Courtesy: NKP)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Chevy Shuts Down 2019 Shutout With a Little Hendrick Motorsports Teamwork It may have been a brand new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series package at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday (April 28). The cars may have run without restrictor plates for the first time in 30 years, posting 38 lead changes and …

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Owen Trinkler Wins Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2019 Daytona IMPC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler clocked in a lap at 103.156 mph Thursday (March 14) to claim the overall pole for Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, the second race of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.  The lap is a Grand Sport qualifying lap record for Sebring, but not the fastest lap of the weekend. Trinkler’s …

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Entry List: Alan Jay Automotive Network 120

2017 Sebring CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, Round No. 2 of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 43 cars are entered.  It is a decrease of six teams from Daytona, but still a large group of teams. In the Grand Sport class, there are 28 cars entered.  Likely the most interesting entries are the two Multimatic …

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Tyler Cooke, James Clay Win FOX Factory 120

2018 Road Atlanta CTSC Tyler Cooke Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

BimmerWorld Racing’s Tyler Cooke and James Clay took advantage of pit strategy and good pace to take their first overall victory in Friday’s FOX Factory 120 at Road Atlanta.  The win comes in the final race in which the series will be known as the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  For 2019, the series will become …

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Fuel Mileage Gives TeamTGM Laguna Seca Victory at Last Second

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Most of the leaders in Saturday’s WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 were on a fuel-saving pit strategy that forced to them to run the second half of the race without a stop.  Until the final lap, all was good.  With just two corners to go, Rennsport One’s Dillon Machavern ran out of fuel.  That allowed …

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Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Snag 3rd Win of 2018 in CTMP 120

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Kyle Marcelli Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy gambled on fuel Saturday (July 7) in their Ford Mustang GT4.  The gamble paid off as the duo claimed their third IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  The victory also gives Marcelli and Stacy the points lead. To …

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