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Paul Holton Fastest in Thursday Road Atlanta CTSC Practice Sessions

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Matt Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: PHil Allaway)

C0mpass Racing’s Paul Holton was fastest overall in the first two practice sessions of the day on Thursday (Oct. 11) at Road Atlanta.  Holton topped the charts early on in Practice No. 2 with a lap at 102.834 mph. Practice No. 1 In the early morning practice session, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Damien Faulkner was fastest …

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Winward Racing’s Damien Faulkner Quickest in CTSC Mid-Ohio Practice

2018 Daytona CTSC Damien Faulkner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Much like the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams also had to deal with quirky weather conditions on Friday at Mid-Ohio.  Before the rains came, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Damien Faulkner topped the charts. Practice No. 1 Faulkner’s best time in the No. 33 Mercedes-AMG GT4 was 88.762 seconds (91.580 mph).  That …

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Winward Racing, HTP Motorsport to Field Mercedes-AMG GT4s in 2018

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Damien Faulkner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday, Winward Racing announced that they have joined forces with Blancpain GT Series regulars HTP Motorsport to field two Mercedes-AMG GT4s in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2018.  Russell Ward and Damien Faulkner, who shared the No. 35 Porsche pictured above for CJ Wilson Racing this year, will drive one of the …

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Damien Faulkner, Trent Hindman Tie for Quick Lap in Lime Rock Happy Hour

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Damien Faulkner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Depending on the series, ties can be broken in a variety of ways.  In the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, being first claims the spoils. CJ Wilson Racing’s Damien Faulkner and Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman both turned in the same time (56.320 seconds, 97.798 mph) in CTSC Happy Hour.  However, since Faulkner turned in the …

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Reinvigorated Grand Sport Class Highlights 40-car CTSC Daytona Entry

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

On Wednesday, IMSA released the official entry list for next Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season opener, the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  Unlike the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, attendance at the Roar Before the 24 was not required. Rule changes in the offseason that moved the Grand Sport class to full GT4-spec has …

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CJ Wilson Racing Announces 2017 CTSC Plans

2016 Road Atlanta CTSC Till Bechtolsheimer Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

When IMSA released the provisional entry list for this weekend’s Roar Before the 24, CJ Wilson Racing’s Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsports were missing from the chart.  Their plans for 2017 had not been publicly announced at that time. On Tuesday, the Texas-based announced that they will once again field two Porsches in the Grand Sport …

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