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Entry List: ROAR Before the 24/Rolex 24 at Daytona

2020 Daytona IWSC Felipe Nasr Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

This week, teams from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge will test for three days ahead of the opening weekend of the 2021 IMSA season.  Between the two series, 87 cars will be in Daytona this week.  As of this writing, the official entry lists do not have drivers listed.  What …

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ANSA Motorsports, KohR Motorsports Claim Encore Class Victories

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Kyle Marcelli Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

ANSA Motorsports’ Roman DeAngelis and Kyle Kirkwood claimed overall victory in the IMSA Michelin SportsCar Encore Sunday (Nov. 11) at Sebring International Raceway.  For DeAngelis, it is his second win of the year in LMP3 equipment after winning the IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda season opener at Daytona in January.  For Kirkwood, it is …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Texas

2017 COTA PWC Daniel Mancinelli Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

For Pirelli World Challenge’s first SprintX weekend of the year, 103 entries have posted in the various classes.  While the number is down from last year, it is a true 103 cars.  Last year saw multiple teams listed more than once due to the weekend schedule. In the main SprintX races, there will be 20 …

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Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. Win Lightning-Shortened Road America 120

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Jack Roush Jr. Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin and Jack Roush Jr., they must be quite pleased when the electricity flows through the air.  At Watkins Glen, they claimed their first win of the year in a race hampered by a red flag for lightning and heavy rains.  Sunday was more of the same. The KohR Motorsports No. …

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KohR Motorsports Wins Watkins Glen CTSC With Last-Lap Pass

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Saturday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Continental Tire 120 at the Glen was very unusual by anyone’s standards.  Due to three full course yellows and a red flag due to lightning, only 43 laps (146.2 miles) were complete. KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin had contact in the Esses on the final lap with Automatic Racing’s Al Carter.  Carter …

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Bodymotion Racing Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

2017 Daytona CTSC Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Friday afternoon saw the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge begin their season with the first of two four-hour races on the schedule.  Dean Martin was the surprise pole sitter for KohR Motorsports, but it was one of the strongest teams from 2016 that took home the spoils. Despite qualifying 15th in class and dropping to …

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Dean Martin Scores Surprise Overall CTSC Pole Position

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Coming into the Rolex 24 weekend, all eyes were on the new Ford Mustang GT4, unveiled late last year and making its race debut.  In the hands of Multimatic Motorsports’ Jade Buford and Scott Maxwell, the combination was likely to dominate in qualifying.  However, a second horse in the battle appeared just a week before load …

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