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Lawson Aschenbach Wins PWC GTS Season Opener at St. Petersburg

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Lawson Aschenbach Car WC Vision

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On Saturday (March 10), Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach passed pole sitter Gabriele Piana on lap 3 for the lead.  From there, Aschenbach was able to hold off Piana’s Porsche to win the first Pirelli World Challenge GTS race of 2018. Even though Aschenbach led nearly the entire race, the race was not easy by …

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Gabriele Piana Sets PWC GTS Track Record to Win St. Petersburg Pole

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Gabriele Piana Car WC Vision

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Mühlner Motorsports America’s Gabriele Piana continued his excellent form Saturday morning (March 10) in St. Petersburg, claiming the overall pole for Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge GTS Race No. 1.  Piana’s pole time was a track record 78.454 seconds (82.596 mph). Piana’s lap was nearly one-tenth of a second faster than GMG Racing’s James Sofronas.  PF …

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Gabriele Piana Tops PWC St. Petersburg GTS Practices

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Chuck Quinton Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mühlner Motorsports America’s Gabriele Piana was fastest overall in the two GTS practice sessions Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Piana’s lap of 79.099 seconds (81.923 mph) in the afternoon session was the fastest GTS lap of the day. Prior to the race weekend, a number of class shifts were made.  When the entry list was …

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Gabriele Piana Quickest in Wet Road America CTSC Practice No. 1

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Chuck Quinton Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The skies opened up at Road America just in time for the first IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice session of the weekend at Road America.  Some teams were apprehensive about venturing onto the 4.048-mile course in the wet.  The slippery surface did not bother Mühlner Motorsports America.  They put their new drivers for the …

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Entry List: Road America 120

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Devin Jones Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will be back in action for a two-hour sprint race at Road America.  32 teams are currently entered in the race. In Grand Sport, TeamTGM is back, but with only one of their two Porsches.  The No. 4 will run with Guy Cosmo and Hugh Plumb at …

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