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Ricky Taylor Tops WeatherTech ROAR Day No. 2 at Daytona

Ricky Taylor sits on his pit box during practice for the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/24/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

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Saturday (Jan. 22) at Daytona International Speedway saw teams deal with cool weather and a little rain.  Wayne Taylor Racing’s Ricky Taylor turned in the quickest practice lap of the day with a lap at 135.487 mph. Session No. 3 The 60-minute session was stopped four separate times due to incidents.  First, Kyffin Simpson and …

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TeamTGM to Make WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Debut at Daytona

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TeamTGM announced Tuesday (Dec. 1) that they will field an entry in the GT Daytona class for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It will mark the team’s debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For this effort, the team has taken delivery of a new Porsche 911 GT3 R.  While they have never raced the …

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TeamTGM Successfully Defends Lime Rock Park 120 Victory

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TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler and Hugh Plumb started from the pole in Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  From there, they led the vast majority of the race, but had to sweat out their fuel in order to repeat as winners at Lime Rock Park. “[Today’s win] is all about the TGM guys,” Plumb said after the …

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Tyler Cooke, James Clay Win FOX Factory 120

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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

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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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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Earn Maiden Win for TeamTGM at Lime Rock

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TeamTGM’s Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler were able to hold back the pack in the second half of the race to win Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  It is the first-ever victory for TeamTGM in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the first victory for the Mercedes-AMG GT4 in North America. “It’s …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Top Lime Rock CTSC Practices

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TeamTGM’s No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 shared by Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler topped the two primary IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Trinkler’s lap of 96.547 mph) in Practice No. 2 was the fastest time of the morning. Practice No. 1 Hugh Plumb’s quick lap of 95.910 …

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Entry List: Road America 120

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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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KohR Motorsports Wins Watkins Glen CTSC With Last-Lap Pass

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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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CJ Wilson Racing Doubles Up in Opening Daytona Practice

In Daytona, Wednesday dawned ugly.  Heavy recent rains turned much of the infield into a mud waller.  Getting even one wheel off the track could spell trouble.  In the first practice, team owner/driver Kris Wright found that out the hard way when he slid his Kris Wright Racing with Goldcrest Motorsports Porsche Cayman off course …

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