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Stevan McAleer, Toby Grahovec Avenge DQ, Win Watkins Glen SprintX Race No. 2

Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec celebrate their victory in Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Race No. 2 at Watkins Glen International, 9/19/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Classic BMW’s Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec woke up Sunday morning (Sept. 19) and discovered that they’d lost their class victory and second-place finish from Saturday in technical inspection. The goal quickly became to get it back. McAleer was able to get past BSport Racing’s Bryan Putt for the lead with …

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Entry List: Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship

2019 Laguna Seca IWSC Jeroen Bleekemolen Earl Bamber Dalton Kellett Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action this weekend after a month off at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship.  26 teams are entered in four classes. In the DPi class, there are the six full-time teams entered.  Cadillacs from Action Express Racing, JDC-Miller MotorSports and Chip Ganassi Racing, …

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HTP Winward Motorsport Moves Up to GT Daytona; Turner Motorsport, The Heart of Racing Confirm 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Russell Ward Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

HTP Winward Motorsport announced Friday (Jan. 8) that they will move up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class in 2021.  The team will campaign the No. 57 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with primary sponsorship from Techemet. Drivers for the team are generally known quantities to the team either here in the United States, or …

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Entry List: Road Race Showcase

2019 Road America IWSC Tristan Vautier Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

There will be 31 cars on track Sunday for the Road Race Showcase, the fourth round of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  This is up two teams from Sebring, mainly due to the fact that this is a full round of the championship for the GT Daytona class. In the Prototype class, the team …

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Ian James Claims GT4 America Sprint Race No. 2 Victory at Sonoma

2019 Long Beach GT4S Ian James Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James on Sunday morning (June 9) was able to do exactly what he could not do Saturday.  He was able to get past Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper for the lead.  Once there, James was able to pull away to take the victory in Race No. 2 for Pirelli GT4 America …

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Ian James Wins St. Petersburg GT4 Race No. 1 With Last Lap Pass

2017 Lime Rock PWC Ian James Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Race No. 1 in St. Petersburg Saturday (March 9) had been dominated by PF Racing’s Jade Buford and The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly.  However, it was Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James that was able to make the move to get around Pumpelly on the final lap of the 50-minute race to …

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Christopher Haase Wins California 8 Hours Pole for Audi Sport Team Land

2018 Road Atlanta IWSC Christopher Mies Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Audi Sport Team Land’s Christopher Haase claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s California 8 Hours Saturday afternoon (Oct. 27) in his Audi R8 LMS GT3.  Haase, driving a similar car to the one above, but with a paint scheme resembling the stripes on the American flag, turned in a lap at 96.304 mph in the …

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Team Panoz Racing Wins Portland GTS SprintX Race No. 1 with Late Pass

2018 Portland PWC Ian James Harry Gottsacker Racing WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

In Saturday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 1 at Portland International Raceway, Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James passed pole sitter Harry Gottsacker in the Festival Curves with two laps to go.  From there, James pulled away to take his and Matthew Keegan‘s first GTS SprintX win of the year. “In this Pro-Am format, you are only …

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Michael Christensen Snatches PWC Road America Race No. 2 Victory

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen was able to get past Race No. 1 winner Àlvaro Parente in Turn 6 on the very first lap of the race Sunday.  From there, Christensen was able to open up a gap and maintain that advantage to win Race No. 2 of the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Road …

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Àlvaro Parente Dominates PWC Race No. 1 at Road America

2018 Lime Rock PWC Andy Soucek Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente used an excellent restart to take the lead away from TR3 Racing’s Daniel Mancinelli at the end of lap 2.  From there, the Bentley racer was not threatened on the way to his second GT Sprint victory of 2018.  It is the third overall win of the season for K-PAX Racing …

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