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Jeff Burton Wins Watkins Glen GT America Race No. 2

2021 Watkins Glen GTA Jeff Burton Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Rearden Racing’s Jeff Burton took the lead from Wright Motorsports’ Charlie Luck 11 minutes into the race Sunday morning (Sept. 19) at Watkins Glen International. From there, he pulled away to take his first GT America Powered by AWS overall victory. “The difference between [Saturday] and today was the car,” Burton …

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Jordan Pepper, Andrea Caldarelli Earn Watkins Glen GT World Challenge Poles

Jordan Pepper during Part No. 1 of Qualifying for Fanatec GT World Challenge America at Watkins Glen International, 9/18/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – K-PAX Racing came to Watkins Glen International Saturday morning (Sept. 18) ready to conquer the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS field.  Teammates Jordan Pepper and Andrea Caldarelli claimed the overall poles for this weekend’s 90-minute races. Session No. 1 In Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS …

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Murillo Racing Wins Pirelli GT4 SprintX Race No. 2 at Sonoma

2018 Lime Rock PWC Christian Szymczak Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Murillo Racing’s Christian Szymczak and Kenny Murillo were the beneficiaries when Stephen Cameron Racing’s Sean Quinlan had a drive-through penalty late.  Once Quinlan pitted, Szymczak took over the advantage and held on for an easy win. “The car was really good,” Szymczak said after the race.  “[Sonoma Raceway] is really hard on tires, so we …

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Fast Track Racing Wins GT4 America SprintX Race No. 1, Loses Race No. 2 Due to Penalty

2019 VIR GT4ASX Stevan McAleer Car Classic BMW Fast Track Racing

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In Pirelli GT4 America SprintX action, it was an excellent weekend at VIRginia International Raceway for Fast Track Racing.  Stevan McAleer and Justin Raphael won Race No. 1 on Saturday (April 27) and came within a whisker of a weekend sweep on Sunday (April 28) Race No. 1 AutoTechnic Racing’s Kris Wilson led from the …

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Alan Brynjolfsson, Trent Hindman Win COTA Pirelli GT4 America Race No. 2

2019 Daytona IMPC Trent Hindman Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Park Place Motorsports may have only entered themselves in the GT4 East competition, but the combination of Trent Hindman and Alan Brynjolfsson was able to take the overall lead on Lap 17 and held on to win Race No. 2 of Pirelli GT4 America SprintX at Circuit of the Americas. For Brynjolfsson, Sunday was the …

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NOLAsport’s Matt Travis, Jason Hart Dominate COTA GT4 America Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Jason Hart Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

NOLAsport’s Matt Travis and Jason Hart were never seriously challenged Saturday (March 2) at Circuit of the Americas en route to winning Pirelli GT4 America Race No. 1.  The duo led all but three laps of the 24-lap season opening event.  Afterwards, Hart credited his team for the performance. “This team, these people that I’m …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Late Pass Gives Kyle Busch Victory Over Chase Elliott at Dover

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Who’s in the headline – We’ve seen it happen multiple times at Dover International Speedway as the No. 48 team makes a late-race charge to lead a handful of laps and win the race. It wasn’t the No. 48 car Sunday, but it was the No. 18 team. Kyle Busch dropped like a stone in …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Utah Motorsports Campus

2017 Lime Rock PWC Yufeng Luo Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes will be in action at Utah Motorsports Campus near Tooele.  Given the track’s location in a desert environment, you’d expect it to be hot and dry in August.  Forecasts say 90 degrees for highs all weekend, but the monsoon is in effect.  As a result, it is …

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Holding A Pretty Wheel: 2 Decades and That Day

It’s hard for me to believe it will be 20 years this summer since the day that irrevocably changed me, but there it is. Almost half my life, though I’d like to fib and say it’s been most of it, or something, because otherwise I feel old. I was a couple years out of school …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: NASCAR’s Kansas Clutch Edition

2016 Kansas II CUP Kevin Harvick confetti Matthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

When you think about how a clutch works for a vehicle, when a driver pushes it down, while at the same time shifting gears and accelerating, most of the time it means it’s go time. That’s the case at this point in the season for the Sprint Cup Series. It’s go time and the teams …

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