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Jan Heylen Quickest in Mid-Ohio Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

2021 Mid Ohio IMPC Jan Heylen Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Wright Motorsports was originally scheduled to debut their Porsche Cayman GT4 MR in Daytona back in January.  However, Ryan Hardwick‘s practice crash prevented that from happening.  With a repaired chassis and the team’s planned driving duo in the car for the first time this year, Jan Heylen was quickest in both IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge …

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Turner Motorsport Wins Wreck-Strewn FOX Factory 120

2020 Road America IMPC Robby Foley Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley and Vin Barletta were the beneficiaries of a very ill-timed caution in Friday’s (Oct. 16) FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. That caution took CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing right out of the hunt. Once out front, Foley was able to hold off the pack to take victory. “With …

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Entry List: FOX Factory 120

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Mat Pombo Nate Stacy Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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For IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, there are 35 cars entered in Friday’s FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  This is an increase of five cars over the previous round at Mid-Ohio. The Grand Sport class has 22 cars entered with a number of changes.  Winward Racing’s No. 4 has Nico Bastian in the …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in Road America Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

2020 Road America IMPC Trent Hindman Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Archangel Motorsports’ Trent Hindman was fastest overall Friday (July 31) in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice at Road America.  Hindman’s lap at 106.301 mph during the opening practice session held up throughout the day. Practice No. 1 Hindman’s quick lap of the day came only 20 minutes into the session.  It is still more than …

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Entry List: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Indy Dontje Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For Saturday’s penultimate race for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, there are currently 35 cars entered at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.  22 are in Grand Sport, while 13 are in the TCR class. In Grand Sport, probably the most notable fact is that eEuroparts.com ROWE Racing is not entered.  As we noted in Pace Laps …

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Riley Motorsports Wins Wild, Weather-Plagued Tioga Downs 240

2019 Watkins Glen IWSC James Cox Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Riley Motorsports’ Mercedes-AMG GT4 of Jeroen Bleekemolen, James Cox and Dylan Murry took the lead on their final pit stop Saturday (June 29) with 40 minutes to go.  Then, it started raining.  Murry dropped back down the order on slicks in the wet, but was able to re-take the lead with five minutes to go …

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Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer Fastest in Michelin Pilot Challenge Daytona Practice

2019 Daytona IMPC Kuno Wittmer Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer was fastest overall in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (Jan. 24) at Daytona International Speedway.  Wittmer, driving a McLaren 570S GT4 for Compass Racing, turned in a lap at 112.310 mph in the second session. Practice No. 1 A line of thunderstorms descended upon all of Central Florida early Thursday morning, …

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Tyler Cooke, James Clay Win FOX Factory 120

2018 Road Atlanta CTSC Tyler Cooke Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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Paul Holton Fastest in Thursday Road Atlanta CTSC Practice Sessions

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Matt Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: PHil Allaway)

C0mpass Racing’s Paul Holton was fastest overall in the first two practice sessions of the day on Thursday (Oct. 11) at Road Atlanta.  Holton topped the charts early on in Practice No. 2 with a lap at 102.834 mph. Practice No. 1 In the early morning practice session, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Damien Faulkner was fastest …

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

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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