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Trent Hindman Fastest in Road America Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

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.  …

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Entry List: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120

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 …

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Riley Motorsports Wins Wild, Weather-Plagued Tioga Downs 240

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 …

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

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 …

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Tyler Cooke, James Clay Win FOX Factory 120

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 …

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Paul Holton Fastest in Thursday Road Atlanta CTSC Practice Sessions

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 …

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

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 …

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Eric Foss, Alexandre Premat Top Early Watkins Glen CTSC Sessions

Through two IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions at Watkins Glen International, Ramsey Racing’s Alexandre Premat is fastest with a lap of 105.106 mph.  Neither session was truly indicative of race conditions, though. Practice No. 1 Thursday’s first practice session was held in changeable conditions.  The session started out …

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Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Go Back-to-Back with CTSC Mid-Ohio Win

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli ran down Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher from 12 seconds back to take the lead.  From there, Marcelli held on despite a mechanical issue to win the Mid-Ohio 120 on Saturday (May 5).  It is Marcelli and teammate Nate Stacy’s second consecutive IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge …

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Winward Racing’s Damien Faulkner Quickest in CTSC Mid-Ohio Practice

Much like the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams also had to deal with quirky weather conditions on Friday at Mid-Ohio.  Before the rains came, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Damien Faulkner topped the charts. Practice No. 1 Faulkner’s best time in the No. 33 Mercedes-AMG GT4 was …

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