NASCAR Race Weekend Central

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 …

Read more

Spencer Pumpelly Leads Flag-to-Flag, Claims Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Long Beach Victory

Spencer Pumpelly 2019 Long Beach

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly proved that he had the right stuff on Sunday (April 14), leading flag-to-flag in his Porsche to win the third round of the Pirelli GT4 America Sprint season in Long Beach.  He spent the full race with Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James hot on his tail, but he was able …

Read more

Spencer Pumpelly Claims Long Beach GT4 America Sprint Pole

2019 Long Beach GT4S Spencer Pumpelly Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning (April 13), The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly won the pole for Sunday’s 50-minute Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race in Long Beach.  Pumpelly’s lap of 82.462 mph is the fastest lap of the entire weekend for GT4 equipment.  It is also the only Pirelli GT4 America Sprint lap of the weekend completed in …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Drew Staveley Wins GTS SprintX Race No. 2 after Elghanayan Falters

2018 Lime Rock PWC Drew Staveley Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Ian Lacy Racing’s Drew Staveley was content with a second-place finish in Monday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park.  Then, leader Nicolai Elghanayan slowed dramatically with less than five minutes to go.  Staveley was able to snatch the lead at the point and hold on for the overall victory. Elghanayan, who won …

Read more

KohR Motorsports Wins Watkins Glen CTSC With Last-Lap Pass

2017 Daytona CTSC Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

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 …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com

Frontstretch