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Entry List: Road America 120

Corey Lewis takes the victory in the Road America 120 at Road America, 8/1/2020 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

For Saturday’s seventh of the year for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Road America, there are currently 37 teams entered.  This is an increase of two teams from Lime Rock.  Motorsports In Action’s Sheena Monk will be looking to defend her victory from last year. In the Grand Sport class, there are 24 cars entered.  …

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Entry List: Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Jeff Mosing Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams venture into Watkins Glen for the second extra-distance race of the year Saturday.  38 teams will take to the 3.4-mile road course Saturday afternoon. In the Grand Sport class, there are 24 teams entered.  The only squad that is not entered that raced at Mid-Ohio last month is the American …

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Andrea Caldarelli, Jordan Pepper Continue Domination With 4th Win of 2021 at VIR

Andrea Caldarelli and Jordan Pepper hold up their trophies after winning Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS Race No. 1 at VIR, 6/5/2021 (Photo: K-PAX Racing)

(Photo: K-PAX Racing)

K-PAX Racing’s Andrea Caldarelli and Jordan Pepper led all but five laps to win the first race of the weekend at VIRginia International Raceway Saturday (June 5).  It is their fourth win of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS season in five races. “We knew we’d struggle a little bit in the …

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Michael Cooper Wins COTA GT4 America Sprint Race No. 2

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper was able to get past pole sitter Drew Staveley and held on to take his first victory of 2020 Sunday at Circuit of the Americas.  It is Cooper’s fifth GT4 America Sprint overall victory since the beginning of 2019. Staveley won the pole for Race No. 2 by virtue of …

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Michael Cooper Earns Weekend Sweep In Rain-Shortened Road America Race No. 2

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper earned a weekend sweep in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Sunday morning (Sep. 22).  The race was cut short after 27 of the scheduled 50 minutes due to heavy rains.  Since the race was declared complete at less than 75 percent distance, half-points were awarded. “Definitely a strange race,” Cooper said …

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Michael Cooper Makes 1st Lap Pass For Lead, Wins GT4 Sprint Race No. 1 at Road America

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper qualified third for the first Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race of the weekend Saturday (Sept. 21) at Road America. By the end of the first lap, he was in the lead. Once there, no one could touch him as Cooper pulled away to take his third win of 2019. Robinson …

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Michael Cooper Holds Off Ian James For Sonoma Sprint Race No. 1 Victory

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper took advantage of his pole position and held off Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James to lead flag-to-flag to take victory in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Race No. 1 at Sonoma Raceway Saturday (June 8).  It is Cooper’s first win of the 2019 season. “The race with Ian [James]…he just waits …

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Michael Cooper Fastest Of All GT4 Entries in Sonoma Qualifying

2019 Long Beach GT4S Michael Cooper Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday morning (June 8) saw Pirelli GT4 America Sprint, Pirelli GT4 America SprintX and GT4 West teams all venture onto Sonoma Raceway’s configuration to qualify for this weekend’s races. When the dust cleared, it was Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper that was fastest in his McLaren. Pirelli GT4 America Sprint The Pirelli GT4 America Sprint …

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Matthew Fassnacht Sweeps Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Weekend at VIR

2019 VIR GT4S Matthew Fassnacht Victory Lane SRO America

(Photo: SRO America)

In the Pirelli GT4 America Sprint races this weekend at VIR, tire issues plagued the frontrunners.  Murillo Racing’s Matthew Fassnacht was able to avoid trouble and drive his Mercedes-AMG GT4 to two overall victories. Race No. 1 The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly started from the overall pole after setting a track record in qualifying.  From …

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Entry List: Grand Prix of Watkins Glen

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge wraps up their season at Watkins Glen International with a series of eight races on the 3.4-mile long course.  81 teams have lodged entries in seven classes.  One of those teams has already withdrawn. TruSpeed AutoSport’s No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTA class for Parker Chase is …

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