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Eric Foss Fastest In CTMP Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Ben Rhodes Shows Promise

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Murillo Racing’s Eric Foss turned in a lap during the first practice of the day at 106.009 mph in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. That time held up to be the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the day at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Practice No. 1 Foss’ lap was a quarter of a second faster than …

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Indy Dontje Leads Winward Racing Front Row Sweep For Tioga Downs 240

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Indy Dontje Car Phil Allaway

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Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Indy Dontje won the pole Friday afternoon (June 28) for Saturday’s Tioga Downs 240 at the Glen with a lap at 106.705 mph, the fourth round of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.  It is Dontje’s first career pole in the series. “The Mercedes-AMG GT4 is running very well here [this weekend],” …

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VOLT Racing Uses Pit Strategy to Win Mid-Ohio 120

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Saturday saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams deal with mixed conditions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Despite Audi and McLaren dominating early, it was the Porsche of VOLT Racing’s Trent Hindman and Alan Brynjolfsson who outlasted the field to pick up their first win of the season. After an equally topsy-turvy qualifying session, eEuroparts.com ROWE …

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Entry List: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

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Unlike IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, attendance for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams was not mandatory at the Roar Before the 24.  As a result, the entry list has increased from 40 teams to 49 for the race. The Grand Sport class has 35 entries, one of the largest for the class in recent memory.  A …

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Pace Laps: Kevin Harvick’s Dominance & Justin Allgaier’s Career Year

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: No Circumstances? No Problem for Kevin Harvick Much like Austin Cindric did on Saturday in Mid-Ohio, Kevin Harvick straight up put on a clinic. The only difference between the two was that Harvick landed in Victory Lane while circumstances and a late-race pass for the lead put Justin Allgaier in …

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Pace Laps: Martin Truex Jr.’s Dominance & An XFINITY Championship Preview

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Trounces The Field Kentucky Speedway was simply the Martin Truex Jr. show. Leading 174 of 267 laps, his No. 78 Toyota was on cruise control most of Saturday night (July 14) in the Quaker State 400. Two-tire pit strategies, like on most repaves produced short-term boosts for drivers like …

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Ryan Eversley Reigns Supreme in Friday Lime Rock TCR/TCA Action

2018 Lime Rock PWC Ryan Eversley Car Phil Allaway

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RealTime Racing’s Ryan Eversley seemed vincible in the opening practice session Friday morning (May 25) at Lime Rock Park.  After adjustments, no one could touch his pace.  The Atlanta-based Eversley was fastest overall in practice and easily won the pole for Saturday’s first TCR/TCA race. Qualifying The qualifying session was not really all that close.  …

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Hyundai Enters PWC TCR with Bryan Herta Autosport

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On Thursday, Hyundai announced a new relationship with Bryan Herta Autosport at the Chicago Auto Show that will see the INDYCAR team field two Hyundai i30 N TCRs in Pirelli World Challenge’s new TCR class in 2018.  The two i30 Ns will be driven by Mark Wilkins and Michael Lewis. BHA owner Bryan Herta is …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Utah Motorsports Campus

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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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