NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Entry List: Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Filipe Albuquerque Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action with all three of their classes for the first time in nearly a month.  35 teams are entered in Sunday’s sprint race at Road America in Wisconsin. In the Prototype class, there are a couple of changes.  Most notably, Jõao Barbosa is back in …

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Entry List: Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

2017 Watkins Glen IWSC Joao Barbosa Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action at Watkins Glen International after four weeks off.  Many of the teams and drivers spent that time in France, competing at Le Mans.  Others stayed back and prepped at home.  42 teams have risen to the challenge of six hours of racing Sunday in high …

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Michael Shank Racing Dominates to Win Petit Le Mans

2016 Road Atlanta IWSC Olivier Pla Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

All week, Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian‘s No. 60 had been the class of the field.  Olivier Pla topped three of the four practice sessions.  Teammate Oswaldo Negri, Jr. topped the other one.  Pla put the car on pole a half-second clear of the field. Once the green fell, Pla ran away from the field, …

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Oswaldo Negri, Jr. Fastest in Opening WeatherTech Practice

2016 Watkins Glen IWSC Ozz Negri Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, the brand-new pavement on the 3.4-mile road course was not that much of a mystery.  Many of the teams participated in an open test just a couple of weeks ago, but that was under somewhat more controlled conditions.  However, even with the new pavement, not a whole lot …

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Rolex 24 Update: After 12 Hours

2016 Daytona IWSC Pipo Derani Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

The second quarter of the Rolex 24 at Daytona saw a number of contenders run into serious difficulties.  The most notable of these instances was when the No. 60 Ligier JS P2-HPD driven by Oswaldo Negri, Jr. blew an engine in the infield while leading overall.  The Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian entry is now …

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Ozz Negri Tops Opening Daytona WeatherTech Practice

2016 Daytona IWSC Ozz Negri Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were greeted with dreary skies and some fog on Thursday morning as the first timed session of the season kicked into action.  Despite the wet track, there was no precipitation that fell during the session.  The result was rather mixed. Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian‘s Oswaldo “Ozz” Negri, …

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