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TeamTGM Successfully Defends Lime Rock Park 120 Victory

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler and Hugh Plumb started from the pole in Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  From there, they led the vast majority of the race, but had to sweat out their fuel in order to repeat as winners at Lime Rock Park. “[Today’s win] is all about the TGM guys,” Plumb said after the …

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Owen Trinkler Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

2019 Lime Rock IMPC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler overcame hot and humid conditions Friday (July 19) and less than four wheels on the ground to win the overall pole for Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  Trinkler’s lap at 98.601 mph was more than a second quicker than last year’s pole, but three-tenths of a second slower than the best lap …

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Owen Trinkler Wins CTMP 120 Pole; Ben Rhodes to Start 3rd

2019 Daytona IMPC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler won the pole for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 with the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the weekend Saturday morning.  The lap of 106.271 mph was two-tenths of a second faster than the best practice lap on Friday. Trinkler’s lap was seven-hundredths of a second faster than CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler …

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

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Jeff Mosing Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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Devin Jones, Owen Trinkler Top Tioga Downs 240 Practice Sessions

2019 Daytona IMPC James Clay Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams have been treated to warm weather at Watkins Glen International so far this weekend.  BimmerWorld Racing’s Devin Jones is fastest overall in practice this weekend with a lap at 106.514 mph.  He also did all the practice for the No. 82 BMW M4 GT4 on Thursday due to the fact …

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Owen Trinkler Wins Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2019 Daytona IMPC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler clocked in a lap at 103.156 mph Thursday (March 14) to claim the overall pole for Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, the second race of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.  The lap is a Grand Sport qualifying lap record for Sebring, but not the fastest lap of the weekend. Trinkler’s …

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Charlie Luck Returns to Daytona, Tops Michelin Pilot Challenge Roar Day No. 1

2018 Daytona CTSC Dillon Machavern Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

To NASCAR fans, Charlie Luck is best known as a driver in the early days of what is now the Xfinity Series, competing as an owner-driver in a No. 45 sponsored by Luck Stone, a family business.  Then, he stopped competing after 1986.  After decades away, he returned to racing in 2017.  This weekend, he’s …

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Tyler Cooke, James Clay Win FOX Factory 120

2018 Road Atlanta CTSC Tyler Cooke Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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 2019, the series will become …

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Fuel Mileage Gives TeamTGM Laguna Seca Victory at Last Second

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Most of the leaders in Saturday’s WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 were on a fuel-saving pit strategy that forced to them to run the second half of the race without a stop.  Until the final lap, all was good.  With just two corners to go, Rennsport One’s Dillon Machavern ran out of fuel.  That allowed …

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

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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 GT4 in North America. “It’s …

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