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Greedy Lap Earns Colin Braun Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Pole

2015 Lime Rock TUSC Colin Braun Headshot credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun entered lap time territory Saturday (July 6) at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park that has not been seen in over a decade.  He claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura with a lap at 135.250 mph.  It is a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship track record and …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Detroit Pole; Acura Team Penske Sweeps Front Row

2019 Long Beach IWSC Dane Cameron Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s recent excellent form continued Friday (May 31) at Belle Isle Park as Juan Pablo Montoya claimed pole for Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.  It is Montoya’s first pole of 2019 and the No. 6 car’s second of the year (teammate Dane Cameron won the pole at Sebring). “It’s great.  …

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Turner Motorsport Announces Double-Duty for Rolex 24 Weekend

2018 Daytona IWSC Mark Kvamme Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Turner Motorsport announced Thursday (Dec. 13) that they will be entering cars in both the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  It will be the team’s first race in the now-Michelin Pilot Challenge since 2014. In the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Turner Motorsport will be back full-time in the GT …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah

2017 UMC PWC Drew Staveley Car WC Vision

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This weekend is the final SprintX weekend of 2018 for Pirelli World Challenge.  The series has it’s smallest SprintX entry of the season at Utah Motorsports Campus, 80 teams. In SprintX GT, the biggest story of the weekend is that Daniel Morad will not be there.  CRP Racing has posted an entry for their No. …

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Entry List: Northeast Grand Prix

2017 Lime Rock IWSC Patrick Pilet Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship travels to Lime Rock Park in Connecticut for the first of two GT-only races on the schedule.  As a result, the entry is only 19 cars for this weekend.  It was originally only 18. In the GT Le Mans class, there are no real changes.  The factory programs …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Pipo Derani Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

After the fireworks of Watkins Glen, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is right back at it this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  There are currently 34 teams listed as being entered for this weekend.  That number is really 33. Tequila Patron ESM had one of the worst possible weekends you could have at Watkins …

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Entry List: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear

2018 Daytona IWSC Tristan Vautier Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. 26 cars are currently entered in the Prototype and GT Daytona classes.  GT Le Mans teams have the weekend off, partially because the weekend is a partial clash with the Le Mans Test Day. In the Prototype class, there are 14 cars …

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P1 Motorsports Unveils GT Daytona Effort for 2018 Endurance Races

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On Wednesday, P1 Motorsports announced their intentions to expand into the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class for a limited schedule in 2018.  The team has acquired a Mercedes-AMG GT3 and will race in the four Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup races.  Unlike the picture above, the team will use No. 71. Drivers …

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