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Russell Ward Wins Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Pole

Early Sunday morning (Aug. 23), Winward Racing’s Russell Ward claimed the overall pole for the Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix with a lap at 103.838 mph.  It is Ward’s first career pole position in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. Ward’s lap was less than two-hundredths of a second faster than …

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Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport Dominates Pilot Challenge ROAR Day No. 1

Michelin Pilot Challenge testing Friday (Jan. 3) at Daytona International Speedway saw just one team atop the charts for the vast majority of the day.  That team was Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport, which was fastest in both sessions. Session No. 1 In the morning session, Indy Dontje topped the charts with …

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Rear Tires Take Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport to Laguna Seca Victory

Dominik Baumann, driving in place of regular driver Indy Dontje, used a strategy that saw the Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport team put on rear tires on their final pit stop.  That proved to be the winning move in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Saturday (Sep. 14). The strategy got Baumann …

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Andrew Davis, Devin Jones Top Lime Rock Pilot Challenge Practices

Andrew Davis got the late call to come to Lime Rock and drive Rebel Rock Racing’s Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R this weekend.  On Friday , he showed that the team made a good decision by turning in the fastest lap of the day at 99.161 mph in the opening session. Practice …

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Pace Laps: Chase Elliott’s History in the Making

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A History-Making Moment For Chase Elliott Finally. It’s not a surprise to me that the second Chase Elliott hit Victory Lane, his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in the books, the first answer to how he felt was “relief.” After two-plus years of …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M

89 Pirelli World Challenge teams are entered in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M.  There will be four pairs of races during the weekend.  The GT SprintX races on Monday will be for the GT classes (Pro-Pro and Pro-Am, along with GT Cup).  GTS SprintX races …

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Damien Faulkner, Trent Hindman Tie for Quick Lap in Lime Rock Happy Hour

Depending on the series, ties can be broken in a variety of ways.  In the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, being first claims the spoils. CJ Wilson Racing’s Damien Faulkner and Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman both turned in the same time (56.320 seconds, 97.798 mph) in CTSC Happy Hour.  However, …

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CJ Wilson Racing Announces 2017 CTSC Plans

When IMSA released the provisional entry list for this weekend’s Roar Before the 24, CJ Wilson Racing’s Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsports were missing from the chart.  Their plans for 2017 had not been publicly announced at that time. On Tuesday, the Texas-based announced that they will once again field two …

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