Race Weekend Central

KohR Motorsports Scores Pilot Challenge Weekend Sweep at Mid-Ohio

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy took the overall lead when Winward Racing’s Alec Udell was forced to serve a penalty late in the race. From there, Stacy was able to hold on to score the weekend sweep in Michelin Pilot Challenge action at Mid-Ohio. Stacy started from the pole and got a good …

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Riley Motorsports Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona was dominated by teams running the Mercedes-AMG GT4.  Following the first pit stop of the day, the dominant Mercedes was that of Riley Motorsports’ Wynn’s-sponsored No. 35 driven by Jeroen Bleekemolen, James Cox and Dylan Murry.  Bleekemolen was able to get up to the front immediately after the first …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge 58th Rose City Races

(Photo: WC VIsion)

This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes return to action at Portland International Raceway for the first time in more than a decade.  It is the fourth SprintX weekend of the season.  82 teams have filed entries for the weekend. In the GT SprintX races, there are 15 entries, six of which are in …

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

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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 are for GT4 equipment in …

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Jade Buford, Scott Maxwell Claim Maiden PWC Win for Mustang GT4

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On Saturday afternoon, PF Racing’s Jade Buford and Scott Maxwell jumped pole sitter Harry Gottsacker during the race’s round of pit stops.  From there, they were able to hold off the rest of the field to claim the first victory in Pirelli World Challenge for the Ford Mustang GT4. “[The win] feels pretty good.  We …

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Ty Majeski Discovers Road Racing Versatility at Daytona

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Over the past few years, Ty Majeski has become well-known for his short track skills.  His track record over that time period quickly caught the eye of Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. Winning three straight ARCA Midwest Tour titles against difficult competition and claiming the pole at the Snowball Derby will do that for you. …

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Entry List: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Roar Before the 24

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, next week’s Roar Before the 24 is the beginning of a transition season for the series.  So far, it looks like it may result in a more top-heavy series. There are 40 teams entered in the season opening Roar Before the 24.  However, 28 of those teams are …

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Ford’s Young Guns to Team Up for CTSC BMW Endurance Challenge

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

On Thursday morning, Ford Performance announced a full court press on the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s season opening BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  On Jan. 26, four of Ford Performance’s development drivers will be sharing two Ford Mustang GT4s in the Grand Sport class. Those four drivers are former Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Chase …

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Matt Plumb, Scott Maxwell Top Road Atlanta CTSC Practices

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held two practice sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Friday’s FOX Factory 120.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall with a lap of 88.879 seconds (102.881 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick lap of the day came during the morning session, which started at 9:50 a.m.  …

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Entry List: IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge FOX Factory 120

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the season comes to an end on Friday afternoon at Road Atlanta.  31 cars will battle for glory on the 2.54-mile road course. In Grand Sport, there are 13 cars entered.  The race will be a swansong for cars that aren’t fully GT4-spec.  These grandfathered cars will be …

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