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Park Place Motorsports Announces Revised Lineup for Road Atlanta

2017 Road Atlanta IWSC Jörg Bergmeister Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Park Place Motorsports announced Wednesday (Aug. 22) that they intend to compete in the final two races of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  The team was originally planning on only running the endurance events, but added Road America earlier this month to the schedule.  Now, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca has been added to the …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Spencer Pumpelly Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Spencer Pumpelly went a long way towards pulling Rennsport One out of the funk they’ve been in recently by winning the overall pole for the Lime Rock Park 120 on Friday (July 20).  For Pumpelly, it is his third overall pole of 2018.  Given the tight confines of Lime Rock Park, getting a good starting …

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Alegra Motorsports Wins Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen and Spencer Pumpelly claimed overall victory Monday afternoon (May 28) in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 at Lime Rock Park.  It is the first PWC victory for Alegra Motorsports. “To be honest, it was all about the first stint today,” Christensen said after the race.  “The car definitely …

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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest in Opening Lime Rock GT SprintX Practice

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Spencer Pumpelly was fastest overall in the sole Pirelli World Challenge GT SprintX practice Friday afternoon (May 25).  Pumpelly’s quick time was a lap of 52.071 seconds (101.907 mph). Pumpelly’s lap was nine-hundredths of a second faster than R. Ferri Motorsport’s Ferrari for point leaders Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander.  CRP Racing’s Daniel …

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Official 24 Hours of Le Mans Entry List Released

2017 Le Mans WEC Kamui Kobayashi Car Joao Filipe Alves Beato AdrenalMedia

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The ACO released the official entry list for the Le Mans Test Day (and by extension, the 24 Hours of Le Mans) on Thursday.  There are currently 62 teams on the list.  60 of those teams have confirmed entries in the race.  However, if anyone cannot compete, one (or both) of the two reserve entries …

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Winward Racing’s Damien Faulkner Quickest in CTSC Mid-Ohio Practice

2018 Daytona CTSC Damien Faulkner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Much like the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams also had to deal with quirky weather conditions on Friday at Mid-Ohio.  Before the rains came, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport’s Damien Faulkner topped the charts. Practice No. 1 Faulkner’s best time in the No. 33 Mercedes-AMG GT4 was 88.762 seconds (91.580 mph).  That …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Pole

2018 Daytona CTSC Dillon Machavern Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Rennsport One’s Spencer Pumpelly claimed the pole for Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 on Thursday afternoon.  Pumpelly’s lap of 131.611 seconds (102.301 mph) gives him his second consecutive overall pole to start the season. For Pumpelly, getting the pole was crucial. “For us, getting on the pole was really …

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Trent Hindman, Spencer Pumpelly Pace CTSC Sebring Practices

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Alan Brynjolfsson Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, VOLT Racing’s Trent Hindman paced IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice at Sebring International Raceway.  Hindman turned in a lap of 131.577 seconds (102.528 mph) in the morning session, a track record for the Grand Sport class.  The lap was also four-hundredths of a second faster than last year’s pole. Practice No. 1 …

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Scott Hargrove Sweeps PWC GT in Shortened Race No. 2

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Scott Hargrove WC Vision

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Scott Hargrove may not have had a perfect introduction to Pirelli World Challenge, but he gets to fly home to Canada with everything that matters.  Hargrove led flag-to-flag Sunday afternoon to win Race No. 2 of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg for the GT and GTA classes.  That gives the rookie driver a weekend …

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Alegra Motorsports to PWC, Michael Christensen, Spencer Pumpelly to Drive

2017 Road Atlanta IWSC Spencer Pumpelly Michael Christensen Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, Alegra Motorsports announced that they will move to Pirelli World Challenge full-time in 2018.  They will field the same No. 28 Porsche 911 GT3 R that competed full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017.  Porsche factory racer Michael Christensen will drive full-time in both the Sprint and Sprint-X races.  For the …

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