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Stevan McAleer, Toby Grahovec Avenge DQ, Win Watkins Glen SprintX Race No. 2

Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec celebrate their victory in Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Race No. 2 at Watkins Glen International, 9/19/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Classic BMW’s Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec woke up Sunday morning (Sept. 19) and discovered that they’d lost their class victory and second-place finish from Saturday in technical inspection. The goal quickly became to get it back. McAleer was able to get past BSport Racing’s Bryan Putt for the lead with …

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John Capestro-Dubets, Tom Capizzi Win Watkins Glen GT4 America Race No. 1 With Last-Lap Pass

2021 Watkins Glen GT4A John Capestro Dubets Tom Capizzi Post Race Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – AutoTechnic Racing’s John Capestro-Dubets ran down Classic BMW’s Toby Grahovec Saturday (Sept. 18) and passed him for the lead with half a lap to go.  From there, Capestro-Dubets pulled away to give himself and teammate Tom Capizzi their first Pirelli GT4 America SprintX victory of 2021 at Watkins Glen International. “That’s …

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Stevan McAleer, Patrick Gallagher Win Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240

Stevan McAleer and Patrick Gallagher celebrate their victory in the Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240 at Watkins Glen, 6/26/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Notlad Racing by RS1’s Stevan McAleer made a sweeping move to get past Turner Motorsport’s Bill Auberlen exiting the Inner Loop with less than four minutes to go Saturday afternoon (June 26).  From there, McAleer was able to earn himself and teammate Patrick Gallagher the overall victory in the Tioga Downs …

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Trent Hindman, Stevan McAleer Quickest in Watkins Glen Pilot Challenge Practice

Alan Brynjolfsson practices for the Tioga Downs Resort & Casino 240 at Watkins Glen International, 6/25/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Archangel Motorsports’ Trent Hindman was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Friday (June 25) at Watkins Glen International.  Hindman’s quick lap at 107.008 mph was set during the mid-afternoon second session. Practice No. 1 Pilot Challenge teams were on-track bright and early Friday morning.  The green came out at …

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Entry List: Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Jeff Mosing Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams venture into Watkins Glen for the second extra-distance race of the year Saturday.  38 teams will take to the 3.4-mile road course Saturday afternoon. In the Grand Sport class, there are 24 teams entered.  The only squad that is not entered that raced at Mid-Ohio last month is the American …

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Fast Track Racing Wins GT4 America SprintX Race No. 1, Loses Race No. 2 Due to Penalty

2019 VIR GT4ASX Stevan McAleer Car Classic BMW Fast Track Racing

(Photo: Fast Track Racing)

In Pirelli GT4 America SprintX action, it was an excellent weekend at VIRginia International Raceway for Fast Track Racing.  Stevan McAleer and Justin Raphael won Race No. 1 on Saturday (April 27) and came within a whisker of a weekend sweep on Sunday (April 28) Race No. 1 AutoTechnic Racing’s Kris Wilson led from the …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Makes History, But Not Before Cole Custer Stops Him

Cole Custer Burnout

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Kyle Busch – Richard Petty Mirage NASCAR caught a break at the tail end of its West Coast swing. Auto Club Speedway Sunday (March 17) was another underwhelming race with the sport’s new handling package. One driver dominated, leading seven times for 134 laps and cruising to a 2.3-second …

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Entry List: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Roar Before the 24

2017 Daytona CTSC Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(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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Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. Win Lightning-Shortened Road America 120

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Jack Roush Jr. Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin and Jack Roush Jr., they must be quite pleased when the electricity flows through the air.  At Watkins Glen, they claimed their first win of the year in a race hampered by a red flag for lightning and heavy rains.  Sunday was more of the same. The KohR Motorsports No. …

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Matt Bell, Robin Liddell Claim Second Consecutive CTSC Victory

2017 Lime Rock CTSC Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

At Lime Rock Park on Saturday morning, Stevenson Motorsports’ Matt Bell and Robin Liddell used excellent pace and superior pit strategy to open up a lead of 31 seconds over the rest of the pack.  Cautions cut that lead down, but Bell and Liddell were able to keep the No. 57 Camaro up front to …

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