Race Weekend Central

Trent Hindman, Shelby Blackstock Earn Weekend Sweep at COTA

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Racers Edge Motorsports’ Trent Hindman and Shelby Blackstock comprehensively controlled the second GT World Challenge America powered by AWS race of the weekend Sunday (March 8).  The duo started from the pole and were never seriously threatened en route to the weekend sweep. On the start, Hindman was able to take the advantage and pull …

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Trent Hindman, Shelby Blackstock Win GT World Challenge America Opener

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For the first GT World Challenge America race of 2020 at Circuit of the Americas Saturday (March 7), there was only one car entered in the Silver class.  That car, the No. 93 Acura driven by Trent Hindman (pictured above) and Shelby Blackstock, took the overall lead early and drove away from the field to …

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Heinricher Racing Continues Shank Partnership, Fields Alvaro Parente, Misha Goikhberg for 2020

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Heinricher Racing announced Monday (Dec. 9) that they will continue their relationship with Meyer Shank Racing for a second straight year.  The team will not continue with their all-female driver lineup, though.  Replacing Katherine Legge and Christina Nielsen will be Alvaro Parente and Misha Goikhberg for the full season in the No. 57 Acura NSX …

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Action Express Racing Caps Dominant Weekend With Petit Le Mans Victory

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Action Express Racing’s No. 31 Cadillac of Eric Curran, Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr had been the dominant car for much of the weekend. However, victory was not guaranteed until teammate Filipe Albuquerque had an issue with the left front corner of the car while leading. That put Albuquerque through the gravel and Derani in …

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Alan Brynjolfsson, Trent Hindman Win Road America SprintX Race No. 2 From Pit Lane

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Park Place Motorsports’ Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman handled treacherous conditions and having to start in the pit lane to win Race No. 2 for Pirelli GT4 America SprintX and GT4 East teams at Road America on Sunday (Sep. 22).  It is the Park Place duo’s second overall victory of the year and fourth GT4 …

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Jesse Lazare Fastest in Road America 120 Practice; Justin Piscitell Rolls

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Motorsport In Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice (Aug. 2) at Road America with a lap at 106.135 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice session, it was Park Place Motorsports’ Trent Hindman that was fastest overall in his Porsche Cayman GT4 MR with a lap at 105.931 mph.  …

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Laurens Vanthoor Sets Lime Rock Track Record, Claims Northeast Grand Prix Pole

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Porsche GT Team continued their domination of the speed charts Saturday morning (July 20) as Laurens Vanthoor claimed the overall pole for today’s Northeast Grand Prix.  Vanthoor’s lap at 108.001 mph is a track record for GT Le Mans-class teams. “I think [the car] is very good,” Vanthoor told Frontstretch after the session.  “Ever since …

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Mazda Team Joest Scores Debut Victory at Watkins Glen

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda has struggled on and off for the past five years in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Their car is fast, but they’ve had bad luck.  Sunday (June 30) saw Mazda Team Joest put it all together as Harry Tincknell, Jonathan Bomarito and Olivier Pla claimed overall honors in the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the …

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Oliver Jarvis Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen Pole

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Mazda Team Joest’s Mazda RT24-P showed Saturday (June 29) that it is still the fastest car on high speed circuits. Oliver Jarvis won the pole for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen with a track record lap at 136.548 mph. “I love this place,” Jarvis said after qualifying. “This place is just amazing. You …

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K-PAX Racing Wins Blancpain GT America Race No. 2 at CTMP

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente and Andy Soucek took advantage of a rarely-used pit rule in order to keep themselves in front of R. Ferri Motorsports’ Miguel Molina.  From there, the No. 9 Bentley held on for their second win of 2019. “No, I wasn’t looking in the mirror,” Soucek said after the race when asked …

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