Race Weekend Central

Rennsport One Wins Biscuitville Grand Prix After Controversial Contact

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On Saturday afternoon, KohR Motorsports’ No. 59 Ford and Stevenson Motorsports’ No. 57 Chevrolet were the dominant teams for much of the Biscuitville Grand Prix.  However, due to unusual circumstances, Rennsport One’s No. 28 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR shared by Dillon Machavern and Dylan Murcott were able to sweep past to take their first …

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Justin Marks Quickest in Opening Johnsonville 180 Practice

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On Saturday afternoon, XFINITY Series teams took to the 4.048-mile road course for their first practice session of the weekend at Road America.  The weather forecast for Sunday is dicey, but teams were greeted with dry weather for the first session.  Wet or dry, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Justin Marks may be the man to beat …

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Joey Hand Wins Pole for Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

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On Saturday afternoon, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams brought out their Saturday best in qualifying for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  When the dust cleared, it was Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Joey Hand who walked away with the overall pole. The session was a close one as the times whittled away.  Risi Competizione’s …

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Toni Vilander Fastest in VIR WeatherTech Practice No. 3

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In Saturday morning’s third practice session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at VIR, teams turned in the fastest laps of the weekend.  Risi Competizione’s Toni Vilander ended up fastest in the session with a lap of 100.855 seconds (116.722 mph). Vilander was one-sixth of a second faster than Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dirk Müller …

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Antonio Garcia Tops Wild VIR WeatherTech Practice No. 2

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On Friday afternoon, Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia was fastest overall in the second WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice session at VIRginia International Raceway.  Garcia’s lap of 101.323 seconds (116.183 mph) was a full second faster than what Tommy Milner turned during the first session. Garcia’s lap was eight-hundredths of a second faster than BMW Team RLL’s …

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Jack Roush Jr. Wins Biscuitville Grand Prix Pole

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On Friday evening, KohR Motorsports’ Jack Roush Jr. won the overall pole for Saturday’s Biscuitville Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway.  Roush’s lap of 114.621 seconds (102.704 mph) is 2.3 seconds fastest than the pole time that Sebastian Landy set last year for Automatic Racing. For Roush, VIR means a lot to him.  That just …

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Jesse Lazare Fastest in VIR CTSC Practice No. 2

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Motorsports in Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in the afternoon practice session for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams at VIRginia International Raceway.  Lazare’s lap of 115.243 seconds (102.149 mph) was about one-seventh of a second slower than Trent Hindman in the first session. In the second session, Lazare’s lap was nearly a quarter of …

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Tommy Milner Tops Opening VIR WeatherTech Practice

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Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner was fastest overall in opening practice for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at VIRginia International Raceway on Friday.  Milner’s lap of 102.341 seconds (115.027 mph) was a tenth of a second faster than Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Richard Westbrook. Milner was quite satisfied with his early pace. “It’s certainly a good …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in First Biscuitville Grand Prix Practice

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On Friday morning, Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman was fastest overall in the first practice session for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway.  Hindman’s lap of 115.107 seconds (102.270 mph) was just over half a tenth of a second quicker than Stevenson Motorsports’ Robin Liddell. Rennsport One’s Dylan Murcott was third quickest, …

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IMSA Prototype Challenge Announces 2018 Schedule, Change to Format

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On Thursday, IMSA officially unveiled the 2018 schedule for the IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda.  Compared to 2017, there are some big changes. Currently, the series contests 45-minute sprint races with no pit stops or driver changes.  Typically, there are two races a weekend.  Lime Rock Park, which had only one race, is an …

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Sébastien Bourdais Returns to Dale Coyne Racing at Gateway

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On Wednesday afternoon, Dale Coyne Racing announced that Sébastien Bourdais will return to the No. 18 Dallara this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Bourdais has been out since suffering a number of injuries in this crash during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 back in May. Bourdais suffered fractures to his pelvis and right hip in …

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Entry List: Biscuitville Grand Prix

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On the undercard of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR is the Continental Tire SportsCar Championship.  Biscuitville, a Greensboro, N.C.-based chain of fast food restaurants that specializes in Southern food, will serve as the primary sponsor of Saturday’s two-hour race.  32 teams will challenge the tricky 3.27-mile full course at VIRginia …

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