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Jonathan Bomarito Claims Road Race Showcase Pole

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On Saturday afternoon, Mazda’s Jonathan Bomarito put down a lap of 114.507 seconds (127.266 mph) in the closing stages of qualifying, which held up to take the overall pole for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America.  It is Mazda’s third pole of the season. Afterwards, Bomarito was …

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Scott Maxwell Extends All-Time CTSC Record by Winning Road America Pole

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On Friday afternoon, Multimatic Motorsports‘ Scott Maxwell claimed the pole for Saturday’s 2.5 hour IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Road America.  Maxwell’s lap of 142.487 seconds (102.275 mph) was nearly a half-second faster than CJ Wilson Racing‘s Daniel Burkett in second.  Compass360 Racing‘s Paul Holton was third quickest …

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IMSA CTSC Brings Endurance Back, Prototype Lites is the New PC

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During the same State of the Sport press conference Friday where the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule was announced, IMSA announced the schedules for two more IMSA divisions. IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge For 2017, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge remains the primary support series to the WeatherTech SportsCar …

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IMSA Announces 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Schedule

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On Friday afternoon, IMSA announced the 2017 schedule for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship during a press conference in Victory Lane at Road America.  There are no new venues on the schedule, but there are some changes. The most noticeable change is that the rounds at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) …

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Alex Job Racing, Leh Keen, Part Ways; Sven Müller to Drive

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On Thursday, Alex Job Racing announced that Leh Keen has been released from the team, effective immediately.  Sven Müller, a Porsche Junior factory driver, will replace Keen in the No. 22 Porsche GT3-R in the GT Daytona for at least this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America.  Müller …

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IMSA Road America Entry Lists

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This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams take on the four mile long circuit known as Road America.  It should be an interesting race.  The updated entry lists for both races are out. IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Currently, 44 cars are listed …

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Pace Laps: Rainy Day Blues, Record Setting Trucks & Late Model Success

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Sprint Cup: Another Drenched Day in Pocono – Pocono Raceway now holds a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record as the only track to have two rainouts in a single season. Needless to say, that’s not the record the 2.5-mile racetrack would hope to achieve, as Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 was postponed …

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Spencer Pumpelly to Race for RealTime While Cunningham Tests

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Earlier this week, Pirelli World Challenge competitiors RealTime Racing announced a testing program for the new Acura NSX GT3, which was unveiled to the public at the New York International Auto Show in April.  Veteran Dutch sports car racer Peter Kox has been retained to serve as a test driver …

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