Race Weekend Central

Austin Cindric, Sebastian Priaulx Win FOX Factory 120

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Austin Cindric Sebastian Priaulx Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Multimatic Motorsports was able to get in the pits just before the 80 minute mark Friday (Oct. 11) to swap series debutante Sebastian Priaulx out of the seat and put in Austin Cindric. A couple of seconds later, a full-course caution flew for the stopped Honda Civic Type-R TCR of Mark Pombo. Cindric was able …

Read more

Akhil Rabindra Wins FOX Factory 120 Pole

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Akhil Rabindra Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Automatic Racing’s Akhil Rabindra, in only his fourth IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge start, claimed the pole Thursday (Oct. 10) for Friday’s FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with a lap at 106.679 mph.  It is his first career IMSA pole and a new track record. “[My car] was wonderful,” Rabindra told Frontstretch after …

Read more

Kyle Marcelli, Akhil Rabindra Top Michelin Raceway Pilot Challenge Practice

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Kyle Marcelli Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli was fastest overall in the first two IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice sessions Thursday (Oct. 10) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  Marcelli’s lap at 106.734 mph is an unofficial track record. Practice No. 1 The first practice of the day began at 8:45 a.m. local time under cloudy skies.  These conditions …

Read more

Rear Tires Take Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport to Laguna Seca Victory

2018 Road Atlanta CTSC Damien Faulkner Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Dominik Baumann, driving in place of regular driver Indy Dontje, used a strategy that saw the Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport team put on rear tires on their final pit stop.  That proved to be the winning move in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Saturday (Sep. 14). The strategy got Baumann out in front of CarBahn …

Read more

Tyler McQuarrie Wins Pilot Challenge Laguna Seca Pole

2019 Lime Rock IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler McQuarrie won the pole Saturday (Sep. 14) for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 with a lap at 88.657 mph.  It is McQuarrie’s second pole in as many qualifying sessions and will mark the third straight race that he will start from the overall pole.  Qualifying at VIR …

Read more

Entry List: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Indy Dontje Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For Saturday’s penultimate race for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, there are currently 35 cars entered at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.  22 are in Grand Sport, while 13 are in the TCR class. In Grand Sport, probably the most notable fact is that eEuroparts.com ROWE Racing is not entered.  As we noted in Pace Laps …

Read more

Kuno Wittmer, Indy Dontje Fastest in Michelin Pilot Challenge VIR Practices

2019 Daytona IMPC Kuno Wittmer Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Friday (Aug. 23) saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams take to the 3.27-mile VIRginia International Raceway for two practice sessions ahead of Saturday’s Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix.  Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer was fastest overall with a lap at 103.873 mph. Practice No. 1 Wittmer’s quick lap of the day came on his …

Read more

Rebel Rock Racing Wins Wild Road America 120 With Final Lap Charge

2019 Watkins Glen IMPC Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Rebel Rock Racing’s Frank DePew and Robin Liddell earned their second win of the season Saturday (Aug. 3) at Road America under relatively astonishing circumstances.  With four turns to go, Liddell was in fourth.  A daring outside move at Canada Corner moved the No. 71 Camaro past Eric Foss and Corey Fergus to get up …

Read more

Tyler McQuarrie Wins Road America 120 Pole

2019 Daytona IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler McQuarrie won the pole Saturday morning (Aug. 3) for the Road America 120 with a lap at 106.751 mph.  The run breaks Owen Trinkler‘s run of two consecutive poles and puts Audi back on the front row. Trinkler was still close behind the Audi racer.  He qualified second overall in his Mercedes, …

Read more

IMSA Talks State of the Series, Announces 2020 Schedules

2015 - IMSA BoP Test

(Photo: Ford Performance)

IMSA held its annual State of the Sport address at Road America Friday night (Aug. 2). In the short term, the sanctioning body released 2020 schedules for IMSA’s series. It also gave an update on the development of the next generation of DPi chassis. WeatherTech SportsCar Championship For 2020, there really will not be all …

Read more

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

2019 Lime Rock IMPC Jesse Lazare Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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.  …

Read more

Dane Cameron Fastest Overall in Friday Road America Practice

2019 Watkins Glen IWSC Dane Cameron Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s No. 6 team was the team to beat Friday at Road America.  Dane Cameron was fastest overall with a lap at 132.472 mph during opening practice for Sunday’s IMSA Road Race Showcase. Practice No. 1 Cameron’s fast lap of the day came relatively early in the session.  That allowed the rest of …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com