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Entry List: Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

2017 Road Atlanta CTSC Matt Plumb Car Phil Allaway

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On Saturday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge has their second to last race of the season at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.  Currently, 37 cars are entered. In the Grand Sport class, 25 teams are entered.  There are quite a few changes of note here. Bodymotion Racing’s No. 5 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR is …

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Entry List: 2018 Biscuitville Grand Prix

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Spencer Pumpelly Car Phil Allaway

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s two-hour race at VIRginia International Raceway, there are 37 cars entered.  All three classes will be in action. The headlining Grand Sport class has 23 cars entered.  Likely the biggest news of the week is the return of Rebel Rock Racing to the series after a couple of …

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Paul Holton Claims Road America 120 Pole for McLaren

2017 Road Atlanta CTSC Matt Plumb Car Phil Allaway

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Compass Racing’s Paul Holton won the overall pole for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s Road America 120 on Saturday morning (Aug. 4).  Holton turned a lap at 105.153 mph in his McLaren 570S GT4, a track record for the CTSC. Holton’s lap was a full second faster than CarBahn Motorsports’ Tyler McQuarrie in the …

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IMSA Announces 2019 Series Configuration Changes, Schedules

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Stephen Simpson Car Phil Allaway

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At Road America Friday (Aug. 3), IMSA held their annual State of the Series press conference.  As usual, there were a flurry of announcements made. The biggest of those moves is the decision to split the Prototype class starting in 2019.  Starting with January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, the DPis and Global LMP2 cars will …

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Entry List: Road America 120

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Ty Majeski Car Phil Allaway

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36 teams are entered in Saturday’s Road America 120 for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  The race is scheduled to go for two hours, but last year’s race was shortened due to lightning. The headlining Grand Sport has 25 entries, up from 20 at Lime Rock.  In that group are quite a few changes. …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Earn Maiden Win for TeamTGM at Lime Rock

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Owen Trinkler Car Phil Allaway

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TeamTGM’s Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler were able to hold back the pack in the second half of the race to win Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  It is the first-ever victory for TeamTGM in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the first victory for the Mercedes-AMG GT4 in North America. “It’s …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Spencer Pumpelly Car Phil Allaway

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Spencer Pumpelly went a long way towards pulling Rennsport One out of the funk they’ve been in recently by winning the overall pole for the Lime Rock Park 120 on Friday (July 20).  For Pumpelly, it is his third overall pole of 2018.  Given the tight confines of Lime Rock Park, getting a good starting …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Top Lime Rock CTSC Practices

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

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TeamTGM’s No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 shared by Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler topped the two primary IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Trinkler’s lap of 96.547 mph) in Practice No. 2 was the fastest time of the morning. Practice No. 1 Hugh Plumb’s quick lap of 95.910 …

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Entry List: Lime Rock Park 120

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Kenton Koch Car Phil Allaway

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the series has one of their larger entries of the season.  37 cars are entered in Saturday morning’s two-hour sprint race at Lime Rock Park.  Unlike many tracks on the calendar, a 37-car grid at Lime Rock will stretch pit capacity to the max and lapped traffic will …

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Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Snag 3rd Win of 2018 in CTMP 120

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Kyle Marcelli Car Phil Allaway

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KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy gambled on fuel Saturday (July 7) in their Ford Mustang GT4.  The gamble paid off as the duo claimed their third IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  The victory also gives Marcelli and Stacy the points lead. To …

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Alexandre Premat Claims Canadian TIre Motorsports Park 120 Pole

2018 Daytona CTSC Alex Premat Car Phil Allaway

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Ramsey Racing’s Alexandre Premat claimed the pole Saturday morning for the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  It is the first-ever pole for Ramsey Racing. Premat’s lap of 105.170 mph was a little more than one-tenth of a second faster than Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher in the best of the Ford Mustang GT4s.  Scott Maxwell will …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

2018 Watkins Glen CTSC Ty Majeski Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For Saturday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge two-hour race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, 34 teams have posted entries.  Like in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, that number is also likely to be only 33 due to a likely withdrawal in the Grand Sport class. A new team, Shining Star Motorsport by Atlantic Racing Team, …

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