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Matt Plumb, Scott Maxwell Top Road Atlanta CTSC Practices

2017 Road Atlanta Ctsc Matt Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held two practice sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Friday’s FOX Factory 120.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall with a lap of 88.879 seconds (102.881 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick lap of the day came during the morning session, which started at 9:50 a.m.  …

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Entry List: IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge FOX Factory 120

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the season comes to an end on Friday afternoon at Road Atlanta.  31 cars will battle for glory on the 2.54-mile road course. In Grand Sport, there are 13 cars entered.  The race will be a swansong for cars that aren’t fully GT4-spec.  These grandfathered cars will be …

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Entry List: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240

2017 Daytona Ctsc Max Bladon Car Phil Allaway

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, their second to last race of 2017 is the second and final endurance event of the year.  32 cars will race on Saturday afternoon for four hours on the 2.238-mile undulating road course. In Grand Sport, there are a couple of extra teams entered.  Firstly, as previously noted …

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Michelin to Serve as Official Tire of IMSA in 2019

2017 Lime Rock Iwsc Patrick Pilet Car Phil Allaway

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On Wednesday morning, IMSA announced that France-based Michelin will become the sanctioning body’s official tire at the beginning of 2019, replacing Continental Tire.  As a result of the deal, teams running in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Prototype and GT Daytona classes will be required to run Michelin rubber.  Teams in the GT Le Mans class …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson Steals Victory in Bizarre Richmond Ending & RPM’s Uncertain Future

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Screwed by the Pooch? Spending some time in the land of if’s for a moment here, Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 could’ve ended a whole lot differently. Some misfortune for others changed the game in a race that was ultimately won by Kyle Larson. Let’s start with one of the …

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CTSC ST Points Leader Jeff Mosing Out With L2 Compression Fracture

2016 Road Atlanta Ctsc Eric Foss Car Credit Phil Allaway

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IMSA Continential Tire SportsCar Challenge ST co-points leader Jeff Mosing is done for 2017.  Murillo Racing recently announced that a routine medical checkup for Mosing uncovered a compression fracture of the L2 veterbrae.  The likely cause of the injury was a crash in an aborted IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge race at Watkins Glen back …

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Rennsport One Wins Biscuitville Grand Prix After Controversial Contact

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Dylan Murcott Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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Jack Roush Jr. Wins Biscuitville Grand Prix Pole

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Jack Roush Jr. Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Jesse Lazare Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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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Trent Hindman Fastest in First Biscuitville Grand Prix Practice

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Trent Hindman Car Phil Allaway

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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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Entry List: Biscuitville Grand Prix

2017 Daytona Ctsc James Cox Car Phil Allaway

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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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Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. Win Lightning-Shortened Road America 120

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Jack Roush Jr. Car Phil Allaway

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For KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin and Jack Roush Jr., they must be quite pleased when the electricity flows through the air.  At Watkins Glen, they claimed their first win of the year in a race hampered by a red flag for lightning and heavy rains.  Sunday was more of the same. The KohR Motorsports No. …

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