Race Weekend Central

Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Gets That Monkey Off His Back

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Last Lap the Sweetest for Kyle Busch – It took 1,114 laps led for Kyle Busch to turn into Victory Lane in 2017. Starting from pole for the fifth time this season, Busch led the most laps in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway (74), surviving a 55-lap green-flag run to the end …

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Matt Bell, Robin Liddell Claim Second Consecutive CTSC Victory

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At Lime Rock Park on Saturday morning, Stevenson Motorsports’ Matt Bell and Robin Liddell used excellent pace and superior pit strategy to open up a lead of 31 seconds over the rest of the pack.  Cautions cut that lead down, but Bell and Liddell were able to keep the No. 57 Camaro up front to …

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Trent Hindman Wins Lime Rock Park 120 Pole

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Normally, qualifying for IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge races is a relatively quiet time for Trent Hindman.  His teammate Cameron Cassels usually qualifies the car while Hindman cheers on his Canadian teammate.  That was not the case on Friday. Hindman was given the nod to qualify his Trim-Tex No. 12 Porsche and he did not …

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Damien Faulkner, Trent Hindman Tie for Quick Lap in Lime Rock Happy Hour

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Depending on the series, ties can be broken in a variety of ways.  In the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, being first claims the spoils. CJ Wilson Racing’s Damien Faulkner and Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman both turned in the same time (56.320 seconds, 97.798 mph) in CTSC Happy Hour.  However, since Faulkner turned in the …

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Robin Liddell Fastest in Opening Lime Rock CTSC Practice

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday morning, Stevenson Motorsports’ Robin Liddell was fastest overall in opening practice for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Lime Rock Park.  Liddell’s lap of 55.872 seconds (98.582 mph) around the classic 1.53-mile configuration was a tenth of a second faster than C360R’s Matt Plumb. Mühlner Motorsports America’s Cameron Lawrence was third quickest …

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Entry List: Lime Rock Park 120

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, 31 cars are currently entered in Saturday’s two-hour race at Lime Rock Park.  There have been a few changes in both classes for this week. Originally, the entry list was at 33, but TeamTGM has elected to withdraw.  Team owner/driver Ted Giovanis was involved in a practice crash …

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Stevenson Motorsports Claims First-Ever Win for Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R

2017 Watkins Glen Ctsc Robin Liddell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday afternoon, Stevenson Motorsports’ Robin Liddell and Matt Bell overcame Motorsports in Action’s dominant McLaren to take the overall victory in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  It is the first victory for Stevenson Motorsports in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge since 2015.  More importantly, it is the first-ever victory for the new …

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Chris Green Claims Motorsports in Action’s First CTSC Pole

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On Saturday morning, Motorsports in Action’s Chris Green won the pole for today’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Green’s lap of 84.668 seconds (104.554 mph) was the fastest lap of the entire weekend for the series. Green’s lap was nearly a half-second faster than C360R’s Paul Holton in …

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Jesse Lazare Puts McLaren on Top in CTSC Practice No. 2

2017 Daytona Ctsc Jesse Lazare Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, Motorsports in Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice No. 2 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Lazare’s lap of 85.498 seconds (103.539 mph) was just a couple of hundredths of a second slower than Trent Hindman was in the morning session.  However, it was more than …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in First CTSC Practice at CTMP

2017 Daytona Ctsc Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday morning, Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman was fastest overall in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Hindman’s lap of 85.462 seconds (103.582 mph) was two-tenths of a second faster than Jack Roush Jr. in KohR Motorsports’ No. 59 Ford Mustang GT4. C360R’s Paul Holton was third …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Recently, IMSA released the entry list for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120, round No. 5 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  33 cars are entered between the Grand Sport and Street Tuner classes. In Grand Sport, there are 14 cars entered.  The most notable change is that the No. 99 Automatic Racing Aston Martin …

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KohR Motorsports Wins Watkins Glen CTSC With Last-Lap Pass

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Saturday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Continental Tire 120 at the Glen was very unusual by anyone’s standards.  Due to three full course yellows and a red flag due to lightning, only 43 laps (146.2 miles) were complete. KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin had contact in the Esses on the final lap with Automatic Racing’s Al Carter.  Carter …

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