Race Weekend Central

Chris Green Claims Motorsports in Action’s First CTSC Pole

2017 Daytona Ctsc Jesse Lazare Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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

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(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

2017 Daytona Ctsc Dean Martin Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

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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Paul Holton Wins Pole for Continental Tire 120 at the Glen

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(Photo: Sideline Sports Photography)

On Friday afternoon, C360R’s Paul Holton got only one hot lap in a shortened qualifying session.  That was all that was necessary. Holton’s one-lap at speed turned out to be the fastest CTSC lap of the whole weekend, at 117.578 seconds (104.101 mph), more than enough for the overall pole.  Afterwards, Holton downplayed his advantage …

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Guy Cosmo Fastest in Watkins Glen CTSC Practice No. 2

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On Friday morning, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams ventured onto the 3.4-mile circuit for 45 minutes of practice.  Once the session ended, it was TeamTGM’s Guy Cosmo that was on top. Afterwards, Cosmo talked about the overall performance of his Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport. “Everything’s going really good so far,” Cosmo told Frontstretch in …

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Matt Plumb Fastest in Opening Watkins Glen CTSC Practice

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On Thursday afternoon, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams took to Watkins Glen International’s 3.4-mile long course for opening practice.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall in his McLaren 570S GT4 with a lap of 118.139 seconds (103.607 mph). Plumb credits his pace out of the box to testing.  However, he’s not resting on any …

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Entry List: Continental Tire 120 at the Glen

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, there are 36 cars entered in Saturday’s Continental Tire 120 at the Glen.  The Grand Sport class is flat with the entry at Circuit of the Americas in early May.  A couple of teams took some hard hits (most notably CJ Wilson Racing’s No. 35 Porsche), but everyone …

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TCR Officially Added to the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge for 2018

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, IMSA announced that they have reached a deal with World Sporting Consulting (WSC) that will allow for a TCR (Touring Car Racing) class to compete in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) starting in 2018.  The CTSC will expand to three classes next year with TCR fitting in right in between the …

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C360R’s Matt Plumb Fastest Overall in Austin CTSC Practice

2017 Daytona Ctsc Matt Plumb Car Credit Sideline Sports Photography

(Photo: Sideline Sports Photography)

Thursday saw the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams take to the track in an official session for the first time in six weeks.  C360R’s Matt Plumb was fastest overall in his McLaren 570s GT4 with a lap of 139.832 seconds (87.533 mph). Practice No. 1 Plumb’s quick time came roughly halfway through the one …

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Entry List: Circuit of the Americas 120

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(Credit: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s two-hour sprint race this weekend at Circuit of the Americas, 33 cars are currently entered.  16 of those are Grand Sport entries, while 17 are Street Tuners. Likely who isn’t entered at the moment is a bigger story than who is.  KohR Motorsports has only one car on …

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