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Eric Foss, Alexandre Premat Top Early Watkins Glen CTSC Sessions

2018 Daytona Ctsc Alex Premat Car Phil Allaway

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Through two IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions at Watkins Glen International, Ramsey Racing’s Alexandre Premat is fastest with a lap of 105.106 mph.  Neither session was truly indicative of race conditions, though. Practice No. 1 Thursday’s first practice session was held in changeable conditions.  The session started out wet before drying out.  Even …

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Dillon Machavern, Spencer Pumpelly Win BMW Endurance Challenge

2018 Daytona Ctsc Dillon Machavern Spencer Pumpelly Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

In the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Rennsport One’s No. 28 Porsche for defending Grand Sport champion Dillon Machavern and Spencer Pumpelly was the class of the field all week in Daytona.  The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge was no different as Machavern took the lead for the final time when DXDT Racing’s Aaron Povoledo had to …

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Spencer Pumpelly Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona Pole

2016 Daytona Iwsc Spencer Pumpelly Driver Credit Austin Gager

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On Thursday afternoon, Rennsport One’s Spencer Pumpelly won the overall pole for Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona, the season opener for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Pumpelly’s lap of 115.136 seconds (111.312 mph) is the fastest CTSC lap of the weekend to this point. Afterwards, Pumpelly attributed the team’s pace both this weekend …

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Dillon Machavern Quickest in CTSC Session No. 2, Runs Out of Fuel

2018 Daytona Ctsc Dillon Machavern Car Phil Allaway

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Wednesday’s second CTSC practice session at Daytona International Speedway saw Rennsport One’s Dillon Machavern continue to show the speed that put them on top of the charts during the Roar Before the 24.  However, the day was not completely perfect for the team. Machavern was fastest overall with a lap of 115.894 seconds (110.584 mph) …

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Joey Atterbury Tops CTSC Session No. 4, Michael Johnson Crashes

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Jack Roush Jr. Car Phil Allaway

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Roar Before the 24 has showed that the “raw” Ford Mustang GT4 may be the car to beat in the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  KohR Motorsports’ Joey Atterbury was fastest in session No. 4 with a lap of 116.001 seconds (110.482 mph) in his No. 59 …

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Entry List: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Roar Before the 24

2017 Daytona Ctsc Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

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For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, next week’s Roar Before the 24 is the beginning of a transition season for the series.  So far, it looks like it may result in a more top-heavy series. There are 40 teams entered in the season opening Roar Before the 24.  However, 28 of those teams are …

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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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Entry List: Road America 120

2017 Lime Rock Ctsc Devin Jones Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will be back in action for a two-hour sprint race at Road America.  32 teams are currently entered in the race. In Grand Sport, TeamTGM is back, but with only one of their two Porsches.  The No. 4 will run with Guy Cosmo and Hugh Plumb at …

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Bodymotion Racing Announces 2017 CTSC Driver Lineup

On Friday, New Jersey-based Bodymotion Racing announced their 2017 racing plans.  As in 2016, the team will field two entries in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  One will be a Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport in the Grand Sport (GS) class, while the other will be a regular Porsche Cayman in the Street Tuner (ST) …

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