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Team Panoz Racing Wins Portland GTS SprintX Race No. 1 with Late Pass

2018 Portland Pwc Ian James Harry Gottsacker Racing Wc Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

In Saturday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 1 at Portland International Raceway, Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James passed pole sitter Harry Gottsacker in the Festival Curves with two laps to go.  From there, James pulled away to take his and Matthew Keegan‘s first GTS SprintX win of the year. “In this Pro-Am format, you are only …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge 58th Rose City Races

2018 Vir Pwc Rodrigo Baptista Car Wc Vision

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This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes return to action at Portland International Raceway for the first time in more than a decade.  It is the fourth SprintX weekend of the season.  82 teams have filed entries for the weekend. In the GT SprintX races, there are 15 entries, six of which are in …

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Michael Christensen Snatches PWC Road America Race No. 2 Victory

2018 Lime Rock Pwc Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen was able to get past Race No. 1 winner Àlvaro Parente in Turn 6 on the very first lap of the race Sunday.  From there, Christensen was able to open up a gap and maintain that advantage to win Race No. 2 of the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Road …

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Entry List: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Roar Before the 24

2017 Daytona Ctsc Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

(Photo: Ford Performance)

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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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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Paul Holton Claims Road America 120 Pole

2017 Daytona Ctsc Matt Plumb Car Credit Sideline Sports Photography

(Photo: Sideline Sports Photography)

On Saturday morning, C360R’s Paul Holton did not waste any time in trying to lay claim to the pole for today’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Road America 120.  On his first flying lap, Holton turned in a lap of 140.185 seconds (103.955 mph).  That lap turned out to be more than enough to give …

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Scott Maxwell, Jade Buford Claim Maiden Win for Mustang GT4 at Sebring

2017 Sebring Ctsc Jade Buford Car Credit Ford Performance

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After Daytona’s sports car season opener, Multimatic Motorsports decided to dedicate themselves to helping customers with the new Ford Mustang GT4 instead of fielding one themselves.  The car Multimatic ran at Daytona is in Europe for GT4 homologation testing.  As a result, drivers Scott Maxwell and Jade Buford were moved to KohR Motorsports and raced …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in Opening Road Atlanta CTSC Practice

2016 Road Atlanta Ctsc Trent Hindman Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday afternoon, the 36 teams entered in Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Road Atlanta 150 took to the 2.54-mile road course known as Road Atlanta for their opening practice session.  Temperatures were in the mid-80’s and the humidity was a bit up there.  As a result, teams had to deal with a somewhat …

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Scott Maxwell wins CTMP Overall Pole for CTSC, Sets Record

2015 Lime Rock Ctsc Billy Johnson Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

On Friday, the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held qualifying sessions for Saturday’s 150-minute race.  Last week, Scott Maxwell won the pole in changeable conditions at Watkins Glen to tie Matt Bell for most all-time in the series with 12.  It did not take long for Maxwell to break the tie. Maxwell drove his No. 15 …

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CJ Wilson Racing Doubles Up in Opening Daytona Practice

In Daytona, Wednesday dawned ugly.  Heavy recent rains turned much of the infield into a mud waller.  Getting even one wheel off the track could spell trouble.  In the first practice, team owner/driver Kris Wright found that out the hard way when he slid his Kris Wright Racing with Goldcrest Motorsports Porsche Cayman off course …

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