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AWA Claims 2nd Victory of 2021 in Mid-Ohio 120

Chris Green and Kuno Wittmer celebrate their victory in the Mid-Ohio 120, 5/15/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Andrew Wojteczko Autosport’s Kuno Wittmer took the lead away from TeamTGM’s Matt Plumb with 15 minutes to go.  From there, he held off a charging Jan Heylen to earn his second win of the year in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Mid-Ohio 120 Saturday (May 15).  Wittmer was teamed with Chris Green for Saturday’s race …

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Parker Chase Competing Part Time for Venturini in ARCA

#51: Parker Chase, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Vertical Bridge at Daytona road course NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Parker Chase has been added to Venturini Motorsports’ ARCA Menards Series driver lineup for 2021, Venturini announced May 4. Chase, 20, will begin competing in the series on May 29 in the ARCA General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 25 NXTLVL Marine Toyota Camry. He’s also set for starts at Winchester …

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Here Are the Changes to the Daytona Road Course Entry Lists

Pack Racing during the 2021 Busch Clash

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In what will likely become a recurring segment at Frontstretch each week, we’ll run down the driver- and team-related changes to the NASCAR entry lists since they were initially posted, in this case last Saturday, Feb. 13. NASCAR Cup Series (Daytona International Speedway road course) –Garrett Smithley will make his season debut this weekend, driving the …

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Parker Chase to Run 2 Road Course Events for KBM

Parker Chase in the Pits at Road America

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Parker Chase is slated to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports, the team announced Feb. 15. Chase will debut this week at the Daytona International Speedway road course. The 19-year-old New Braunfels, Texas, native will also get a chance to race in his home state when the series makes …

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Bryan Herta Autosport, Hyundai, Introduce Elantra N TCR, Announce 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Gabby Chaves Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Bryan Herta Autosport along with Hyundai Motor North America announced that BHA will be the launch team for the new Hyundai Elantra N TCR.  This new car will be immediately eligible to compete in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s TCR class, along with TC America’s TCR class and other various TCR classes around the world.  For …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the Drivers Making Their Season — or Series — Debuts at the Daytona Road Course

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR schedule isn’t just visiting a new track this weekend when its top series tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course. Some new faces are coming along, too. As is often the case with NASCAR’s road course races, multiple drivers entered this weekend are not full-time competitors on any NASCAR circuit. Instead, they either …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

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(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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Entry List: Advent Health 120

IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

This weekend, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams will be back in action at Sebring International Raceway for the first sprint race of the season, the Advent Health 120.  35 teams are entered to race on the bumpy 3.74-mile road course, down significantly from the 51 that raced in Daytona back in January.  However, a number …

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Starworks Motorsport Officially Returns to IMSA, Signs Ryan Dalziel, Parker Chase for 2019

2018 Portland PWC Ryan Dalziel Car WC Vision

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Starworks Motorsport announced Wednesday (Nov. 28) that they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in an official capacity for the first time since Sebring in 2017.  They will field an Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo full-time in the GT Daytona class.  2018 Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Pro-Am champions Ryan Dalziel and Parker Chase …

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Parker Chase, Ryan Dalziel Claim GT SprintX Race No. 2 after Post-Race Penalty

2018 Portland PWC Ryan Dalziel Car WC Vision

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TruSpeed AutoSport’s Pro-Am pairing of 17-year old Parker Chase and veteran Ryan Dalziel claimed overall victory in Sunday’s GT SprintX Race No. 2 at Portland International Raceway as part of the 58th Rose City Races.  PFAFF Motorsports’ Wolf Henzler and Scott Hargrove won on the road, but were penalized two positions a couple of hours …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Win Portland GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 Portland PWC Miguel Molina Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander were able to put down the perfect pit stop midway through GT SprintX Race No. 1 at Portland International Raceway Saturday (July 14).  That turned out to be all the duo needed in order to snatch the lead away from Alegra Motorsports.  From there, Molina pulled way …

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Michael Christensen Claims Portland GT SprintX Race No. 1 Pole

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen won the pole for GT SprintX Race No. 1 Saturday morning (July 14) at Portland International Raceway.  Christensen’s lap at an average speed of 101.145 mph will stand as a track record since Pirelli World Challenge has not raced in Portland since 2005. Christensen’s lap was a quarter of a second …

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