CTSCC: C.J. Wilson Racing Seeking First Win; Miller & Burkett Ready for Lime Rock

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C.J. Wilson Racing takes a pair of new Porsches to Lime Rock Park this weekend, seeking its first Grand Sport class victory as the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge opens the second half of its season as part of the IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix.

CTSCC: VeriStor Partners With Devin Jones for 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Slate

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ATLANTA – official press release – AWSM Pixels photo — VeriStor Systems, an advanced IT solutions provider specializing in virtual infrastructure and enterprise private, public and hybrid cloud services and solutions, announced a marketing partnership for Devin Jones and the No. 31 Bodymotion Porsche Cayman for the complete 2016 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) season on Tuesday. The partnership will showcase …

CTSCC: First Time’s the Charm; Cassels & Hindman Grab Sebring 150 Win in Bodymotion’s Cayman GT4

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — The first time proved to be a charm for Bodymotion Racing’s new Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition. Cameron Cassels and Trent Hindman combined to give Porsche’s new turnkey race car its first victory in international competition, winning Friday’s Sebring 150. It was the first …

CTSCC: Maxwell Takes Multimatic to the Top; Wins Continental Tire Challenge Pole in Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — Jake Galstad/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Multimatic Motorsports nailed the setup on the No. 15 Ford Performance Ford Shelby GT350R-C for Thursday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge qualifying, and Scott Maxwell used his first flying lap to capture the TOTAL Pole Award for Friday’s Sebring 150. The Canadian driver recorded a lap of 2:16.834 …

CTSCC: Porsche Dominates Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Test Session at Sebring

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Michael Levitt/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — A pair of Porsches topped the time charts on Tuesday and Wednesday during a two-day IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge test at Sebring Int’l Raceway. Hugh Plumb ran a lap of 2:16.737 (98.466 mph) in the No. 13 Rum Bum Porsche 911 co-driven by his brother Matt …

CTSCC: Ford Owns BMW Performance 200; Johnson & Maxwell Lead ‘Blue Oval’ One-Two at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — F. Peirce Williams/LAT for IMSA photo — Entering Friday’s season opener for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Daytona International Speedway, Rum Bum Racing appeared to be the team to beat for the Grand Sport (GS) class and overall victory as they sought their fourth …

CTSCC: Defending Winners Fast Again as Plumb Bros. Take Pole for BMW Performance 200

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official report — IMSA photo — Defending BMW Performance 200 winner Hugh Plumb took the first step towards giving Rum Bum Racing its fourth Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory at Daytona by winning the TOTAL Pole Award in the Grand Sport (GS) class. Plumb ran a lap of 2:12.492 (96.730 mph) in the No. 13 Run …

IMSA: Series TV Schedule Released; All WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Races to Air Live

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — IMSA photo — More than 100 hours of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge action will air on FOX Sports television platforms in 2016, including FS1 coverage of every race and a FOX network telecast. The 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona kicks off 63 hours of live FOX Sports’ …

IMSA: Rum Bum Racing Evaluating Options Ahead of 2016 Sports Car Season

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Michael Levitt/LAT for IMSA photo — Rum Bum Racing is unveiling several exciting options to determine what their program will look like when the green flag flies at Daytona International Speedway next January, looking at potential participation in both the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2016. With a …

MIDWEST: Road America Announces Busy 2016 Schedule of Events

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official track release — Photo courtesy IndyCar — Road America President and General Manager George Bruggenthies announced Road America’s 2016 season schedule Wednesday. “Road America is known for having the most active schedule of any road race circuit in the U.S., and we look forward to hosting the MotoAmerica Series, Verizon IndyCar Series, Pirelli World Challenge …

CTSCC: Fall Line Frenzy; Freiberg and Hindman Claim Checkers in Soggy Road Atlanta Finale

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official series release — Richard Dole/LAT for IMSA photo — Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman ended the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season on a winning note, capturing their first victory of the year in the No. 46 Fall-Line Motorsports IHG Rewards Club/Trim-Tex BMW M3. Hindman took the checkered flag 1.194 seconds ahead of Robin Liddell, who joined Andrew …

CTSCC: Paralyzed Racer Michael Johnson Switching to Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge for 2016

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official team release — Michael Johnson Racing file photo — Paralyzed American racer Michael Johnson announced Friday at Road Atlanta that he plans to switch to sports car racing for the upcoming 2016 season. Johnson, the first and only paralyzed driver to be licensed by INDYCAR, will now compete in the International Motor Sports Ass’n’s (IMSA) Continental …