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 …

CTSCC: Strong Debut For Devin Jones at Daytona; Battles Mechanical Issue After Posting Mazda’s Quick Lap in Qualifying

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — DJR photo — Devin Jones made his inaugural start in the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge during the Rolex 24 weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Racing the ALARA Racing No. 34 alongside lead driver Christian Szymczak in the Street Tuner (ST) class, Jones marked a weekend to remember. Jones had limited practice …

CTSCC: Devin Jones Teams With ALARA Racing For Continental Tire Opener at Daytona

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — Devin Jones photo — Devin Jones will join ALARA Racing for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge opener at Daytona Int’l Speedway, the team announced Thursday evening. Jones will drive the No. 34 Mazda MX-5, partnering with lead driver Christian Szymczak in the Street Tuner (ST) class. “Getting the chance to compete at Daytona …

CTSCC: Roar Before the Rolex 24 Testing Finishes; Ortiz Lands Atop Speed Charts

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release – Bryan Ortiz Racing photo – Changing track conditions led to limited track time for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competitors in Sunday’s third and final day of Roar Before the Rolex 24 practice, the final test before the season-opening BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway, on Friday, Jan. 23. Bryan Ortiz put …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Shelby Blackstock Paving Own Way to Stardom in 2014

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March 30, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Shelby Blackstock — NASHVILLE, TN and MOORESVILLE, NC — Ask Shelby Blackstock about his parents. He’ll tell you all about them. In fact, he’s as proud of them as they are of him. Blackstock, the son of country …

CTSCC: Blackstock, Freiberg Win BMW Performance 200

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2014) – Fall-Line Motorsports co-drivers Shelby Blackstock and Ashley Freiberg claimed their first IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory in Friday’s BMW Performance 200 when the No. 96 Turner Motorsport BMW M3 originally scored as the winner was excluded from the race due to a technical infraction. Freiberg became the first woman to win overall …