CTSCC: Andrew Davis Nets Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Pole for Road Atlanta Finale

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official release — Ted Rossino Jr. photo — Andrew Davis took a potential step toward the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport (GS) title on Thursday, capturing his second TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Friday’s season finale on his home track of Road Atlanta. Davis, who hails from nearby Athens, Ga., turned in …

CTSCC: Wet-Weather Gamble; Fall Line Motorsports Wins at COTA

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AUSTIN, Texas – official release — Michael Levitt/LAT photo — Fall-Line Motorsports rolled the dice and came up winners Friday at Circuit of The Americas, with the switch to rain tires the key to the second Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season for John Edwards and Trent Hindman in the No. 46 Trim-Tex BMW M3. With rain falling …

CTSCC: Freedom Autosport Planning Three-Pronged Attack at COTA

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AUSTIN, Texas — official release — The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series made its Circuit of the Americas debut last year, and Freedom Autosport put on a show worthy of an inaugural race at the world-class facility. Derek Whitis and Tom Long finished second in the No. 25 Mazda MX-5 after a thrilling last-lap pass by Long. Freedom Autosport …

CTSCC: Espenlaub and Phillips to Team Up for COTA

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AUSTIN, Texas – official release — Charles Espenlaub and Steve Phillips will team up for the first time at Circuit of the Americas next weekend, co-driving the No. 99 Automatic Racing/Invisible Glass Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in round 11 of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series. The last time Espenlaub drove with Automatic was at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca …

IMSA: Sanction Adds to Leadership Staff; Beaux Barfield Becomes IMSA Race Director

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Int’l Motor Sports Ass’n made a number of enhancements to its competition department on Friday. IMSA added Simon Hodgson and Beaux Barfield to key leadership positions while establishing key new roles for existing IMSA competition officials Scot Elkins, Paul Walter and Mark Raffauf. Hodgson, a native of the United Kingdom, brings more than 25 years …

CTSCC: Kris Wilson Claims Second Continental Tire Challenge Win of Season at VIR

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ALTON, Va. – official release — IMSA photo — Kris Wilson held off repeated attempts to take the lead by Robin Liddell on Saturday at Virginia Int’l Raceway, and held on to score his second Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season at Virginia Int’l Raceway. Wilson won by 0.242 seconds in the No. 07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage …

CTSCC: Jordan Taylor Takes Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Pole at VIR

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DANVILLE, Va. – official release — Brian Cleary/Getty Images North America photo — Competing in a rare substitute role, Jordan Taylor stepped in and put the No. 01 CKS Autosport Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R on the Grand Sport (GS) pole in Friday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge qualifying at Virginia Int’l Raceway. Taylor is substituting for Lawson Aschenbach in the Camaro co-driven by …

CTSCC: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Unveils 2015 Calendar

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — IMSA photo — Int’l Motor Sports Ass’n (IMSA) executives have revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which begins on Jan. 23 at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Every race will be two and a half hours in length and will be televised on FOX Sports. All 10 venues on the 2015 …

CTSCC: Aschenbach, Curran Win in Sports Car Action at the Glen

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ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – official release — IMSA photo — Lawson Aschenbach caught Pierre Kleinubing within sight of the checkered flag Saturday at Road America, joining Eric Curran in giving CKS Autosport its first Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season in the No. 01 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R. Kleinubing passed Aschenbach for the lead with eight minutes remaining and …

CTSCC: Edwards Rockets to Road America Pole for Fall-Line

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official release — IMSA photo — John Edwards and Remo Ruscitti were tasked with the unfamiliar role of qualifying Friday at Road America. Both drivers – who normally finish races in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge – came through by winning their first TOTAL Pole Awards in their respective classes. Edwards led Grand Sport (GS) qualifying …

CTSCC: 16-Year-Old Britt Casey Set for IMSA Debut with Freedom Autosport

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official release — When the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge field gets the green flag at Road America on Saturday, it will be the debut professional race for 16-year-old Britt Casey Jr. Casey will be co-driving the No. 27 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 with Mark White. Most recently, Casey finished second in the Spec Miata Cup …

CTSCC: Liddell and Davis Deliver for Stevenson Motorsports at the Brickyard

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Michael Levitt/LAT photo — The new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R and Stevenson Motorsports have proven to be the combination to beat in the car’s first year of Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition. That was true once again Friday as Robin Liddell and Andrew Davis co-drove to their third victory of the season in the Brickyard Sports …