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Redemption For Pumpelly In RS1 Porsche, Joins Galante In Extending ST Lead

Coming two turns short of victory at Road America in 2015, Spencer Pumpelly was not to be denied on Saturday at Road America. Pumpelly led the final 18 laps after taking over from Nick Galante in the No. 17 RS1 Legistics/RickieFowler.com Porsche Cayman, passing the No. 73 MINI JCW of Mat Pombo with 41 minutes remaining.

It was the second victory of the season for Pumpelly and Galante. They unofficially extended their lead in the standings to 14 points (208-194) over Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer, who finished fourth in the No. 25 Freedom Autosport ModSpace Mazda MX-5.

2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Schedule Includes Pair Of Endurance Races On 10-Race Calendar

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (August 5, 2016) – The 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge schedule will include the return of endurance races to the 10-race calendar, which was announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) at Road America.

Ford Shelby Faces Key Championship Test In Continental Tire Challenge Race At Road America

With only four races remaining in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season, the Grand Sport (GS) championship-leading Multimatic Motorsports Ford Shelby GT350R-C team faces a major test this Saturday at Road America (live, IMSA.com, 12:35 p.m. ET).

Justin Piscitell Joins CJ Wilson Racing For Road America

CJ Wilson Racing today announced that Continental Tire Series regular, Justin Piscitell will join the team for Round 7 of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Road America. The 27 year old from Patterson, New York will fill in for Tyler McQuarrie in the #35 Chicago Blackhawks/Safecraft Porsche Cayman as the Californian has a clashing Formula Drift commitment. Piscitell will race alongside regular driver, Till Bechtolsheimer. 

TGM adds Guy Cosmo To Its Driver Lineup For The Remainder Of The 2016 Season

Veteran driver Guy Cosmo will join long-time TGM driver and team owner Ted Giovanis for the remainder of the 2016 season.  Cosmo will co-drive the team’s JKTG Foundation/Camp Boggy Creek #64 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in the GS class. 

World Premiere For Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

After the successful Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport launch, Manthey-Racing is presenting the Porsche GT4 Clubsport MR at the Total 24 Hours of Spa. The vehicle, based on a Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport racecar, has been fitted with a comprehensive upgrade kit developed by Manthey-Racing. With the upgrade, the vehicle qualifies as an SRO-homologized GT4 racing car, thereby allowing it to participate in national and international races in the GT4 category.

Trinkler to Achieve Continental Tire Challenge Milestone at Road America

Owen Trinkler is set to become the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s all-time leader in career races when he joins Sarah Cattaneo in the No. 44 CRG-I Do Borrow Nissan Altima Coupe during next weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America.

It will be Trinkler’s 124th race in the series, breaking a tie at the top with Andy Lally.

CJ Wilson and Blackhawks Charities Partner For Road America Event

The CJ Wilson Automotive Group and CJ Wilson Racing today announced a partnership with the Chicago Blackhawks, who will become the primary sponsor of the race team’s #35 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge event at Road America. The car will compete in the colors of the Chicago Blackhawks Charities.

Ford Shelby GT350R-C Captures Second Straight At Lime Rock Park

Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson took advantage of lightning-fast work in the pits by the Multimatic Motorsports pit crew to score their second consecutive victory at Lime Rock Park on Saturday in the No. 15 Ford Shelby GT350R-C, extending their lead in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sports (GS) class with their third triumph of the season.

The pair combined to lead four times for 88 of the 150 laps on the fast 1.53-mile seven-turn “classic” layout in the caution-free race.

McCumbee, McAleer Repeat Win For Freedom Autosport

Taking a page from 2015, Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer combined to lead 107 of 147 laps en route to their second victory of the season in the No. 25 Freedom Autosport ModSpace Mazda MX-5. Last year, the championship-bound duo led 85 laps co-driving for CJ Wilson Racing.

“Chad did a fantastic job, getting the car in front, and that makes my job much easier,” McAleer said. “I was running good laps, getting a reading every five or six laps to see how far back the second and third place cars were.”

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