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Grahovec, Classic BMW Rising to the Top in Continental Tire Challenge Return

A six-year absence from the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge appears to have had no effect on Toby Grahovec.

In fact, one would have to look back an additional five years for Grahovec’s most recent full-season campaign in the series, which came in the Street Tuner (ST) class in 2007.

Now in the dual role of Team Manager and co-driver of the No. 26 Classic BMW / Vess Energy Group BMW M4 GT4, Grahovec described how the M4 GT4’s unveil in July 2017 was the catalyst for his return to the series.

Marcelli, Stacy Put Ford Atop Leaderboard Once Again With Win At Sebring

For the second consecutive year at Sebring International Raceway, a Ford Mustang GT4 claimed victory in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

Two-for-Two for RS1, Compass; MINI Bounces Back to Take Motul Pole Award

Predictability is hard to come by in sports car racing, but in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, it’s safe to say the No. 28 RS1 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR will be a force to be reckoned with week after week in 2018.

Spencer Pumpelly put the defending Grand Sport (GS) class championship-winning car on the front row for Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 at Sebring International Raceway, which can be streamed live on IMSA.tv or the IMSA mobile app beginning at 2:45 p.m. ET.

Continental Tire Challenge: It’s Anybody’s Game at Sebring

The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge has only been competing at Sebring International Raceway since 2014, and the records show there’s no rhyme or reason as to who might claim the victory in Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120.
 

More Than A Helmet: Casey’s Design to Honor WWII Veteran Grandfather

A helmet design can say a lot about a driver.

For Britt Casey, Jr. who drives the No. 77 Compass Racing Audi RS3 LMS in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, there’s even more to it than that. For 2018, his new helmet design tells a story that dates back over 70 years and honors an unparalleled legacy left by a beloved family member.

Gallagher Kicks Off IMSA Career in Continental Tire Challenge

There are many new faces in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge paddock this season, but there’s one, in particular, that fans should get to know.

At 25 years old, Patrick Gallagher is making his way up the sports car ranks, with his sights now set on IMSA. Given that he’s found success in nearly every other series he’s competed in, it wouldn’t be a shock to see him replicate that in the Continental Tire Challenge.

“Driver and Machine” Aligning Early for BimmerWorld Racing

The 2018 BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona International Speedway will go down as one of the most successful weekends ever for longtime IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team BimmerWorld Racing.

What makes the weekend’s success even more impressive is that the team’s two-car effort for 2018 has a different look – and lineup – than in years past.

RS1 Porsche Sails to First GS Victory of 2018

After winning the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport (GS) class championship, as well as the first Motul Pole Award of 2018 on Thursday, it’s no surprise that the No. 28 RS1 team claimed the first victory of the season at the four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona International Speedway.

With defending champion Dillon Machavern behind the wheel with co-driver and 2016 Street Tuner (ST) champion Spencer Pumpelly, the duo led 45 laps and crossed the finish line 7.101 seconds ahead of BimmerWorld Racing’s No. 82 BMW M4 of James Clay and Tyler Cooke.

Pumpelly Continues RS1’s Momentum with Motul Pole Award

RS1 is picking up where they left off – on top.

Following the team’s second consecutive championship-winning season in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, RS1 will start the first race of the season on the pole position after Spencer Pumpelly posted the fastest lap in the Grand Sport (GS) qualifying session on Thursday.

Driving the No. 28 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR, Pumpelly’s time of one minute, 55.136 seconds (111.306 mph) bested the previous track record, set last year by Dean Martin in a Ford Mustang, by .618 seconds.

Continental Tire Challenge to Make History at Season-Opening BMW Endurance Challenge

The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will enter a new era of the series’ history on Friday, January 26 with the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.

The four-hour endurance race at Daytona International Speedway will introduce several new manufacturers and a new class to the series, with a total of 43 cars competing in Friday’s race.

The BMW Endurance Challenge goes green at 1 p.m. ET and can be streamed live on IMSA.tv. A delayed broadcast will also be televised on FS1 on Saturday, February 10 at 8 a.m. ET.

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