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Davis Crushes Previous Record for GS Pole, Kleinubing Captures Historical Pole for Audi in ST

Ahead of Saturday’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240, the final of two, four-hour races on the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge schedule this year, Brandon Davis will lead the Grand Sport (GS) class to green.

Davis, a resident of Napa, Calif., surpassed the previous track record set by Joe Foster in 2012 by a staggering 2.345 seconds, with a lap of one minute, 32.549 seconds in the No. 71 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage. It will be his second career Continental Tire Challenge pole in what will be just his fifth series start.

Changes to Entry List, Four-Hour Race Highlight Continental Tire Challenge Return to Mazda Raceway

The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend in Salinas, Calif., and the Grand Sport (GS) class that fans have come to know throughout the first eight races of 2017 will look a little different.

Fresh faces and new cars highlight the class entry list for the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240, the penultimate round of the 2017 championship set for Saturday at 2 p.m. PT. The race will be streamed live on IMSA.tv and the IMSA mobile app with commentary from IMSA Radio.

“Weekend of Giving” for Street Tuner Class, IMSA

This weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be more meaningful for a handful of teams in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner (ST) class paddock.

For the No. 17 RS1 Porsche Cayman team, this weekend marks the culmination of a charitable campaign that kicked off at Watkins Glen International in July.

Gidley to Make IMSA Comeback in Continental Tire Challenge Race at Mazda Raceway

Everybody loves a good comeback story.

Here’s a GREAT one.

Popular driver Memo Gidley, who was injured in a crash during the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona and who attended this year’s Rolex 24 as a guest of IMSA Chairman Jim France, is returning to the cockpit in IMSA competition.

Delayed Diagnosis Forces Mosing Out of Continental Tire Challenge, Porsche GT3 Cup USA for Remainder of 2017

Driver Jeff Mosing announced this week that he will be unable to compete in the remaining two events of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and Porsche GT3 Cup USA by Yokohama this year.

Mosing had been dealing with tremendous back pain since an incident in a GT3 Cup race at Watkins Glen in early July, but initial x-rays did not yield any results. Follow-up tests revealed that the resident of Austin, Texas has an L2 compression fracture in his lower back.

2017 Biscuitville Grand Prix Broadcast

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2017 Biscuitville Grand Prix Broadcast

Watch the full broadcast of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race from VIRginia International Raceway.

RS1, Machavern, Murcott, Deliver Porsche’s 50th Continental Tire Challenge Grand Sport Victory

Dylan Murcott and Dillon Machavern mean business.

The co-drivers of the No. 28 RS1 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR, who finished third in the last three events prior to Saturday’s Biscuitville Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway, finally broke through to score their first career win in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

It also marked Porsche’s 50th win in the Grand Sport (GS) class.

Roush, Jr., Clay Take TOTAL Pole Awards for Biscuitville Grand Prix

Coming off a win at the Road America 120 just three weeks ago alongside co-driver Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. will lead the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge field to green in tomorrow’s race at VIRginia International Raceway, after Roush set a track record to claim the TOTAL Pole Award in the Grand Sport (GS) class.

Driving the No. 59 KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang, Roush posted his fastest lap at one minute, 54.621 seconds around the 3.27-mile circuit. The previous track record of one minute, 56.929 seconds was set by Sebastien Landy in an Aston Martin Vantage last year.

Team TGM ‘Confronting Adversity’ During Challenging 2017 Season

It’s hard to argue that any other team in the Grand Sport (GS) class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge has had worse luck this season than Team TGM.

Team TGM, which stands for T. Giovanis Motorsports, entered this season with two full-time drivers in team owner Ted Giovanis and co-driver Guy Cosmo, with the addition of Hugh Plumb to assist with the two four-hour races at Daytona International Speedway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

BimmerWorld Hoping Home Track Brings Good Luck

As the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge heads into its eighth of ten races on the 2017 schedule, there’s one team in the Street Tuner (ST) paddock hoping that VIRginia International Raceway grants a little magic to one of its own.

With its team shop located in Dublin, Virginia, BimmerWorld Racing, comprised of the Nos. 81 and 84 BMW 328i racecars, is more than familiar with the 3.27-mile circuit located less than three hours away.

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