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Ex-Marine loses leg in combat, but it doesn't slow him down on the track

Lime Rock a homecoming for Freedom Autosport’s Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer

CTSCC: Freedom Autosport takes 4th consecutive win at Laguna Seca

The win is the second in a row for Randy Pobst and Andrew Carbonell.

CTSCC: Mazda domination at Mazda Raceway

Randy Pobst with co-driver Andrew Carbonell, headed to Cali for round 3 of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Championships.

Freedom Autosport closes season with a win for Nunez, Miller at Lime Rock

Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez piloted the winning No. 27 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5. It was Nunez’s first appearance with the team and Miller’s second, but the two showed their adaptability and speed for the duration of the 2.5-hour race.

Freedom Autosport aiming to propel Mazda to manufacturer title at Lime Rock

A strong finish at Lime Rock can help propel Mazda into the top spot in the manufacturer championship.

Freedom Autosport 1-2 at Mazda Raceway for 3rd consecutive year

Freedom Autosport finished first and second in the ST class during the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Pumpelly holds off Auberlen in Mazda Raceway thriller

GS championship still on the line for Lime Rock finale. Mazdas 1-2 In ST, Borcheller, LaMarra break logjam with third place finish

Freedom Autosport aims for CTSCC three in a row at Laguna Seca

The team hosts friends and family of Cpl. Christopher Singer.

Historic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca hosts the penultimate race of the season

The top-10 competitors for the Daytona Prototype championship are separated by only five points and led by Jordan Taylor and Max Angelelli with 269 points.

Freedom Autosport still in points battle heading into Kansas

Coming into round eight at Road America last weekend, Rhett O’Doski and Andrew Carbonell sat just 25 points out of the ST team championship lead in fourth.

O’Doski and Carbonell ready for their debut in a CTSCC race at Indianapolis

For Andrew Carbonell and Rhett O’Doski, the race will be an opportunity to continue their rise in the championship chase.

Sellers, Boden score first CTSCC victory on last-lap pass at The Glen

McAleer, Miller take Watkins Glen ST victory for CJ Wilson Racing

Hard work, training prepare Freedom Autosport for at Mid-Ohio

Round five marks the end of a seven-week break GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge , but both the crew and drivers have been hard at work since a challenging round four at Road Atlanta.

Rain cancels qualifying, Ganassi awarded pole at Road Atlanta

Magnus Racing Porsche, Scuderia Corsa Ferrari to start on GT front row. CTSCC qualifying also scrubbed due to weather.

Freedom Autosport finishes 1-2 in CTSCC ST race at Barber

Derek Whitis and Tom Long won the race in the No. 25 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5. Rhett O’Doski and Andrew Carbonell followed them in second.

Continental Tire: Angelelli and Taylor score first win of 2013

GT victory went to Stevenson Auto Group Chevrolet Camaro and the BGB Motorsports Porsche team won in the GX class. The Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series victories went to Freedom Autosport Mazda team in the ST class and the GS went to the Rum Bum Racing Porsche team.

Edwards bobbles, Rum Bum’s Plumb wins CTSCC race at Barber

Freedom Autosport’s Long leads 1-2-3 Mazda sweep in ST on the Alabama road course

Freedom Autosport’s Whitis, Long 2nd in ST at Circuit of The Americas

Derek Whitis and Tom Long leave Austin, Texas with the ST podium prize on the new Grand-Am venue this season.

Auberlen, Dalla Lana break through for Turner Motorsport in CTSCC win in Texas

McAleer, Miller lead CJ Wilson Racing to 1st ST class victory at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

Freedom Autosport geared up for SCC debut at COTA

Freedom Autosport ready to show off the Mazda MX-5 in Austin.

Freedom Autosport starts SCC season with 6th at Daytona

Andrew Carbonell and Rhett O’Doski were the co-drivers responsible for the solid finish in the No. 26 Mazda MX-5.

Daytona 24H: What’s new with Mazda Motorsports? Everything!

New car, engine, fuel, teams, and drivers join Mazda and SpeedSource at Daytona

SCC: Daytona starting grid

Pos Num Class Starting Driver Team Car --- --- ----- ------------------------- ------------------------------------ ---------------- 1. 13 GS Nick Longhi Rum Bum Racing BMW M3 Coupe 2. 15 GS Joe Foster Multimatic Motorsports Mustang Boss 302 3. 48 GS Charles Putman Fall-Line Motorsports BMW M3 Coupe 4. 9 GS Matt Bell Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GS.R 5. 61 GS Jack Roush Jr Roush Performance Ford Mustang 302 6. 52 GS Bret Seafuse Rehagen Racing Ford Mustang 302 7. 96 GS Paul Dalla Lana Turner Motorsport BMW M3 Coupe 8. 78 GS Bob Michaelian BimmerWorld Racing BMW Mc Coupe 9. 50 GS Steve Cameron Finlay Motorsports Mustang Boss 302 ...

SCC: Utah: Starting grid

Pos Num Class Starting Driver Team Car --- --- ----- ------------------------- ------------------------------------ ---------------- 1. 6 GS Matt Bell Stevenson Motorsports ...

SCC: Utah: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Riding High After Trois-Rivieres; Aiming for Podium at Miller TOOELE, Utah--Freedom Autosport started the 2010 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season with a win, and they intend to end it the same way. After ...

SCC: Trois-Rivieres: Freedom Autosport race report

Freedom Autosport Earns Double Podium at Trois-Rivieres TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec--The Freedom Autosport drivers had dejà vu during Saturday's two-hour Street Tuner race at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres. For the second year in a row, the team put ...

SCC: Trois-Rivieres: Series ST race report

Trinkler, Smalley Earn Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Victory Saturday At Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières Race Marks Second Consecutive Victory For Co-Drivers Of No. 198 Mini Cooper TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec, Canada (August 14, 2010) - Owen ...

SCC: Trois-Rivieres: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Undaunted by the Challenges of Trois-Rivieres TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec--Hard braking, a tight layout, and no room for error might sound daunting to some, but for Freedom Autosport it sounds like a track designed to suit their ...

SCC: Freedom Autosport news 2010-08-03

Freedom Autosport Offers Driver Training to Marines LEJEUNE, N.C.--Freedom Autosport uses horsepower to show their support of men and women in the U.S. military both on and off the racetrack. On Saturday, Freedom Autosport staged a half-day ...

SCC: Millville: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Prepared for New Jersey After 2-day Test MILLEVILLE, N.J.--Freedom Autosport driver Andrew Carbonell will be aiming for his third consecutive New Jersey Motorsports Park pole when the team heads there this weekend for round eight ...

SCC: Millville: Starting grid

Pos Num Class Starting Driver Team Car --- --- ----- ------------------------- ------------------------------------ ---------------- 1. 61 GS Jack Roush Jr Roush Performance ...

SCC: Mid-Ohio: Freedom Autosport race report

Freedom Autosport Leads at Mid-Ohio Before Setbacks LEXINGTON, Ohio--With victory in their sights, Freedom Autosport had a disappointing turn of events at Mid-Ohio when a late-race mechanical problem dropped the No. 25 Mazda MX-5 out of ...

SCC: Mid-Ohio: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Honors David Wayne LaConte at Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio--When the Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5s take to the track at Mid-Ohio next weekend, they will be doing more than racing. The Street Tuner team will also be honoring the ...

SCC: Watkins Glen: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport: Racing to Watkins Glen LAKEVILLE, Conn.--The race is on for the Freedom Autosport crew as they prepare the team's four Mazdas for round six of the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Watkins Glen. A disappointing ...

SCC: Lime Rock: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Honors Memory of USMC Lance Corporal Josh Davis LAKEVILLE, Conn.--"Freedom Autosport has dedicated this season to USMC Lance Corporal Josh Davis, son of Dave and Patti Davis of Perry, Iowa; an American hero who made the ultimate ...

SCC: VIR: Freedom Autosport race report

Freedom Autosport Disappointed with Virginia Results ALTON, Va.--For Freedom Autosport, Murphy's Law kicked into high gear during Saturday's GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at Virginia International Raceway. The Performance ...

SCC: VIR: Series round four preview

Rehagen Racing and JBS Motorsports are the two teams GS competitors must defeat, in part due to previous races. Rehagen won the 2008 GS race at VIR, while JBS earned last year's GS victory. Rehagen Racing is also coming off a strong showing at ...

SCC: VIR: Freedom Autosport preview

Freedom Autosport Aiming for Three-peat at VIR ALTON, Va.--In just three rounds of the 2010 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season, Freedom Autosport has claimed the Street Tuner victory twice. Derek Whitis and Tom Long hope to ...

SCC: Birmingham: Freedom Autosport race report

Freedom Autosport's Whitis and Long Win Again at Barber LEEDS, Ala.--Derek Whitis and Tom Long earned their second consecutive victory in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Street Tuner class during Saturday's race at Barber ...

SCC: Birmingham: Bob Michaelean race report

Dean Martin and Bob Michaelean Best at Barber Leeds, AL (10 April 2010) -- Bob Michaelean has raced a little bit of everything in his long career, but his resume was missing something before Saturday -- a win. But Michaelean, who has promoted ...

SCC: Birmingham: Randy Pobst race report

The Need For Mazda Speed Birmingham, AL (April 10, 2010) - Randy returned to Grand-Am competition and to Mazda Saturday, finishing eleventh in the 2010 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Street Tuner race at Barber Motorsports ...

SCC: Birmingham: Series race report

Martin, Michaelian Win Barber 200 Saturday For Rehagen Racing At Barber Motorsports Park Long, Whitis Take Second Consecutive Street Tuner Victory BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 10, 2010) - Dean Martin held off a charging Billy Johnson over the ...

SCC: Birmingham: Series qualifying report

FOSTER WINS CONTINENTAL TIRE SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE POLE AT BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK David White Takes First Career Street Tuner Pole Position BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 9, 2010) - The last time Joe Foster competed in a GRAND-AM Continental Tire ...

SCC: Birmingham: Series round three preview

Fall-Line Motorsports Establishing Momentum In GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Competition Espenlaub, Putman lead GS standings by one heading to Barber Motorsports Park DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 7, 2010) - Fall-Line Motorsports ...

SCC: Birmingham: Freedom Autosport preview

Randy Pobst and Eric Foss Join Freedom Autosport at Barber LEEDS, Ala.--Freedom Autosport will be a formidable competitor at this weekend's GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series race at Barber Motorsports Park. Their two Mazda ...