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Fall-Line Plans CTSC, Porsche GT3 Cup Programs for 2015

Fall-Line Motorsports plans CTSC, GT3 efforts for 2015…

Photo: IMSA

Photo: IMSA

Defending Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS class champions Fall-Line Motorsports will once again be in at least two IMSA series in 2015, although both are part of the IMSA development ladder.

Fall-Line plans to start the year in CTSC with at least three BMW M3s, before a planned midseason switch to a yet unconfirmed new car.

Though not publicly identified by the team or the manufacturer, sources have previously told Sportscar365 that a new BMW model is under development to premiere during the CTSC midseason.

In addition to the CTSC program, Fall-Line also plans a program in the IMSA Porsche GT3 USA Challenge series for what would likely be a multi-car effort.

“The guys have been working extremely hard since we finished on-track at Road Atlanta, and in addition to our CTSC program we are looking at moving into the impressive Porsche GT3 Cup series,” said team manager Michael Harvey.

“IMSA and Porsche have created a very strong platform with the GT3 Cup series and is the right time for Fall-Line to expand.”

Plans to run the Audi R8 LMS in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, which the team campaigned for the majority of the 2014 season, appear to have fallen through.

The team missed the last two races of the GT Daytona season after Charlie Putman suffered off-track injuries. Putman has spent the last couple months recovering.

No drivers were named for either program, although it would seem feasible to keep GS class champion Trent Hindman, the youngest champion in CTSC history at age 19, and co-driver John Edwards together for another season.

Edwards has already been confirmed for another season in one of the BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTEs in the TUDOR Championship GT Le Mans class.

Tony DiZinno (@tonydizinno) is Sportscar365's North American Editor, focusing on coverage of the IMSA-sanctioned championships as well as Pirelli World Challenge. DiZinno also contributes to and other motorsports outlets. Contact Tony


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