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Sebring Tuesday CTSC Notebook

Update on different CTSC driver pairings at Sebring compared to Daytona…

Photo: Nissan

Photo: Nissan

Some of the 60 cars competing in this weekend’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Sebring International Raceway have different pairings than they had at Daytona.

***Johnny Kanavas replaces Jarrett Freeman Jr. alongside Jim Jonsin in Rebel Rock Racing’s No. 88 Porsche Cayman (ST class). Kanavas raced the No. 34 Skullcandy Team Nissan Nissan Altima at Daytona.

***Former Nissan GT Academy winners Bryan Heitkotter and Steve Doherty take over the aforementioned No. 34 Nissan Altima in ST. Heitkotter switches from the Skullcandy team’s No. 33, which will be driven this week by Vesko Kozarov and Derek Jones.

***James Davison, who finished best of the non-BMWs in the GS class at Daytona in fifth place, has a new co-driver in his No. 09 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage. Kenneth Greenberg replaces Joel Janco for Sebring.

***Dr. Rod Randall, D.J. Randall and Kenny Wilden will be in the third Fall-Line Motorsports entry, the No. 47 BMW M3, which was driven at Daytona by Spencer Pumpelly and Steve Bertheau. Wilden and Rod Randall were part of Scuderia Corsa’s No. 64 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, a car now withdrawn for Sebring.

***Steve Phillips replaces Charles Espenlaub in the No. 99 Automatic Racing Aston Martin Vantage (GS), alongside Rob Ecklin Jr. Espenlaub and Ecklin finished 10th at Daytona.

***Mac McGehee is in for David Blum in the No. 24 Autometrics Motorsports Porsche Cayman in ST. Blum and Cory Friedman finished third in class at Daytona.

***Compass360 Racing brought only two of its ST class Honda Civic Sis to Sebring, after running four at Daytona.

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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