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2009: July

Jul 23, 2009 / news

C360R Retains KONI Championship Lead with 7th Place at Barber

After putting in strong team performances in the first half of the 2009 Grand-Am KONI season, including an historic podium sweep in New Jersey, Compass360 Racing showed up last week at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama ready for another top Street Tuner-class finish.

Christian Miller looked to retain his championship lead with co-driver Randy Pobst in the #74 034Motorsports / Skunk2 Honda Civic Si. Two Grand Sport-class BMW drivers joined the team for this round, as the GS and ST races were run on separate days. Matt Bell, who has impressed in his Turner M3 all season, joined Mesco Rookie of the Year contender Bret Spaude in the #75 Skunk2 / Hondata car, while Glenn Bocchino returned to front-wheel drive with Canadian touring car veteran Benoit Theetge in the #76 Honda.

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Jul 15, 2009 / news

Bell Returns to ST Class Competition with C360R

By any measure, Matt Bell has had a break-out season in his very first year competing in the top Grand Sports (GS) class of Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge competition, setting new track records as well as taking a record number of pole positions after kicking off the year with a dramatic win in the season-opening race at Daytona.

But one thing he hasn’t done since move up to GS is run the second half of the endurance events as his team has tapped the youngster for his qualifying and race-opening talents, a strategy that has paid dividends with Bell leading over 70 laps so far this season.

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Jul 15, 2009 / reports

Ciekiewicz Strong at Toronto Indy with C360R

Compass360 Racing’s Dave Ciekiewicz took to the streets of Toronto last weekend for the Honda Toronto Indy at the helm of the team’s #36 Acura TSX. Entered in the Acura Sports Car Challenge, the fifth round of the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship, the team’s signature matte-black and florescent-orange TSX was a hit with the huge number of fans that turned out for the Saturday and Sunday CCTCC races.

“It was so great to race on this track and to see all the people in the stands,” enthused Ciekiewicz. “The racing was close, and I know people love to see our production-based cars battle against each other on this tight circuit.”

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Jul 14, 2009 / video

Dave C’s Big Save at Toronto Indy

This short video shows driver Dave Ciekiewicz’s amazing late-braking maneuver at the end of the Toronto Indy’s long back straight. It all would have gone so well if only that white BMW hadn’t spun at the apex of corner three wink

Jul 8, 2009 / news

Ciekiewicz Ready for Toronto Indy

Compass360 Racing’s #36 Acura TSX will be part of the historic return of the Toronto Indy this coming weekend. The Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship is on the ticket for this fantastic event, which is one of the biggest sporting features of the year for the city. With nearly 100,000 fans expected to attend, it’s certainly one of the highlights of the Toronto summer.

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