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Entry List: Grand Prix of Watkins Glen

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge wraps up their season at Watkins Glen International with a series of eight races on the 3.4-mile long course.  81 teams have lodged entries in seven classes.  One of those teams has already withdrawn. TruSpeed AutoSport’s No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTA class for Parker Chase is …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Sweep Utah, Win GT SprintX Title

2018 UMC PWC Miguel Molina Checkered Flag WC Vision

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Miguel Molina only needed to finish 50 percent of the race to claim the GT SprintX title.  They wanted more than that.  A swell pit stop at the halfway point of the race allowed Vilander to jump Lone Star Racing’s Scott Heckert.  From there, Vilander was able to hold …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins Utah GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 COTA PWC Toni Vilander Miguel Molina Podium WC Vision

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander was able to pass K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista just before the 25-minute mark of Saturday’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 from Utah Motorsports Campus.  From there, Vilander and teammate Miguel Molina were not challenged on their way to their fifth SprintX win of the season.  The win all but clinches …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah

2017 UMC PWC Drew Staveley Car WC Vision

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This weekend is the final SprintX weekend of 2018 for Pirelli World Challenge.  The series has it’s smallest SprintX entry of the season at Utah Motorsports Campus, 80 teams. In SprintX GT, the biggest story of the weekend is that Daniel Morad will not be there.  CRP Racing has posted an entry for their No. …

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2019 Pirelli World Challenge GT, GTS, GT4 Schedules Released

2018 Portland PWC Scott Hargrove Toni Vilander Racing WC Vision

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On Friday, the SRO Motorsport Group held their annual press conference at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, site of this weekend’s Total 24 Hours of Spa. As part of that 56-minute press conference, SRO Motorsports Group CEO Stéphane Ratel and Pirelli World Challenge President/CEO Greg Gill showed off a number of schedules for Pirelli World Challenge …

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Parker Chase, Ryan Dalziel Claim GT SprintX Race No. 2 after Post-Race Penalty

2018 Portland PWC Ryan Dalziel Car WC Vision

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TruSpeed AutoSport’s Pro-Am pairing of 17-year old Parker Chase and veteran Ryan Dalziel claimed overall victory in Sunday’s GT SprintX Race No. 2 at Portland International Raceway as part of the 58th Rose City Races.  PFAFF Motorsports’ Wolf Henzler and Scott Hargrove won on the road, but were penalized two positions a couple of hours …

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Harry Gottsacker Claims 1st Career GTS SprintX Victory at Portland

2018 Lime Rock PWC Harry Gottsacker Car Phil Allaway

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Racers Edge Motorsports’ Harry Gottsacker put himself on a different pit strategy than the other leaders Sunday (July 15) at Portland International Raceway.  Pitting early and turning in quick laps during the pit window allowed him to overtake Blackdog Speed Shop’s No. 11 Camaro in the pits.  Once out front, Gottsacker was able to hold …

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SRO, Pirelli World Challenge Announce New Formats for 2019

2018 Road America PWC Daniel Morad Racing WC Vision

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Late Saturday night (July 14), the SRO Motorsports Group and Pirelli World Challenge jointly announced new formats for PWC’s classes that will start in 2019.  The changes are quite significant and (at least for the top class) will greatly change what the on-track product will look like. For the GT class (now known as GT …

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Team Panoz Racing Wins Portland GTS SprintX Race No. 1 with Late Pass

2018 Portland PWC Ian James Harry Gottsacker Racing WC Vision

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In Saturday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 1 at Portland International Raceway, Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James passed pole sitter Harry Gottsacker in the Festival Curves with two laps to go.  From there, James pulled away to take his and Matthew Keegan‘s first GTS SprintX win of the year. “In this Pro-Am format, you are only …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Win Portland GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 Portland PWC Miguel Molina Car WC VIsion

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander were able to put down the perfect pit stop midway through GT SprintX Race No. 1 at Portland International Raceway Saturday (July 14).  That turned out to be all the duo needed in order to snatch the lead away from Alegra Motorsports.  From there, Molina pulled way …

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