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Nicolai Elghanayan Scores Surprise GTS SprintX Pole at Lime Rock

2018 Lime Rock PWC Nicolai Elghanayan Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday’s qualifying session for Monday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 1 at Lime Rock Park was full of surprises.  However, literally no one expected Laguna Beach, Calif.’s Nicolai Elghanayan to claim the overall pole in his Am-class KTM X-Bow GT4.  That includes Elghanayan when he was asked if he expected to be as fast as he …

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Àlvaro Parente Claims Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1 Pole

2018 Lime Rock PWC Andy Soucek Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente swept the weekend at Lime Rock in 2016 and he’s completed the first step to repeating that by winning the overall pole for GT SprintX Race No. 1.  Parente’s lap of 51.675 seconds (102.688 mph) is the fastest lap of the weekend. Parente was very happy with his lap, but already …

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Ryan Eversley Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win Lime Rock TCR/TCA Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Ryan Eversley Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

RealTime Racing’s Ryan Eversley took advantage of his pole position to stake himself an early lead over the pack.  It was ultimately more than enough for Eversley to hold on for his second win of the season. Afterward, Eversley was very pleased. “We have a really kick-ass Honda Civic Type-R,” Eversley said after the race.  …

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Colin Braun Fastest in Lime Rock GTS SprintX Happy Hour

2018 Lime Rock PWC George Kurtz Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

GMG Racing’s Colin Braun was fastest overall in Saturday’s sole GTS SprintX practice session at Lime Rock Park.  His time of 55.032 seconds (96.424 mph) is the fastest GTS lap of the weekend to this point. Braun’s lap was one-eighth of a second faster than PFAFF Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli, who was fastest in practice on …

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Karl Wittmer Tops Friday TC Action at Lime Rock

2018 Lime Rock PWC Karl Wittmer Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Classic BMW/Fast Track Racing’s Karl Wittmer was the man to beat, leading opening practice and qualifying for Saturday’s TC races at Lime Rock Park on Friday (May 25). Qualifying In qualifying, BERG Racing’s John Weisberg originally won the pole in his Mazda MX-5 TC Spec.  However, Weisberg was DQ’d in post-qualifying inspection for a technical …

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Ryan Eversley Reigns Supreme in Friday Lime Rock TCR/TCA Action

2018 Lime Rock PWC Ryan Eversley Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

RealTime Racing’s Ryan Eversley seemed vincible in the opening practice session Friday morning (May 25) at Lime Rock Park.  After adjustments, no one could touch his pace.  The Atlanta-based Eversley was fastest overall in practice and easily won the pole for Saturday’s first TCR/TCA race. Qualifying The qualifying session was not really all that close.  …

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WC Vision Acquired by SRO Motorsports Group

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WC Vision, the parent company of Pirelli World Challenge, announced Friday evening (May 25) that majority interest Pirelli World Challenge and WC Vision itself have been acquired by the SRO Motorsports Group, led by Stephane Ratel.  The acquisition now means that the SRO Motorsports Group will operate touring series on three continents (Asia, Europe and …

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Kyle Marcelli Fastest in Lime Rock GTS SprintX Friday Practice

2018 Lime Rock PWC Orey Fidani Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

PFAFF Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli was fastest overall in the sole GTS SprintX practice session Friday afternoon (May 25) at Lime Rock Park.  Marcelli turned in a lap of 55.043 seconds (96.405 mph), a mere two-hundredths of a second faster than GMG Racing’s Colin Braun in the Crowdstrike Audi R8 LMS GT4s. GMG Racing owner/driver James …

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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest in Opening Lime Rock GT SprintX Practice

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Alegra Motorsports’ Spencer Pumpelly was fastest overall in the sole Pirelli World Challenge GT SprintX practice Friday afternoon (May 25).  Pumpelly’s quick time was a lap of 52.071 seconds (101.907 mph). Pumpelly’s lap was nine-hundredths of a second faster than R. Ferri Motorsport’s Ferrari for point leaders Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander.  CRP Racing’s Daniel …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

89 Pirelli World Challenge teams are entered in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Lime Rock Powered by M.  There will be four pairs of races during the weekend.  The GT SprintX races on Monday will be for the GT classes (Pro-Pro and Pro-Am, along with GT Cup).  GTS SprintX races are for GT4 equipment in …

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