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WC Vision Acquired by SRO Motorsports Group

2018 PWC SRO Motorsports Group Logo WC Vision SRO Motorsports Group

(Photo: WC Vision/SRO Motorsports Group)

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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Àlvaro Parente Leads Flag-to-Flag for First K-PAX Racing Bentley Victory

2017 St Petersburg PWC Alvaro Parente K PAX Racing

(Photo: K-PAX Racing)

K-PAX Racing’s Bentleys could not be touched on Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Àlvaro Parente led flag-to-flag from the overall pole to earn his first victory of the season and his first-ever win in the Bentley Continental GT3. “It’s been…a really tough season.  We’ve had all the bad luck.  The crew has had …

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Lawson Aschenbach Stays Perfect, Sweeps CTMP GTS Weekend

2018 CTMP PWC Lawson Aschenbach Victory Lane Brian Cleary BCPix

(Photo: Brian Cleary/BCPix.com)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach remained perfect for the season in GTS Sprint races on Sunday morning (May 20), holding on to take his fourth consecutive victory at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Unlike race No. 1 on Friday, Aschenbach had to work hard to claim his trophy in his Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R. “First off, we’ve …

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Lawson Aschenbach Uses Great Start to Claim 3rd GTS Sprint Win of 2018

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Lawson Aschenbach WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach used a great start to move up to the lead from third on the grid in his Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R.  From there, no one could catch him as he pulled out to a 12-second lead and held on for his third GTS Sprint win of 2018. Naturally, the veteran racer …

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Daniel Morad Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win GT/GTA Race No. 1 at CTMP

2018 CTMP PWC Daniel Morad Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad led flag-to-flag Saturday in adverse conditions in order to claim his first Pirelli World Challenge GT Sprint victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  For Morad, who lives in Toronto, it is a victory at home. “I was surprised at how well the Pirelli tires were staying together considering the track …

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Ian James Splashes to GTS Pole at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

2017 Lime Rock PWC Ian James Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

At a wet Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Saturday (May 19), Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James claimed the pole for Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS/GTSA Race No. 1 with a lap of 102.211 seconds (86.609 mph).   James’ best lap is nearly 18 seconds slowed than Jade Buford‘s fastest lap on Friday. James’ lap Saturday was 1.176 seconds …

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Daniel Morad Claims PWC GT Race No. 1 Pole at CTMP

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad claimed overall pole for Round No. 4 of Pirelli World Challenge’s GT and GTA classes at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Saturday morning (May 19).  Wet conditions on the 2.459-mile road course kept the speeds down, but Morad set a time of 89.331 seconds (99.097 mph) to top the charts.  Due …

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