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Michael Cooper, Daniel Keilwitz to Race for Callaway Competition USA

2018 PWC Callaway Corvette GT3 R Callaway Competition

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On Thursday morning at the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis, Callaway Competition USA unveiled one of the Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-Rs that will compete in Pirelli World Challenge in 2018.  The team announced that Daniel Keilwitz and Michael Cooper will drive for the team full-time.  As previously noted, Callaway Competition USA will be a full …

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K-PAX Racing Switches to Bentley for 2018

2016 Lime Rock PWC Alvaro Parente Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday morning, K-PAX Racing announced that they will be switching from the McLaren 650S GT3 to the Bentley Continental GT3 for the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season.  The team will also once again field three full-time entries after cutting down to two in the middle of the 2017 season. Program manager Darren Law is …

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Callaway Competition to Run Factory PWC Effort in 2018

2018 PWC Callaway Corvette GT3 R Callaway Competition

(Photo: Callaway Competition)

On Monday afternoon, Callaway Competition USA announced their intention to run a two-car factory team in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT class in 2018.  The team will use Callaway’s Corvette C7 GT3-R, a GT3-homologated car that will race in North America for the first time. Callaway Competition is very excited about the opportunity to show their …

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Pace Laps: First-Timers Shine in Homestead Finale In NASCAR’s Top-3 Divisions

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Proper End to 2017 Championship – The favorites entering the playoffs were the ones battling nose-to-nose for the championship in the final laps Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The way it should have. From the beginning of the season, Kyle Busch (2015 champion) and Martin Truex Jr. (among the quickest cars …

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Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski Advances to Homestead, William Byron Scores Another Victory

William Byron Phoenix Victory

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Brad Keselowski Sneaks into Championship 4 – When they bumped, banged, passed and wrecked in the distance, the view became clear for Brad Keselowski: milk it home and you’re going to Homestead-Miami Speedway. From the drop of the green flag in the Can-Am 500, a position in the Championship 4 …

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Andy Lally Returns to Magnus Racing for 2018

2016 Lime Rock IWSC John Potter Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday, Magnus Racing announced that Andy Lally will return to the Utah-based organization full-time in 2018.  Lally, who recently helped out on the pit box as the team claimed overall victory in the California 8 Hours, returns after one year with Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian. Lally is quite pleased to return to his …

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Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski & Parker Kligerman Victorious in Wild Weekend at Talladega

Talladega WreckFeast

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ford Completes the Sweep For Brad Keselowski, it’s a welcoming sight to see not just Victory Lane but the end to a Toyota win streak. And after a sorry summer for the Blue Oval brand, his manufacturer now has one to call their own. Ford grabbed victory at a restrictor …

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Exposed Concrete: Racecar Drivers’ Kryptonite Thrives at Sonoma

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Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen nothing short of a safety revolution when it comes to run-off at racetracks and wall technology.  In 1997, the only soft walls that you heard about were the styrofoam blocks in use at places such as the late Flemington Speedway in New Jersey.  Later on, Watkins Glen International …

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Pace Laps: A Flurry of NASCAR Playoff Activity

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bittersweet Day for Hendrick Motorsports in Dover – In the end, the sweet side may outweigh the bitter Sunday at Dover International Speedway. But there was plenty of both as the four-car organization left the Delaware track. Staring with the negatives, Kasey Kahne was one of the three bullets in the …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Sonoma

2017 UMC PWC Memo Gidley Car WC Vision

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This weekend, championships will be decided in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA, GT Cup and GTSA classes at Sonoma Raceway.  In the case of GT, the Sprint title and the overall GT title is up for grabs. For the GT/GTA/GT Cup races, 21 cars are currently entered.  Outside of the championship, the big story of …

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