Tag Archives: Drew Staveley

Michael Cooper Earns Weekend Sweep In Rain-Shortened Road America Race No. 2

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper earned a weekend sweep in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Sunday morning (Sep. 22).  The race was cut short after 27 of the scheduled 50 minutes due to heavy rains.  Since the race was declared complete at less than 75 percent distance, half-points were awarded. “Definitely …

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Michael Cooper Makes 1st Lap Pass For Lead, Wins GT4 Sprint Race No. 1 at Road America

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper qualified third for the first Pirelli GT4 America Sprint race of the weekend Saturday (Sept. 21) at Road America. By the end of the first lap, he was in the lead. Once there, no one could touch him as Cooper pulled away to take his …

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Michael Cooper Holds Off Ian James For Sonoma Sprint Race No. 1 Victory

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper took advantage of his pole position and held off Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James to lead flag-to-flag to take victory in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Race No. 1 at Sonoma Raceway Saturday (June 8).  It is Cooper’s first win of the 2019 season. “The race …

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Drew Staveley Wins GTS SprintX Race No. 2 after Elghanayan Falters

Ian Lacy Racing’s Drew Staveley was content with a second-place finish in Monday’s GTS SprintX Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park.  Then, leader Nicolai Elghanayan slowed dramatically with less than five minutes to go.  Staveley was able to snatch the lead at the point and hold on for the …

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Lawson Aschenbach Stays Perfect, Sweeps CTMP GTS Weekend

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 …

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Jade Buford, Scott Maxwell Claim Maiden PWC Win for Mustang GT4

On Saturday afternoon, PF Racing’s Jade Buford and Scott Maxwell jumped pole sitter Harry Gottsacker during the race’s round of pit stops.  From there, they were able to hold off the rest of the field to claim the first victory in Pirelli World Challenge for the Ford Mustang GT4. “[The …

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Lawson Aschenbach Wraps Up PWC GTS Sweep in St. Petersburg

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach spent a second consecutive race dueling with Mühlner Motorsports America’s Gabriele Piana on Sunday.  This time, Aschenbach led flag-to-flag to take his second win of the weekend. “The [Chevrolet] Camaro GT4.R was on rails today,” Aschenbach said after the race.  “Fortunately, they were battling behind …

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Lawson Aschenbach Wins PWC GTS Season Opener at St. Petersburg

On Saturday (March 10), Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach passed pole sitter Gabriele Piana on lap 3 for the lead.  From there, Aschenbach was able to hold off Piana’s Porsche to win the first Pirelli World Challenge GTS race of 2018. Even though Aschenbach led nearly the entire race, the …

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Gabriele Piana Tops PWC St. Petersburg GTS Practices

Mühlner Motorsports America’s Gabriele Piana was fastest overall in the two GTS practice sessions Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Piana’s lap of 79.099 seconds (81.923 mph) in the afternoon session was the fastest GTS lap of the day. Prior to the race weekend, a number of class shifts were made.  …

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