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K-PAX Racing Earns COTA Weekend Sweep In Changeable Conditions

Giovanni Venturini wins Race No. 2 of Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS at Circuit of the Americas, 5/2/2021 (Photo: K-PAX Racing)

(Photo: K-PAX Racing)

K-PAX Racing is now four-for-four in Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS competition, following the second consecutive weekend sweep Saturday (May 1) and Sunday (May 2) at Circuit of the Americas.  Andrea Caldarelli and Jordan Pepper won Saturday’s rain shortened first race, while Corey Lewis and Giovanni Venturini won the second race Sunday …

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JDC-Miller MotorSports Wins Rough and Tumble 12 Hours of Sebring Despite Loose Rear Wing

JDC-Miller MotorSports' Sebastien Bourdais, Loic Duval and Tristan Vautier celebrate after winning the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, 3/20/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

JDC-Miller MotorSports’ Sebastien Bourdais, Loic Duval and Tristan Vautier charged back after getting involved in two separate on-track incidents to win the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts Saturday (March 20).  It is the team’s first overall victory since the 2018 Sahlen Six Hours at the Glen when they were …

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George Kurtz Claims Inaugural GT America Weekend Sweep

George Kurtz practicing at Sonoma Raceway, 3/5/2021 (Photo: DXDT Racing/Jamey Price Photo)

(Photo: DXDT Racing/Jamey Price Photo)

Sonoma Raceway hosted the first-ever GT America powered by AWS race weekend this past weekend.  The series, which is a merger of the former Pirelli GT4 America Sprint and GT Sports Club America series, has GT2, GT3 and GT4 cars racing in 40-minute sprint races with amateur drivers only.  DXDT Racing’s George Kurtz walked away …

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Racers Edge Motorsports, DXDT Racing Split GT World Challenge America at VIR

2020 VIR GTWCA Kyle Marcelli Car Gavin Baker Photography

(Photo: Gavin Baker Photography)

At VIRginia International Raceway this past weekend, Racers Edge Motorsports’ Acuras were the class of the field.  However, two separate issues with pit stops prevented them from sweeping the weekend.  They could only muster a split in the two GT World Challenge America powered by AWS rounds this past weekend with DXDT Racing that restarted …

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Daniel Mancinelli Claims PWC Road America Race No. 1 Pole

2018 Long Beach PWC Daniel Mancinelli Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

TR3 Racing’s Daniel Mancinelli claimed the pole Saturday morning (June 23) for Pirelli World Challenge race No. 1 at Road America with a lap of 115.946 mph, the fastest lap of the whole weekend to this point.  Mancinelli’s time was half of a tenth of a second faster than Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen in his …

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Lawson Aschenbach Wins PWC GTS Season Opener at St. Petersburg

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Lawson Aschenbach Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

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 race was not easy by …

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Gabriele Piana Sets PWC GTS Track Record to Win St. Petersburg Pole

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Gabriele Piana Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

Mühlner Motorsports America’s Gabriele Piana continued his excellent form Saturday morning (March 10) in St. Petersburg, claiming the overall pole for Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge GTS Race No. 1.  Piana’s pole time was a track record 78.454 seconds (82.596 mph). Piana’s lap was nearly one-tenth of a second faster than GMG Racing’s James Sofronas.  PF …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Sonoma

2017 UMC PWC Memo Gidley Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

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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Scott Dollahite DQ Gives Ian James 5th GTS Win of 2017

2017 Lime Rock PWC Ian James Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday’s GTS Round 15 at Circuit of the Americas for Pirelli World Challenge originally had a feel-good story in Victory Lane.  Scott Dollahite, who has spent 2017 driving the pace car at Pirelli World Challenge events, charged up from sixth on the grid to take a sweet victory in his hometown race. However, Dollahite’s Lotus …

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Rodrigo Baptista, Ian James Claim Utah GTS Victories

2017 Lime Rock PWC Ian James Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday, Flying Lizard Motorsports’ Rodrigo Baptista earned his third win of 2017 in the first GTS race of the weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus.  The Brazilian rookie led the race flag-to-flag in his No. 3 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR. Baptista was quite pleased with his driving. “It was a really good race and …

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