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

(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

(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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Àlvaro Parente, Ian James Claim Sunday PWC Victories at Mid-Ohio

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Sunday, K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente earned himself a weekend sweep in the Pirelli World Challenge’s GT class.  As compared to Race No. 1, he did have to work a little harder, though. Parente was originally supposed to start from the pole, but earned a three-spot grid penalty for conduct in race No. 1.  Despite …

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Adderly Fong, Ian James Claim Poles for PWC’s Saturday Road America Races

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning, Absolute Racing’s Adderly Fong claimed the overall pole for today’s first race at Road America for Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes.  Fong’s lap of 124.223 seconds (117.309 mph) was just .029 of a second faster than Cadillac Racing’s Johnny O’Connell. GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing’s Jon Fogarty will start third …

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Rodrigo Baptista Gives Flying Lizard a Lime Rock GTS Sweep

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

From the second the red light went out during Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park for Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS class, Flying Lizard Motorsport’s Rodrigo Baptista had the best car.  Starting in third, he blasted away the field on the start. BAM! @RBaptistaRacing goes right to the front! pic.twitter.com/XLebjUleEm — Flying Lizard Motorsports (@FlyingLizard_MS) …

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Rodrigo Baptista Claims First PWC GTS Victory at Lime Rock

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, Flying Lizard Motorsports’ Rodrigo Baptista took advantage of lapped traffic to get past Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James.  From there, Baptista held off a series of charges from James to claim his first career GTS victory by a mere .176 of a second. Afterwards, Baptista was quite pleased in the post-race press …

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