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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah

2017 UMC PWC Drew Staveley Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

This weekend is the final SprintX weekend of 2018 for Pirelli World Challenge.  The series has it’s smallest SprintX entry of the season at Utah Motorsports Campus, 80 teams. In SprintX GT, the biggest story of the weekend is that Daniel Morad will not be there.  CRP Racing has posted an entry for their No. …

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Adderly Fong, Patrick Long Split Road America PWC GT Races

2017 Lime Rock PWC Patrick Long Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This past weekend, Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA and GT Cup classes raced on the undercard to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Kohler Grand Prix.  Both races were quite interesting in their own right. Race No. 1 On Saturday, Adderly Fong led flag-to-flag to pick up his first career Pirelli World Challenge victory and the first …

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Pierre Kaffer, Johnny O’Connell Fastest in PWC Road America Practices

2017 Lime Rock PWC Johnny OConnell Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday and Friday, Pirelli World Challenge teams took to the 4.0479-mile course at Road America for two practice sessions.  Due to weather, the sessions were wildly different. Thursday Thursday’s practice session was held in damp conditions.  The Pirelli rain tires had to come into play.  As a result, times were much slower than normal. …

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Alvaro Parente Wins Fire Hydrant-Plagued PWC Feature

2017 Long Beach PWC Alvaro Parente Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

K-PAX Racing’s Alvaro Parente led flag-to-flag Sunday to claim victory in the Pirelli World Challenge GT/GTA race in Long Beach.  It is the second win of the season for the Portuguese McLaren factory racer and the second in a row for him at Long Beach.  Last year, Cadillac’s Johnny O’Connell actually won the race on-track, but …

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45 Entered for Pirelli World Challenge Season Opener at St. Petersburg

2016 Lime Rock PWC Johnny OConnell Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On the undercard of the Verizon IndyCar Series this weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla. will be the GT, GTA, GT Cup and GTS Classes of Pirelli World Challenge.  Between those four classes, 45 cars are entered.  The GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes will run together in two 50-minute races, while the GTS class will …

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Cadillac Racing Announces Lineup, Taylor Brothers in for Sprint-X Races

2016 Lime Rock PWC Johnny OConnell Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Monday, Cadillac Racing announced their 2017 Pirelli World Challenge driver lineup.  Their full-time drivers will be unchanged.  Four-time GT class champion Johnny O’Connell will return to the No. 3 Cadillac ATS-VR for his seventh year with the team.  Meanwhile, Michael Cooper will return for his second year in the No. 8.  Cooper’s No. 8 will carry …

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Pirelli World Challenge Championship Scenarios

2016 Lime Rock PWC Alvaro Parente Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge holds their final races of the season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  More than half a dozen championships are on the line in California.  This piece will show you what to look for.  All races this weekend can be watched live on Pirelli World Challenge’s live stream at world-challenge.com. Grand …

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Alvaro Parente Earns Lime Rock GT Sweep

2016 Lime Rock PWC Alvaro Parente Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Andrew Palmer–Jorge de la Torre crash Saturday morning took the sails out of what was going to be a great day of racing.  However, officials determined that the race would go on. The drivers in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes obliged with 50 minutes of hard-fought action. K-PAX Racing’s Alvaro …

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