Tag Archives: Michael Cooper

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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Michael Cooper Fastest Of All GT4 Entries in Sonoma Qualifying

Saturday morning (June 8) saw Pirelli GT4 America Sprint, Pirelli GT4 America SprintX and GT4 West teams all venture onto Sonoma Raceway’s configuration to qualify for this weekend’s races. When the dust cleared, it was Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper that was fastest in his McLaren. Pirelli GT4 America Sprint …

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Matthew Fassnacht Sweeps Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Weekend at VIR

In the Pirelli GT4 America Sprint races this weekend at VIR, tire issues plagued the frontrunners.  Murillo Racing’s Matthew Fassnacht was able to avoid trouble and drive his Mercedes-AMG GT4 to two overall victories. Race No. 1 The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly started from the overall pole after setting a …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah

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 …

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Callaway Competition USA Downsizes to 1 Car for St. Petersburg

Callaway Competition USA announced Thursday (Mar. 1) that they will only have one Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R for their Pirelli World Challenge debut next weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Callaway Competition USA originally announced in December that they would make their Pirelli World Challenge debut with two Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-Rs …

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Blackdog Speed Shop Taps Andy Pilgrim, Michael Cooper for GTS SprintX

On Thursday, Blackdog Speed Shop announced that in addition to their two full-time Pirelli World Challenge GTS sprint race entries, they’ll field their two Chevrolet Camaro GT4.Rs in the GTS SprintX races as well.  In order to do that, the team has tapped Andy Pilgrim and Michael Cooper to drive. …

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