Round 8 of the GT and GTS Pirelli World Challenge has begun with qualifying for the Cadillac Grand Prix of Lime Rock Park.
In the second race of the Pirelli World Challenge event in Detroit on the Belle Isle street circuit, Randy Pobst took the GT class win while Dean Martin took home the GTS victory in his home race.
The pole winners for Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge race at Belle Isle were Johnny O’Connell in his GT Cadillac V-Series Challenge and Mark Wilkins took the GTS pole - first one this year for the Kia Optima. , in the No. 38 Kia Motors America...
Andy Pilgrim visited the Belle Isle circuit three weeks ago and had the chance to see the track improvements first hand.
After five of fourteen races, Ende sits seventh in the GT class championship with 360 points.
It would be the third victory in five races for James’ 2013 effort, and the Villa Park, California resident has never been off the podium this season.
James Sofronas earned the Pirelli World Challenge GT victory on the Circuit of The Americas. The GTS class win was taken by Andy Lee. For the Touring Car race, Brett Sandberg grabbed the win and Ernie Francis Jr. took the Touring Car B-Spec win.
Johnny O’Connell took the GT victory in Austin, Texas while Lawson Aschenbach grabbed the GTS victory. Ryan Winchester was the overall victor in the Touring Car class while Ernie Francis Jr won in the Touring Car B-Spec class.
Winchester, Francis Jr. earn Touring Car and Touring Car B-Spec poles at Circuit of The Americas
A recording setting field of over 90 cars across four classes will compete at Circuit of The Americas.
After experiencing an exciting first three races, Ende would like to enjoy a boring run to the podium at the Circuit of the Americas.
Gleason qualifies second in Long Beach debut and carges back after problem at race start.
Alex Figge: "What a tough weekend. Our K-PAX team has never broken a clutch or brake rotor before."
As the sun set on Long Beach, the track was slick, but the Vantage GT4s proved to be solid in the warm conditions.
While there is some celebration within the entire GMG organization, the party can’t last for long as they prepare for their next round just a few weeks away.
O'Connell was just three-quarters of a mile from winning the race...
Aschenbach posts Blackdog Speed Shop’s first Pirelli World Challenge GTS win at Long Beach
"There is no other FR-S like this one in the world. We have the only FR-S utilizing the TRD supercharger," said Ken Stout, KSR Team Principal.
The first two rounds of the new season saw Tomy Drissi collect 8th and 6th respectively in the LG Motorsports Corvette.
K-PAX Volvo S60 finishes first and second in double race weekend at St. Petersburg
A Volvo kinda year: Randy Pobst in his own words following the first two rounds of the new season.
O'Connell post two third place finishes in the first two rounds of the season on the street circuit in St. Petrsburg
Sofronas, GMG Audi R8 LMS takes podium in season opener on the St. Petersburg temporary street circuit. No.14 Audi R8 on pole for round two
O'Connell and Pilgrim open season fourth and fifth for Team Cadillac at St. Pete