Six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars in Pirelli World Challenge

The Pirelli World Challenge, as the second major GT Racing series in the United States, has attracted six Audi drivers this year.

In North America, Audi, with currently five R8 LMS cars in the field, not only has a strong presence in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship.

James Sofronas
James Sofronas

Photo by: James Holland

The Pirelli World Challenge, as the second major GT Racing series in the United States, has attracted six Audi drivers this year. Last year’s runner-up James Sofronas will be attacking again in his Audi R8 LMS ultra.

Alongside the Californian, Andrew Palmer (USA), Bret Curtis (USA) and Bill Ziegler (USA) will be competing for Team GMG.

For the season opener at St. Petersburg on March 30, two other Audi privateer drivers, Jeff Courtney (JCR Motorsports) and Elton Julian (DragonSpeed), have announced their participation.

For the second round of the season held at Long Beach two weeks later six Audi drivers have submitted their nominations to date.

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Series WORLD CHALLENGE
Drivers James Sofronas , Jeff Courtney , Elton Julian , Bret Curtis , Bill Ziegler , Andrew Palmer
Teams JCR Motorsports
Article type Breaking news
Tags andrew palmer, audi, bill ziegler, bret curtis, elton julian, james sofronas, jeff courtney, scca-pwc