Race Weekend Central

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

2017 Lime Rock Pwc Adderly Fong Car Phil Allaway

(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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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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Pace Laps: Ryan Blaney Lets One Get Away, Erik Jones Dominates in XFINITY Series

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Monster Energy Cup Series: The Wood Brothers are Back – 1982. That was the last time a Wood Brothers Racing car led more than 100 laps in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 35-year streak ended Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway as the team’s second-year driver Ryan Blaney led the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 for 148 …

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Ryan Dalziel Fastest in PWC Long Beach Practice

2017 Long Beach Pwc Ryan Dalziel Car Wc Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

Long Beach is the only place on the Pirelli World Challenge schedule where the teams can actually put themselves directly up against the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class and see where they stand.  Both classes race GT3 cars.  The main difference here is the tires.  GT Daytona cars run on Continentals while Pirelli …

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Laurens Vanthoor to Join GMG Racing for 2 Sprint-X Races

2016 Lime Rock Pwc James Sofronas Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Friday, Global Motorsports Group Racing (GMG Racing) announced that owner and longtime Pirelli World Challenge racer James Sofronas will be joined by Laurens Vanthoor to co-drive the team’s No. 14 Porsche 911 GT3 R.  Vanthoor will drive in the first two Sprint-X weekends at VIRginia International Raceway and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. In Pirelli World …

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