Race Weekend Central

Fast Track Racing Wins GT4 America SprintX Race No. 1, Loses Race No. 2 Due to Penalty

2019 Vir Gt4asx Stevan Mcaleer Car Classic Bmw Fast Track Racing

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In Pirelli GT4 America SprintX action, it was an excellent weekend at VIRginia International Raceway for Fast Track Racing.  Stevan McAleer and Justin Raphael won Race No. 1 on Saturday (April 27) and came within a whisker of a weekend sweep on Sunday (April 28) Race No. 1 AutoTechnic Racing’s Kris Wilson led from the …

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GMG Racing’s Alex Welch, James Sofronas Claim VIR GTS SprintX Race No. 2 Win

2018 Cota Pwc Alex Welch Car Wc Vision

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GMG Racing’s Alex Welch benefited from penalties to two of the top teams for pit time violations.  He snatched the lead away from Samantha Tan on lap 17 and held on to take his and James Sofronas‘ second SprintX win of the season. “James [Sofronas] obviously started on pole [and] did a fantastic job,” Welch …

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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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Alvaro Parente Wins PWC GT Round 1 at St. Petersburg

2016 Lime Rock Pwc Alvaro Parente Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning, defending Pirelli World Challenge GT champion Alvaro Parente was able to get past pole sitter Daniel Mancinelli on lap 2.  The move, using the contrarian outside line at turn 4, gave the Portuguese racer the advantage.  From there, Parente pulled away to claim the victory by 10.135 seconds. Unlike Friday’s first GTS race, …

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