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Alegra Motorsports Wins Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Michael Christensen Car Phil Allaway

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Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen and Spencer Pumpelly claimed overall victory Monday afternoon (May 28) in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 at Lime Rock Park.  It is the first PWC victory for Alegra Motorsports. “To be honest, it was all about the first stint today,” Christensen said after the race.  “The car definitely …

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Daniel Morad Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win GT/GTA Race No. 1 at CTMP

2018 CTMP PWC Daniel Morad Car WC Vision

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CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad led flag-to-flag Saturday in adverse conditions in order to claim his first Pirelli World Challenge GT Sprint victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  For Morad, who lives in Toronto, it is a victory at home. “I was surprised at how well the Pirelli tires were staying together considering the track …

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Daniel Morad Claims PWC GT Race No. 1 Pole at CTMP

2017 Lime Rock PWC Daniel Morad Car Phil Allaway

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CRP Racing’s Daniel Morad claimed overall pole for Round No. 4 of Pirelli World Challenge’s GT and GTA classes at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Saturday morning (May 19).  Wet conditions on the 2.459-mile road course kept the speeds down, but Morad set a time of 89.331 seconds (99.097 mph) to top the charts.  Due …

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Toni Vilander Claims St. Petersburg GT Pole in Crash-Shortened Session

2018 St. Petersburg PWC Toni Vilander Car WC Vision

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander won the overall pole Saturday morning (March 10) for Race No. 1 of Pirelli World Challenge’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  Vilander set a track record with a lap of 70.923 seconds (91.367 mph). Vilander’s lap was more than three-sevenths faster than Alegra Motorsports’ Michael Christensen.  Callaway Competition USA’s Daniel …

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Toni Vilander Tops Both PWC St. Petersburg Practices

2017 Long Beach PWC Alex Riberas Car Phil Allaway

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R. Ferri Motorsports’ Toni Vilander flexed his muscle Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla., topping both Pirelli World Challenge GT practice sessions.  His lap of 71.601 seconds (90.502 mph) in the afternoon session was the quickest time of the day. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, Vilander was fastest of all in his Ferrari 488 …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at COTA

2016 Lime Rock PWC Scott Dollahite Car Credit Phil Allaway

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This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes travel to Circuit of the Americas for a full weekend of racing.  It is the season finale for Sprint-X and teams will be scrambling to get everything they can.  Also of note, the second race that was scrapped due to heavy rains at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Road America

2017 VIR PWC Mike Skeen Car WC Vision

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This weekend, some of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes will be in action at Road America on the undercard to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Kohler Grand Prix.  Unlike the last three Pirelli World Challenge weekends, Road America is a Sprint weekend, meaning no driver changes.  Just all-out running. The combined races for the GT, GTA and …

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Entry List: Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown

2017 Daytona IWSC Tom Kimber-Smith Car Phil Allaway

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The entry list is out for this weekend’s Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Circuit of the Americas.  40 teams in the four classes are currently entered in the event. The Prototype class has the same ten entries from Long Beach with only a couple of driver changes of note. …

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Parker Chase, Harry Gottsacker to Make IMSA Debut With TRG at COTA

2017 Long Beach IWSC Wolf Henzler Car Phil Allaway

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On Friday, The Racers Group (TRG) announced that two IMSA debutante racers, Parker Chase and Harry Gottsacker, will make their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at Circuit of the Americas.  The two young racers, who comprise one of the youngest driving pairs in recent memory (average age: 16.5) will drive the No. 991 Porsche GT3 …

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Jade Buford Claims GTS Victory After Late Crash

2016 Lime Rock PWC Lawson Aschenbach Brett Sandberg Battle Credit Phil Allaway

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All weekend at Lime Rock Park, Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS class has been a heads-up battle for supremacy between the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R of Blackdog Speed Shop’s Lawson Aschenbach and the ANSA Motorsports KTM X-Bow GT4 of Brett Sandberg.  The two spent all of race No. 1 Friday fighting each other.  Race No. 2 was …

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