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  1. Competitive PWC season reaches halfway after wild action in all classes including SprintXRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Championships are living up to its expectations at the halfway point of the season including some of the most intense and competitive battles in numerous sports car divisions. It figured to be tough to better the last race and final lap drama of the 2016 GT title run with Alvaro Parente, Patrick Long, Johnny O'Connell and Michael Cooper all in the hunt.

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  2. New SprintX Lineups Part Of Big Lime Rock Park PWC WeekendRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    The annual Memorial Weekend racing spectacular at the historic Lime Rock features some 111 entries in the Pirelli World Challenge on Friday and Saturday with many new driver lineups in the SprintX doubleheader races. Following a rain out last Sunday for Round 4 in SprintX at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the 34 SprintX entries bring an outstanding field to the popular 1.5-mile road circuit carved into the Connecticut landscape.

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  3. Cadillac Pair Of Michael Cooper & Jordan Taylor Time Things Right,...Read the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Great timing and hard-charging was the perfect combination Saturday for the Cadillac Racing pair of Michael Cooper and Jordan Taylor in winning the 60-minute SprintX Round 3 of the Pirelli World Challenge Victoria Day Speedfest at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. After failing to record a qualifying lap Friday due to a mechanical issue, Cooper, the 27-year-old driver from Syosset, N.Y., started 22nd in the 32-driver field Saturday and charged his way through the SprintX lineup in the No.

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  4. Patrick Long Continues CTMP Domination With New Track Record Friday...Read the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Sports car star Patrick Long of Manhattan Beach, Calif., continued his dominance of the legendary Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Friday by driving the No. 58 Wright Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R to a new qualifying record, breaking the two-year standing record of Johnny O'Connell, in the Pirelli World Challenge Victoria Day Speedfest.

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  5. Sports Car Star Patrick Long Returns To CTMP, Seeking Repeat of 2016 DominationRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Sports Car Star Patrick Long Returns To CTMP, Seeking Repeat of 2016 Domination in Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Few times in a racing driver's career that he or she enjoys a perfect racing weekend. Last year at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, sports car legend Patrick Long came pretty close to that kind of racing performance.

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  6. Great Driving Talent Comes to CTMP This Weekend for Strong Pirelli...Read the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Many of the world's best sports car drivers and GT3 machines with the SprintX series will converge on the popular Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekend in the annual Pirelli World Challenge road racing event as part of the Victoria Day Speedfest. Rounds 3 and 4 of the impressive SprintX doubleheader action will headline the PWC field with over 100 cars already entered for the three-day racing extravaganza at the historic 2.458-mile, 10-turn road circuit northeast of Toronto.

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  7. Little Known Mancinelli Opens Many Eyes With Impressive 2017 PWC PerformancesRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Young Daniel Mancinelli was so unknown at the Pirelli World Challenge season opener at the streets of St. Petersburg that the Italian driver didn't have a driver rating for the GT class. In fact, Mancinelli, the 28-year-old, 5-foot-3 driver from San Severino, Italy, was listed in the amateur class initially with his No.

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  8. Incredible Week Of Daniel Morad Makes Him a PWC SprintX Winner And a...Read the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Incredible Week Of Daniel Morad Makes Him A PWC SprintX Winner And A Favorite Coming To His Home Track, CTMP, On May 19-21 Canadian racer Daniel Morad's life took an interesting turn two weeks ago when he received a phone call from Nick Short of CRP Racing, a Pirelli World Challenge racing team based in Charlotte, N.C. The former open-wheel star had been seeking to raise his racing career to the next level when everything came to screeching halt. After competing in the European GP3 in 2011, Morad was left without ride.

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  9. Austin WeatherTech Sports Car Race Ended With A Big Nissan InfernoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Jalopnik

    Wayne Taylor Racing continued their streak of IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship domination with another overall win today at Circuit of the Americas. That we sort of expected.

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  10. Tequila Patron Esm Looks To Continue Success In Austin Cota PreviewRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Riding the momentum of a strong second place finish on the streets of Long Beach, California, Tequila Patron ESM journeyed to Austin, Texas to test their Nissan Onroack DPis at Circuit of the Americas to prepare for the next round in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This weekend, COTA will be host to the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown, the fourth race in the 2017 IMSA Championship.

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  11. Austin IMSA: Action Express scores 1-2 in final practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The Action Express Cadillac squad set the pace in final practice for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Austin's Circuit of the Americas. Dane Cameron set the fastest lap of the session in his #31 Cadillac DPi-V.R, two tenths clear of the sister #5 car of Joao Barbosa.

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  12. Taylor brothers, Cadillac quick in practice for IMSA WeatherTech race at COTARead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | AutoWeek

    Maintaining a perfect start to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor continued to show the speed Friday at Circuit of the Americas that led to season-opening wins at Daytona , Sebring and Long Beach. The No.

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  13. Cadillacs and BMWs lead practice at COTARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Jordan Taylor put Cadillac on top in practice today at Circuit of The Americas, while Alexander Sims led a BMW 1-2 in the GT Le Mans class. Taylor took his Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R around the 3.427-mile course in Austin, Texas, in 1min56.595sec to pull a 1.1sec gap on the similar car of Action Express Racing's Christian Fittipaldi.

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  14. Dalziel pays tribute to Morad's versatility in SprintX victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Pirelli World Challenge star Ryan Dalziel says the pace of new teammate Daniel Morad was key to their victory in the second SprintX race at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday. Dalziel and Morad took a dominant win, with Morad driving a dogged opening stint to keep Jeroen Bleekemolen's similar Mercedes AMG GT3 at bay to hand over the lead to Dalziel.

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  15. Mercedes Duo of Ryan Dalziel & Daniel Morad Claim Sunday's SprintX...Read the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    A dominant performance by the Mercedes team of Ryan Dalziel of Scotland and David Morad of Canada highlighted Sunday's SprintX Round 6 competition at VIRginia International Raceway in the Pirelli World Challenge Nissan Grand Prix of VIR in the 30-car field. Driving the No.

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    Apr 30, 2017 | The Auto Channel

    May 1, 2017: Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams doubled-up on race wins Sunday in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX competition at Virginia International Raceway where CRP Racing scored the overall and Pro-class victories, and Black Swan Racing won the Pro/Am division, finishing 10th overall. The pair of victories were the first for the Mercedes-AMG GT3 in Pirelli World Challenge competition and came in just the third race weekend of the year.

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  17. Mercedes team of Ryan Dalziel of Scotland and Canadian Daniel MoradRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | AutoWeek

    A dominant performance by the Mercedes team of Ryan Dalziel of Scotland and Daniel Morad of Canada highlighted Sunday's SprintX Round 6 competition at VIRginia International Raceway in the Pirelli World Challenge Nissan Grand Prix of VIR in the 30-car field. Driving the No.

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  18. Virginia PWC: Ex-F1 ace Johansson's crash ends SprintX race two earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Race two of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX weekend at Virginia was won by the CRP Racing Mercedes of Daniel Morad and Ryan Dalziel, but the race ended prematurely after a worrying crash that befell ex-F1 star Stefan Johansson. From the rolling start the two Mercedes of Jeroen Bleekemolen and Morad led the packed field, with Morad going around the outside of Bleekemolen at Turn 1. Jordan Taylor claimed third in the first of the Cadillacs, ahead of Spencer Pumpelly's Audi and Ben Barnicoat's The race restarted with under 30 minutes go, with all mandatory pitstops still to be made.

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  19. Mike Skeen Takes Audi to SprintX Pole Position Saturday in PWC Nissan Grand PrixRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Mike Skeen of Charlotte, N.C., showed his local knowledge of VIRginia International Raceway Saturday by capturing the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX pole position in the No. 82 McCann Racing Audi R8 LMS over Mercedes driver Ryan Dalziel of Scotland.

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  20. Italian Team of Mancinelli and Montermini Take Ferrari to SprintX Win SaturdayRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Italian Team of Mancinelli and Montermini Take Ferrari to SprintX Win Saturday in Wild PWC Nissan Grand Prix of VIR The Italian driving combination of Daniel Mancinelli and Andrea Montermini captured Saturday's Pirelli World Challenge SprintX season opener in the No. 31 TR3 Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 in a wild 60-minute, two-driver sprint event that saw a variety of scenarios near of the event at VIRginia International Raceway.

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