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FLYING LIZARD MOTORSPORTS PREPARED FOR SUCCESS AT VIR

After a month break in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS calendar, Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to VIRginia International Raceway this weekend for rounds three and four of the SprintX championship with Mike Hedlund, Adam Merzon, and Ryan Eversley in the pair of Audi R8 LMS GT4 cars. In preparation for the event, the team has completed three days of testing at this particular track, in both dry and wet conditions, confident with the progress made entering into the next rounds of the championship.

JASON BELL TO TACKLE VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Floridian and Audi Sport customer racing driver Jason Bell will be competing in his next Pirelli World Challenge Series event this coming weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). Traveling to Alton, Virginia and back for another round with M1 GT Racing, Bell will once again enter the GTSA division and is excited to get back to the VIR facility, one of his favorite tracks on the 2018 calendar.

RNW Exclusive – Patrick Dussault Interview

Patrick Dussault is a talented young driver currently competing in Porsche GT3 Cup Platinum Canada. Following a successful open-wheel career that lead him to go race in England, Patrick has moved on to sports car racing. Dussault is very focused when it comes to racing and is excited to see what motorsports have in store for him. He is currently racing for Lauzon Autosports. RNW Chief Editor, Charles Côté, recently talked with Patrick about his journey and what is to come in 2018.

CHASE AND DALZIEL CLAIM PODIUM SUNDAY AFTER HAVING BEEN ROBBED OF ONE SATURDAY

On a warm and sunny weekend in Texas, 17-year-old Parker Chase and co-driver Ryan Dalziel, drivers of the #19 Vertical Bridge / New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau / ProBalance Protein Water / Music Movement Audi R8 showed persistence at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Taking on the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX GT Pro/Am program, Chase and Dalziel overcame an unfortunate shunt on the during Saturday’s event to stand on the podium on Sunday.

FIRST VICTORY FOR THE AUDI R8 LMS GT4 IN THE UNITED STATES

GMG Racing celebrates first American success for Audi R8 LMS GT4: James Sofronas and Alex Welch stood on the top step of the podium in the SprintX season opener of the Pirelli World Challenge. The two Americans from Team GMG Racing won the second single race of the opening event on the circuit of Austin, Texas, achieving the first victory for the new customer sport race car in North America. After the one-hour race, the advantage of their Audi R8 LMS GT4 was 3.3 seconds. With 37 entrants the GT4 category in the Pirelli World Challenge is one of the best-filled GT4 classes worldwide. Sofronas, who is both the team’s owner and a driver, is ranked in third place of the standings after two of a total of eight individual races in the GTS class of the SprintX classification.

JASON BELL PREPARES FOR TEXAS WITH M1 GT RACING

Jason Bell and M1 GT Racing started their 2018 season in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) program at the Streets of St. Petersburg two weekends ago. Standing on the podium in his first event behind the wheel of the sleek-looking Audi R8 LMS GT4, Bell is determined to improve to the top step of the podium this coming weekend at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

JASON BELL PREPARES FOR TEXAS WITH M1 GT RACING

Jason Bell and M1 GT Racing started their 2018 season in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) program at the Streets of St. Petersburg two weekends ago. Standing on the podium in his first event behind the wheel of the sleek-looking Audi R8 LMS GT4, Bell is determined to improve to the top step of the podium this coming weekend at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

FLYING LIZARD PREPARES FOR SPRINTX SEASON DEBUT IN RECORD SETTING FIELD

The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge resumes this weekend at Circuit of the Americas with a record setting field of 38 cars in the GTS class. The Grand Prix of Texas stands as the second race weekend of the year, but the first for the SprintX championship: a new championship placed within the existing championship. Located just south of Austin, Texas, the world class facility of Circuit of the Americas will host four days of on track action, and Flying Lizard Motorsports will compete with Audi R8 LMS GT4s, driven by Mike Hedlund, Adam Merzon, and Ryan Eversley.

M1 GT RACING RETURNS TO COTA IN QUEST FOR STRONG RESULTS

M1 GT Racing kicked off the 2018 season in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) program two weekends ago at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in sunny Florida. Competing in their new Audi R8 LMS GT4, the team managed to secure their first podiums of the year with team driver Jason Bell. Now, with one event weekend under their belt, the Florida based team and driver have their sights set on a race win this coming weekend during rounds three and four at the prestigious Circuit of the Americas.

Parker Chase Kicks off 2018 Season with Podium and Hard Charger Award in St. Pete

Taking on the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Texan Parker Chase entered his first official event as a TruSpeed AutoSport driver. Piloting the #19 Vertical Bridge / New Braunfels Visitors and Convention Bureau / ProBalance Protein Water Audi R8 LMS, the 17-year-old Chase showed speed and persistence in the GTA division as he was one of the drivers to beat throughout the weekend.