14th Aug2016

Pirelli World Challenge at the Grand Prix of Utah GTS Race 2

by Michael Chandler

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The madness that is a Pirelli World Challenge GTS class race has risen and fallen.  This race had all the staples of a great race: close racing, plenty of passes, near misses, and some not misses.  The field, which features everything from the GT4 spec KTM X-Bow up to the almost too powerful Camaro ZL1.  In the end, one driver would rise to the top.  Stand on the highest step, and therefor have the strategic advantage in the champagne spraying that happens at every podium event.  That man is Scott Heckert.

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Scott, in the lone Sin R1 GT4, overtook Brett Sandberg (#13 KTM X-Bow GT4) and held off Nate Stacy (#14 Ford Mostang BOSS 302S) at the beginning of the race, and held on to the lead for the rest of it.  A late race full course yellow, brought on by the #29 Ginetta of Harry Gottsacker colliding with the #46 Lotus of Scott Dollahite, cut Heckert’s massive lead down to nil.  However, on the restart, he built back that lead, as Nate Stacy and Brett Sandberg battled each other for position.

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13th Aug2016

Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah Qualifying Results

by Michael Chandler

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We’ve got qualifying results for GT, GTA, GTS and Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy!  On pole in GT is Alvaro Parente in the #9 K-Pax Racing McLaren 650S GT3.  As of press time we are not sure what the name of Alvaro’s car is, but we are looking into it!

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Frankie Montecalvo put the #66 DIME Racing Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 on the pole in GTS.  Here he is, running down Brent Holden in the #14 GMG Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R.

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In GTS, the Racers Edge Motorsports SIN R1 GT4 driven by Scott Heckert will be starting on the pole.

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On the overall pole in Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA is Dino Crescentini in the Diamond Class.

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TruSpeed Autosport is showing some class leading speed yet again, as the #45 driven by Tom Haacker is on the Platinum class pole.

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Larry Schnur is starting up front in Platinum M.

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Jensen Keith took the Bob Evans line to the pole in Silver class.

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And in Silver M we have Steve Goldman out in front for the start.

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