USA: Victories in Pirelli World Challenge, at Pikes Peak and in further top race series

USA: Victories in Pirelli World Challenge, at Pikes Peak and in further top race series

13. December 2018 -

Successful in the USA: PAGID Racing partner and customer teams shone among others with top results in Pirelli World Challenge, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the F3 Americas Championship and in the Thunderhill 25 Hours.

In Pirelli World Challenge, the Bentley Continental GT3 team K-PAX Racing won the GT Team Championship title. With a pair of wins for Rodrigo Baptista and a third place for Álvaro Parente in the final two PWC GT Sprint races of the season at Watkins Glen, K-PAX Racing sealed the title. In the PWC season finale, Scott Hargrove drove the #96 Porsche 911 GT3 R to the PWC Sprint driver title – the Canadian Pfaff Motorsports driver secured the title with his second-place finish in the final race.

A record run in Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: the 96th running of the hill climb at Pikes Peak saw Romain Dumas with his electrically powered #94 Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak become the first driver ever to post a sub-8 minute lap time and secured the overall win for Volkswagen as a result.

In Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Tom Long and Britt Casey won the TCR class title with the Compass Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR.

In the F3 Americas Championship, Kyle Kirkwood (Abel Motorsports) scored a pair of race wins in the season finale at Circuit of The Americas to clinch the title.

PAGID Racing partner team Flying Lizard Motorsports earned its fourth consecutive overall victory in the Thunderhill 25 Hours, making it the most successful team in the event’s 16-year history. The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR entry of Wolf Henzler, Johannes van Overbeek, Justin Marks, Charlie Hayes and Andy Wilzoch claimed a three-lap win of the twice-around-the-clock enduro.


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