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CADILLAC RACING READY FOR REDEMPTION ON SHORELINE DRIVE

Cadillac V-Performance Racing drivers Johnny O’Connell (Flowery Branch, Ga.) and Michael Cooper (Syosset, N.Y) are heading to the west coast looking for some redemption at this weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge Long Beach Grand Prix. Last year O’Connell took the checker as the winner of the Pirelli World Challenge GT race on the famous Shoreline Drive. … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX PREVIEW

The Long Beach, California street circuit has been the site of many BMW Team RLL successes since the team’s first season racing for BMW in 2009. The team has finished the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race, with at least one BMW on the podium every year except last season. The Bobby Rahal-led team has won … Continue reading

HEAD-TURNERS FROM MAZDA MAKE THEIR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RACE DEBUT

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has been a favorite of fans and competitors for more than four decades. The shimmering ocean… the palm trees… plus the yachts, blaring sunshine and all of the beautiful people will be joined this week by two gorgeous additions to the paddock: the Mazda RT24-P race cars in … Continue reading

TWO NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR TACKLE THE SHORTEST RACE OF THE IMSA SEASON

With the long distance classics of Daytona and Sebring ticked off, next up is the shortest race on IMSA SportsCar Championship calendar on 8 April: Round three on the fully walled and fenced street circuit in Long Beach, California, is over in just 100 minutes. Set against a postcard-perfect backdrop of sun, sea and palms, … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING AND McLAREN GT WIN ON THE STREETS OF LONG BEACH

 K-PAX Racing earned its first Pirelli World Challenge win of the season with McLaren GT driver Alvaro Parente at the Long Beach Grand Prix. Parente started from pole position and ultimately finished in 2nd, but a post-race penalty to the race winning No. 3 Cadillac resulted in the series officials awarding the top spot to … Continue reading

CADILLAC RACING DRIVERS COOPER AND O’CONNELL HEADED TO LONG BEACH ON TOP

Cadillac Racing drivers Johnny O’Connell and Michael Cooper are ready to take on the concrete confines of the longest running street race in America, the Pirelli World Challenge Long Beach Grand Prix presented by Cadillac to run April 15-17. O’Connell (Flowery Branch, Ga.) and Cooper (Syosset, N.Y.) come into this weekend’s race with two different … Continue reading

SIMPSON SET FOR LONG BEACH STREET FEST

South African Stephen Simpson’s #85 Hi-Tide Red Line JDC Miller Motorsports ORECA FLM09 Chevrolet team heads west to the classic street circuit in Long Beach California following 36-hours of racing in the state of Florida so far this year, with the team in a close fight for the IMSA Prototype Challenge championship lead. IMSA’s racing … Continue reading

PORSCHE FIELDS TWO 911 RSR IN “AMERICA’S MONACO”

The IMSA SportsCar Championship leaves Florida and heads to the West Coast of the United States: After the season-opening races at Daytona and Sebring, North America’s most popular sports car championship contests round three in Long Beach, California. With a duration of just 1:40 hours, this is the shortest race on the series’ calendar. On … Continue reading

PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE, TEAM CADILLAC WINS AT LONG BEACH

Team Cadillac drivers Johnny O’Connell and Andy Pilgrim finished first and second in today’s running of the Pirelli World Challenge Series Long Beach Grand Prix presented by KIA. O’Connell posted his 11th career Cadillac victory. O’Connell (Flowery Branch, Ga.) was able to race to some Long Beach redemption this afternoon in southern Calif. Last year he … Continue reading

TUSC, PORSCHE HOLDS MANUFACTURER POINT LEAD WITH STRONG TEAM EFFORT

 Factory trio of Porsche 911 RSR entered in Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach fought both the city streets of Southern California and the competition, and left retaining the lead in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class Manufacturer Championship point standings. The No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 … Continue reading

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