Pirelli World Challenge

  • Toyota 86 Cup Car

    The Toyota 86 really sits in a segment all its own. It's a no-frills coupe with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter flat-4 that produces a modest 205 horsepower—the pinnacle of "slow car fast." But that doesn't mean it can't be fun, and the new Toyota 86 Cup Car racer is here to prove that. Toyota announced the 86 Cup will make its racing debut at the Pirelli World Challenge on August 11, where it will compete in the TCA class. Its rivals include the Mazda MX-5 Cup and Honda Civic Si. The Toyota 86 Cup was born from Toyota Racing Development and DG-Spec Racing after Toyota decided to...

  • 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe spy shots
    2015 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe GT3 Race Car: First Look

    Cadillac's latest racer is spied at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

  • 2014 Bentley Continental GT race car of Team M-Sport Bentley
    Bentley To Enter North American Racing Series Pirelli World Challenge

    Bentley is the latest automaker to announce its intentions to compete in the North American racing series that is the Pirelli World Challenge. Other recent entrants include Acura, which will start racing later this year, and McLaren, which entered the fray at the start of the 2014 season. ALSO SEE...

  • 2014 Acura TLX GT race car
    Acura TLX GT To Make Competition Debut At Fifth Round Of Pirelli World Challenge

    The racing version of Acura’s upcoming TLX sedan will make its competitive debut in the fifth round of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge, approximately one month after the world debut of the production TLX at the New York Auto Show on April 16. The round is the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix...

  • 2013 McLaren 12C GT3 race car
    McLaren To Enter 12C GT3 In 2014 Pirelli World Challenge

    McLaren has finally confirmed that its 12C GT3 will contend the North American-based Pirelli World Challenge in 2014, something that’s been known for a while now as the automaker had received approval for the competition last year. McLaren itself won’t be competing but will be supplying...

  • 2014 Acura TLX GT race car
    Acura TLX GT Race Car Set For Pirelli World Challenge

    Coinciding with the reveal of the 2015 Acura TLX Prototype at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show this morning, Acura has confirmed that a version of the car designed for motorsport will compete in the GT category of the growing and highly competitive Pirelli World Challenge. The North American-based series...

  • aston martin trg raceer

    The Pirelli World Challenge is an exciting racing series that features a variety of familiar vehicles racing on a wide range of circuits. From tight street tracks like Long Beach and St. Petersburg to wide and fast circuits such as COTA, the Pirelli World Challenge provides thrills for fans wherever it happens to be holding a racing event. Automakers like Cadillac, Volvo and Kia all compete with the cars like the CTS-V Coupe, S60, and Optima. Now, however, a new face will be joining the fun and providing an entry that brings in a bit of that British class. Aston Martin will enter its Vantage...

  • McLaren's 12C GT3, enhanced for the 2013 season - image: McLaren
    McLaren 12C GT3 Approved For North American Competition

    The McLaren 12C GT3 made its international competition debut in 2012, racking up 19 victories and 19 other podium finishes in 98 events. Though the car got off to something of a rocky start, by the end of the season the 12C GT3 was proving to be the car to beat in series adhering to FIA GT3 rules...

  • The Ken Stout Racing Scion FR-S GTS
    Pirelli World Challenge Scion FR-S Race Car Debuts At SEMA

    With all the attention given to the launch of the Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ, it was inevitable that the cars would turn up in pro racing for the 2013 season. Sure enough, the first Scion FR-S GTS racer has bowed its head at this week’s SEMA show. Built by Ken Stout Racing, the FR-S will...

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