Tag Archives: Pirelli World Challenge

Here Is Your Mega Gallery Of All The Racing At Long Beach This Weekend

If you weren’t in Long Beach, California, this past weekend, I feel bad for you! You missed IndyCar, the Pirelli World Challenge, maybe the pass of the year, and all kinds of fast and good things.

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Long Beach Is Full Of All The Fast Cars

Long Beach, California has played host to a massive racing weekend, now known as the Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix. For 44 years, they’ve had a mix of F1, Indy, IMSA, World Challenge, and Stadium Super Trucks battling on the city street course.

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The Roscoe’s House Of Chicken And Waffles Viper Was The Best Car Of The Weekend

Nearly everyone on earth was racing this weekend, yet one car stood out heads, shoulders, and feathers above everything else: the eye-searingly green Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles Dodge Viper GT3.R driven by Tim Pappas. You can’t look at this car and not give it at least a chill nod of approval.

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The folks at GMG Racing are the latest to get the Jalopnik bump in the GT class at today’s Pirelli W

The folks at GMG Racing are the latest to get the Jalopnik bump in the GT class at today’s Pirelli World Challenge race at Circuit of the Americas. Godspeed, GMG!

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Pirelli World Challenge GT Championship Decided By Karma

There were two main contenders for the Pirelli World Challenge GT championship: Cadillac’s Johnny O’Connell and R. Ferri’s Olivier Beretta. Beretta was a highly controversial figure this year, with his rough racing style prompting a podium walk-off at Long Beach. Now he won’t get a championship, either.

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McLarens Withdraw From Pirelli World Challenge Because It’s Impossible To Make Them Less Powerful

The No. 6 and No. 9 McLaren 650S GT3s from K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports have been forced to withdraw from the Pirelli World Challenge GT Championship at Miller Motorsports Park. The reason? They’re simply too good.

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IndyCar Returns to Road America in 2016

Derrick Walker, INDYCAR President of Competition and Operations, and George Bruggenthies, Road America President and General Manager, announced the series’ return to the iconic track on Saturday, August 8. Slipstream Network’s Dusty Michael was in attendance for the announcement and we’ve got audio from both.

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Go Inside Cadillac’s Monster ATS-V.R Race Car

I’m an unapologetic fan of the Cadillac ATS-V.R GT3-spec racer. It’s my favorite car on the Pirelli World Challenge grid, partly because I like the street ATS-V and partly because American racecars running against vastly more expensive European competitors is one of our proudest traditions. (Also, that batshit crazy Acura TLX . That thing is cool too.)

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Racer Finally Invents Waterproof Racing Shoes

There’s nothing worse than wet shoes in a race car. It’s the reason why you see racers dangling their feet out of the car asking if someone can squeegee off the bottoms before a wet race. Wet shoes are miserable. Fortunately, Pirelli World Challenge racer Kévin Estre has this problem figured out.

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All Helmets Should Come With Googly Eyes

Who needs a fancy readout of G-forces when the obvious solution is staring you right in the face every time you browse the Arts & Crafts section of the store? Googly eyes are the most genius way to illustrate how hard your car is trying to pull your body one way or the other: fact.

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