2015 – PWC GTS Race #1 at the Circuit of the Americas (Mar 7)

Round 1 of the GTS season started under sunny skies around mid-day on Saturday. This year the GTS class will compete in their own race due to the rapid expansion of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). Hope you like the photos.

2015 COTA (GTS Race #1 start)

Dean Martin in the #50 Rehagen Racing/Picture Cars East Ford Boss 302 leading the field of 20 cars into Turn 1 at the start of the race.

2015 COTA (Texas skyline)A wide shot of Turn 1, with the Austin skyline in the background.  Jack Baldwin in the #73 GTSport Racing Porsche Cayman S leading a pack of cars around the left-hander.

2015 COTA (HC7A1222)Speeding up the steep hill into Turn 1 with Michael Cooper in the #10 Blackdog Speed Shop Chevrolet Z28

#07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage GT4: Kris WilsonRace winner Kris Wilson in the #07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage GT4.

2015 cOTA (#50 Rehagen Racing/Picture Cars)Third place went to Dean Martin in the #50 Rehagen Racing/Picture Cars East Ford Boss 302.

2015 COTA (#32 Phoenix American Motorsports)“Flying” up the hill into Turn 1 with second place winner Andrew Aquilante in the #32 Phoenix American Motorsports Ford Mustang Boss302.

2015 COTA (#73 GTSport Racing)“Speeding up the hill” into Turn 1 with Jack Baldwin in the #73 GTSport Racing Porsche Cayman S.

2015 COTA (#07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin)Race winner Kris Wilson from the #07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage GT4.

2015 COTA (222A1578)Winners podium with Kris Wilson (first, center), Andrew Aquilante (second, left), and Dean Martin (right).

2015 COTA (222A1581)“Champagne celebration” with the winners podium.

 

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