Three More 2012 Pirelli World Challenge Dates Announced WC Vision today announced three more venues that will host 2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championship races – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and Infineon Raceway. One more event completing the 2012 season will be announced soon.
May 10-11 marks the return of the series to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and a big motorsports weekend along with the American Le Mans Series. August 3-5, Pirelli World Challenge teams will head to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and another big motorsports weekend along with the American Le Mans Series and Izod IndyCar Series.
For the 2012 season finale, the series travels back out west with IndyCar to Sonoma, Calif. returning to Infineon Raceway. The Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma runs August 24-26.
The 2012 season will mark the 23rd consecutive year of one of North America’s top professional series for production-based sports cars. For the 2012 season, the series recently announced a new class, Touring Car B-Spec. The new class will run at three of the eight event weekends (Miller, Detroit, and Mosport) for a total of nine races. During those three event weekends, Touring Car and Touring Car B-Spec will run separate races from the GT and GTS fields. In 2012, GT and GTS classes will compete in a total of 12 races, Touring Car 13..
2012 Pirelli World Challenge Schedule of Events
April 13–15, Streets of Long Beach (with IndyCar/ALMS) Long Beach, Calif. April 27–29, Miller Motorsports Park (co-headliner, NASCAR West) Tooele, Utah May 10–12, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (with ALMS) Monterey, Calif., June 1–3, Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, (with IndyCar) Detroit, Mich. June 22–24, Mosport International Raceway (Pirelli World Challenge Headliner) Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada August 3-5, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (with IndyCar/ALMS) Lexington, Ohio August 24-26, Infineon Raceway (with IndyCar) Sonoma, Calif.
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