LONG BEACH, Calif – Olivier Beretta of Monte Carlo was fastest in Sunday morning’s 15-minute warm-up session, in preparation for Round 5 at the Streets of Long Beach, and the Pirelli World Challenge ‘Roar by the Shore’ presented by Replay XD. Martin Fuentes, of Mexico City, MX was fastest in GTA, while Mitch Landry of Lake Charles, LA was fastest in GT Cup presented by MOMO class.
In GT, Beretta, in the No. 61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari of Ontario/Toronto/Alberta Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia recorded a fast time of 1:20.451, ahead of Kevin Estre, of Lochau, Austria in the No. 9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3 with a 1:20.607 and Johnny O’Connell of Flowery Branch, GA in the No. 3 Cadillac Racing Cadillac ATS-VR GT3 with a 1:20.846.
In GTA, Fuentes, in the No. 07 Hublot/Samsung/Under Armour/Telcel Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia recorded a fast lap of 1:21.362, while Bryan Heitkotter of Fresno, CA in the No. 05 Nissan GT Academy GT-R Nissan GT-R GT3 recorded a 1:21.641 and Christina Nielsen, of Aarhus, Denmark, in the No. 7 Orion/Royal Purple/LaSalle Solutions/PassTime USA Aston Martin Vantage GT3 recorded a 1:22.480.
In GT Cup, Landry, in the No. 97 Deep South/VersaCrane Porsche 911 GT3 Cup recorded a 1:27.494, with Preston Calvert, of Potomac, MD, in the No. 77 Calvert Dynamics/Phoenix Performance Porsche 911 GT3 Cup recording a 1:29.037 and Victor Gomez, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the No. 81 Porsche San Juan DragonSpeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with a 1:29.213.
Thirty-eight drivers across GT, GTA and GT Cup presented by MOMO classes are set for Round 5 at Long Beach today, Sunday, April 19 at 4:30 pm Pacific on the 11-turn 1.968 mile street course in downtown Long Beach. Watch live streaming of the race at www.world- challengetv.com and www.torque.tv starting at 4 p.m. Pacific / 7 p.m. Eastern.