Evolution is a key part of global motorsport. Sit still and you’ll likely get left behind in the fast-paced world of GT and touring car racing.

The racing climate constantly shifts, with new cars, teams, concepts and formulae being launched each year – and the Pirelli World Challenge is a shining example of a series evolving with the times.

Last year marked another successful campaign for the World Challenge, which has become a staple of sports and touring car racing in North America since its launch in 1990.

Offering a range of racing formats and classes, the World Challenge has spread its net wide. Along with its staple GT and Touring Car series, one of its biggest successes is the developing Sprint X concept.

Through its partnership with the SRO Motorsports Group, series promoter WC Vision and its vice president of competition, the UK’s own Marcus Hazelgrove, have worked to introduce a successful Pro-Am race format for GT3 and Cup spec cars. Sprint X allows two drivers to share a car, the race, and the budget.

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