Excerpted from NASPORTSCAR.com:

Alvaro Parente and Patrick Long have a mere 9 points between them in the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge GT Driver’s Championship Standings. Parente currently leads 1554 to Long’s 1545. While both Johnny O’Connell and Michael Cooper are mathematically eligible to win the crown, they need Parente and Long to essentially DNF in round 20 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, then beat the other as the Cadillac teammates are tied with 1451 points. So we’ll be focusing on the top two, Patrick Long and leader Alvaro Parente, to see how this title fight can play out on October 9th.

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