BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Canada – Cadillac Racing drivers Michael Cooper and Johnny O’Connell finished race one in 11th and 12th respectively at the Pirelli World Challenge GT Championship Victoria Day Speedfest run at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP) this afternoon.

Cooper started tenth and finished 11th.

O’Connell started 12th and finished 12th.

Reduction of turbo boost mandated by the Series officials since the last round at Barber Motorsports Park has reduced the output of the Cadillac ATS-V.R Coupe by nearly 30 horsepower.

The Pirelli World Challenge series from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park race two will get the green flag on Sunday at 3 p.m. Live streaming of the races can be viewed at http://world-challenge.com/streamvideo/. The event will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. ET.


Cadillac Racing, since its inception in 2004, has amassed 29 wins, 104 podium finishes (including wins) and 23 pole positions. The team won the World Challenge Manufacturer Championship in 2005, 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Cadillac Racing drivers have won the World Challenge Driver’s Championship in 2005 with Andy Pilgrim and in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 with Johnny O’Connell.

Cadillac has been a leading luxury auto brand since 1902. Today, Cadillac is growing globally, driven by an expanding product portfolio featuring dramatic design and technology. More information on Cadillac appears at cadillac.com. Cadillac’s media website with information, images and video can be found at media.cadillac.com.

Additional information can be viewed at Cadillac.com, GM.com, media.gm.com, world-challenge.com, johnnyoconnell.com; Twitter @MSCooper1, @JohnnyOConnell1, @Cadillac; Facebook, GM, Michael Cooper, Johnny O’Connell, Cadillac.

The Cadillac Racing media guide can be viewed at media.cadillac.com. For additional information please contact Kyle Chura, kyle@kcapr.com or (248) 821-0468.