In 2018, Team Panoz Racing returned to Pirelli World Challenge with an expanded, two-car Panoz Avezzano line-up and won the GTS Sprint/Sprint-X Manufacturer’s Championship!
Ian James was back behind the wheel of the #50 in the GTS Sprint class and joined by Mathew Keegan during Sprint-X weekends. Meanwhile, Preston Calvert drove the the #51 in the GTSA Sprint and Sprint X classes.
Led by Tom Milner and crewed by the Team Panoz Racing guys and gals, the two cars achieved a combined 8 wins, 12 podiums, and 5 poles. Winning the Manufacturer’s Championship, the team also placed third in the Team Championship, GTS Driver’s Championship and GTS-X Championship.
In 2017, the team achieved 6 wins, 10 podiums and 4 poles with the one #50 Panoz Avezzano, securing second-place in the Manufacturers and GTS Driver Championship, third in the Team Championship.
Race Team News
Ian James, Mathew Keegan and Preston Calvert race the #50 and #51 Panoz Avezzano in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GTS Championship. Find out how their season is going here…
With 9 race weekends spread across North America, each hosting two 50-minute, sprint-style races, the team worked on the development of the latest addition to the Panoz range.
2018: 8 Wins, 12 Podiums, 18 Races
- Lime Rock Park, Race 2 #50
- Road America, Race 1 & 2 #50
- Portland, Race 1 #50
- Portland, Race 2 #51
- Utah, Race 1 #50 & #51
- Watkins Glen, Race 2 #50
- Portland, Race 2 #50
- Utah, Race 2 #50 & #51
- Watkins Glen, Race 1 #50
2017: 6 Wins, 10 Podiums, 18 Races
- Road America, Race 1 & 2
- Mid Ohio, Race 2
- Utah, Race 2
- Circuit of the Americas, Race 1
- Sonoma, Race 1
- Lime Rock, Race 1
- Mid Ohio, Race 1
- Sonoma, Race 2
- Utah, Race 1