Team Panoz Racing

The team are back for 2019, racing in GT4 America! Now led by Ian James, who is still the lead driver on the #50 Panoz Avezzano, the #51 is driven by Preston Calvert and Mathew Keegan.

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.

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

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September 1, 2019

Double Victory For Team Panoz Racing At Watkins Glen

A win for Sprint-category driver championship frontrunner Ian James in the GT4 America Sprint Race 1. A win and a second-place result for co-drivers and Sprint-X-category, Am-class driver championship points co-leaders,…
July 15, 2019

Back-To-Back Wins For Team Panoz Racing At Portland International

Sprint-X Am class driver championship points co-leaders Preston Calvert and Mathew Keegan take the top spot on both Sprint-X Am podiums this past weekend at Portland International Raceway. Jul. 15,…
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October 31, 2018

Panoz Companies Undergo Restructure

Panoz companies target considerable growth and have undergone a restructure this week to best position themselves moving forwards.   Oct. 31, 2018, Braselton, Ga. –  Panoz Companies are excited to…

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2017 & 2018 Seasons

In the 2017 season, the new-to-the-range Panoz Avezzano was launched with Ian James behind the wheel of the #50. Racing 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. In last year’s 2018 season, Ian was joined in the SprintX races by Mathew Keegan in the #50, and the pair were also joined by Preston Calvert, who raced the full season in the #51  in the GTS-AM class.

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