Who here will be following Speed World Challenge?


Layla's Keeper
02-15-2004, 02:17 AM
It may not have the prestige of ALMS, the fiancial backing of Grand Am, or the history of Trans-Am, but Speed World Challenge is the fastest growing and most wildly popular form of road racing in the U.S.

The strengths of the series are its close competition (thanks to carefully managed modification allowances and "victory ballast") and the diversity of its grids.

In the fast and star-filled GT class, you've got Audi RS4 sedans, Volvo S60R sedans, Porsche 911 GT3's, BMW M3's, Corvette Z06's, Ferrari 360 Modena's (Challenge Stradales, 360GT's, and so forth), Morgan Aero 8's, Pontiac GTO, Caddilac CTS-V (factory effort, too), and a lone turbo RX-7. It's fast and stellar racing.

Slightly less fast, but incredibly tight and action-packed, is the Touring division. BMW 328i's, Mazda 6's, Lexus IS300's, Nissan Sentras, Acura RSX's, Mini Cooper S's, SVT Focuses, and several other cars. It's fun and great racing, and the closest we have to an American BTCC.

So, who's a fan?

topgear00
02-15-2004, 02:29 PM
i love watchin it. the problem is, i never know when its on. is there anywhere i can find a schedule with the tv time listings?

RedLightning
02-23-2004, 09:25 PM
If I can find out when its on ill wacht it, you know what day its on at least for me?

broddie50
02-23-2004, 09:39 PM
Go to speedchannel.com. They have the whole schedule posted. I will be watching as many races as I can!

RedLightning
02-23-2004, 09:44 PM
you mean http://www.speedtv.com/index.php

Ace$nyper
02-23-2004, 09:48 PM
I really enjoy this racing class I watch as many as I can.

broddie50
02-23-2004, 09:48 PM
Whatever..did find the schedule or not...

Layla's Keeper
02-23-2004, 10:48 PM
Here you are broddie.

Mar 16 - 20 Sebring International Raceway
Sebring, Fla. TBD
May 28 - 31 Lime Rock Park
Lakeville, Conn. TBD
Jun 25 - 27 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Lexington, Ohio TBD
Jul 16 - 18 Infineon Raceway
Sonoma, Calif. TBD
Jul 23 - 25 Portland International Raceway
Portland, Ore. TBD
Aug 06 - 08 Mosport International Raceway
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada TBD
Aug 20 - 22 Road America
Elkhart Lake, Wis. TBD
Sep 22 - 25 Road Atlanta
Braselton, Ga. TBD
Oct 15 - 17 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Monterey, Calif.


Enjoy. Enjoy I said!

kfoote
03-01-2004, 04:45 PM
FWIW, it's kind of neat to wach the races at the track and then catch what you missed on TV a couple of weeks later. All the races except Lime Rock are with ALMS this year, which is a great racing package with something for everyone

broddie50
03-01-2004, 04:59 PM
Thanks Layla, but I knew about the schedule by going to speedvisions site... And I will enjoy! And th Formula 1 season starts this week also... Can't... wait.. till... Thursday...

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