Pirelli World Challenge Day 2 At Circuit Of The Americas

The second day of PWC racing at COTA is in the books. And we're back with another gallery of the day's action.

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Saturday at COTA brought more Pirelli World Challenge racing under the hot Texas sun. We're happy to bring you the sights, no sunscreen needed. 

The Momo/NGT Motorsports Ferrari 458 GT3 glows in the early morning light.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
GMG Racing's Porsche 911 GT3 R sits under wraps, waiting to get loud on the track.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
One of Realtime Acura's two NSX GT3 entries pulls into the pits during qualifying.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The Touring Car class raced mid morning. Here Rodrigo Sales of Stephan Cameron Racing gets two wheels of the ground after launching off of the turtle in Turn 5.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Classic BMW has a full stable at COTA this weekend. Matt Travis would take 5th overall in the feature.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The GTS class features several race cars you don't see often. Lawrence Aschenbach in the Chevy Camaro GT4 is followed by Jeff Courtney in the Maserati GT4 and Drew Stavely in the Ginetta G55.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The start of the big event, the SprintX race, was drama filled in Turn 1. As many races at COTA are. The Calvert Dynamics Porsche 911 GT3 R sprays pea gravel after an incident at the top of the hill. Their day was done with just one turn completed.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The Cadillac Racing ATS V.R, driven by Jordan Taylor and Michael Cooper, finished 6th overall. © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The other Realtime entry glides into the Turn 16/17/18 carousel with grace.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Jeroen Bleekmolen pilots the Mercedes AMG GT3 around the Turn 11 hairpin. He and Tim Pappas would podium with a second place finish in the Pro/Am category.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Overall SprintX winner for Saturday, the TR3 Racing Ferrari 488 GT3, has a Tower of Pisa themed wrap. Appropriate since drivers Daniel Mancinelli and Niccolo Schiro are both Italian. In fact, the entire team is Italian, minus two Americans and two South Americans.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The Momo NGT 458 GT3, in full sunlight, took first place in the Amateur division for the second straight day.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Dream Racing's Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo looks stunning on the Track. It'd driven by Pro/Am team Alessandro Bressan and Yuki Harata.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
McCann Racing's Audi RS-8 LMS, Driven by Pro/AM duo Mike Skeen and Michael McCann, bids farewell from Saturday at COTA.© Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved