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“What Goes On In Vegas, Stays In Vegas!” – Blancpain GT World Challenge America Reaches Season Finale. (17.10.19)

The 2019 Blancpain Gt World Challenge America reaches its season finale this weekend with two races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

13 cars are on the entry list for the Nevada rounds – five in the Pro category, seven in the Pro-Am class and one in the Am category.

There are seven changes from the entry list for previous rounds at Road America. Four entries which were on the grid at Elkhart Lake will not be present in Nevada. Missing will be the Alegra Motorsports’ pair of Porsche 911 GT3 Rs. The #22 car was previously driven by Daniel Morad and Billy Johnson. The #24 entry was previously piloted by Marco Holzer and Wolf Henzler. Also absent will the #63 DXT Racing Mercedes-AMG Gt3, piloted by David Askew and Ryan Dalziel. The #87 Stephen Cameron Racing BMW F13 M6 GT3 previously piloted by Henry Schmitt and Greg Leifooghe is also missing.

Marc Miller replaces Trent Hindman in the #5 Gradient Racing Acura NSX to join Till Bechtolsheimer. The #7 Squadra Corsa Ferrari F488 GT3 moves to the Pro category from Pro-Am. Renger Van Der Zande will be joining Martin Fuentes to replace mark Issa in the #7 Ferrari.

Completing the changes, Miguel Molina will be joining Toni Vilander in the #61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari, replacing Daniel Serra.

Pro-Am Drivers Championship To be Decided.

With 50 points up for grabs over the two 60-minute contests, the Pro-Am Cup drivers championship as well as the overall teams championship remain undecided. The overall drivers title has already been secured by Toni Vilander.

Martin Barkey and Kyle Marcelli, pilots of the #80 Racers Edge Motorsports Acura NSX, head the Pro-Am drivers standings on 194 points. The #80 duo are four points clear of Dane Cameron, driver of the #43 RealTime Acura NSX, and 24 points ahead of the #91 Wright Motorsports driver, Anthony Imperato.

Track action at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway begins at 20:35 local time on Thursday October 17 (04:35 UK time on Friday October 18) with the first practice session. Qualifying gets underway at 15:40 local time on Friday October 18.

The lights go out for Race One at 10:55 local time (18:55 UK time) on Saturday 10:55 with Race Two, the final race of the season, getting underway at 19:30 local time later on Saturday. (03:30 Sunday October 19)