The 2013 Pirelli World Challenge season kicks off today in St. Petersburg, Florida and for the fourth year in a row is part of a doubleheader weekend with the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg IndyCar race.
Round One of the race is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 while Round Two will take place the day after. Those wishing to watch the GT and GTS teams compete are in luck. Coverage of the 2013 St. Petersburg Sports Car Challenge will kick off on Saturday at 4:35 PM EST and Sunday at 10:10 AM EST. Live streaming can be found at World Challenge TV (link below).
Look for Randy Pobst and Alex Figge as they compete in the K-PAX Racing Volvo S60s, hoping to start off their 2013 GT campaign with a win. They’ll face some serious competition however as veterans Johnny O’Connell and Andy Pilgrim will be on hand to defend their first and second place finishes from the 2012 season. Plenty of Porche 911s and Audi R8s will also be on hand competing for the GT crown this season, plus a very new Mercedes SLS.
As for the GTS class, Peter Cunningham will begin his title defense in the Acura/Honda Performance TSX. Andy Lee, however, who finished second last season, will return to drive the Best IT Racing Chevrolet Camaro.
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