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 |  May 10 2013, 8:31 AM


A record 92-car field will be competing in the Pirelli World Challenge at The Circuit of the Americas on May 17-19, 2013.

The race will also be part of the V8 Supercars Austin 400 event weekend, and both GT and GTS classes will compete in Rounds 4 and 5, while Touring Car and Touring Car B-Spec classes open their 2013 season with a triple-header weekend.

In total, 19 GT competitors will join 34 GTS competitors on the new track in Austin, Texas while 19 TC and 20 TCB cars are expected to enter. Over 20 automakers will be represented at the weekend’s motorsport activities, which will surely be one of the finest gathering of race machines this year.

James Sofronas of Global Motorsports Group will look to continue his strong start in the number-14 Audi R8 LMS in the GT class while Jack Baldwin in the number-73 GTSport Racing with Goldcrest Porsche Cayman S leads in the GTS Drivers’ Championship.