2013 Pirelli World Challenge

The 2013 Pirelli World Challenge season was the 24th season of the Sports Car Club of America's World Challenge Series.

2013 Pirelli World Challenge
Previous: 2012 Next: 2014

ScheduleEdit

The season schedule is as follows:[1]

Rnd Date Circuit Location Classes Supporting
1 March 23–24 Streets of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida GT, GTS (x2) IndyCar Series
2 April 20–21 Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California GT, GTS IndyCar Series/American Le Mans Series
3 May 18–19 Circuit of the Americas Austin, Texas GT, GTS (x2)
TC, TCB (x3)
V8 Supercars Series
4 June 1–2 The Raceway on Belle Isle Detroit, Michigan GT, GTS (x2) IndyCar Series
5 July 5–6 Lime Rock Park Lakeville, Connecticut GT, GTS (x2)
TC, TCB (x3)
American Le Mans Series
6 July 13–14 Streets of Toronto Toronto, Ontario GT, GTS
TC, TCB (x2)
IndyCar Series
7 August 3–4 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio GT, GTS (x2)
TC, TCB (x2)
IndyCar Series
8 August 24–25 Sonoma Raceway (Indy course) Sonoma, California GT, GTS
TC, TCB (x2)
IndyCar Series
9 October 4–5 Grand Prix of Houston Houston, Texas GT, GTS
TC, TCB (x2)
IndyCar Series

Race resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit GT Winning Car GTS Winning Car TC Winning Car TCB Winning Car
GT Winning Driver GTS Winning Driver TC Winning Driver TCB Winning Driver
1 St. Petersburg #9 Volvo S60 #73 Porsche Cayman S Did not participate Did not participate
  Alex Figge   Jack Baldwin
#14 Audi R8 LMS #73 Porsche Cayman S Did not participate Did not participate
  James Sofronas   Jack Baldwin
2 Long Beach #14 Audi R8 LMS #10 Chevrolet Camaro Did not participate Did not participate
  James Sofronas   Lawson Aschenbach
3 Austin Did not participate Did not participate #72 Honda Civic Si #98 Mazda 2
  Ryan Winchester   Ernie Francis Jr.
#3 Cadillac CTS-V #10 Chevrolet Camaro #72 Honda Civic Si #98 Mazda 2
  Johnny O'Connell   Lawson Aschenbach   Ryan Winchester   Ernie Francis Jr.
#14 Audi R8 LMS #20 Chevrolet Camaro #70 Honda Civic Si #98 Mazda 2
  James Sofronas   Andy Lee   Brett Sandberg   Ernie Francis Jr.
4 Belle Isle #3 Cadillac CTS-V #38 Kia Optima Did not participate Did not participate
  Johnny O'Connell   Mark Wilkins
#6 Volvo S60 #50 Ford Mustang Boss 302S Did not participate Did not participate
  Randy Pobst   Dean Martin
5 Lime Rock Did not participate Did not participate #70 Honda Civic Si #37 Mini Cooper
  Brett Sandberg   Robbie Davis
#2 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 #10 Chevrolet Camaro #70 Honda Civic Si #37 Mini Cooper
  Mike Skeen   Lawson Aschenbach   Brett Sandberg   Robbie Davis
#3 Cadillac CTS-V #73 Porsche Cayman S #72 Honda Civic Si #81 Honda Fit
  Johnny O'Connell   Jack Baldwin   Ryan Winchester   Joel Lipperini
6 Toronto Did not participate Did not participate #1 Mazdaspeed 3 #81 Honda Fit
  Michael Cooper   Joel Lipperini
#3 Cadillac CTS-V #10 Chevrolet Camaro #1 Mazdaspeed 3 #98 Mazda 2
  Johnny O'Connell   Lawson Aschenbach   Michael Cooper   Ernie Francis Jr.
7 Mid-Ohio #9 Volvo S60 #38 Kia Optima #1 Mazdaspeed 3 #98 Mazda 2
  Alex Figge   Mark Wilkins   Michael Cooper   Ernie Francis Jr.
#9 Volvo S60 #10 Chevrolet Camaro #1 Mazdaspeed 3 #37 Mini Cooper
  Alex Figge   Lawson Aschenbach   Michael Cooper   Robbie Davis
8 Sonoma Did not participate Did not participate #72 Honda Civic Si #98 Mazda 2
  Ryan Winchester   Ernie Francis Jr.
#8 Cadillac CTS-V #27 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 #72 Honda Civic Si #98 Mazda 2
  Andy Pilgrim   Brandon Davis   Ryan Winchester   Ernie Francis Jr.
9 Houston Did not participate Did not participate #70 Honda Civic Si #24 Mini Cooper
  Brett Sandberg   Tyler Palmer
#3 Cadillac CTS-V #10 Chevrolet Camaro #72 Honda Civic Si #24 Mini Cooper
  Johnny O'Connell   Lawson Aschenbach   Ryan Winchester   Tyler Palmer

ChampionshipsEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipsEdit

Championship points are awarded to drivers based on qualifying and finishing positions. The Pole position winner receives 7 points. In addition, 1 bonus point is awarded to a driver leading a lap during a race, and 3 bonus points are awarded to the driver leading the most laps. The driver who sets the fastest lap of the race receives 1 bonus point.[2]

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Race 140 110 95 85 80 76 72 68 64 60 57 54 51 48 45 43 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

GTEdit

Pos Driver Car STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Johnny O'Connell Cadillac CTS-V 3 3 8 1 17 1 2 3 1 1 2 11 12 1 1481
2   James Sofronas Audi R8 LMS 2 1 1 2 1 4 3 6 4 4 3 3 3 5 1444
3   Andy Pilgrim Cadillac CTS-V 4 5 2 3 2 3 8 2 2 2 5 4 1 3 1379
4   Randy Pobst Volvo S60 5 2 13 4 3 2 1 5 3 5 4 2 4 2 1321
5   Alex Figge Volvo S60 1 13 10 8 8 9 6 9 11 8 1 1 10 6 1177
6   Mike Skeen Chevrolet Corvette Z06 6 4 3 6 4 1 12 3 6 5 11 1035
Nissan GTR 8 9
7   Duncan Ende Audi R8 LMS 13 7 4 7 5 7 4 4 8 6 12 6 2 967
8   Tim Pappas Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 9 8 6 5 10 5 5 7 6 DNS 656
9   Alex Welch Audi R8 LMS 7 9 12 9 6 10 7 8 7 602
10   Tomy Drissi Chevrolet Corvette Z06 8 10 DNS 378
Porsche 911 GT3 12 14 6 7
11   Jeff Courtney Audi R8 LMS 12 11 DNS 10 7 10 8 371
12   Tim Bell Nissan GTR 10 14 11 14 16 12 10 DNS 370
13   Bill Ziegler Audi R8 LMS 11 9 11 10 8 306
14   Bret Curtis Audi R8 LMS 14 12 5 16 9 289
15   Fred Roberts Dodge Viper 7 9 9 9 264
16   Peter LeSaffre Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 11 16 11 11 214
17   Oliver Bryant Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 8 5 148
18   Jordan Taylor Cadillac CTS-V 7 12 126
19   Craig Stanton Porsche 911 GT3 9 17 DNS 105
20   Robert Prilika Porsche 911 GT3 13 13 102
21   David Donner (R) Porsche 911 GT3 18 12 93
22   Mike Hedlund Audi R8 LMS 15 15 90
23   Brandon Davis Porsche 911 GT3 15 15 90
24   René Rast Audi R8 LMS 4 85
25   Elton Julian Audi R8 LMS Ultra 5 80
26   Ryan Dalziel Porsche 911 GT3 DSQ 6 76
27   Kevin Buckler Aston Martin Vantage GT3 6 76
28   Brent Holden Porsche 911 GT3 7 DNS DNS 72
29   Jason Daskalos Dodge Viper 7 72
30   Michael Cooper Nissan GTR 13 51
31   Bryan Heitkotter Nissan GTR 13 51
32   David Roberts Nissan GTR 13 51
  Kyle Kelley Dodge Viper DNS 0
Pos Driver Car STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th–10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate

GTSEdit

Pos Driver Car STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Lawson Aschenbach Chevrolet Camaro 5 2 1 1† 9† 3 8 1 2 1 3 1 3 1 1395
2   Jack Baldwin Porsche Cayman S 1 1 3 3 3 2 5 3 1 3 4 3 23 4 1383
3   Mark Wilkins Kia Optima 6 6 5 5 2 1 2 4 3 4 1 4 6 3 1346
4   Andy Lee Chevrolet Camaro 2 21 21 2 1† 5 23 2 4 2 5 5 2 5 1188
5   Peter Cunningham Acura TSX 3 3 2 8 4 22 4 5 13 DNS 2 2 22 2 1063
6   Alec Udell Ford Mustang 7 8 6 5 6 3 9 8 13 6 7 4 6 1036
7   Tony Gaples Chevrolet Camaro 9 10 11 10 8 14 21 8 10 7 13 12 5 10 835
8   Nick Esayian Acura TSX 10 7 8 12 10 9 16 21 9 8 7 6 21† 9 791
9   Brad Adams Ford Mustang 21 19 10 9 11 12 7 18 17 6 10 10 17 8 762
10   Nic Jönsson Kia Optima 8 5 7 4 22† 24 DNS 12 5 11 15 24 20 12 686
11   Ardee Toppe Ford Mustang 14 12 24 24 25 19 11 15 15 9 20 21 12 17 592
12   Jim Taggart (R) Lotus Exige S 13 9 15 15† 17 18 6 20 21 25 26 7 549
13   Roger Rodas Ford Mustang 16 16 18 15 9 5 14 15 8 13 526
14   Buz McCall Porsche Cayman S DNS DNS 18 22 20 17 14 17 11 10 26 18 15 16 502
15   Ric Bushey Nissan 370Z 19 16 23 20 14 10 20 22 23 DNS 22 DNS 7 18 489
16   Erik Davis Ford Mustang 17 17 13 11 22 12 12 19 9 430
17   Harry Curtin Chevrolet Camaro 15 15 12 23 12 8 19 14 22 411
18   Mitch Landry (R) Ford Mustang 12 14 13 12 11 14 13 15 408
19   Brian Kleeman Nissan 370Z 20 11 20 24 24 18 23 22 16 11 380
20   Drew Regitz (R) BMW M3 17 22 16 14 351
Aston Martin Vantage GT4 9 9 10
21   Robert Stout Scion FR-S DNS 23 19 25 26 11 24 DNS 23 14† 19 292
22   Dane Moxlow Ford Mustang 22 DNS 13 13 7† 7 15 282
23   Lou Gigliotti Chevrolet Camaro 11 17† 20 7 6 261
24   Mark Klenin BMW M3 DNS DNS 22 23 19 250
Aston Martin Vantage GT4 18 11 11
25   Bill Ziegler Pontiac Solstice GXP 16 13 14 26 23 DNS 13 245
26   Lucas Catania (R) Porsche Cayman S 11 15 8 8 238
27   Brandon Davis Aston Martin Vantage GT4 4 1 230
28   Dean Martin Ford Mustang 4 1 226
29   Kevin Gleason Porsche Cayman S 4† 4 9 214
30   Don Istook Audi TT RS 19 25 16 20 14 188
31   Todd Napieralski Chevrolet Camaro 19 21 16 10 173
32   Roger Miller Ford Mustang 18 16† 13 12 167
33   Craig Capaldi (R) Ford Mustang 21 17 21 13 158
34   Joseph Catania (R) Porsche Cayman S 21 19 17 16 154
35   Steven Goldman (R) Porsche Cayman S DNS DNS 6 6 152
36   Richard Golinello Ford Mustang 18 18 23 18 146
37   Ben Keating Aston Martin Vantage GT4 10 7 132
38   Tom Long Lotus Exige S 7 20 107
39   Lucas Ordóñez Nissan 370Z 24 25 18 91
40   Steve Doherty Nissan 370Z 19 17 DNS 78
41   Damien Faulkner Aston Martin Vantage GT4 6 76
42   Scott Bove BMW M3 14 24 75
43   Ernie Francis, Jr. (R) Chevrolet Camaro 23 20 64
44   Bradford Sofronas BMW M3 DNS 16 43
45   Darrell Anderson (R) Ford Mustang 19 37
Pos Driver Car STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
Notes
  • † Indicates driver received points penalty for rules or driving infraction.

TCEdit

Pos Driver Car AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Ryan Winchester Honda Civic Si 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 3 5 2 1 1 2 1 1710
2   Brett Sandberg Honda Civic Si 4 2 1 1 1 5 10 DNS 3 4 2 2 1 8 1365
3   Remo Ruscitti (R) Honda Civic Si 2 3 3 11 3 2 9 5 4 5 3 3 8 2 1242
4   Jon Miller Honda Civic Si 5 5 4 6 4 4 5 4 6 9 6 6 948
5   Michael Cooper Mazdaspeed 3 13 DNS 10 1 1 1 1 9 DNS 3 7 945
6   Fred Emich Volkswagen GLI 7 10 15 7 8 12 8 7 4 4 6 4 842
7   Sarah Cattaneo Honda Civic Si 6 6 6 9 8 5 5 520
8   Tristan Herbert Volkswagen GLI 8 8 7 2 3 416
9   Clark Toppe (R) Kia Forte Koup 3 9 3 7 7 398
10   Cody Ellsworth (R) Porsche Boxter 4 6 7 241
11   Patrick Seguin Honda Civic Si 9 7 5 216
12   Robb Holland Volkswagen GLI 8 7 6 216
13   Ray Mason Honda Civic Si 7 6 9 DNS 212
14   Brad Adams Mazda MX-5 10 DNS 7 6 208
15   Tom Kwok Honda Civic Si 3 2 207
16   Randy Hale Mazda MX-5 10 5 11 197
17   Michael Pettiford Volkswagen GLI 10 9 8 192
18   Bryce Miller Volkswagen GLI 5 11 13 188
19   Michael DiMeo (R) Honda Civic Si 4 3 180
20   Thomas Martin (R) Volkswagen GTI 11 11 9 178
21   Pete McIntosh (R) BMW 128i 9 10 8 172
22   Charlie Solomon Mazda RX-8 12 12 10 168
23   Sebastian Landy (R) Mazda MX-5 5 5 160
24   Dinah Weisberg (R) Porsche Boxter 13 13 11 159
25   Colin Cohen Volkswagen GTI 14 14 12 150
26   Alain Lauziere (R) Mini Cooper S JCW 6 7 148
27   Damon Sharpe Honda Civic Si 7 6 148
28   Tom Lepper Honda Civic Si 8 8 136
29   Gary Kwok Honda Civic Si 4 9 129
30   Jonathan Young Honda Civic Si 8 10 128
31   Russell Smith Kia Forte Koup 10 10 120
32   Josh Hurley Mazda MX-5 14 DNS 9 112
33   Conner Ford Volkswagen GLI 15 DNS 13 96
34   Nick Esayian Honda Civic Si DNS 8 68
35   Branden Peterson Honda Civic Si 11 57
36   Bob Roth Honda Civic Si 11 57
37   Jeff Ricca (R) Hyundai Genesis Coupe 12 DNS DNS 54
38   Nic Jönsson Kia Forte Koup 12 DNS 54
39   Patrick Gallagher Mazda MX-5 13 DNS 51
40   Dan Martinson (R) Pontiac Solstice GXP 3† 4† 14 48
  Ken Dobson Fiat 500 Abarth DNS DNS 0
Pos Driver Car AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
Notes
  • † Indicates driver received points penalty for rules or driving infraction.

TCBEdit

Pos Driver Car AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Robbie Davis Mini Cooper 5 3 3 1 1 8 5 2 7 1 2 4 8 7 1382
2   Joel Lipperini Honda Fit 6 4 4 18 5 1 1 3 3 4 4 3 2 2 1352
3   Ernie Francis Jr. Mazda 2 1 1 1 16 DNS 2 2 1 1 18 1 1† 20 8 1345
4   Tyler Palmer Mini Cooper 13 17 12 3 2 3 4 2 3 2 1 1 1132
5   Ernie Francis Mazda 2 3 18 5 8 6 9 3 4 2 6 5 5 3 1043
6   P.J. Groenke Honda Fit 9 7 8 7 9 6 7 5 11 12 DSQ DSQ 4 3 859
7   Shea Holbrook Honda Fit 10 10 17 5 4 10 6 8 9 5 DSQ DSQ 6 6 826
8   David Alejandro Mazda 2 14 6 11 14 18 14 4 6† 15 16 6 6 19 DNS 754
9   Fernando Seferlis Mazda 2 16 13 14 10 11 19 10 10 19 13 14 13 13 12 708
10   Chris Capaldi Ford Fiesta 18 14 15 13 15 15 8 7 13 7 11 9 18 DNS 696
11   Jonathan Baker Honda Fit 12 8 7 15 12 6 10 5 5 589
12   Jim Cleveland Fiat 500 20 DNS DNS 11 17 16 9 11 18 20 15 16 9 10 583
13   Jack Murray Fiat 500 19 DNS DNS 12 16 17 11 9 16 17 13 14 14 15 573
14   Charlie James Mini Cooper 2 2 2 2 3 18 569
15   Johan Schwartz Mini Cooper 4 9 9† 19 DNS 5 DNS DNS 7 7 4 535
16   Dave Rosenblum Ford Fiesta 4 7 4 10 3 397
17   Mike Asselta Mini Cooper 7 5 6 17 13 11 377
18   Brian Fowler Ford Fiesta 12 12 20 19 17 DNS 12 11 332
19   Peter Schwartzott Sr. Chevrolet Sonic 9 10 13 5 11 312
20   Peter Schwartzott Chevrolet Sonic 20 14 12 14 14 233
21   Steve Taake Mazda 2 17 16 13 17 14 224
22   Russell Smith Kia Rio 6 8 7 216
23   Andrei Kisel Mini Cooper 12 11 10 DNS 171
24   Brianne Corn Mazda 2 15 12 10 159
25   Braden Miller Ford Fiesta 8 15 16 156
26   Harry Cheung Honda Fit 10 7 132
27   Sage Marie Honda Fit 9 8 132
28   Chase Pelletier Honda Fit 8 10 128
29   Ed Magner Mini Cooper DNS DNS DNS 12 8 122
30   Kyle Keenan Kia Rio 8 12 122
31   Chris Sneed Mini Cooper 11 9 121
32   Charles Paquin Mazda 2 15 13 96
33   Michael Ashby Mazda 2 16 15 88
34   J.G. Pasterjak Ford Fiesta 17 15 86
35   James Wilson Mazda 2 16 16 86
36   Chip Howell Mini Cooper 11 11† DNS 76
37   Jon Krolewicz Honda Fit 9 64
Pos Driver Car AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
Notes
  • † Indicates driver received points penalty for rules or driving infraction.

Manufacturer championshipsEdit

Manufacturer points are awarded according to the highest-finishing car from that manufacturer. Only manufacturers that are SCCA Pro Racing corporate members receive points.[2] Points are awarded on the following basis:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 9 7 5 3 2 1

In addition, one bonus point is awarded to the pole-winning manufacturer. In the table below, the manufacturer's top finishing position is shown, with pole winner in bold.

GTEdit

Pos Manufacturer STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Cadillac 3 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 4 1 1 109
2   Audi 2 1 1 2 1 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 4 82
3   Volvo 1 2 10 4 3 2 1 5 3 5 1 1 4 2 80
4   Chevrolet 6 4 3 6 4 1 12 3 6 5 11 30
5   AMG Customer Sports 9 8 6 5 10 5 5 7 5 10 9
6   Porsche 15 6 7 12 12 6 7 2
Pos Manufacturer STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th–6th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Points)
Purple Did not finish
Blank Did not
participate

GTSEdit

Pos Manufacturer STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Chevrolet 2 2 1 1 1 3 8 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 109
2   Kia 6 5 5 4 2 1 2 4 3 4 1 4 6 3 63
3   Acura 3 3 2 8 4 9 4 5 9 8 2 2 21 2 46
4   Ford 7 8 10 6 5 4 1 9 8 5 6 7 4 6 22
5   Audi 19 25 16 20 14 0
Pos Manufacturer STP LBH AUS DET LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points

TCEdit

Pos Manufacturer AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points
1   Honda 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 124
2   Kia 3 9 3 10 10 7 7 10
Pos Manufacturer AUS LRP TOR MDO SON HOU Points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013 Schedule". SCCA Pro Racing. Retrieved February 7, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "2013 SCCA Pro Racing Regulations" (PDF). Sports Car Club of America. 2 April 2013. p. 61. Retrieved 5 April 2013.[permanent dead link]