world challenge

PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE

TBD

5 MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIPS

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5 DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Built to international FIA GT3 spec, the Cadillac Racing ATS-V.R currently competes in the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring (GT) championship. In 2017, it entered the SprintX GT championship—a supporting series featuring 60 minute races with a mandatory pit stop and driver change.  


OUR RACE CARS INSPIRE OUR ROAD CARS


Developed over 24 months, Cadillac Racing used complex computer simulations, and data learned from the previous generation CTS-V.R to transform the ATS-V road car into the championship-winning ATS-V.R race car.

THE RACE CAR

THE ATS-V.R


CONSTRUCTION

Reinforced production unibody with eight-point welded roll cage.  

TRANSMISSION

Xtrac sequential 6-speed, rear-mounted transaxle; steering wheel-mounted paddle shift with no-lift shift. Limited-Slip Differential.

AERO KIT

Carbon fiber five-piece aero kit including side skirts, front splitter, fascia and dive planes, rear diffuser and rear bumper cover.

ENGINE

LF4.R 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6 with production aluminum block and heads. Up to 600 hp and up to 520 ft-lb of torque (unrestricted).

BRAKES

Brembo 6-piston front with 380mm rotor, 4-piston rear with 355mm rotor. Bosch ABS M4 controls with driver-adjustable modes.

HOW THE RACE AND ROAD CAR COMPARE

TBD

CONSTRUCTION

Reinforced production unibody with eight-point welded roll cage.  

Welded steel unibody with direct-mounted front cradle.

ENGINE

LF4.R 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6 with production aluminum block and heads. Up to 600 hp and up to 520 ft-lb of torque (unrestricted).

LF4 3.6L Twin Turbo V6 with aluminum block and heads. 464 hp and 445 lb-ft of torque.

OUR DRIVERS

Johnny O’Connell

Date of Birth:

July 24, 1962

Birthplace:

Poughkeepsie, NY

The most successful GM factory racing driver in the U.S., Johnny won the Pirelli World Challenge GT driver’s championship in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

93

Wins

8

Championships

Ricky Taylor

Date of Birth:

August 3, 1989

Birthplace:

Surrey, England

When not co-driving the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R in the IMSA Weathertech Championship, Ricky joins Johnny O’Connell behind the wheel of the ATS-V.R in the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX series.

23

Wins

?

Championships

Michael Cooper

Date of Birth:

September 1, 1989

Birthplace:

Syosset, NY

Michael first drove for Cadillac Racing in the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge series. Finished third in the GT driver’s championship in 2016.

24

Wins

3

Championships

Jordan Taylor

Date of Birth:

May 10, 1991

Birthplace:

Orlando, FL

Jordan regularly co-drives the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R in the IMSA Weathertech Championship, but now also drives the ATS-V.R in the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX series with co-driver Michael Cooper.

26

Wins

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Championships

WORLD CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

ST. PETERSBURG STREET CIRCUIT

ST. PETERSBURG, FL

MARCH 10 – 12

GT RACE

ST. PETERSBURG STREET CIRCUIT

ST. PETERSBURG, FL

MARCH 10 – 12

GT RACE


LONG BEACH STREET CIRCUIT

LONG BEACH, CA

APRIL 7 – 9

GT RACE

LONG BEACH STREET CIRCUIT

LONG BEACH, CA

APRIL 7 – 9

GT RACE


VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

ALTON, VA

APRIL 28 – 30

SPRINTX RACE

VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

ALTON, VA

APRIL 28 – 30

SPRINTX RACE


CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK

CLARINGTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

MAY 19 – 21

SPRINTX RACE

CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK

CLARINGTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

MAY 19 – 21

SPRINTX RACE


LIME ROCK PARK

LAKEVILLE, CT

MAY 26 – 27

SPRINTX RACE

LIME ROCK PARK

LAKEVILLE, CT

MAY 26 – 27

SPRINTX RACE


WORLD CHALLENGE RESULTS


To see the latest Cadillac Racing results, visit our Racing Press Room.

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GOES INTO WHAT WE MAKE

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RACING PERFORMANCE FOR THE ROAD

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  • Participant must be 21 years of age or older with a valid driver's license and insurance. Tuition is included for first retail owner or lessee of a new and unused 2017, 2018 and 2019 ATS-V coupe, ATS-V sedan or CTS-V. Lodging, as well as ground transportation to and from McCarran International Airport is included as well. Participant is responsible for airfare and other travel-related expenses. Lodging includes two nights' stay at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club in one guest room, as well as select breakfast, lunch and one dinner. Excludes all alcohol and spa services. Participant may bring one guest, 21 years of age or older. Participant's Guest is not eligible for tuition to the Cadillac V-Performance Academy. Lodging, select meals and ground transportation to Spring Mountain Resort and Country Club are included for the Guest of the Participant. Guest of Participant must arrive simultaneously with the Participant in order to receive ground transportation to and from McCarran International Airport and Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club. Approximate retail value of the Promotion is $3,010 for ATS-V and $3,110 for CTS-V. Customers who do not qualify as a first retail owner of an eligible vehicle may contact 855-556-2878 for registration and additional information. Offer is not redeemable for cash and excludes all alcohol and spa services. All taxes and fees associated with acceptance of this offer are the sole responsibility of the Cadillac V-Performance Academy Participant. All expenses not described as part of the Cadillac V-Performance Academy Promotion, such as airfare and other travel-related expenses, are the sole responsibility of the Participant. Participant is responsible for booking their individual flight and/or transportation. All pricing, availability and terms are subject to change without notice and are the responsibility of the Participant. Void where prohibited. Offer administered by General Motors. Contact Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club at 855-556-2878 for further information. Offer expires one year from the date of delivery of purchase or lease of the eligible Cadillac vehicle.

  • With available 3.6L V6.

  • With available 3.6L V6.

  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Cadillac vehicles’ destination freight charges.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Lower profile tires wear faster.  Wheel and tire damage may occur on rough or damaged roads or from surfaces or from curbs, debris or obstacles. This damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty.  For more details, go to my.cadillac.com/learnAbout/cadillactires or see your dealer.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. Map coverage available in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

  • Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle’s performance characteristics.

     

    Lower profile tires wear faster.  Wheel and tire damage may occur on rough or damaged roads or from surfaces or from curbs, debris or obstacles. This damage is not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty.  For more important tire and wheel information, go to https://my.cadillac.com/learnAbout/tires or see your dealer.

  • Lower profile tires wear faster. Wheel and tire damage may occur on rough or damaged roads or from surfaces or from curbs, debris or obstacles. This damage is not covered by the GM New-Vehicle Limited Warranty. For more important tire and wheel information, go to https://my.cadillac.com/learnAbout/tires or see your dealer.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Even while using the Super Cruise driver assistance feature, always pay attention while driving and do not use a hand-held device. Visit cadillacsupercruise.com for more information. OnStar plan, working electrical system, cell service, GPS signal required. OnStar links to emergency service. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and limitations.

  • Combined engine and electric motor total system peak power.

  • EPA-estimated combined city/highway miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent. EPA-estimated 31-mile range based on 62 MPGe combined city/highway (electric); 430-mile extended range based on 25 MPG combined city/highway (gas). Actual range varies based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, and driving technique.