Event Program: 2021 VIR SpeedTour

Races & Other Events

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Articles, Partners & Local Attractions

In This Program

Letter From The CEO

A welcome letter from Tony Parella to all event participants, spectators and sponsors

Event Schedule

A full run-down of when all of the weekend’s events are taking place, including: practice / qualifying / race session times, car show times and much more!

Entries: Groups 1, 3, 4, 5b

Group 1 – Recognized small displacement production sports cars, sedans, Formula Junior and Formula Vee 

Group 3 – Series-produced sports cars and sedans in production pre-1972

Group 4 – Limited produced sports cars, racing “specials” and GT cars built or in production prior to 1960

Group 5bLotus 23 and early sports racers

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: Group 2

Group 2 – Formula Ford (FF), Club Ford (CF) and Post Club Ford (PCF) as specified by the SVRA Formula Ford Rule Book

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: Groups 5A, 7, 9, 11

Group 5a – Sports 2000

Group 7 – World Championship of Makes, on slicks; Under 2L sports cars as raced after 1972; Can-Am as raced after 1967; center-seat Can Am, SCCA ASR and BSR

Group 9 – All open wheel cars on slicks from 1970 to 2014 from the early F-2 cars to modern F-1 cars and everything in between

Group 11 - GTP/Group C, ALMS, PSCR, WSC, Grand Am, Prototypes, SCCA P1 and P2 as raced from 1981

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: Groups 6, 8, 12

Group 6Selected big bore production sports cars and sedans through 1972

Group 8Recognized series-produced sports cars and sedans in production prior to 1979, and later cars by invitation

Group 12 – Post 1972 prepared cars, a combination of large and small bore cars

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: GROUP 10

Group 10 – Select GT sports cars, Trans-Am; select cars raced between 1973 and 1999, Trans Am and production based contemporary cars as raced from 1999 to 5 years from today’s date or other cars as assigned

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: FR Americas & Formula 4 United States Championship powered by Honda

FR Americas – Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda

F4 U.S. – United States Championship Powered by Honda

Entries: Interntational GT

International GT - North American racing series that includes The Stuttgart Cup, Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy and The Maranello Cup championships for late model Porsche and Ferrari competitors

More Info: internationalgt.net

Other cars may be accepted by invitation.

Entries: Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli

Trans Am - America's Road Racing Series

More Info: gotransam.com

Article:  Trans Am XXXXXXXX

Trans Am returns to VIR

Article: Modern Approach to Motorsports

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Article: In Good Spirits

Adobe Road Winery, Racecar Driver, Kevin Buckler, Races To Victory Creating Award-Winning Wines

Article: Virginia Is For Wine Lovers

Driving to Virginia International Raceway?  Add a few days to your trip to explore Virginia. Head out to the backroads and find adventure, history and some great wine.

Letter From the CEO

Welcome!  We’re happy to be back  at Virginia International Raceway this year!

Cars spanning over 75 years of racing and technology will be on the track and on display in the paddocks and garages. Our paddocks are full—rich with race car icons that include:  Alfa Romeo, MG, Ford, Lotus, Chevrolet, McLaren, Porsche, Brabham, to name but a few.

This weekend’s VIR SpeedTour showcases the Trans Am, F4 U.S., FRA, SVRA and International GT series. The VIR SpeedTour  is one of the most popular race weekends of the year.

This event will be live streamed, too! We invite you, your friends and family to enjoy an enhanced race experience by downloading the SVRA App. The live stream broadcasts offer over 11-hours of real-time race coverage.  In addition, the App provides the event program, race results, late-breaking news and much more .

There are plenty of trackside activities to enjoy. Take some time to check out vendor row, enjoy a picnic lunch and explore one of the Marathon Coaches that are on display this weekend. Saturday’s Car Show displays everything from the classics to rat rods and muscle cars.

I hope that you take the opportunity to meet the racers, crews and car owners and enjoy the various racing series that are here this weekend. Be it learning about a unique race car, meeting a famous driver or getting a rare autograph, your visit to Watkins Glen is sure to be memorable. 

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. Let’s go racing!

Tony Parella
CEO, Parella Motorsports Holdings

Group 1

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
3 Green 1964 Mini Cooper John Gorsline 1
7 Red/Yellow 1963 Triumph Spitfire Mike Harmuth 1
12 Blue/Yellow 1969 Lynx B Arnold Carbaugh Jr 1
15 Green 1953 MG TD Steve Konsin 1
17 Green 1967 MG Midget Joseph Puma 1
25 Orange 1964 MG Midget Peter Uzdavinis 1
26 Blue 1967 MG Midget Larry Smith 1
029 Green 1957 MG A Chris Meyers 1
37 Blue/White 1972 MG Midget Ted Hershey 1
38 Yellow 1962 Triumph Spitfire Dale Oesterle 1
51 White/Green/Yellow 1965 Triumph Spitfire Jesse Darrow 1
53 White/Green/Yellow 1965 Triumph Spitfire Patrick Darrow 1
55 White/Blue 1972 mg midget Doug Faust 1
59 White 1976 Triumph Spitfire Bronson Randall 1
61 Red 1961 MG A Eric Russell 1
70 Blue/Black 1979 Lynx B Stephen Coole 1
74 White/Red 1962 MG Midget Richard Rzepkowski 1
76A Yellow 1960 MG A David Nicholas 1
77 White/Red 1958 Alfa Romeo Veloce Spider Chris DeMinco 1
159 White 1972 Alfa Romeo GTA Andrew Manganaro 1
190 Silver 1955 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Doug Radix 1
227 White 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce Bradley Price 1
230 Red/White 1968 Alfa Romeo GTV Russell Jones 1
266 Yellow/Orange 1962 Lotus 20 F-Jr William Goldkind 1
409 Blue 1949 MG TC Daniel Leonard 1
470 Beige 1947 MG TC Mark Brandow 1
623 Blue/Green 1967 Austin Healey Sprite Toby Yurko 1
709 Green/Yellow 1952 MG TD Todd Stevenson 1
770 Blue 1959 Alfa Romeo Guilietta Sprint Marc Cendron 1
790 Red 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spyder John Feng 1
833 Blue/Black 1953 MG TD Russell Lane 1

Groups 3, 4, 5b

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
1A Red 1962 Lotus 23B Travis Engen 5b
1B Black 1976 Bobsey SR 7 Robert Baxter 5b
02 Blue/Silver 1973 MG B Anthony Hess 3
3 Orange 1969 Alfa Romeo GTA Roman Tucker 3
18 Green 1957 Lotus Eleven Timothy Scopes 4
18B Blue 1963 Triumph Spitfire Tom Brown 3
22 Red 1968 Alfa Romeo GTA JR Bernardo D. Martinez 3
24 Blue 1964 Lotus 23B Doc Bundy 5b
25 Red/White 1965 Alfa Romeo GTA Sam Cummings 3
26 Red 1967 Alfa Romeo GT David Anderson 3
26A Blue/White 1969 TRIUMPH GT6+ Brian Schirano 3
26B Gray 1962 MG B Paul Konkle Jr. 3
26C Blue/White 1964 LeBoa Mark II Mike Besic 5b
27 White/Red 1963 MG B Kenny Williamson 3
27A Red/Yellow 1971 Alfa Romeo GTJr Kurt Marquardt 3
28 Green/Yellow 1966 Jaguar XKE Randy Williams 4
28A Blue 1971 Alfa Spider Collin Wood 3
33 Red 1967 Datsun 2000 Michael Unger 3
40 Green 1980 Alfa Romeo Spider James Hanna 3
41 Blue/White 1962 Volvo P1800 Gary Jebsen 3
47 Green/Red 1964 Ford Cortina MkII Todd Wetzel 3
48 Blue/White 1971 Mallock 11B Chris DeMinco 5b
50 Green/Yellow 1965 MG MGB Andrew Moore 3
55 Yellow/Green 1955 Chevrolet Corvette Bill Schwacke 4
56 Black/Silver 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Tony Parella 4
59 White 1965 ALFA Romeo Giulia TI Fred Schueddekopp 3
65 White 1965 MG B Michael Patton 3
68 White 1968 MG BGT Alan Costich 3
71 Maroon 1965 Datsun 510 Lowell Huston 3
75 Red 1966 Volvo P1800 Irving Stein 3
80 Green/Yellow/Orange 1962 Triumph Tr4 David Gott 3
93 Orange/Black 1965 Alfa Romeo GTA Dave LeBrun 3
99 White/Blue 1956 Alfa Romeo Special Tom Ragonetti 4
114 Red 1965 Triumph TR4A Philip Gott 3
126 Silver/Red 1962 Lotus Super VII Michael Kaleel 3
126A Blue 1964 Lotus 23B Peter McLaughlin 5b
136 Silver/Blue 1967 Marcos GT Richard Brown 3
157 White 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Tomas LaCosta 3
159 Green 1959 Devin-Healey 3000 Spl. David Zavetsky 4
167 Red 1962 Triumph TR4 Mike Moore 3
181 Red 1959 Porsche 356A Stephen Hunter 3

Group 2

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
1 Blue/Orange 1970 Chevron B17b Travis Engen 2
02 White/Pink/Gray 1994 Swift DB6 Wes Allen 2
2 White/Yellow 1968 Brabham BT-29 Peter McLaughlin 2
05 White/Black 1991 Swift DB 6 Ford Gary Gecelter 2
5 Red/White/Black 1978 Crossle 32F Mark Clark 2
9 Blue 2005 Protoform P3 Gary Slahor 2
12 Blue/Gold 1991 Protoform FV Arnold Carbaugh Jr 2
19 Yellow/Blue 1969 Merlyn 11a Bernard Bradpiece 2
20 Red/Gold 1981 VanDiemen VD81 Mike Agnifilo 2
32 Yellow/Red 1992 Van Diemen FF Raymond Boyer 2
36 Blue/White 1975 Crossle 30F Daniel Pyanowski 2
44 Blue/White 1960 Lotus 18FJ Vignesh Ramanathan 2
59 Blue/Yellow 1969 Brabham BT29 Marc Giroux 2
82 Blue 1967 Brabham Bt-23-EMC Jay Galpin 2
96 Black 1979 Crossle 35F Eric Fischer 2
99 Blue/Yellow 1968 Chevron B10 Glenn Bilawsky 2
144 White/Red/Blue 1967 Brabham BT29 Joel Quadracci 2
189 Orange/White 1965 Lotus 51 Rod Bolhous 2
414 Blue/White/Black 1979 Crossle 35F Chris Arrogante 2

Groups 5a, 7, 11

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
1 1980 Tiga Sports 2000 Michael Taradash 5a
2 Red 1971 Chevron B19 John Busch 7
2A Red 1979 March SR Alex Miller 7
2B Silver/Red 2005 Audi R8 LMP Travis Engen 11
4 White/Red/Blue 1987 Lola T87/90 Chip Vance 5a
05 Black/White 1980 March 822 Peter McLaughlin 7
7 Silver/Yellow 2005 Audi R8 LMP Larry Connor 11
8 Red/White 1972 Chevron B21 John Delane 7
8A White/Blue 2015 Ligier JS P3 Cameron McIntyre 11
09 White/Blue 1976 Osella PA6/8 Justin Frick 7
10 Silver/Blue/Red 1985 Swift DB 2 Steve Konsin 5a
10B Black/Orange 2013 Chevrolet Corvette DP Kurt Schultz 11
12 Blue/Yellow 1986 Lola 86/90 Jeremy Treadway 5a
12A Silver/Yellow 1967 Ginetta G12 Joey Bojalad 5a
15 Red/White 1990 Swift DB5 Mark Clark 5a
17 Black 1989 Lola T89/90 Mike Wright 5a
21 Red 2006 Van Diemen S2 Marc Adler 5a
21A Blue/Silver 2012 Elan DP02 James Cope 11
27 Yellow 1971 Chevron B19 Larry Kessler 7
32 2010 Elan DPO2 Wes Allen 11
33 Yellow 1971 Chevron B19 David Jacobs 7
42 Red 1969 Chevron B16 Kurt Uzbay 7
44 Black 2009 Ford GT3 Michael Lange 11
50 Blue/White 1986 Swift DB 2 James Cope 5a
51 Green/Yellow 1965 Ford GT40 Kenneth Arters 7
62 Blue/White 1975 Chevron B-31 Mitchell Eitel 7
67 Red/Black/Yellow 2016 Wolf GB08SM Ryan Rounkle 11
70 Orange 2012 Ave-Riley AR-2 David Jans 11
81 Silver/Red/Black 1987 Swift DB2 Eric Fischer 5a
82 Blue/White 1969 Lola T70 MKIII Hobart Buppert 7
88 White/Red 1990 Swift DB5 Fred Knoll 5a
98 Red 1978 Lola T298 Bob Lima 7
151 Gold 1975 Toj SC205 Dudley Cunningham 7

Group 9

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
2 White 1973 Lola T332 Dudley Cunningham 9
3 Blue 1995 Ralt RT41 Mark Sherwood 9
3A Blue/White 1992 Ralt RT40 Stuart Crow 9
4 White/Blue 1969 McKee F5000 Paul Dudiak 9
5 White/Red 1974 Lola T332 Sebastian Coppola 9
6 Blue/White 1998 Benetton Formula One B198 Bakir Begovic 9
7 White 1982 Theodore TY02 Eddie Claridge 9
8 Black 1970 Chinook F5000 Michael Knittel 9
8B Gray/Black 2006 Swift 016 Andy Schaufelberger 9
09 Blue/White 1997 Lola 97/20 Justin Frick 9
10 Black 1979 March Super Vee Tom Fraelich 9
12 Red/White/Blue 1970 Lola T192 Sebastian Coppola 9
13 Red/White/Black 2004 Pro Formula Mazda Pro Mazda Dean Turnbaugh 9
14 Blue/White 1971 Leda LT25 Rasim Tugberk 9
16 Orange/Yellow 1993 Ralt RT-41 William Goldkind 9
20 White/Yellow/Blue 1984 Barber Dodge Formula Bill Melvin 9
25 Red 1993 Reynard 93H FA Tony Carpanzano 9
30 Blue/Yellow 1997 Lola T97/20 Marc Giroux 9
31 Blue/Pink 2001 Lola T97/20 Travis Engen 9
33 White 2014 Elan DP08//MZR John Mirro 9
44 White/Green 1997 Lola T97/20 Joel Quadracci 9
45 Black/Gold 1987 MARTINI MK 53 Super Vee MK 53-02 Alain Matrat 9
51 White/Blue 1974 Lola 332 Kirt Bennett 9
65 Blue/Orange 1988 Ralt RT-5 732 Mark Green 9
70 Black/Red 2007 Panoz DP01 Lewis Cooper Jr 9
77 Blue 1972 McKee Mk18 Thomas Simpson 9
85 Blue/Black 2004 Mazda Pro Formula Jay Shuler 9
95 Red/Black 2015 Dallara F2 Jerome Mee 9
99 Silver/Blue/Black 1998 Swift Formula Atlantic Glenn Bilawsky 9

Groups 6, 12a

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
0 White 1973 Porsche 911 Eric Lux 6
000 Blue 1963 Chevrolet Corvette GSRep Ken Mennella 6
3 Red/White 1987 Alfa Romeo 75T Evo IMSA Nick Fonte 12a
4 Yellow 1990 Chevrolet Corvette Ray Zisa 12a
007 Black/Red 1971 Jaguar XKEV12 Keith Dunbar 6
9 White/Blue 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Sam Viviano 6
10 Red 1965 Shelby cobra James Acquilano 6
11 Red 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster James Glass 6
13 White/Blue 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE JOHN MAITINO 6
17 Blue/Yellow 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Bill Melvin 6
21 Maroon 1968 Mercury Cougar Gary Moore 6
23 Green/Blue/White 1973 Porsche 911 RSR Alan Friedman 6
23 Blue 1970 Ford Boss 302 John Cloud 6
26 Red 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Rick Ortman 12a
28 Red 1985 Ford Cobra IV John McCormick 6
28A Silver/Black/Red 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Mark Hilderbrand 6
29 Green/Yellow 1967 Jaguar E-type Randy Williams 6
33 White/Blue 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Michael Donohue 6
36 Blue 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Scott Shadel 6
37 Red/White/Blue 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Clair Schwendeman 6
42 Blue/White 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Rick Mooney 6
50 Black 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Bob Briggs 6
61 Silver 1967 Jaguar XKE Jack Busch 6
62 Silver 1962 Jaguar XKE Jason Rabe 6
63 Silver/White 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Patrick Sessions 6
63 Silver/Green/Red 1967 Jaguar XKE Courtney Crone 6
64 Black 1964 Chevrolet Corvette James Heck 6
65 Red/White/Blue 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Brian Cooper 6
77 Orange/Black 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302s Tim Rubright 12a
81 Blue 1966 Jaguar XKE David Cannon 6
98 Red/White 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Scott Borchetta 6
113 White/Red 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Glenn Every 6
200 Green/White 1966 Shelby GT350 Jason Sessions 6

Featured Marque Alfa Romeo

Groups 8, 12b

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
1 Green/White 1985 Jaguar XJS Charles Meudt 12b
02 White/Blue 1990 Mazda Miata John Cooper 12b
3 Blue 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL Bill Glavin 12b
3A Orange 1976 Porsche 914/6 Jim Lenehan 8
3B Red 1984 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 Glenn Maurer 8
04 Blue/Silver 2004 Lexus IS300 Ron Pawley 12b
4 Red 1973 Alfa Romeo Spider Michael Lawton 8
06 White/Blue 1969 Porsche 911 Skott Burkland 8
07 Red/Silver 1966 Alfa Romeo GTV Chris Raeder 8
9 Yellow 1966 Alfa Romeo GTV Erik Wood 8
19 Red 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV Robert Brady 8
22 Red/Silver 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Rob Davenport 8
24 White/Black 1966 Alfa Romeo GTV Bernardo Martinez 8
24A Red 1972 Alfa Romeo Spider Whit Smith 8
25 Red 2003 BMW E46 Gregory Galdi 12b
26A White 1994 BMW M3 Kermit Upton 12b
31 Brown/Black 1984 Alfa Romeo GTV6 Nick Fonte 12b
32 Red 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Terry Stahly 8
34 Red/White 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV RICHARD GIAMBRA 8
35 Green 1969 Alfa Romeo GTV Tom Benjamin 8
35A Black 1985 Mercedes-Benz 190 E John Peruto 12b
37 White/Red/Green 1974 Ford Escort Mk1 RS 1600 Steve LeBrun 12b
44 Black/Gold 1971 Datsun 240Z Christopher Zappa 12b
46 Green 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV William Shields 8
46A Red 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV Michael Donnelly 8
47 Green 1977 Datsun Z Sam Every 12b
52 White/Red 1971 Alfa Romeo GTVJr Chip Van Sant 8
52A White/Red 1967 Alfa Romeo GTV Sam Cummings 8
54 Orange 1967 Porsche 911 S John Coey 8
54A White/Red 1987 Alfa Romeo Milano Peter Lombardo 12b
60 Orange/Black/Yellow 1979 DATSUN 280 ZX David Huber 12b
60A Blue/Silver 1968 BMW 2002 David Nicholas 8
65 Maroon 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Mike Pranka 8
67 White/Green 1967 alfa romeo gtv Dave LeBrun 8
71 Silver/Red/Black 1970 Porsche 914/6 Gregg Frey 12b
74 Red 1973 Alfa Romeo GTV Donald Wannagat 8
77 Orange/Silver 1970 Porsche 914/6 Russell Poole 8
78 1969 Datsun 510 Roger Welling 8
82 Black 1986 Alfa Romeo GTV6 Melanie Mitchell 8
82A Red/White 1982 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 Allen Mitchell 12b
83 Black/Red/Gold 1983 Porsche 944 Thomas Koehler 12b
88 Red/Gold 1969 Alfa Romeo Spider Robert Mocas 8
88A Red/Green 1966 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Peter Ragonetti 8
89 Yellow/Black 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Steve Rauh 8
91 White/Red 1969 Alfa Romeo GTV Steve LeBrun 8
92 Red 1967 Porsche 911S Theodore Reichhart 8
92A Yellow 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Patrick Boova 8
93 Blue/Yellow 1972 Alfa Romeo Berlina Gregory Seferian 8
99 Red/Black 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV Vince Vaccaro 8
99A White/Red 1974 BMW 2002 Bennie Bish 8
113 Green 1967 Alfa Romeo GT Jr maor primo 8
118 Blue/Yellow 1967 Lotus Elan Keith Dunbar 8
206 White 1970 BMW 2002 Joe Liles 8
511 Blue/White/Red 1971 Datsun 510 Peter Bauer 8
711 Red/Black 1971 Ford Capri 2000 Ira Schoen 8

Group 10

Num. / ColorCarDriverGroup
2 Black 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix John Cloud 10
3 White/Blue/Green 2015 Porsche GT3 Cup Jody Miller 10
05 Red 1962 Jaguar XKE Scott Young 10
6 Red/White/Blue 1997 Ford Thunderbird Tim Rubright 10
6B Yellow/Black 1998 Chevrolet Camaro Frank Cioppettini 10
10 White/Black 2015 Porsche GT3 R Erich Joiner 10
10A White/Blue/Blue 2002 Ford Taurus Tom Forgione 10
11 White 2008 Porsche GT3 Cup Mitch McCullough 10
14 Red/Black/Blue 2016 MUSTANG TA2 Phil Lasco 10
21 Black/Green 2015 Weaver Racing Concepts Dodge Challenger Marc Sharinn 10
39 Yellow 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Martin Hosek 10
48 Black/Yellow/Red 2020 Ford Mustang Scott Borchetta 10
55 Red/White 1986 Chevrolet Camaro Bob Briggs 10
57 White/Gray 2019 Porsche GT4 Jaun Martinez 10
58 2018 Porsche GT3R Mark Sandridge 10
63 White/Red/Blue 2008 FORD FALCON GT-1 Doug Richmond 10
71 Red 1996 Porsche 911 Gerson Rosenberg 10
77 Black 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Jeff Lyman 10
77A White 1994 Chevrolet Camaro Cary Bentley 10
77B Green/Silver 2000 Jaguar XKR Lauren Fix 10
90 Red 1990 Chevrolet GT1 Corvette Jeffrey Bernatovich 10
99 Black 2020 Chevrolet Camaro Debbie Cloud 10
127 White/Yellow/Green 2019 Porsche GT4 Nelson Calle 10
176 Green/White/Blue 2014 Porsche 991.1 Cup James Hamman 10
245 2015 Porsche GT3 Nicholas Groombridge 10
311 Blue/White 2018 Porsche Cayman Frank Vitiello 10
412 White 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup John Ware Jr. 10
417 White/Blue/Red 1998 BMW 328i kirk olsen 10
520 Green/Black/White 2019 Porsche 718 Clubsport MR Tom Kopczynski 10
619 Black/White 2020 Porsche 718 clubsport Roland Krainz 10
921 White/Red/Black 2005 Porsche GT3 Cup Albert Torres 10

International GT

Entry List: Trans Am