Beretta scores World Challenge pole at Long Beach


Qualifying for the Pirelli World Challenge Round 5 at Long Beach also took place Saturday, with Olivier Beretta on the pole in his No. 61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 458 Italia GT3.

Beretta will start ahead of the K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports pair of Robert Thorne and Kevin Estre in their McLaren 650S GT3s.

Defending race winner and series champion Johnny O’Connell will start fourth with Ryan Dalziel completing the top five in fifth.

Michael Lewis (GTA) and Colin Thompson (GT Cup presented by MOMO) also were fastest in qualifying in their respective classes.

PWC will race after the Verizon IndyCar Series round tomorrow.