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Monterey Pre-Race Notebook

Tony DiZinno’s pre-race notebook from PWC in Monterey…

Photo: Brian Cleary/

Photo: Brian Cleary/

***Chris Dyson’s No. 16 Bentley Team Dyson Racing Bentley Continental GT3 returned to the track in Sunday’s morning warmup, following a repair job from the Dyson Racing crew overnight. Dyson had an accident in qualifying going into Turn 5. He’s set to start 24th in today’s season finale.

***Dane Cameron’s No. 95 Turner Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3 has been withdrawn and will not start the race. The car was loaded into the transporter Sunday morning. Cameron had qualified 13th, a spot behind championship contender Olivier Beretta.

***Following an accident during Sunday morning’s TC/TCA/TCB race, TCA driver Tony Rivera was transported to Natividad Medical Center in Salinas for observation, and was released just prior to 1 p.m. PT. Rivera had got out of the car after contact with Paul Holton on the run down to Turn 5.

***Other class champions have been confirmed on Sunday morning. Michael Cooper won the GTS class title, while Corey Fergus, Jason Wolfe and Johan Schwartz won the TC, TCA and TCB class championships.

***Other race winners this weekend include Kris Wilson in GTS, Adam Poland, Corey Fergus and Ernie Francis Jr. in TC, Jason Wolfe and Paul Holton in TCA, and Joey Jordan in TCB.

***Watch today’s Pirelli World Challenge GT/GTA/GT Cup presented by MOMO season finale live on starting at 1:35 p.m. PT.

Tony DiZinno (@tonydizinno) is Sportscar365's North American Editor, focusing on coverage of the IMSA-sanctioned championships as well as Pirelli World Challenge. DiZinno also contributes to and other motorsports outlets. Contact Tony

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