The Pirelli World Challenge professional sports car series will race in Portland as part of the traditional Rose Cup Races at Portland International Raceway from July 13 to 15, 2018.
"We are very pleased to bring our entire Pirelli World Challenge field to the famed Portland International Raceway and the racing fans in the Northwest," said Greg Gill, President and CEO of WC Vision, the promoter for World Challenge. "The tradition of the Rose Cup Races has been a staple in the Portland area for nearly 60 years and we believe the PWC weekend will be another exciting chapter to the legacy of road racing at PIR. With many of the iconic automobile marques in our series, fans will see some outstanding competition at a great race track. We can't wait to get back to Portland next July."
The news follows last month's announcement that IndyCar racing will return to Portland next year. A new race in the series will be called the Portland Grand Prix and will at PIR over the Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, 2018.