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Bryan Herta Autosport Expands to 6 Cars In Pilot Challenge For 2022

Parker Chase qualifying for the Watkins Glen 120 at Watkins Glen International, 7/1/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Bryan Herta Autosport announced Thursday (Jan. 6) that they will expand from four cars to six for the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.  Unlike 2021, all six of these teams will be running the Hyundai Elantra N TCR.  Last season, the team fielded two Elantras and two Veloster N TCRs. There will be driver …

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Jan Heylen Sweeps FOX Factory 120 Practice Sessions

Ryan Hardwick practicing at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for the FOX Factory 120, 11/10/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

BRASELTON, Ga. – Wright Motorsports’ Jan Heylen is the field’s best hope to prevent Turner Motorsport from walking out at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Friday with the Grand Sport championship.  He went a long way towards gaining an advantage on the pack by topping the speed charts in both Michelin Pilot Challenge practice sessions.  His …

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Jan Heylen, Maxwell Root Win WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120

Jan Heylen and Maxwell Root celebrate their victory in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120, 9/11/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wright Motorsports’ Jan Heylen and Maxwell Root benefitted from Turner Motorsport’s Bill Auberlen cutting his right rear tire with 40 minutes to go. That gave Heylen the lead that he would not relinquish as Wright Motorsports won the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 Saturday (Sept. 11). “I always start each [race] thinking that [winning] could …

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Bryan Herta Autosport, Hyundai, Introduce Elantra N TCR, Announce 2021 Plans

2020 Daytona IMPC Gabby Chaves Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Bryan Herta Autosport along with Hyundai Motor North America announced that BHA will be the launch team for the new Hyundai Elantra N TCR.  This new car will be immediately eligible to compete in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s TCR class, along with TC America’s TCR class and other various TCR classes around the world.  For …

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Turner Motorsport Claims Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Victory; KohR Motorsports Claims Title

2020 Sebring IMPC Cameron Lawrence Robby Foley Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s No. 95 BMW M4 GT4 with Robby Foley and Cameron Lawrence claimed overall victory in the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Friday afternoon (Nov. 13) at Sebring International Raceway.  It is Foley’s third win of the season and the first for Lawrence. “I had to fill [Bill Auberlen‘s] shoes today [as the closing …

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Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal Win Storm-Addled Advent Health 120

2020 Sebring IMPC Jeff Westphal Tyler McQuarrie Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal claimed victory in the Advent Health 120 Friday (July 17) at Sebring International Raceway.  The race was scheduled to run for two hours, but ultimately had a little less than an hour of racing at speed due to lightning. Despite the race essentially being held …

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Austin Cindric, Sebastian Priaulx Win FOX Factory 120

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Austin Cindric Sebastian Priaulx Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Multimatic Motorsports was able to get in the pits just before the 80 minute mark Friday (Oct. 11) to swap series debutante Sebastian Priaulx out of the seat and put in Austin Cindric. A couple of seconds later, a full-course caution flew for the stopped Honda Civic Type-R TCR of Mark Pombo. Cindric was able …

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Kyle Marcelli, Akhil Rabindra Top Michelin Raceway Pilot Challenge Practice

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Kyle Marcelli Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli was fastest overall in the first two IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice sessions Thursday (Oct. 10) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  Marcelli’s lap at 106.734 mph is an unofficial track record. Practice No. 1 The first practice of the day began at 8:45 a.m. local time under cloudy skies.  These conditions …

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TeamTGM Successfully Defends Lime Rock Park 120 Victory

2018 Lime Rock CTSC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler and Hugh Plumb started from the pole in Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  From there, they led the vast majority of the race, but had to sweat out their fuel in order to repeat as winners at Lime Rock Park. “[Today’s win] is all about the TGM guys,” Plumb said after the …

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VOLT Racing Uses Pit Strategy to Win Mid-Ohio 120

2019 Daytona IMPC Trent Hindman Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Saturday saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams deal with mixed conditions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Despite Audi and McLaren dominating early, it was the Porsche of VOLT Racing’s Trent Hindman and Alan Brynjolfsson who outlasted the field to pick up their first win of the season. After an equally topsy-turvy qualifying session, eEuroparts.com ROWE …

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