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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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KohR Motorsports’ Kyle Marcelli Wins FOX Factory 120 Pole

Kyle Marcelli after winning the pole for the FOX Factory 120, 11/11/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

BRASELTON, Ga. – KohR Motorsports is entered for only the second time all year with their Ford Mustang GT4.  Despite a crash back at Daytona in January, Kyle Marcelli proved that the car is still quick after winning the pole Thursday (Nov. 11) for Friday’s FOX Factory 120 with a lap at 106.422 mph. Normally, …

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Dillon Machavern Earns 2nd Pilot Challenge Pole of 2021 At Road America

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s Dillon Machavern won the pole Saturday morning (Aug. 7) for the Road America 120 with a lap at 106.459 mph.  It is his second pole of the 2021 season after he earned it at Watkins Glen last month. Most of the session ended up being a back and forth affair between Machavern and …

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Jan Heylen, Kenny Murillo Fastest in Road America Pilot Challenge Practices

Ryan Hardwick practicing for the Road America 120, 8/6/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wright Motorsports’ Jan Heylen was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Friday (Aug. 6) at Road America ahead of Saturday’s Road America 120.  Heylen’s quickest lap was at an average of 106.470 mph. Practice No. 1 In the first practice of the day, held at 8:45 a.m. local time, the track was very …

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Ryan Norman And John Norman Making The Most Of Ryan’s IndyCar Debut

Ryan Norman and John Norman

Ryan Norman (left) and John Norman. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Heather Krug PR.)

Ryan Norman will be making his NTT IndyCar Series debut in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Not only is it the moment he’s waited his whole career for, but he and his father John are using their accomplishment to hopefully open doors for other athletes across all of sports. Ryan’s Dale Coyne Racing entry …

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Ryan Norman Making IndyCar Debut at Mid-Ohio

Ryan Norman in pit lane at Gateway celebrating an Indy Lights win

(Photo by Indianapolis Motor Speedway Photography LLC)

Two-time Indy Lights Series winner Ryan Norman will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Dale Coyne Racing announced June 24. He will drive the No. 52 car for Dale Coyne with Rick Ware Racing. Koinu Inu, EVO and Three Chord Bourbon will be the sponsors for Norman’s No. 52 …

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AWA Claims 2nd Victory of 2021 in Mid-Ohio 120

Chris Green and Kuno Wittmer celebrate their victory in the Mid-Ohio 120, 5/15/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Andrew Wojteczko Autosport’s Kuno Wittmer took the lead away from TeamTGM’s Matt Plumb with 15 minutes to go.  From there, he held off a charging Jan Heylen to earn his second win of the year in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Mid-Ohio 120 Saturday (May 15).  Wittmer was teamed with Chris Green for Saturday’s race …

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Katherine Legge, Christina Nielsen Join Team Hardpoint/EBM; ROAR/Rolex 24 Entry Lists Updated

(Photo: Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian)

Tuesday (Jan. 19) and Wednesday (Jan. 20) saw a series of updates to the entry lists for this weekend’s ROAR Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway.  By extension, these updates in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will carry over to the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Team Hardpoint/EBM announced that Katherine Legge and Christina Nielsen …

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

(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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