Street Shagger to Begin Season With First-Gen Audi TCR – Sportscar365 | Jobi Cool

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Street Shagger Racing will start the IMSA Michelin Pilot Problem season with its first-generation Audi RS 3 LMS TCR forward of a deliberate transition to the brand new Gen 2 mannequin that can debut at Sebring Worldwide Raceway in March, it has been revealed.

The Nevada-based staff will return for its fifth season within the TCR ranks with an unchanged driver lineup of Gavin Ernstone and Jon Morley.

After experiencing its first winless season within the Pilot Problem competitors final yr, the staff opted to return to its trademark blue livery.

“It sucks not profitable,” Morley stated. “I am unable to wait to check drive the brand new automobile. It has been confirmed in Europe and I do know it is going to carry us again to the entrance of the sector. Plus… seems to be badass.”

This month’s season-opening BMW Endurance Problem will see a combined grid of recent and outdated Audis, with Unitronic JDC-Miller Motorsports confirming on Friday it is going to marketing campaign a Gen 2 Audi after importing it from a supplier in Germany.

Audi Sport buyer racing at the moment offers restricted assist to groups in North America.

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