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Dec 20, 2020 / news

AW DESIGNS VISITS AND TAKE PHOTOS

Our friend Alex Whitwer, who operates AW Designs Tuning not far from our shop, stopped by recently for a visit. Whilst we chatted his photographer snapped a collection of images, which he was kind enough to share. As we close out 2020 and continue to prepare for what is shaping up to be a busy 2021 season of sportscar racing, please enjoy this nice group of photos (with many thanks to Alex).

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Dec 5, 2020 / events

SAN DIEGO MCLAREN CLUB EVENT AT OUR SHOP

We were thrilled to welcome San Diego McLaren Club members to our new facility in Vista, followed by a spirited drive through canyon roads, and finishing up with a delicious al fresco lunch at our partners Ebullition Brew Works & Gastronomy. Thank you to everyone who came out and shared the day with us and special thanks to the crew at Ebullition for being such fantastic hosts. There’s nothing better than sharing our passion for cars and making new friends!

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Dec 3, 2020 / news

VISTA SHOP THE PERFECT BACKDROP FOR NEW VIDEO

In preparation for 2021, which will mark our team's 18th consecutive season in professional motorsports, our Vista shop was the scene of a video shoot in which Team Owner and Managing Director Jill Beck talked about the history of the team and our recent successes with McLaren in IMSA and SRO America competition, whilst Team Principal and Founder Karl Thomson talked about the technology behind the 720S GT3 and 570S GT4 race cars that we field.

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Nov 1, 2020 / reports

LAGUNA SECA SPRINT CUP FINALE PROVES CHALLENGING

Season-low finish caps off second season of GTD with McLaren 720S GT3

Monterey, CA – Compass Racing rolled into WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – the team's home track for this season now that they are fully California-based – with high hopes for a good finish to the end of the second season with their McLaren 720S GT3 in IMSA’s GTD competition. Certainly, they'd had some good performances over the year – including two pole positions – and hoped to close out what has been a decidedly odd 2020 with a solid result.

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Oct 31, 2020 / news

EBULLITION RELEASES THREE BREWS INSPIRED BY THE 2020 RACING SEASON

VISTA, CA — Ebullition Brew Works has created three motorsports-inspired beers to celebrate the conclusion of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup and their first season as a strategic partner to Compass Racing. The amusingly-named, limited-run beverages will be shared – in a socially-distanced manner – with friends and competitors after the season-ending race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, November 1st.

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Oct 12, 2020 / reports

CHARLOTTE ROVAL RACE REPORT

Ninth-place finish at the North Carolina bullring's wet and soggy IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup race

IMSA’s first trip to Charlotte Motor Speedway’s “Roval” replaced the originally-scheduled round at Lime Rock Park, and the track did an admirable job of living up to the “bullring” term that’s used to describe the Connecticut track.

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Sep 29, 2020 / reports

DESTRUCTION AT SRO ROAD AMERICA

Ray Mason started the first race of the SRO Road America event from the back of the GT4 Sprint field (after we moved him from SprintX so that he could drive solo) and in wet conditions moved up 11 positions to third in class and fifth overall, with just a few minutes left in the race. An incredible job that was marred by an overly-optimistic (as in, "what was he thinking?") move heading in to Canada Corner that resulted in both cars being written off.

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Sep 29, 2020 / news

JEFF KINGSLEY JOINS COMPASS RACING FOR REMAINING IMSA WEATHERTECH SPRINT CUP EVENTS

Current Porsche GT3 Cup Championship leader to sub for Corey Fergus and co-drive with Paul Holton

VISTA, CA — Compass Racing has signed Jeff Kingsley to co-drive the team’s No. 76 Richard Mille McLaren 720S GT3 with McLaren Factory Driver Paul Holton for the two remaining rounds of IMSA’s WeatherTech Sprint Cup, subbing for Corey Fergus, whose wife is expecting their first child in the coming weeks. 

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Aug 24, 2020 / reports

FIRST PLACE AT ROAD AMERICA

Successful first GT4 weekend in Wisconsin nets two first-place finishes

Our first of two weekends at the famed Elkhart Lake circuit saw Ray Mason take wins on both Saturday and Sunday, in our team’s first GT Celebration event.

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Aug 11, 2020 / news

OUR GT4 MCLAREN PROGRAM RETURNS TO ROAD AMERICA

VISTA, CA — Compass Racing's GT4 program returns to the famed Elhkart Lake in August with back-to-back weekends in two different series. Long-time team driver Ray Mason returns to the team for his eighth season, at the helm of one of the squad’s McLaren 570S GT4s.
 

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