GTD McLaren 720S GT3
- Paul Holton
- Matt Plumb
Multiple-time Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions to contest seven-race series with new car
TORONTO, CANADA — Hot on the heels of McLaren’s worldwide public debut of its new 720S-based GT3 contender at the Bahrain International Circuit this past weekend, long-time IMSA competitors Compass Racing today released details of their WeatherTech Sprint Cup effort for 2019, with McLaren Factory Driver Paul Holton and Matt Plumb tapped for driving duties in the seven-race championship.Continue Reading
The closest drivers’ championship battle in the Continental Tire Challenge entering Friday’s race was that in the TCR category. Compass Racing’s Tom Long and Britt Casey Jr. in the No. 77 Audi RS3 LMS were ready to defend their five-point margin against teammates Rodrigo Sales and Kuno Wittmer in the No. 74.Continue Reading
Thomson: No “Team Orders” for Top Three Compass Racing Cars at Season Finale
DAYTONA BEACH, FL (IMSA NEWSWIRE) – Fielding three cars for the duration of the 2018 TCR season – in addition to a McLaren GT4 in the GS class – Compass Racing was ready to come out swinging for the first TCR title in the Continental Tire Challenge.
The team’s three Audi RS3 LMS racecars have recorded a staggering seven victories, 16 podium finishes and five pole positions which, with one race remaining, has each Compass Racing car in the top three of the TCR championship standings.
Compass Racing looks to build on recent McLaren GS success and secure a championship with TCR Audis
MONTEREY, CA — With McLaren Driver Paul Holton having been called to China by the Factory, Compass Racing has tapped Nico Rondet to fill his shoes for the penultimate round of the IMSA Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend. He’ll co-drive the No. 76 GS-class Rubrik / Pure Storage / Microsoft / McLaren / Pfaff Automotive / Race Day Foundation 570S GT4 with Matt Plumb.
JT Coupal wrapped up our Pirelli World Challenge TCR season in style, taking a dramatic third-place finish at Watkins Glen. It's an impressive result from the eighteen-year-old from upstate New York, who the week before began his freshman year in Journalism at Syracuse University.Continue Reading
Holton Grabs Pole in GS while TCR battle between team-mates heats up
When the heavens opened during the first hour of the Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge event at Virginia International Raceway, it was time to roll the dice, a call which would determine the outcome of the race for both GS and TCR classes.Continue Reading
HOLTON AND PLUMB TAKE SEASON-HIGH FOURTH PLACE
The IMSA Lime Rock weekend is always a blur. Run over just two days at the tight Connecticut circuit, team and drivers must be ready for action as soon as the cars roll off the trailers. This weekend saw tight battles in both the GS and TCR classes, with Compass Racing notching another podium with our Audi program, and coming ever-so-close with the McLaren.Continue Reading
Duo Take Third Win of Season and Points Lead; Block and Kleinubing Place Third
BOWMANVILLE, CANADA – Compass Racing fought of hard competition at their home race to take another double-podium in IMSA's Continental Tire Sportcar Challenge debut season of TCR, with Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long notching their third win of the year.Continue Reading
Sales and Wittmer Take Runner-Up Spot in Gruelling Four-Hour Race
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Britt Casy Jr. and Tom Long edged out a victory over team-mates Rodrigo Sales and Kuno Wittmer at the picturesque upstate-New York Watkins Glen Interational, closing the gap in what is becoming a titanic battle for the Toronto-based Compass Racing stable.Continue Reading
We know that every new car is better than the one it replaces. This is especially true as those cars become more complicated with faster, smarter and more advanced computers than the generation before. The logical end game of technology is a self-aware, sentient computer that has the potential to be the equal of a human being. The moment this transformation happens has been termed the “Singularity."Continue Reading