GTWC America Acura NSX GT3 Evo
- Matt McMurry
- Rodrigo Sales
- Michael Di Meo
MICHAEL DI MEO RETURNS TO COMPASS RACING FOR GT3 DEBUT
2014 World Challenge Touring Car Champion to Join Matt McMurry in Acura NSX GT3 Evo
DANVILLE, VA — Michael Di Meo makes his return to Compass Racing this coming weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, subbing for Rodrigo Sales, who has a conflict with the rescheduled ELMS event in France.
Team debuts Acura NSX GT3 Evo WeatherTech Sprint Cup effort for its 18th-consecutive IMSA season
VISTA, CA — One of the longest-running teams in the IMSA paddock announced its 2021 WeatherTech Sprint Cup program today. Compass Racing’s new No. 76 Richard Mille Acura NSX GT3 will debut at Mid-Ohio for the first round of the series, May 14th to 16th, with Jeff Kingsley and Mario Farnbacher signed for driving duties.
Sonoma, CA – Compass Racing’s debut of their Acura NSX GT3 program ended in a strong fifth-place result at the opening round of SRO America’s GT World Challenge season at the picturesque Sonoma Raceway in Northern California.
VISTA, CA — Long-time SRO competitors Compass Racing enter new territory with the debut of an Acura NSX GT3 Evo for the 2021 season of SRO GT World Challenge America. Drivers Rodrigo Sales and Matt McMurry have been tapped as pilots for the seven-weekend championship, which features two 90-minute races each weekend, with the exception of the 8-hour finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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).Continue Reading
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!Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading