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Aug 19, 2019 / news

​SUPPORTING MCLAREN AT PEBBLE BEACH

We were pleased to support our manufacturer partner at this year’s Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach. Our No. 76 Richard Mille McLaren 720S GT3 was featured at their base of operations, the McLaren Experience at Bernardus Lodge. Located adjacent to registration, our race car proudly displayed battle scars and race rubber marks earned during the Road America round of the IMSA Weathertech Sprint Championship.

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Aug 5, 2019 / reports

DRAMATIC FINISH AS OUR MCLAREN GT4 GOES FROM LAST TO FIRST


... and finishes in second place by .07th of a second

Elkhart Lake, WI – Our team proved their mettle once again by doing an overnight engine change on our No. 75 McLaren 570S GT4 on Friday night. Doing this swap is not the work of a moment, and requires the use of a car lift. Thankfully, the nice folks at Throttle Stop in Elkhart Lake were kind enough to loan us their shop for the evening.

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Aug 4, 2019 / reports

ROAD AMERICA RESULT BELIES 720S GT3 PACE

The extensive amount of testing Compass Racing has been doing on the team's McLaren 720S GT3 is beginning to pay dividends as IMSA moves into the final few rounds of the WeatherTech Sprint Championship.

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Jul 1, 2019 / news

HIGH HOPES FOR MCLAREN GT3 AND GT4 AT HOME TRACK

Compass Racing heads to its home race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the third round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup championship. The Toronto-based squad looks to build on a solid start to the season at the Mid-Ohio and Detroit rounds. IMSA has given the team’s #76 McLaren 720S GT3 a positive balance of performance adjustment which the team hopes will help them in their quest for a podium. McLaren Factory Driver Paul Holton will once again be joined by Matt Plumb with sponsorship from Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Richard Mille.

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Jun 4, 2019 / news

Top-10 Finish for Compass 720S GT3 at Detroit Grand Prix

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May 20, 2019 / reports

THOMSON AND ANDRETTI WIN AT MOSPORT

Bowmanville, ON – “I’m absolutely thrilled to take another win at our home track here at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park,” enthused Compass Racing Team Principal Karl Thomson after the first race of the SRO America GT4 SprintX round on Friday. “This marks my second pro win at Mosport (the first coming with Billy Johnson in 2007), and it always means so much to stand on the top step with our friends and family in attendance."

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May 6, 2019 / reports

MCLAREN 720S GT3 DEBUTS AT MID-OHIO

The result of Compass Racing's debut of the McLaren 720S GT3 in North America at Mid-Ohio belie what was a very good opening weekend of IMSA’s WeatherTech Sprint Cup for drivers Paul Holton and Matt Plumb. Coming off a series of initial development tests at Palm Beach International Raceway, Mid-Ohio and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the team looked forward to a solid showing in the initial round.

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May 1, 2019 / news

COMPASS RACING TO DEBUT MCLAREN 720S GT3 IN IMSA SPRINT CUP AT MID-OHIO


Multiple-time Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions will contest seven-race series with new car

TORONTO, CANADA — Long-time IMSA competitors Compass Racing will add to their successful McLaren racing program with the debut of their new 720S GT3 at Mid-Ohio on May 3-5th for the first round of the WeatherTech Sprint Cup. This seven-race championship features all of the two-hour-and-forty-five minute events on the WeatherTech schedule and promises to provide thrilling competition.

Factory McLaren driver Paul Holton will be joined by Matt Plumb for the team’s championship effort, with Woking providing deep technical support at each event. “We are pleased to extend our partnership with McLaren by officially launching the new 720S GT3 in North America,” enthused Compass Racing’s President, Jill Beck. “Paul has been one of the test drivers on the car through its development over the past year, and we all have high hopes for the first race car developed entirely in-house by McLaren Automotive.”
 

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Mar 28, 2019 / news

OUR 720S GT3 ARRIVES AND WE GO TESTING

Successful first test of first McLaren GT3 in North America

West Palm Beach, FL – Compass Racing this week took delivery of the first 720S GT3 in North America, and one of just five made thus far. The team undertook an initial shake-down test at Palm Beach International Raceway with McLaren Factory Driver Paul Holton at the helm. Technical staff from both McLaren and Compass Racing were on hand to evaluate the car in advance of its first race in early May.

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Mar 4, 2019 / reports

ANDRETTI AND THOMSON WIN AT SRO GT4 AMERICA SEASON-OPENER

New-look team starts new-look championship strongly at Circuit of the Americas

Austin, TX – The debut weekend for Andretti Autosport's SRO GT4 America McLaren 570S GT4 program with Compass Racing provided a strong start to the season, with drivers Jarett Andretti and Karl Thomson taking a win in the second race of the weekend.

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