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Compass Racing pilot extends his relationship with British supercar maker
WOKING, ENGLAND – McLaren Automotive confirmed this week an expansion of the company’s Factory Driver program with the addition of three pilots for the 2018 season. Compass Racing’s Paul Holton was announced alongside Ben Barnicoat and Joe Osborne, who join the previously-confirmed professional driver Rob Bell.
Coupal will contest the new TCR class in Pirelli World Challenge driving an Audi RS3 LMS Clubsport
TORONTO, CANADA – With the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season fast approaching, 17-year-old high school senior JT Coupal has signed with successful Canadian outfit Compass Racing and will contest the debut season of the series’ TCR class. He will be behind the wheel of the same Audi RS3 LMS Clubsport that he drove to eighth place in the PWC TC championship last season.Continue Reading
Compass Racing overcame logistical hurdles to score a 1-2 at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Compass Racing team owner Karl Thomson says Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long’s season-opening win at Daytona took a monumental effort behind the scenes to accomplish after the team’s intended Audi RS 3 LMS TCR chassis was held up in customs.Continue Reading
Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long pair to helm the No. 77 TRUMPF Audi RS 3 LMS
TORONTO, CANADA — Compass Racing today announced that Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long have been signed to drive the team's No. 77 Audi RS 3 LMS in the burgeoning TCR class in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with primary sponsorship from German industrial machine tools manufacturer TRUMPF Inc. The duo paired for a number of races in the ST class in a Mazda MX-5 last year for a best result of second place at Road America.Continue Reading
Long-running CTSC team welcomes new challenge in series’ first new class in many years
TORONTO, CANADA — Compass Racing launches its 15th-consecutive season in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge by opening a bold new chapter in the new-for-2018 TCR class with two Audi RS 3 LMS race cars.
"RACING TO THE TOP"
(Audi Magazine No. 113, Fall 2017, pages 078-083. Reprinted by permission.)
There is no denying the exhilaration of motorsports—especially if you’re behind the wheel. Racing drivers are true athletes, piloting their machines at high speed on tracks all around the world. “You’re always right at the limit, finding that fine line between having grip and losing adhesion,” said 20-year-old driver Paul Holton. He drives for Compass Racing, a professional team with Audi Sport customer racing.
The Audi Sport customer racing program provides Audi Sport customers with race cars, technical support, and leadership to succeed at the professional racing level. The teams compete at races like the Rolex 24 At Daytona or at the club racing level, where enthusiasts can compete at local tracks.
Strong finish to Audi RS 3 LMS Clubsport debut sees C360R take two final wins of the season
MONTEREY, CA - Paul Holton capped off his championship season in style at the Northern California circuit known as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, winning the final two races of the 12-race Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car season in dominating fashion. The wins earned him the Driver’s Championship and delivered Compass Racing / C360R the Team’s title.
Duo notch first win of the season in their S3; Keegan and Rondet consolidate championship third place in McLaren
MONTEREY, CA — The penultimate round of IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge was a dramatic four-hour battle set amongst the picturesque, rolling grasslands of the Monterey, California peninsula. Widely considered one of the most iconic tracks in the world featuring signature corners including the unique “Corkscrew”, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is also one of the favourite circuits of Compass Racing / C360R, whose success at the track dates back to a win in the series in 2007.Continue Reading
Team garners second ST podium of the IMSA season with Audi and moves back to third place in GS with McLaren
DANVILLE, VA — The rolling hillside over which the challenging Virginia International Raceway twists and turns has to be one of Compass Racing’s favorite stops on the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge tour. Not only is it a true driver’s track, it’s also one that brings out enthusiastic fans from all over the South. Plus, VIR is the track which the team scored its first professional win, in 2005. C360R has had a lot of success since then, and after a couple of challenging weekends at Lime Rock Park and Road America, the squad was pleased to be back on form in Virginia.
Result moves McLaren duo to second in championship points, Keegan/Rondet to third
BOWMANVILLE, ON — With two double-podium results in the last two rounds, Compass Racing looked to continue their strong form at the team's home track, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, for round five of IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.Continue Reading