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Compass Racing duo deliver top-five result in GTS-X season-opener with JT Coupal solid in TCR
AUSTIN, TX – Ray Mason and Paul Holton paired to deliver Compass Racing its first top-five result in Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X competition at the season-opening event at the majestic Circuit of the Americas, just outside Austin, Texas. They piloted the team’s No. 78 McLaren Toronto 570S GT4 in the GTS class, whilst JT Coupal launched his TCR campaign in the No. 77 Bilstein Audi RS 3 LMS.
Compass Racing TCR Audis all score top-five finishes with GS McLaren a solid seventh.
SEBRING, FL — The second round of IMSA’s Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge, at Sebring International Raceway, proved to be a dramatic and unpredictable race. This was certainly true of the battle for TCR, especially within the three-car Compass Racing squad which saw each of its Audi RS 3 LMS cars in the lead at various points throughout the two-hour event.
A helmet design can say a lot about a driver.
For Britt Casey, Jr. who drives the No. 77 Compass Racing Audi RS3 LMS in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, there’s even more to it than that. For 2018, his new helmet design tells a story that dates back over 70 years and honors an unparalleled legacy left by a beloved family member.Continue Reading
Ray Mason and Paul Holton to co-drive 570S GT4 in GTS Sprint-X races
TORONTO, CANADA – Ray Mason returns to Compass Racing to contest the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X series, where he will co-drive with recently-named McLaren Factory Driver Paul Holton. Mason is no stranger to the squad, having competed for them in both World Challenge and IMSA from 2011 to 2015.
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.