Author Archives: Andrew Modena

PWC TCR Titles in reach for Lewis & Wilkins this weekend

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 29, 2018) – For Hyundai drivers Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins, championships could be secured this weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, at one of North America’s legendary racing plants, Watkins Glen International, in the Pirelli Challenge season finale TCR doubleheader 40-minute sprint races. Both Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian racers are fighting […]

Recap: Gateway Motorsports Park

Qualifying Due to rain, qualifying for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 was cancelled and starting positions for the 248-lap race were determined by championship points.  Chasing the Checkers With the No. 98 dressed in colors, Marco Andretti started from the 10th position and gained four spots on the opening lap. Andretti continued to run […]

Preview: Bonnarito Automotive Group 500

Under the Lights After a trip to Marco Andretti’s home track, the team is bringing it back to the Midwest for 248 laps under the Saturday night lights of Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis. Sitting just outside the top 10 in standings and collecting seven top-10 finishes this season, Andretti will look to move […]

Recap: ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway

Qualifying With rain clouds looming, one by one the field of 22 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers laid down their fastest times to set the grid for Sunday’s ABC Supply 500. Marco Andretti took the track next for the team cars, securing a speed fast enough for an 11th-place start at day’s end. The hometown-favorite racer […]

Preview: ABC 500

Marco Andretti is looking forward to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to super speedways, where he always excels and contends. Andretti has raced five times at Pocono Raceway, capturing the pole and leading 88 laps during his debut at the 2.5-mile triangular oval in 2013. Andretti will look to seal the deal this year and […]

Bryan Herta Autosport Dominates TCR Action with 1-2 Finish in Utah Race 1

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (August 11, 2018) – Michael Lewis hit the throttle at the green flag Saturday in the Pirelli World Challenge Round 9 TCR event and never looked back in his No.  98 Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb-Agajanian Hyundai i30 N TCR race car.   The personable Californian drove from his pole position in the 40-minute […]

Lewis & Wilkins Go 1-2 in PWC Practice Friday in TCR Action at Utah

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (August 10, 2018) – A racing driver always wants their race car to roll off the trailer and feel good in the first practice runs. That was the case Friday for Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins in TCR action in the Pirelli World Challenge opening day at the Utah Motorsports Campus.   Both of […]

Michael Lewis & Mark Wilkins Seek More Utah Success This Weekend in Pirelli World Challenge TCR Action for BHA

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (August 8, 2018) – The Utah Motorsports Campus has been a winning circuit over the years for Hyundai racers Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins. And they hope to continue that trend this weekend (Aug. 10-12) in the Pirelli World Challenge TCR competition.   The two Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian drivers have tasted […]

Recap: Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Qualifying Running in Group 1 for Qualifying, Marco Andretti danced through the top spots but after battling understeer, Andretti found himself missing the cut off by just .0009 seconds and settled for a 13th-place grid position.  Chasing the Checkers The Ruoff Home Mortgage machine of Marco Andretti took the green flag from 13th, and quickly […]

Preview: Mid-Ohio

Back in the Midwest The team returns to the Midwest as we gear up for Round 13 of Verizon IndyCar Series competition this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Heading into the weekend Marco Andretti rounds out the top 10 in the championship standings and islooking to gain position on his competitors ahead of him. Coming off […]

Recap: Honda Indy Toronto

Qualifying Weather played a role in Saturday’s qualifying session as a short rain fell and the track became just wet enough for each group of Round 1 qualifying to start on the Firestone rain-option tires.   The track dried quickly during the second group’s run and Marco Andretti was one of the first to make […]

Michael Lewis Scores 2nd Place Sunday at Portland in TCR

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 15, 2018) – After finishing 1-2 in Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge TCR race, the Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian Hyundai team was set for a strong Round 8 performance at Portland International Raceway Sunday with drivers Mark Wilkins and Michael Lewis starting 1-3 on the standing start grid.   Lewis was on […]

BHA Hyundai Drivers Mark Wilkins and Michael Lewis finish 1-2 in PWC TCR Saturday

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 14, 2018) – Veteran Mark Wilkins of Canada used traffic as an ally Saturday in the tight TCR action at Portland International Raceway to score his third Pirelli World Challenge TCR feature win of the season in the 58th Rose Cup Races.   Starting second in the 40-minute feature, Wilkins chased pole […]

Mark Wilkins & Michael Lewis Record 2nd & 3rd in PIR Qualifying

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 13, 2018) – In their first Portland International Raceway appearance in the Pirelli World Challenge road racing series, Mark Wilkins and Michael Lewis drove the Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian Hyundai i30 N TCR race cars to second and third Friday in qualifying for Saturday’s 40-minute Pirelli World Challenge TCR class event. […]

Dynamic Hyundai Duo of Wilkins & Lewis Ready for PWC TCR Action at Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 11, 2018) – For Hyundai racers Mark Wilkins and Michael Lewis, the Northwest trip to Portland International Raceway has been on their “To Do” list for quite a long time, as the Pirelli World Challenge road racing tour returns to PIR for the first time in 13 years.   And the two […]