Author Archives: Katie Brannan

Next Level: Whatever it takes

From Racer Magazine: In episode 8 of Hyundai’s Next Level titled “Whatever It Takes” we get a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season and the daunting mission Hyundai and Bryan Herta Autosport had set for itself. That mission was to deliver a “three-peat” — as in, win the Manufacturers’ championship […]

Bryan’s Blog – A Look Back at 2022

Bryan’s Blog – End of Season 2022 It’s been a while since I’ve checked in here, and now that all of my respective racing seasons are complete, I’ve had the chance to crack open the laptop and catch up on things like this. Once the racing season kicks into high gear during the summer months, […]

2022 Championship Season Review

Hagler, Lewis Win Back-to-Back IMSA Drivers Titles and Bryan Herta Autosport Wins 4th Consecutive Team Title October 3, 2022 – Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian (BHA) drivers Taylor Hagler Michael Lewis are the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions. Hagler and Lewis clinched the title with an exciting third place in the final race […]

Hagler, Lewis Nail Down IMSA Title

IMSA.com By Jeff Olson After some anxious moments at the start of the race, Taylor Hagler and Michael Lewis recovered to create some historic moments Friday at Michelin Raceway. Hagler and Lewis secured another championship in the Touring Car (TCR) class of the Michelin Pilot Challenge by finishing third in the Fox Factory 120. The […]

It’s Championship Week in Georgia, BHA in Contention for Fourth IMSA Series Title

Fox Factory 120 Round 10 of 10 in the 2022 IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge September 28-30, 2022 Racetrack: Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta – Braselton, GA 2.54-mile road course, features 12 turns Race: Friday, September 30, 2022, at 1:10pm EST TV: Live on NBC’s PEACOCK: www.peacock.tv Listen: Live radio commentary for every session at www.IMSA.com and RadioLeMans.com Live timing and scoring […]

Lewis, Hagler making consistency count – again – in Pilot Challenge

Racer Magazine: By Ryan Kish | September 20, 2022 4:00 PM ET Over the last two years, one driver pairing has emerged from a crowded Bryan Herta Autosport stable and an even more crowded IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Series TCR field to stand above the rest. While many drivers and teams talk of the importance of consistency, Taylor […]

Robert Wickens On Returning To Racing And the Importance of Mental Health

From: Autoguide I dare you to try not to smile around Robert Wickens. The Canadian driver practically beams positivity around the pit lane at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Wickens and many of his Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) teammates are here at the famous high-speed circuit to provide support and guidance as the amateurs (this writer […]

Victorious at VIR, Hagler and Lewis Extend Points Lead with Victory

Victorious at VIR, Hagler and Lewis Score their First Win of the Season Maxson, Filippi charge to second place Defending series champions, and current points leaders Taylor Hagler and Michael Lewis scored their first victory of the season in the series penultimate round on Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway. Tyler Maxson and Mason Filippi finished […]

Two to Go: BHA Takes Championship Lead to VIR

Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Grand Prix Round 9 of the 2022 IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge August 26-27, 2022 Racetrack: Virginia International Raceway (VIR), Alton, VA 3.027-mile road course, features 17 turns Race: Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 4:40pm EST TV: Live on NBC’s PEACOCK: www.peacock.tv Listen: Live radio commentary for every session at www.IMSA.com and RadioLeMans.com Live timing and scoring […]

How Robert Wickens and Michael Johnson Get Around the Racetrack

From IMSA.com The Hand Control System Is Ever Evolving for the Michelin Pilot Challenge Racers By Jeff Olson DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It started as a simple concept, but its implementation wasn’t simple. It was complicated, is constantly evolving, and – credit where it’s due – simply ingenious. When it became clear that Michael Johnson and […]

BHA Rewarded with a Pair of Podiums After 4 Hour Scorcher at Road America

Johnson and Simpson Second, Hagler and Lewis Third Michael Johnson and Stephen Simpson, drivers of the #54 Universal Coating Hyundai Elantra N TCR scored back-to-back podiums with their second place finish at Road America. It looked like they may be headed for the win as Simpson led the final 15 laps in the fou- hour […]

Bring It On: BHA Drivers Savor 4-Hour Opportunity at Road America

Road America 240 Round 8 of the 2022 IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge July 15-16, 2022 Racetrack: Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI 14.048-mile road course, features 14 turns Race: Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 1:15pm CST TV: Live on NBC’s PEACOCK: www.peacock.tv Listen: Live radio commentary for every session at www.IMSA.com and RadioLeMans.com Live timing and scoring from each session available at www.IMSA.com. Live […]

Road and Track: Robert Wickens Is Just Getting Started. Again

  Three years after a horrific IndyCar accident that left the Canadian racer with paraplegia, Wickens is back on track. And he won’t be satisfied until he’s back on top. BY CHRIS PERKINS JUL 29, 2022 JOSHUA LETCHWORTH SEBRING, FLA. — Robert Wickens wasn’t happy qualifying second. He knew he could’ve gotten pole, but he’s still figuring […]