Category Archives: Michelin Pilot Challenge

Stories that made 2022: Win, baby, win

Racer Magazine: By Richard S. James | December 28, 2022 8:06 AM ET Sports Car racing had quite a year in 2022. Great battles, hard racing, championships going down to the final race – if not the final minutes of the final race. And much excitement is building for next year with the introduction of the LMDh cars […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Robert Wickens Is Just Getting Started. Again.

From: Road & Track Magazine 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 SEBRING, FLA. — Robert Wickens wasn’t happy qualifying second. He knew he could’ve gotten pole, but he’s […]

BHA Seeks Lime Rock Park Three-Peat

Lime Rock Park 120 Round 7 of the 2022 IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge July 15-16, 2022 Racetrack: Lime Rock Park (LRP), Lakeville, CT 1.5-mile road course, features 7 turns Race: Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 11:05am 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 […]

Wickens, Wilkins Win Again and Lead BHA Podium Sweep in Canada

Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (July 3, 2022) – Coming off their first IMSA victory of 2022 just one week ago, Robert Wickens and Mark Wilkins raced from last to first Saturday, and led the Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) podium sweep at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP), round six of the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. […]

Wickens, Wilkins Thrill Home Crowd with TCR Win in Canada

From: IMSA.com Charging from the Rear of the Field, the No. 33 Hyundai Duo Win for the Second Straight Week in the Michelin Pilot Challenge By Jeff Olson Unofficial Results BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – It’s been a blur, Robert Wickens said. That’s an understatement. Wickens finished off a whirlwind week Saturday by teaming with Mark Wilkins to […]

Pole Position for Maxson, Wickens Becomes a Father

Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (July 1, 2022) – Tyler Maxson made an impressive debut today at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park with his pole winning lap of 1:24.318 seconds. The lap was the eighth quickest overall, and faster than 11 GS qualifiers. It was Maxson’s second pole of the season and fourth this year for the […]