Hyundai USA Team to Start From Pole Position in Nürburgring 24
Nürburgring, Germany, May 19, 2023 – Hyundai USA Team secured the pole position today for the ADAC TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Nürburgring, in the #831 Elantra N TCR. Michael Lewis improved on his fastest time from Thursday’s qualifying session by 11 seconds, setting a 9-minute lap on the 12.943 mile Nordschleife circuit at Nürburgring.
The team was bumped into the pole position when their Target Competition sister car, the #830 Elantra N TCR was penalized five positions for an on-track incident. In his first ever qualifying attempt at Nürburgring, Lewis’s time was just four seconds slower than the 2022 race winning #830 Elantra N TCR entry.
Lewis along with his BHA teammates, Mason Filippi, Harry Gottsacker and Taylor Hagler will take the green flag for the ADAC TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Nürburgring, tomorrow, Saturday, May 20th at 4pm (CEST). Live coverage of the race will air in the United States on www.motorsport.tv. For live radio coverage, visit www.radiolemans.com.