Bryan Herta Autosport strikes Hyundai TCR program to IMSA
Bryan Herta Autosport has chosen IMSA’s Michelin Pilot Problem collection as the following vacation spot for its TCR program. After a championship-winning debut within the Pirelli World Problem collection with the Hyundai i30 N TCR mannequin, BHA will marketing campaign the brand new 350hp Veloster TCR mannequin within the class previously recognized on the Continental Tire Sequence. Drivers will probably be named at a later date.
BHA has additionally been chosen as the first TCR gross sales and technical assist associate for the i30 N and Veloster.
“Chapter two goes to be thrilling,” stated Herta, whose workforce gained seven PWC TCR races in 2018, plus the Groups’ title and the Producers’ championship for Hyundai. “We discovered a lot by racing and profitable with the i30 N TCR final season. We all know simply how wonderful the platform is in exhausting competitors. The Veloster N TCR retains the whole lot nice concerning the i30 N and offers us a world-class race automotive with a direct road-car counterpart that our followers should purchase and drive daily.”
Hyundai additionally confirmed a contingency plan that gives prize cash for these racing with its automobiles in IMSA and the rebranded Blancpain GT World Problem America collection.
“We’re completely thrilled to have Bryan Herta Autosport again with us, racing the brand new Veloster N TCR at America’s most fabled racing circuits within the IMSA Michelin Pilot Problem,” stated Dean Evans, Hyundai Motor America’s Chief Advertising and marketing Officer. “After their championship run in 2018, we are able to’t wait to see the present they placed on for our followers and prospects within the Veloster N TCR race automobiles.”