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Gordon Pun Grabs Second Place at Laguna Seca

Monterey, CA – Gordon Pun, driving the Wheels Hyundai Genesis Coupe, finished second in the United States Touring Car Championship race at Laguna Seca Raceway on August 1, 2021.

Ealy in the weekend Pun complained about the handling of the car so the crew decided to check the suspension thoroughly. After a complete inspection, they found that the rear toe adjustment had loosened changing the wheel alignment. After a full alignment, Pun was sent out for qualifying where he put the car in second place. Afterwards, he was very satisfied with the handling of the car and told the mechanics not to change a thing.

In the race, Pun had a great dice with his teammate and ended up finishing second place and is only a few points from first place in the championship.

The team next heads back to Laguna Seca Raceway in September for the biggest race of the year as they join IndyCar for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey. Racing Team is a professional racing team that has been winning races since 1994 and has grown from one car to seven cars. The team has won dozens of championships since then in different classes and different cars. The team most recently won the driver’s championship in the United States Touring Car Championship in 2019 and placed second in the Team Championship. The team does more than just win races though. The team has built some awesome project cars, including ones for the SEMA show for major manufacturers including General Motors, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Kia.

USTCC is a professional road racing series comprising of late model sport compact sedans such as BMW 3 series, Mazdaspeed 3, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911, Audi R8, Ford Mustang, Honda Civic and others. The cars use slightly modified engines and highly modified suspensions with aerodynamic ground effects and sticky Hankook slick race tires. The races can be seen exclusively on Final Drive TV available on NBC Sports on Xfinity cable, Dish Network, DirecTV and AT&T U-verse. For more information on USTCC, visit

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