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USTCC East Round 2 At New Jersey Motorsports Park, Lightning Raceway - Maximum Attack Motorsports Gets It Done

USTCC East Round 2 At New Jersey Motorsports Park, Lightning Raceway - Maximum Attack Motorsports Gets It Done

Brandon Lewis in the Maximum Attack Motorsports new entry VW Jetta was able to secure 1st in Super Touring, keeping Andrew Conner in the On Q Racing E90 just out of reach. Brandon had double duty during this inaugural event for the VW, not only sorting the new car under race conditions, but also fighting tire longevity issues, which is still under team investigation.

Milburn Makes it Two in a Row

Milburn Makes it Two in a Row

Sonoma, CA – Sean Milburn made it two wins in a row at round 2 of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC). Milburn won the Touring Car class in his Milburn Motorsports BMW M3. Sportsman was won by Sean’s dad, Tom Milburn who was driving the Milburn Motorsports Acura RSX. Beau Borders won the Super Touring class in the Forgeline BMW 335i.

Thunderhill Season Opener Weather Made it Challenging

Thunderhill Season Opener Weather Made it Challenging

Willows, CA – The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) West season opener at Thunderhill Raceway was a huge challenge for teams as the rain kept teams guessing. Winning the Touring Car class was Sean Milburn’s Milburn Motorsports BMW M3. The Super Touring winner was Rob Harper’s Forgeline/AP Racing BMW 335i. Pete Bovenberg won the Sportsman class in the Rota wheels Honda Civic.

USTCC East Round 1 at Summit Point Raceway - Sportsman Entries Fight Through Adversity

USTCC East Round 1 at Summit Point Raceway - Sportsman Entries Fight Through Adversity

April 21, 2024 (Summit Point, W.V.) – The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) East held Round 1 of its 2024 season at Summit Point Raceway.

Just 0.2 Seconds Separates the Top 4 Racers in a Thrilling 2023 East Series Finale

Just 0.2 Seconds Separates the Top 4 Racers in a Thrilling 2023 East Series Finale

Millville, NJ – In a fitting finale to an electric 2023 season, the top 4 finishers in the USTCC ST and SP classes finished the Feature Race in style, while recording fast laps within a razor-thin margin of 0.2 seconds.

A season highlighted by triumph and heartbreak received a spectacular sendoff as ST and SP class racers braved the autumn chill and 45 mph winds at NJ Motorsports Park’s 2-mile Lightning Circuit.

Maeda and Conner Put on a Show at Watkins Glen International for East Round 5

Maeda and Conner Put on a Show at Watkins Glen International for East Round 5

Watkins Glen, NY – The United States Touring Car Championship East Region continued its 2023 season with a visit to Watkins Glen International (WGI) for a Round 5. The world-famous high-speed track is a new stop for the East Series, and expectations were high.

Sheehan and Lepper Clinch Another Championship at Portland IndyCar Weekend while Rydquist Does the Impossible

Sheehan and Lepper Clinch Another Championship at Portland IndyCar Weekend while Rydquist Does the Impossible

Napa, CA – Gary Sheehan clinched his record 7th USTCC Championship and Tom Lepper clinched his 5th Championship at the Portland IndyCar races on September 2, 2023.

Round 4 at Sonoma Full of Drama

Round 4 at Sonoma Full of Drama

Round 4 of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) from Sonoma Raceway was full of drama and action as usual.

USTCC East Charges into Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round 4 of the East Series

USTCC East Charges into Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round 4 of the East Series

Wampum, PA – The United States Touring Car Championship East Region’s second season continued with a Round 4 Double Header at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex (also known as PittRace) in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The event was a testament to the grit and determination of the five teams that entered, each placing cars in all four of the classes. Last season’s PittRace events claimed many USTCC cars. This year, every team had something to prove.

USTCC East Round 3 at Summit Point Raceway - Coyote Black wins hard fought battle in Super Touring

USTCC East Round 3 at Summit Point Raceway - Coyote Black wins hard fought battle in Super Touring

July 23, 2023 (Summit Point, W.V.) – The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) East held Round 3 of its 2023 season at Summit Point Raceway. Four teams were able to make the event, which was slated to be the inaugural race for new USTCC team Anthony Piselli Racing with their Subaru WRX in ST Trim.

Round 3 at Sonoma Full of Many Battles

Round 3 at Sonoma Full of Many Battles

Round 3 of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) took place at the iconic Sonoma Raceway, renowned for its challenging twists and turns, providing an exciting venue for both drivers and spectators. The fierce competition and exhilarating racing that unfolded during the race weekend was something that Sonoma always seems to deliver.

US Touring Car Championship East Rolls into Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s 1.9 Mile Lightning Raceway

US Touring Car Championship East Rolls into Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s 1.9 Mile Lightning Raceway

Millville, NJ – The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) East Region rolled into Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Lightning Raceway located on the grounds of the historic former home of the Millville Army Airfield famous for the P47-Thunderbolt WW2 Fighter Aircraft.

Thriller at Thunderhill

Thriller at Thunderhill

Willows, CA – Round 2 of the United States Touring Car Championship was held at Thunderhill Raceway Park and the race turned out to be a thriller from start to finish with multiple lead changes.

Las Vegas Season Opener Provides Action in Multiple Classes

Las Vegas Season Opener Provides Action in Multiple Classes

Las Vegas, NV – The 2023 season opener race of the United States Touring Car Championship was held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After a very wet off season, most competitors were excited to be able to open up their throttle plates on a dry circuit.

Under Clear Blue Skies, the USTCC East Series Slides into 2023 at Summit Point Motorsports Park

Under Clear Blue Skies, the USTCC East Series Slides into 2023 at Summit Point Motorsports Park

The weekend started off with clear blue skies and mild temperatures for Spring in the Northeastern United States. Friday saw our teams setting up their spaces within a very crowded Summit Point paddock. The event was slated to have 300+ entrants, and the USTCC was prepared to put on a show for both the fans in the stands as well as the other entrants at the event. Roger Maeda and Coyote Black were able to secure paddock spaces next to each other, while Andrew Conner arrived later in the day Friday, and was quick to find a space in the unpaved runoff paddock...

Rocket Battery and United States Touring Car Championship to Partner for 2023 season

Rocket Battery and United States Touring Car Championship to Partner for 2023 season

Napa, CA – Rocket Battery has announced a partnership with the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) for the 2023 racing season to be the official automotive battery of the series. The big beneficiary of the program will be the competitors who will receive free batteries if they finish on the podium as well as discounts on purchases.

USTCC East Series Racers Conquer the 2022 Season

USTCC East Series Racers Conquer the 2022 Season

The United States Touring Car Championship East Region completed its 2022 season with many racing lessons learned for new teams, as well as reminders that the racing gods do not always smile upon us.

2023 USTCC Champions Earn Race in Zandvoort, Netherlands

2023 USTCC Champions Earn Race in Zandvoort, Netherlands

Napa, CA – The top drivers in the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) in 2023 will earn a race with the Dutch Race Driver Organization (DRDO) in 2024 and will get to race at the Zandvoort Formula 1 track in the Netherlands.

2022 USTCC season finishes in exciting fashion

2022 USTCC season finishes in exciting fashion

The United States Touring Car Championship 2022 season was once again filled with action and drama and it took the last race of the season to settle all of the championships. Only one of the four classes was settled before the last race of the season. That meant that the double header weekend at Thunderhill Raceway would be the decider after a long season that started in April.

IndyCar Weekend at Laguna Seca Draws Huge Field

IndyCar Weekend at Laguna Seca Draws Huge Field

The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) drivers and teams were at Laguna Seca Raceway on September 9-11, 2022 for the biggest race of the season as the series was supporting the IndyCar weekend. Over 35 cars were on grid for this race with some very quick drivers and teams trying to win in front of the roughly 40,000 spectators present for the weekend.

USTCC Rolls into Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round 3 and 4 of the East Series

USTCC Rolls into Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round 3 and 4 of the East Series

Wampum, PA – The United States Touring Car Championship East Region continued its inaugural season by rolling into Pittsburgh International Race Complex (AKA PittRace) for a Round 3 and 4 Double Header in Wampum Pennsylvania.

With Clear Blue Skies and Warm Temperatures, the USTCC East Series Charges into Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Lightning Raceway

With Clear Blue Skies and Warm Temperatures, the USTCC East Series Charges into Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Lightning Raceway

The United States Touring Car Championship East Region continued its inaugural season with Round 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Lightning Raceway located on the grounds of the historic former home of the Millville Army Airfield famous for the P47-Thunderbolt WW2 Fighter Aircraft.

Difficult Fontana takes toll on race cars

Difficult Fontana takes toll on race cars

Round 3 of the United States Touring Car Championship saw the competitors travel to sunny and hot Fontana California. With Los Angeles as the backdrop, drivers and teams had to prepare for temperatures into the triple digits. The talking point of the weekend was not just the heat, but also how difficult the circuit was on the cars themselves. A combination of the heat and high speeds meant that the cars were pushed to their absolute limits, some beyond their limits.

Trudeau fights for tight win at Sonoma while Crickenberger makes it two in a row.

Trudeau fights for tight win at Sonoma while Crickenberger makes it two in a row.

Gary Trudeau hung on for a tight win in the Touring Car class at the Round 2 of the United States Touring Car Championship at Sonoma Raceway. Justin Crickenberger won the Sportsman class while Victor Czapla took a narrow victory in Super Touring. Bob Accardo made it two in a row in the GT class.

Viktor Czapla wins at Thunderhill in Super Touring while Brown wins in Touring Car.

Viktor Czapla wins at Thunderhill in Super Touring while Brown wins in Touring Car.

Viktor Czapla wins at Thunderhill in Super Touring while Brown wins in Touring Car. Justin Crickenberger won in Sportsman and Bob Accardo won in GT.

Patrick Chio Returns to Series and Dominates in Season Finale

Patrick Chio Returns to Series and Dominates in Season Finale

Patrick Chio returned to USTCC competition and dominated the 2 hour season finale race at Thunderhill Raceway.

Despite the cold temperatures, the USTCC East Series kicked off 2022 at Summit Point

Despite the cold temperatures, the USTCC East Series kicked off 2022 at Summit Point

Summit Point, WV – The United States Touring Car Championship East Region launched its inaugural season with Round 1 at Summit Point Motorsports Park located in the scenic Shenandoah Valley.

United States Touring Car Championship 2022 Schedule to Get Underway

United States Touring Car Championship 2022 Schedule to Get Underway

After a record-setting, 2021 season that saw drivers and teams venture to 7 events, the 2022 United States Touring Car Championship season is set to expand to 12 events nationally.

2021 Awards Banquet Draws Big Crowd to Celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Championships

2021 Awards Banquet Draws Big Crowd to Celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Championships

A rare doubleheader awards night necessitated by the pandemic draws big crowd of teams and drivers.

Reza Arsham scores first win of season at Buttonwillow in Sportsman while Lau wins in Super Touring.

Reza Arsham scores first win of season at Buttonwillow in Sportsman while Lau wins in Super Touring.

Buttonwillow, CA – Reza Arsham scored an important win at the Buttonwillow Raceway Round 7 of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC), winning the Sportsman class. Edgar Lau managed to win the Super Touring class, Gary Sheehan won the Touring Car class and Beau Borders took the win in the GT class.

Edgar Lau and Gary Sheehan score double wins at Rounds 5 and 6 at Laguna Seca

Edgar Lau and Gary Sheehan score double wins at Rounds 5 and 6 at Laguna Seca

Round 5 and 6 of the United States Touring Car Championship saw a return to sunny Laguna Seca Raceway for the drivers after a 7-week break. The world-famous venue was the host for the NTT IndyCar Series and the touring cars making it the largest race of the calendar year for the teams, drivers, and fans. As with all high-profile events, new drivers were the talk of the paddock, and with the field of 33 competitors, the competition was as tough as ever.

The United States Touring Car Championship to race with IndyCar at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The United States Touring Car Championship to race with IndyCar at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) has added the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey to its 2021 calendar. The new Round 5 of the championship will be at the world famous WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sept. 17-19, 2021, with the IndyCar series.

Accardo and McManus score first time wins in Monterey.

Accardo and McManus score first time wins in Monterey.

Bob Accardo won the GT class in a Chevrolet Camaro while Mark McManus won the Touring car class in the Lexus IS300.

Czapla and Sheehan make it two in a row at Fontana

Czapla and Sheehan make it two in a row at Fontana

Viktor Czapla and Gary Sheehan made it another exciting weekend for racing at Fontana, California with two wins in a row in the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC).

Exciting Start to the 2021 USTCC Season at Las Vegas

Exciting Start to the 2021 USTCC Season at Las Vegas

The United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) kicked off round one at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a one-day event on April 10, 2021. The competition was strong in all four classes and the drivers were eager to get the season started.

CURT to Partner with US Touring Car Championship for 2021

CURT to Partner with US Touring Car Championship for 2021

Napa, CA – CURT, a leader in trailer towing products, will be partnering with the US Touring Car Championship (USTCC) for the 2021 season. CURT will introduce the CURT award which will award USTCC drivers with products that they can use to make towing easier and safer.

Macugay Wins Sportsman by 0.04 Seconds. Baumann Gets Win in Super Touring

Macugay Wins Sportsman by 0.04 Seconds. Baumann Gets Win in Super Touring

​Freddie Macugay won a very tight battle in Sportsman by 0.04 seconds in the Walker Motorsports Honda Civic at Sonoma Raceway at the United States Touring Car Championship's final race of the season. Reto Baumann managed to score his first win of the season in the Sparta Evolution Volkswagen Jetta in the Super Touring class. Edgar Lau won a very close fight in the Intellectual Ventures Ford Mustang while Gary Sheehan won in the Konig Wheels Hyundai Genesis.

Makishima/Lau and Pete Bovenberg win big at Buttonwillow double header.

Makishima/Lau and Pete Bovenberg win big at Buttonwillow double header.

Buttonwillow, CA – The team of Doug Makishima and Edgar Lau were one of only two drivers that won both of their races at the double header United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) races at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, just north of Los Angeles, CA. The other driver was Pete Bovenberg who also won both of his races.

Trudeau grabs first win. Milburn wins tough Sportsman battle.

Trudeau grabs first win. Milburn wins tough Sportsman battle.

Sonoma, CA – Gary Trudeau won his first race in the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) at Sonoma Raceway driving the 3point8 Performance Hyundai Genesis. Sean Milburn worked hard and managed to take a difficult win in the Sportsman class in his Bay Area Drafting Acura RSX. Ralph Warren won a crowded GT field in the Pavlov Racing BMW M3 while Doug Makishima extended his win streak in the MCS/Summit Tech BMW M3.

Memo Gidley wins at Thunderhill in GT class. Bovenberg wins crowded Sportsman class.

Memo Gidley wins at Thunderhill in GT class. Bovenberg wins crowded Sportsman class.

IndyCar driver, Memo Gidley, was brought in by BAF Racing to do one thing, win the race. He did not disappoint. He took pole position and lead every lap on the way to victory in the BAF Racing Chevrolet Corvette.

IndyCar driver Memo Gidley to race with BAF Racing at Thunderhill round of the United States Touring Car Championship

IndyCar driver Memo Gidley to race with BAF Racing at Thunderhill round of the United States Touring Car Championship

Napa, CA – Memo Gidley has signed on with the BAF Racing team to drive their Chevrolet Corvette in the GT class of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) at Thunderhill Raceway on August 1-2, 2020. Gidley has extensive racing experience and brings a ton of talent with his experience in the IndyCar circuit as well as racing sports cars with IMSA and American LeMans Series.

Arsham sets record for youngest race winner in United States Touring Car Championship history while Harper wins a tough GT class.

Arsham sets record for youngest race winner in United States Touring Car Championship history while Harper wins a tough GT class.

Buttonwillow, CA -- The GT field had a very diverse six car field with some very fast cars but finishing first in the GT class and overall was the AP Racing/BC Forged Chevrolet Corvette of Rob Harper (IRL). In the Sportsman class, Reza Arsham (IRA) won in the Konig Wheels/ GoGoGear.com BMW M3 becoming the youngest driver ever to win a USTCC race at 20 years old. Doug Makishima (USA) extended his win streak from last season and won the Super Touring class in the ARG/Summit Tech BMW M3. Gary Sheehan (USA) had mechanical issues but still managed to take the win in the Touring Car class in the GoGoGear.com/Konig Wheels Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

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