2020 Series News

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Alpinestars becomes the official driver and crew safety equipment supplier for USTCC

The USTCC Series is pleased to announce that for the balance of 2020 and into 2021, Alpinestars is now the official driver and crew safety equipment supplier for the series. Founded in 1963 in Northern Italy, Alpinestars has long been known for technical innovation, superior European craftsmanship, excellent comfort and styling. Currently Alpinestars supplies over half of the teams in Formula 1, 9 of 11 in Formula E and top Factory teams in WEC, WRC, DTM, IMSA, SRO and NASCAR.

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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