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.