TC America preview -Eight TCR entries for the season opener at Cota

TC America preview -Eight TCR entries for the season opener at Cota

04.03.2020: The 2020 season of the TC America championship will kick off next weekend in Texas, at the Circuit of the Americas and then will continue the following week in Florida along the Streets of St. Petersburg.

The 2020 season of the TC America championship will kick off next weekend in Texas, at the Circuit of the Americas and then will continue the following week in Florida along the Streets of St. Petersburg.




Eight entries will compete on the TCR class in which last year’s champion Michael Hurczyn returns to defend his title behind the wheel of his FCP Euro Volkswagen Golf GTI together with last year's runner up Nate Vincent.



Competition this year will come from the 2019 champion of the TCA class Tyler Maxson who will race in the Copeland Motorsports Hyundai Veloster N; the team will run a second Veloster Nikko Reger. Another racer that could aim for victory at COTA is the Puerto Rican Victor González in the VGMC Racing Honda Civic Type R.



DXDT Racing brings two other Honda Civic Type R cars to the TCR grid for CJ Moses and Scott Smithson, while rounding out the TCR field is Roy Block in the KMW Motorsports with TMR Engineering Alfa Romeo Giulietta.




2020 TC America calendar


6/8 March - COTA
13/15 March - St. Petersburg
7/9 May - Lime Rock
5/7 June - Virginia Int. Raceway
7/9 August - Sonoma
28/30 August - Road America
18/20 September - Watkins Glen
1/3 October – Indianapolis




Fabio Ravaioli- Picture: SRO


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