RealTime Racing – World Challenge GT

REALTIME RACING


RealTime Racing has a prosperous, 32-year history of racing in a variety of motorsport disciplines. Be it a gravel road, frozen lake, permanent road course or temporary street circuit, RealTime drivers have piloted Acura and Honda production-based automobiles to 19 professional motorsport titles.

Based just north of Milwaukee, in Saukville, Wisconsin, the RTR team is excited to campaign an Acura NSX GT3 Evo in SRO America’s Blancpain GT Championship and a Honda Civic Type R in the Pirelli World Challenge TCR class. Follow along as RealTime works hard to continue its winning ways in these popular road racing formulas.

96 WORLD CHALLENGE WINS.
15 CHAMPIONSHIPS.

(1993 - Present)
July 25, 2022

REALTIME SCORES FIRST PODIUM OF 2022 AT WATKINS GLEN

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 25, 2022) – RealTime Racing put in an inspired performance in Saturday’s Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS race to claim its first podium of the season. Drivers Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper backed up Saturday’s third-place finish with sixth-place result on Sunday. Saturday – Qualifying Following two practice sessions on Friday, Vogel and Cooper took turns qualifying the No. 43 Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 on Saturday morning. Both […]

2022 DRIVER LINEUP

Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS

Erin Vogel

Yorba Linda, California


After getting her start in local grassroots racing, Erin Vogel’s motorsports career took off in 2018 when she helped create an all-female entry into the 24 Hours of Thunderhill. A class win (and fourth overall) convinced Vogel to take a shot at professional racing. She honed her skills in the Porsche Trophy West GT4 Championship, scoring 15 wins and the Bronze Class Championship. She moved to the SRO GT4 America SprintX Championship in 2020, where she first partnered with Michael Cooper. The duo had a successful season with multiple top-five finishes. In 2021, they took their first win at VIRginina International Raceway and Vogel became the first woman to win in the Pro-Am category, globally, in any GT World Challenge championship.

Michael Cooper

New York, NY


Following a successful run in the Skip Barber Racing School, Michael Cooper made the step to professional racing in 2010 when he joined the Mazda MX-5 Cup series. Cooper won the championship in his second year and followed it up with a repeat performance in the World Challenge Touring Car Championship, earning the title in his debut season. He then transitioned into the GT categories and became the GTS Champion in 2015. Moving to GT3, while a member of the Cadillac Racing factory team, Michael finished 2016 as the highest-placed rookie and won the 2017 SprintX Championship in GT3. Michael earned his fourth World Challenge title in 2020, collecting top honors in the GT4 America Sprint-Pro Championship. This will be his third season paired with Erin Vogel in GT World Challenge America. Cooper has already started 2022 with a big win, claiming LMP3 class honors at the famous Rolex 24 at Daytona.

NSX GT3 EVO

Technical Specifications
  • CHASSIS: Production multi-material, aluminum-intensive space frame, manufactured at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio, alongside production Acura NSX vehicles.
  • SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Steel roll cage, carbon fiber driver’s seat shell, six-point safety harness, fresh air intake system, on-board fire suppression system
  • ENGINE: Acura 3.5-liter, 75-degree, twin-turbocharged DOHC V-6, using the same design specifications as the production NSX, including the cylinder block, heads, valve train, crankshaft, pistons and dry-sump lubrication system.
  • FUEL CAPACITY: 120 liters
  • TRANSMISSION: Six-speed sequential, paddle-operated, rear-wheel drive
  • DIMENSIONS: 4509 mm L x 2039 mm W x 1219 mm H / 1160 mm roof height / 2630 mm wheelbase / 1270 kg minimum weight

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RealTime Scores First Podium of 2022 at Watkins Glen

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Checkered flag on #GTtheGlen Race 2. @erinvogelracing and @MSCooper1 bring it home P6. https://t.co/z8gpAsYFxR
Pitstop: @MSCooper1 comes in from P5 and hands the car over to @erinvogelracing. 43min left to go in #GTtheGlen https://t.co/xHiPZqAbPC
RT @gtworldcham: Race 2 is off to a smooth start.

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Get ready, we're going racing at #GTtheGlen! @MSCooper1 is starting us off from P8 on the grid! Watch live here: https://t.co/ctFDrKlE36 https://t.co/oV4RIWLmtI
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@RealTimeAcura earns third-place honors in Pro-Am in @gtworldcham at @WGI !

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POV: @MSCooper1 making sure the tires last to the finish 😮 #GTtheGlen https://t.co/1P0Mfe0TgS
The No. 94 pulls into the pits! That puts @MSCooper1 in the final podium position! https://t.co/7IwXpr6CAg
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