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)
June 20, 2022

REALTIME EARNS ANOTHER TOP FIVE FINISH AT VIR

ALTON, Va. (June 20, 2022) – RealTime Racing endured another challenging weekend of Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. After surviving a hard-fought Saturday race at VIRginia International Raceway with a fifth-place finish, Sunday brought nothing but heartbreak.   Saturday – Qualifying   Practice laps on Thursday and Friday took place in brutal temperatures that exceeded 95F, but GT World Challenge America teams were given a small reprieve Saturday morning for qualifying. Out […]

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 Earns Another Top Five Finish at VIR

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Full course yellow... for us https://t.co/pM8JB3lQkh
Back to green flag with 1hr 16min to go in #GTVIR - Michael is P11
RT @gtworldcham: What a great start to Race 2!

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Full course yellow to get the No. 91 stopped off course.
Green flag on #GTVIR with @MSCooper1 behind the wheel https://t.co/cnQmOXo7Qu
RT @gtworldcham: Start them young 👏

Head to the pre grid (towards turn 17 in the North Paddock) to get up close and personal with the star…
One more day to go at #GTVIR and it's another race day! Where to watch: https://t.co/ctFDrKlE36 https://t.co/QBtQ3bFma7
RT @JASMotorsport: 🇺🇸 @RealTimeAcura's Michael Cooper snatches P5 in Pro-Am on the last lap in #GTWorldChAm Race 1 at VIR for himself & Eri…
RT @BehindHelmet: What a great comeback after such an action-packed and overall troubled race! @erinvogelracing & Michael Cooper claim a P5…
Checkered flag on #GTVIR Race 1. @MSCooper1 picks up another spot on the final lap and we've got a P5 finish! https://t.co/Dtn09G90Oa
Michael Cooper is at the wheel currently P7 with 43min left in #GTVIR https://t.co/CcG4W9pKIb
Pit stop time: @erinvogelracing pits from P8 and hands the car over to @MSCooper1 #GTVIR https://t.co/hMUQx30tTF
Back to green flag with 1hr 4min to go in #GTVIR and Erin is P9.
Full course yellow: big incident in the Esses. This one will take awhile to cleanup. #GTVIR
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