Wendy Justus – RealTime Racing
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 […]
June 14, 2022

REALTIME RACING BACK IN ACTION AT VIR

RealTime Racing returns to Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS racing this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia. RealTime is no stranger to the 3.27-mile road course, scoring six World Challenge victories there over the years, including the team’s last visit, in 2019. Drivers Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper have a similar fondness for the circuit. The duos most recent victory came at VIR last season, where Vogel became the first […]
May 23, 2022

REALTIME COLLECTS FIRST TOP FIVE FINISH OF GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA SEASON

NEW ORLEANS, La. (May 23, 2022) – It was a weekend of highs and lows for RealTime Racing (RTR) at NOLA Motorsports Park, site of the latest rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. The team had a breakthrough fifth-place finish on Saturday but was knocked back down by lady luck on Sunday. Saturday – Qualifying A broken fuel pump wire robbed Vogel and Cooper of valuable track time in Friday’s […]
May 17, 2022

REALTIME RACING SET TO FACE NOLA FOR THE FIRST TIME

RealTime Racing is ready to show its cards in the Fantec GT World Challenge America season opener at Northern California’s Sonoma Raceway. The No. 43 Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 will take to the track for two 90-minute races in the Pro-Am category with drivers Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper.  Rounds Three and Four of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS at NOLA Motorsports Park will be full of firsts for RealTime Racing. […]
April 18, 2022

REALTIME COMPLETES GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA OPENER WITH SIXTH AND SEVENTH-PLACE FINISHES

SONOMA, Calif. (April 18, 2022) – The first event of the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS season presented many challenges for RealTime Racing (RTR). The series stalwarts faced them head on in the Pro-Am category and came away with a sixth and seventh-place finish at Sonoma Raceway. Saturday – Qualifying Saturday morning the team was faced with rain for qualifying. The drivers were unphased, having turned laps in the rain on […]
April 12, 2022

REALTIME KICKS OFF 2022 GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA SEASON AT SONOMA

RealTime Racing is ready to show its cards in the Fantec GT World Challenge America season opener at Northern California’s Sonoma Raceway. The No. 43 Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 will take to the track for two 90-minute races in the Pro-Am category with drivers Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper. RTR last raced at Sonoma in 2019 in a NSX GT3 Evo and came away with a win and a runner-up finish. The team is aiming for similar […]
February 11, 2022

REALTIME GEARS UP FOR 2022 SRO GT WORLD CHALLENGE

SAUKVILLE, Wis. (Feb. 11, 2022) – Series stalwarts RealTime Racing will return to the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS in 2022 with an Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 and a proven Pro-Am lineup. Established race winners Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper will share driving duties in the 13-race season. Vogel is in her third year of World Challenge competition but has achieved a great deal in that time. Last year, at VIRginia International […]
October 22, 2019

REALTIME CONCLUDES 2019 WITH WORLD CHALLENGE PRO/AM CHAMPIONSHIP

RealTime Concludes 2019 with World Challenge Pro/Am Team Championship   LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 22, 2019) – RealTime Racing has won the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge America Pro/Am Class Team Championship. Win number 101 and a runner-up finish in the season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway secured the title.   The final event of 2019 came with a unique format; not only would both races take place on Saturday, but the second race […]
September 23, 2019

REALTIME ACHIEVES 100TH WORLD CHALLENGE WIN AT ROAD AMERICA

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Sept. 23, 2019) – Not only did RealTime Racing win the Pro-Am category in both Blancpain GT World Challenge America races this past weekend, but Sunday’s stunning overall victory marked the team’s 100th win in World Challenge competition since 1993. Better still, the milestone was achieved at RealTime’s home track, Road America.   SATURDAY – QUALIFYING   Drivers Dane Cameron and Mike Hedlund made the first inroads to a victorious weekend by […]
September 2, 2019

REALTIME SWEEPS WATKINS GLEN WEEKEND

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2019) – RealTime Racing had a dominant weekend at Watkins Glen International for the latest rounds of the Blancpain GT World Challenge America. The driving duo of Mike Hedlund and Dane Cameron claimed victory in both Saturday and Sunday’s races.   FRIDAY – QUALIFYING Hedlund qualified the No. 43 Acura NSX GT3 Evo for Saturday’s race and Cameron for Sunday’s. Both drivers placed the car second on the Pro-Am grid; […]
August 9, 2019

HEDLUND JOINS REALTIME FOR REMAINDER OF 2019 WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON

SAUKVILLE, Wis. (Aug. 9, 2019) – After a successful outing at Sonoma Raceway in June, Mike Hedlund will replace the injured Bret Curtis in the RealTime Acura driver lineup for the remainder of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge America season.   For Rounds Seven and Eight in Sonoma, RealTime enlisted Hedlund, an experienced sportscar driver and Northern California resident, to sub for Curtis and pair with co-driver Dane Cameron. That weekend, the duo earned […]
July 1, 2019

THREE FOR THREE ON AMERICA’S MOUNTAIN

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (July 1, 2019) – Peter Cunningham won the Open Class and set a new course record in the 97th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. As a result, RealTime Racing is now three-for-three in wins and course records at the second-oldest motorsports event in America.   After winning its class and setting course records at Pikes Peak in 2017 and 2018, RealTime kept the streak alive with an identical performance […]
September 16, 2016

REALTIME TO LEAD ACURA’S PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE EFFORT WITH ACURA NSX GT3

TORRANCE, CA (Sept. 16, 2016) – Acura Motorsports today announced that RealTime Racing will continue to head the manufacturer’s program in the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge in 2017.  RealTime will field a pair of new Acura NSX GT3 race cars, now being prepared for FIA homologation. A long-time Acura partner, RealTime will again contest the Pirelli World Challenge, switching to the new NSX GT3 from the Acura TLX GT, which the Wisconsin-based team has used to […]
August 15, 2016

TOP FIVE FINISH A BRIGHT SPOT IN UTAH HEARTBREAKER

TOOELE, Utah (Aug. 15, 2016) – A promising start to the Pirelli World Challenge weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus ended in heartbreak for RealTime Acura. After a strong top-five finish on Saturday, both cars exited Sunday’s race early. Drivers Ryan Eversley and Spencer Pumpelly were able to make solid progress through practice in their Acura/HPD/Red Line Oil/RealTime Acura TLX-GTs. When it came time to qualify, Pumpelly put his No. 34 eighth on the grid and Eversley’s […]
June 26, 2016

STORYBOOK WEEKEND FOR REALTIME ACURA AT HOME TRACK

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (June 26, 2016) – At Road America, only 30 miles from the team’s shop, RealTime Acura swept the Pirelli World Challenge GT doubleheader, including a one-two finish in Saturday’s race. The No. 42 and No. 43 Acura/HPD/Red Line Oil/RealTime Acura TLX-GTs were strong out of the box on the ultra-fast four-mile, 14-turn permanent road course.  Come qualifying on Friday afternoon, it looked like it might be an all-Acura front row, but Ryan Eversley’s […]
May 28, 2016

BIG POINTS WEEKEND AT LIME ROCK FOR REALTIME ACURA

LAKEVILLE, Conn. (May 28, 2016) – They may have been down a car, but RealTime Acura still packed a punch in the latest rounds of the Pirelli World Challenge at Lime Rock Park. Taking over Peter Cunningham’s Acura TLX-GT, Ryan Eversley scored a sixth and fourth-place finish. Following an accident in the second race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Eversley’s No. 43 Acura/HPD/Red Line Oil/RealTime Acura TLX-GT needed to return to the RealTime shop in Wisconsin […]
May 23, 2016

REALTIME ACURA RETURNS TO WORLD CHALLENGE PODIUM IN CANADA

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (May 23, 2016) – RealTime Acura earned an overdue Pirelli World Challenge GT podium at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Ryan Eversley scored a third-place finish in Saturday’s race, while Peter Cunningham took home the VP Fuels Hard Charger Award and MotorTrendOnDemand.com Clean Pass of the Race Award. RealTime’s best result of the season thus far started with its best qualifying performance. Eversley stunned pit lane with a 1:15.682 lap on his final flyer, […]
April 24, 2016

REALTIME ACURA IS HARD CHARGER IN ALABAMA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 24, 2016) – The 2.283-mile Barber Motorsports Park is notorious for having few passing zones, but Peter Cunningham and Ryan Eversley still managed to advance in their pair of RealTime Acura TLX-GTs. Cunningham even earned himself the VP Racing Fuels Hard Charger Award on Saturday for his climb through the Pirelli World Challenge GT field. Qualifying is crucial at a circuit like Barber, but unfortunately both RealTime Acuras qualified outside the top 10. […]
April 17, 2016

REALTIME ACURAS FINISH SEVENTH AND 12TH AT LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2016) – Both of the RealTime Acura TLX-GTs survived contact on the streets of Long Beach to finish seventh and 12th in the latest round of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships. Despite an early pit stop for Ryan Eversley and a hard hit for Peter Cunningham, both drivers were able to improve on their starting positions. The Long Beach event doesn’t afford much track time, so after two practice sessions totaling […]
March 14, 2016

REALTIME ACURA IMPRESSIVE ON STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 14, 2016) – In the concrete caverns of the St. Petersburg street course, Ryan Eversley and Peter Cunningham kept their Acura TLX-GTs clean through two races and collected another pair of top-10 finishes. The second round on the Pirelli World Challenge GT calendar was only a few short days after the first.  As soon as the RealTime Acura transporters were packed up on Sunday in Austin, Texas, they were en route to […]
March 7, 2016

REALTIME ACURAS SHOW PROMISE IN 2016 PWC OPENER

AUSTIN, Texas (March 7, 2016) – RealTime Acura came away with another top-10 performance for the Acura TLX GT in season opening weekend for the Pirelli World Challenge at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). Peter Cunningham and Ryan Eversley both had their share of tangles with the rest of the GT field, but were able to rebound and make progress in the development of their new rear-wheel drive machines. For the 2016 World Challenge season, the […]