Pirelli World Challenge – 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 […]
March 20, 2018

ESAYIAN JOINS REALTIME TCR EFFORT FOR COTA

SAUKVILLE, Wis. (March 20, 2018) – RealTime has unveiled its driver lineup and livery for Circuit of the Americas, where the Pirelli World Challenge TCR season opener will take place.   Nick Esayian will drive the No. 44 UnlockBitcoin.com Honda Civic Type R TCR at COTA. Esayian is no stranger to RealTime, having driven with the team in eight World Challenge seasons. Esayian joins previously announced driver Ryan Eversley in the No. 43 Honda Civic […]
September 18, 2017

REALTIME ACURA CLOSES OUT PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON IN SONOMA

SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2017) – Sonoma Raceway in Northern California hosted the final doubleheader of the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge season. The Sprint-X titles were decided in the previous event in Texas, now it was time to settle the GT Sprint Championship.   QUALIFYING For the final qualifying session of the year, drivers Ryan Eversley and Peter Kox both put their rides on the sixth row of the grid. Eversley was 11th in the […]
September 7, 2017

REALTIME ACURA WRAPS UP SPRINT-X SCHEDULE WITH ROBUST FINISHES

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – RealTime Acura had a Texas-sized race weekend at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, taking part in three Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X races. Both Acura NSX GT3 entries made steady progress over the trio of races and collected five top-10 finishes in the Lone Star State.   Though a standard Sprint-X weekend consists of a two 60-minute races, a third was added to makeup for a rained-out race […]
August 14, 2017

REALTIME ACURA NSX VICTORIOUS IN UTAH

TOOELE, Utah (Aug. 13, 2017) – RealTime Acura earned the first Pirelli World Challenge victory for the Acura NSX GT3 at Utah Motorsports Campus and backed it up with a runner-up finish the following day. Full-season drivers Ryan Eversley and Peter Kox were joined once again with Tom Dyer and Mark Wilkins for Rounds Seven and Eight of the Sprint-X GT Championship.   QUALIFYING   After some quick times in Friday’s practice session, the RealTime […]
May 28, 2017

REALTIME ACURA EARNS TWO TOP-FIVE FINISHES AT LIME ROCK PARK WITH ACURA NSX GT3

LAKEVILLE, Conn. (May 28, 2017) – RealTime Acura completed its best weekend yet in Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X competition, scoring a pair of top-five finishes at Lime Rock Park. The Wisconsin-based squad showed its strength as a team by making Acura the only manufacturer to have two cars in the top-seven on Friday and two cars in the top-six on Saturday.   Fresh off a soggy weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the rain seemed […]
May 1, 2017

REALTIME ACURA MAKES BIG GAINS IN SPRINT-X AT VIR

ALTON, Va. (May 1, 2017) – RealTime Acura took part in the first rounds of the Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X Championship at VIRginia International Raceway. After a rough race on Saturday that saw both cars sustain crash damage, the team bounced back and put both Acura NSX GT3s back in the fight on Sunday. The Sprint-X format lengthens the race time from 50 to 60 minutes and includes a mandatory pit stop for driver change. […]