TCR – RealTime Racing
September 20, 2022

REALTIME BACK IN ACTION AT SEBRING

Only three more races remain in the 2023 Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS season. The next two take place at Sebring International Raceway in Central Florida, a track famous for its storied racing history and infamous for its bumpy race surface. RealTime Racing (RTR) looks to continue its streak of finishing in the top five at each track on the calendar, but also has its sights set on a return to the […]
August 22, 2022

REALTIME RALLIES AT ROAD AMERICA FOR ANOTHER TOP FIVE FINISH

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (August 22, 2022) – RealTime Racing’s (RTR) home track wasn’t the kindest to the local team. An incident in Saturday’s race prevented them from capitalizing on a strong qualifying performance, but the group bounced back for a fifth-place finish on Sunday. Just 30 minutes from RTR’s home base in Saukville, Wisconsin, is Road America: a legendary four-mile road course popular across the motorsports world. To celebrate the arrival of the Fanatec GT […]
August 16, 2022

REALTIME HEADS HOME TO ROAD AMERICA FOR LATEST ROUNDS OF GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA

RealTime Racing (RTR) is riding a wave of positive momentum into its home track this weekend: Road America. The latest rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS will take place in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, a mere 30 minutes away from the RealTime shop in Saukville. The last time RTR raced in World Challenge at Road America, in 2019, it came away with its 100th race victory. The team hopes to put […]
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 […]
July 21, 2022

REALTIME RACING HITS WORLD CHALLENGE HALFWAY MARK AT WATKINS GLEN

The halfway point of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS season has arrived at Watkins Glen International. RealTime Racing (RTR) drivers Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper will return to the wheel of the No. 43 Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 for Rounds Seven and Eight in upstate New York. The team has had a busy five weeks since VIR, where its Round Six race ended with a heavy impact in the tire wall. […]
July 21, 2022

CUNNINGHAM CONTINUES REALTIME’S WINNING WAYS

In the past five years, RTR has been fortunate to race four different cars from the RealTime Collection Hall; a 1992 Honda Prelude Si, a 1997 Acura Integra Type R, a 2004 Acura TSX, and a 2009 Acura TSX. Most recently, Peter Cunningham drove the 2004 TSX to victory at the prestigious WeatherTech International Challenge at Road America on July 17. Cunningham shared the Group 8 podium with two Porsche 911s. “It was great to […]
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 […]
September 4, 2018

REALTIME SWEEPS WORLD CHALLENGE FINALE AND EARNS 15TH CHAMPIONSHIP

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 4, 2018) – Driver Ryan Eversley expanded RealTime Racing’s legacy to 15 driver titles by winning the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge TCR Drivers’ Championship. Eversley won both races in the season finale at Watkins Glen International and was joined by teammate Mason Filippi on the podium each day. Eversley’s point lead over Hyundai driver Michael Lewis was slim going into the final race weekend of the season. If Lewis earned pole […]
August 14, 2018

DOUBLE PODIUM WEEKEND IN UTAH FOR REALTIME

TOOELE, Utah (August 14, 2018) – In the brutally hot conditions of the Utah desert, RealTime Racing came away from the latest Pirelli World Challenge TCR doubleheader with a pair of podium finishes.   Newcomer Mason Filippi felt right at home with the RealTime team and got up to speed quickly in his No. 44 Honda Civic Type R at Utah Motorsports Campus.   “The car was awesome,” Filippi said. “I was getting used to […]
August 6, 2018

REALTIME ADDS MASON FILIPPI TO DRIVER ROSTER

SAUKVILLE, Wis. (Aug. 6, 2018) – Driver Mason Filippi will join RealTime Racing for the final four races of the Pirelli World Challenge TCR Championship. Filippi will drive the No. 44 Honda Civic Type R.   Filippi comes to RealTime with a strong sportscar background, despite being only 20 years-old. After racing Spec Miata, he moved up to the professional ranks in the Mazda Global MX-5 Cup and then onto the TCA class in Pirelli […]
July 16, 2018

REALTIME HONDA EARNS WIN NUMBER THREE IN PORTLAND

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 16, 2018) – In the Pirelli World Challenge Championships’ first trip back to Portland International Raceway since 2005, RealTime Racing scored a win and two podium finishes. The results bolstered driver Ryan Eversley’s lead in the PWC TCR Drivers’ Championship.   Adam Merzon was scheduled to team with Eversley once again in Portland, but was called back home to Connecticut at the last minute. Rather than let the No. 44 Honda Civic […]
May 28, 2018

REALTIME HONDA CIVIC TYPE R TCR WINS FROM POLE AT LIME ROCK PARK

LAKEVILLE, Conn. (May 28, 2018) – RealTime Racing earned a second Pirelli World Challenge victory for the Honda Civic Type R TCR at Lime Rock Park, when Ryan Eversley led every lap of the Round Five race. A top five finish for Eversley in Round Six ensured he remained the TCR Championship leader.   FRIDAY – QUALIFYING   The Honda Civic Type R loved the short and fast 1.474-mile Lime Rock circuit straight off the […]
April 29, 2018

REALTIME CLAIMS FIRST NORTH AMERICAN VICTORY FOR HONDA CIVIC TCR

ALTON, Va. (April 30, 2018) – RealTime Racing earned the first North American victory for the Honda Civic Type R TCR in dominant flag-to-flag fashion at VIRginia International Raceway. The team followed it up with a second-place finish in Race 2 of the Pirelli World Challenge doubleheader. The combined results pushed driver Ryan Eversley into the TCR Drivers Championship points lead.   Coming off of a double podium weekend at Circuit of the Americas, Eversley […]
March 26, 2018

REALTIME EARNS HONDA CIVIC TYPE R TCR FIRST EVER PODIUM RESULT

RealTime Earns Honda Civic Type R TCR First Ever Podium Result   AUSTIN, Texas (March 26, 2018) – Long-time Honda partners RealTime Racing were entrusted with the debut of the Honda Civic Type R in the new Pirelli World Challenge TCR Championship. The team did not disappoint, earning the car’s first two podium finishes ever worldwide.   The new TCR category consists of two 40-minute races per round. Qualifying sets the grid for Race 1 […]
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 […]
March 13, 2018

RealTime Joins Pirelli World Challenge TCR Battle with Honda Civic Type R

SAUKVILLE, Wis. (March 13, 2018) – RealTime Racing announces it will enter the brand new TCR category of the Pirelli World Challenge with a pair of Honda Civic Type R TCRs. Eleven of RealTime’s 14 World Challenge Drivers’ Championships have come in the Touring Car divisions, starting with two for the Honda Prelude Si in 1993 – 1996. A switch to the Acura Integra Type R in 1997 – 2002 netted five more, and again […]