Mike Hedlund – 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 […]
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 […]
June 10, 2019

ANOTHER WIN AND PODIUM AT SONOMA FOR REALTIME

SONOMA, Calif. (June 10, 2019) – RealTime Racing collected its second Blancpain GT World Challenge America victory of the season—its 98th in World Challenge history—at Sonoma Raceway. It backed up the win with second-place finish in Sunday’s race.   With driver Bret Curtis still out with a back injury, RealTime Racing brought in experienced sportscar driver and Northern California native Mike Hedlund in to team with Dane Cameron. Hedlund’s status as an AM driver put […]