Successful IMSA season for PAGID Racing partner and customer teams17. October 2019 -
PAGID Racing partner and customer teams look back on a very successful 2019 IMSA season with the TCR drivers’ and teams’ title for Bryan Herta Autosport in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, the GTD IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup title for Zacharie Robichon (Pfaff Motorsports) and a historic win for Turner Motorsport in the 10-hour race Petit Le Mans.
Drivers’ and teams’ title for Bryan Herta Autosport
Mark Wilkens and Michael Lewis were crowned 2019 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions in the TCR class. The drivers of the #98 Hyundai Veloster N TCR for Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian clinched the title with victory at the last race of the season at Road Atlanta (USA). First and second place for the #98 and #21 Hyundai Veloster N TCR in the Teams’ Championship rounded out the successful performance.
Bryan Herta, co-owner of Bryan Herta Autosport: “I am so proud of this team. The Hyundai Veloster N TCR is a great race car, it has been a very competitive and reliable package. Our drivers and the team have done a great job – very fast and very consistent.”
GTD Sprint Cup title for Zacharie Robichon
Zacharie Robichon had already clinched the GTD IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup title at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in mid-September. It was the first IMSA title for the Canadian driving the #9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R.
Historic win for Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 in the 10-hour Petit Le Mans
Turner Motorsport secured a historic victory in the 10-hour Petit Le Mans GTD race at Road Atlanta. Bill Auberlen, who shared driving duties with Robby Foley and Dillon Machavern, made a daring last-lap pass on the Riley Mercedes-AMG GT3, to claim the Petit Le Mans GT Daytona class victory for BMW outfit and PAGID Racing partner Turner Motorsport. It marked the second win of the season for the Turner Motorsport team and the 60th victory in IMSA competition for Auberlen, who is now tied for most career wins with five-time Rolex 24 at Daytona winner Scott Pruett. The win also secured second place in the 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (GTD).
Will Turner, Team Owner Turner Motorsport: “We won Petit Le Mans, Bill Auberlen tied the all-time win record and we finished second in the championship. These drivers and team deserve this more than anything with all the effort and work put in all season long. We appreciate all that PAGID Racing does for the Turner Motorsport team. It has been a great relationship and PAGID Racing has an amazing product that helps us win!”
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Thrilling battle for Global Mazda MX-5 Cup title16. September 2019 -
The 2019 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup is entering its decisive stage. With only two races remaining, six drivers still have a chance of claiming the title in the hotly contested one-make series. Fans can look forward to a thrilling season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (20-22 September).
Drivers’ and teams’ titles for Liqui Moly Team Engstler in TCR Asia Series10. September 2019 -
A great success in the TCR Asia Series: Luca Engstler defended his title and is the TCR Asia Series champion again. His teammate Diego Morán rounded out the 1-2 in the drivers’ standings for Liqui Moly Team Engstler with his second place. Moreover, the long-standing PAGID Racing partner again secured the title in the teams’ classification. The Car Model of the Year Award for Hyundai crowned the successful performance.
Success in the Green Hell: Class wins and podiums at the Nürburgring 24 Hours27. June 2019 -
PAGID Racing partners and customer teams performed strongly at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. They claimed six class victories in total at the 47th staging of the endurance classic on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The race was an eventful one, dominated by penalties, Code 60 phases, and the retirement of many of the favourites. Second place overall rounded off the strong showing in the Eifel Mountains.
Victory in WTCR: Norbert Michelisz triumphs at the Nürburgring27. June 2019 -
Norbert Michelisz took victory in the opening FIA WTCR race at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse driver made a good start, moving to the front of the field in the first corner, before defending his lead for the rest of the race: After three laps of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, the 34-year-old Hungarian crossed the finish line in first place in the #5 Hyundai i30 N TCR to claim his first win of the season.
New WorldSBK Safety Car with PAGID Racing brake performance02. May 2019 -
The Hyundai i30 Fastback N is the new Official Safety Car of the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). The specially customized i30 N is equipped with PAGID Racing brake pads for maximum stopping power.
Strong Dealers for North America01. May 2019 -
PAGID Racing has further expanded its dealer network in order to ensure an even better availability of the PAGID Racing products in North America. Customers who are trusting in PAGID Racing brake performance can contact eight strong partners in the United States and Canada. They all have vast PAGID Racing knowledge and can support the drivers and teams with all questions and braking solutions.
Europe: A 1-2-3 in the Nürburgring 24-hour race and further top results13. December 2018 -
For PAGID Racing, the 2018 motorsport year in the European race series was a great success. Next to the outstanding 1-2-3 in the ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen at the Nürburgring, the teams using PAGID Racing Brake Performance were successful, among others, in the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, EuroFormula Open, various TCR series as well as in rally competition.
USA: Victories in Pirelli World Challenge, at Pikes Peak and in further top race series13. December 2018 -
Successful in the USA: PAGID Racing partner and customer teams shone among others with top results in Pirelli World Challenge, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the F3 Americas Championship and in the Thunderhill 25 Hours.
Asia: Victories at Macau and in the TCR category13. December 2018 -
In the FIA Formula 3 World Cup at Macau, PAGID Racing partner and customer teams locked out the podium: Dan Ticktum (Motopark Academy) repeated his victory from the previous year at the legendary Guia Circuit and was again crowned as the FIA Formula 3 World Champion. His teammate Joel Eriksson and Sacha Fenestraz (Carlin) claimed second and third place respectively. The Liqui Moly Team Engstler also stood out with various titles in the TCR Asia Series and in the TCR Middle East International Series.
Worldwide: Maiden victory in FIA WEC and title in FIA WTCR13. December 2018 -
A new winner: for PAGID Racing, the maiden victory of the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE at Shanghai was the FIA WEC season highlight. In the FIA World Touring Car Cup, TMD Performance GmbH’s motorsport brand also scored great achievements with 1-2s in the drivers’ and teams’ standings.