CJ Wilson Racing adds second GS Porsche Cayman GT4

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CJ Wilson Racing, which premiered “Darth Cayman” at the season opening Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Daytona in January, will have its second Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport make its race debut at Sebring this week.

Danny Burkett and Marc Miller, who drive the ONE Capital/Motor Oil Matters No. 33 CJ Wilson Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport, will have team veteran Tyler McQuarrie return alongside with series debutant, Till Bechtolsheimer, a veteran of historic racing.

Here’s the team’s release, below:

CJ Wilson Racing today added a second Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport to its Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge program for 2016. The Sebring 150 on Friday, March 18th will see the debut of the #35 Porsche driven by CJ Wilson Racing regular Tyler McQuarrie and series debutant, Till Bechtolsheimer. The pairing is scheduled to contest six of the remaining nine rounds of the series.

For McQuarrie, the program of Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge races completes an arduous schedule which will see him compete full time in Formula Drift, while also tackling all of the US rounds of the spectacular Stadium Super Truck series and a number of off-road events. For the British-raised Bechtolscheimer, this will be his first foray into racing in North America after spending a number of years competing in a wide variety of high profile historic events throughout Europe.

“I’m so excited to be back with CJ Wilson Racing and proud to be part of this new era and direction the team has taken running the new Porsche Cayman GT4,” explained McQuarrie. The Danville, CA resident went on to underline his enthusiasm for his move to the GS class. “CJWR has been the class of the field over the years and for that I have very high expectations for myself and my new co driver.”

For the New York based Bechtolscheimer the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge is a significant career move. “I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with and learn from a team like CJ Wilson Racing. For me, the 2016 season will be all about making the transition from historic to modern racing and finding my footing in a professional series.”

“The team feels like it’s at full strength now with two cars under the CJWR tent at Sebring,” declared Team Manager, Andris Laivins. He went on to explain how “having Till and Tyler on board for the majority of the season means we are going to accelerate our learning with the Caymans and having a strong lineup alongside Danny and Marc in the 33 gives us a little more muscle on race day.”

The latest team partner is a familiar one to Laivins. “We are very happy to welcome Safecraft Safety Equipment to the 35 car; their fire suppression systems are literally the only ones I’ve used in over a decade building race cars. It’s a critical part of keeping the driver safe, so dealing with a responsive US-based company definitely adds a layer of comfort when you’re making those choices.”

Round two of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Sebring 150, takes place on Friday, March 18th at 1:05pm EST at the legendary Sebring International Raceway in central Florida.

Saturday’s Supercross Round 5 in Houston: How to watch, start times, streaming info

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The championship race has tightened up as the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series heads to NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, for Round 5 of the 2023 season.

With his 450 victory in the Anaheim Triple Crown, Chase Sexton has moved within four points of two-time and defending series champion Eli Tomac.

Jason Anderson is coming off a second place in Anaheim after crashing out of the first two rounds while racing in the top five. Ken Roczen earned his first podium last week since the 2022 season opener and the first for Suzuki since Chad Reed at Detroit in 2019.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 5 of the 2023 Supercross schedule at NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023:


(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Round 5 will begin Saturday at 8 p.m. ET streaming on Peacock and will re-air Monday, Feb. 6 at 1 a.m. on CNBC. The Race Day Live show (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 2:30 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports will have exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and heats for the record 31 events in SuperMotocross. The main events will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will become the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats from January to October. There will be 23 races livestreamed exclusively on Peacock, including a SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform also will provide on-demand replays of every race.

ENTRY LISTS: 450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET):

Here are the start times for Saturday, according to the Monster Energy Supercross schedule from the AMA:

2:05-2:15 p.m.: 250SX Group C Qualifying 1
2:20-2:30 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
2:35-2:45 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 1
2:50-3 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 1
3:05-3:15 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
3:20-3:30 p.m.: 450SX Group C Qualifying 1
4:20-4:30 p.m.: 250SX Group C Qualifying 2
4:35-4:45 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 2
4:50-5 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 2
5:05-5:15 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 2
5:20-5:30 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 2
5:35-5:45 p.m.: 450SX Group C Qualifying 2
8:06 p.m.: 250SX Heat 1
8:20 p.m.: 250SX Heat 2
8:34 p.m.: 450SX Heat 1
8:48 p.m.: 450SX Heat 2
9:22 p.m.: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
9:33 p.m.: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
9:53 p.m.: 250SX Main Event
10:27 p.m.: 450SX Main Event

TRACK LAYOUT:

Click here to view the track map

HOW TO WATCH SUPERMOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON IN 2023Full NBC Sports, Peacock schedule

FINAL 2022 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings


2023 SEASON RECAPS

ROUND 1: Eli Tomac opens title defense with victory

ROUND 2: Oakland postponed by storms

ROUND 3: Tomac holds off Cooper Webb again

ROUND 4: Chase Sexton wins Anaheim Triple Crown


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