With two pole positions in two races, Tyler Maxson, along with his co-driver Mason Filippi, will be looking to make it three-for-three this weekend. Taking on the famed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, the Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian duo will be looking to turn their qualifying pace into a race win or podium result during the Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca 120.
“We are ready,” expressed Maxson. “I have personally had some success at Laguna Seca and the Hyundais have always been fast there, so we are excited to get on track and get the weekend started. As we have proven with our qualifying efforts, the pace is there, we just need to execute in the race, and I am sure we can battle for the race win.”
Piloting the #77 Hyundai, Maxson and Filippi will pilot a three time championship winning Veloster N TCR this weekend and for the next couple of races. Currently sitting 14th in the Drivers’ Championship, a result that does not reflect their true speed, the switch in models comes after an incident at the most recent race that heavily damaged their Elantra. The BHA pair will look to turn that around this weekend beginning with the first practice session on Friday.
Maxson added, “We know the Veloster is fast as it has been proven by their championship performances in the past. We will push hard this weekend to keep our pole position streak alive, but more importantly, to stand on the podium come the final checkered flag of the weekend.”
Tyler Maxson, Mason Filippi and Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian will hit the track on Friday for a pair of practice sessions. Saturday will feature a single qualifying session with the Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 going green at 4:00pm. Please find the complete schedule below.
IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Friday, April 29
Practice 1 – 10:25-11:25am
Practice 2 – 2:20-3:20pm
Saturday, April 30
Qualifying – 11:00-11:35am
Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 – 4:00-6:00pm
**All times PDT
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