Milwaukee, WI (June 22, 2016) – Wisconsin-based race team Jeff Courtney Racing will take on Elkhart Lake’s Road America this weekend, with the possibility of running 4 races if the stars align. For sure fielding the No. 99 Kenda Tire / RecStuff.com Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4 in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS class, and potentially fielding the No.? xx (TBA) Kenda Tire / RecStuff.com Audi R8 GT3 LMS in the Pirelli World Challenge GTA class.
Finalizing some local sponsorship for this event and last minute car preparations on the JCR Audi R8 could have Courtney very busy this weekend running two races on Saturday and two races on Sunday. “It would be awesome to race our R8 again and all four races at our local track in front of friends and family but a lot of things need to fall into place for this to happen and we want to be careful not to pull focus from our main goal which is to get our Maserati to the podium!”
The JCR squad opted to skip the two previous Pirelli World Challenge weekends at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Lime Rock Park in order to get their Maserati prepared to battle at their home track. The Maserati should be a strong platform at Road America with its long front-straightaway and elevation changes and high speed corners.
Although Courtney and the JCR team were absent from the Pirelli World Challenge paddock, they stayed very busy testing and making improvements to the No. 99 Maserati “ We have been developing and testing our car at Road America over the past 45 days so we obviously have high expectations for this weekend” said Courtney.
JCR will continue their annual tradition of hosting friends and family from RecStuff.com and Kenda Tire this weekend.
“It’s always a highlight to have Kenda Tire and RecStuff.com at the track,” said Courtney. “Their support means so much to us at JCR Motorsports so it is great to have them with us and show them a great time. We have delivered podium finishes to them for the past two years; I hope I can continue that this year!”
The action kicks off on Thursday, June 23 with unofficial testing sessions and a 5:00 PM Practice. Friday, June 24 brings a 12:30 PM practice followed by a 5:15 PM qualifying session.
Races begin on Saturday, June 25 at 5:45 PM and conclude on Sunday, June 26 at 3:00 PM.
All races can be watched live at www.world-challenge.com/streamvideo or on CBS Sports Network on Thursday, July 7 at 9 PM ET.