AWA confirms return to full IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season with Kuno Wittmer and Orey Fidani
EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR THIS CANADIAN TEAM WHO LOOKED AT A PROMISING SEASON WITH TAKING POLE AT DAYTONA WITH THEIR MCLAREN 570S GT4
AWA Racing had to rethink their season with the COVID-19 outbreak and had turned to the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) for the 2020 season and eventually won the championship.
Now, looking at 2021, they officially announced on the team’s website and social media outlets they are back to compete for the highest honour in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.
The team will feature the same driver line-up as last season with Orey Fidani and Kuno Wittmer.
Andrew Wojteczko, AWA team principal: “We can’t wait to get back to IMSA competition. Our team and driver lineup remains unchanged from 2020 and I have no doubt this consistency will help us quickly return to form at Daytona in just a few short weeks. We are very fortunate to have fantastic technical and parts support from both McLaren customer racing in the UK and McLaren Toronto, an important part of any championship campaign. I’m confident we have all the pieces in place to fight for the top spot in this championship.”
Kuno Wittmer: “I am very excited on being back with the AWA squad. I discovered this talented team in late 2019 and have been impressed with them ever since. The team chemistry is something very real and strong. Sharing the McLaren with Orey is also a blessing. He has shown great pace and consistency, together we will push hard for that top podium finish. Our goal of fighting for top honours, in this ultra competitive championship is very realistic and achievable.”
The 2021 calendar is set for 10 races starting with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 which where there will be five test sessions January 22-24. The first race will be the very next weekend with the 4 hour BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.
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