SPEEDWAY, IN – Four-time IMSA Sports Car Champions, Bryan Herta Autosport will participate in the Sports Car Championship Canada presented by Michelin at the legendary Honda Indy Toronto. The team will enter the #98 Hyundai Elantra N TCR with Canadian TCR Champion Mark Wilkins driving.
The annual marquee event at Exhibition Place takes place July 14-16, 2023, and features three rounds of the Sports Car Championship. Canadian Mark Wilkins races fulltime for Bryan Herta Autosport in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, where he is the current IMPC points leader at the season’s mid-point. Wilkins is a resident of nearby Mulmur and thrilled to participate in the Toronto Indy race weekend for the first time since he won there racing in the Pirelli World Challenge in 2014.
“I am so elated to have the opportunity to race on the streets of Toronto with BHA and Hyundai! I love street circuits; they demand precision, and they have no margin for error; just hard racing! I am grateful to BHA and FEL Motorsports, specifically Bryan Herta, Sean Jones, and Chris Bye for the chance to take part in this Championship and race against so many fine Canadian drivers at this legendary event,” said Wilkins. He continued, “The three races will undoubtedly be a great show for the Canadian fans!”
Bryan Herta Autosport is the official sales agent and parts representative of Hyundai race cars in North America. BHA President, Bryan Herta looks forward to supporting the Canadian racing series, and promotor FEL Motorsports, “We are really looking forward to competing at the Toronto Indy alongside Connor and Quinn Attrell for Hyundai Racing Canada in their Elantra and Veloster N TCR cars and Bob Attrell and James Vance in the Hyundai Veloster N-Line TCA cars,” said Herta.
The Sports Car Championship Canada presented by Michelin event at the Honda Indy Toronto kicks off Friday, July 14th with more than 120 minutes of track time through the weekend Qualifying on Friday, two races on Saturday (8:30 am and 4:35 pm) and the final race just before the Grand Prix at noon on Sunday.
About FEL Motorsports: FEL Motorsports grew out of a deep base of automotive roots from FEL Automotive Learning and Promotion. FEL Motorsports is focused on growth and sustainability in the Canadian Motorsports landscape by giving back to its teams through prizing and prize money. For further information on FEL Motorsports visit felmotorsports.com
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