BimmerWorld Racing has announced two-car entry for the SRO TC America Championship (formerly Pirelli World Challenge), running in all seven races beginning with the opening round set for March 1-3 at Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, Texas. The new team marks a full-time touring car return for James Clay’s BimmerWorld squad after a nine-year full-season gap and features the professional series debuts of Cameron Evans (No. 82) and Chandler Hull (No. 94) in a pair of BMW M240i Racing entries.
The new TC America championship and its Touring Car (TC) category features 40-min sprint races over a seven-event championship at many of the most legendary road racing circuits in the U.S., including Virginia International Raceway, Sonoma Raceway, Road America and Watkins Glen International.
“I’m excited to be back in this familiar series again for a full season,” said Clay, whose team also runs an IMSA BMW M4 GT4 effort. “We are beyond honored to have the opportunity to lead and manage a team sponsored by industry-leading companies like Lund International. BMW has provided us with amazing cars and their customer racing program offers support of the highest caliber, giving us a true partner to allow our race team to run so many different cars and series.”
Additional sponsorship for the team comes from Red Line Synthetic Oil, AMP Research, Performance Friction Brakes, and more.
“I feel a bit like we’ve gotten the band back together for this season,” Clay added. “Our team engineer Dave Wagener is a close friend and has engineered a variety of BimmerWorld programs over the last decade, including our M240i cars at Germany’s Nürburgring 24 Hour. Our staff is led by Dave Simpkins, who has been with our team for almost 20 years. My longtime friend Cameron will be making his long-awaited pro debut along with pro rookie Chandler, who I have closely worked with as he has developed over the past year.”