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Jarett Andretti to competition TCR category VW in Pirelli World Challenge

David Tilton Racing Copeland Motorsports suggested on Friday that Jarett Andretti has assimilated a Pirelli World Challenge team.

The 26-year-old son of John Andretti, cousin of Marco Andretti, nephew of Michael Andretti, grandson of Aldo Andretti and great-nephew of Mario Andretti will contest in a TCR category No. 18 Volkswagen, starting during a Circuit of a Americas on Mar 23-25.

Andretti initial seemed on a inhabitant radar by competing full time in a USAC National Sprint Car and Silver Crown Series, earning rookie of a year honors in a scurry automobile category during Lawrenceburg Speedway in Indiana. He’s won several championships in go-karts, USAC Midget Eastern Ignite Pavement Cars and a Indiana Sprint Car Series. His career has slowed in new years due to a miss of funding.

“I wish to appreciate David Tilton Racing Copeland Motorsports for this opportunity,” Andretti pronounced in a press release. “I am vehement and demeanour brazen to this new challenge. David and everybody during Copeland Motorsports put a lot into their program, and I’m fervent to turn a partial of it.”

Team owners David Tilton is a late U.S. Navy maestro and Andretti Autosport framework owner.

“I am shamed that Andretti has selected us,” Tilton said. “We have hired a lot of opposite drivers in a past, though Andretti brings a lot of girl and talent to a team,” Tilton said. “He’s proven during a immature age to be means to be consistent, giving feedback to his group to urge a automobile and competition tough to get a best probable finish. He knows how to win, too. He’s unequivocally fervent to uncover what he can do and that he belongs in a Pirelli World Challenge TCR Racing Series.”

His finish PWC TCR report can be noticed below.

March 23-26
Circuit of The Americas, Austin, Texas

April 27–29
Virginia International Raceway, Alton, Virginia

Mary 25–26, 28
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Connecticut

July 13–15
Portland International Raceway, Portland, Oregon

Aug. 10–12
Utah Motorsports Complex, Tooele, Utah

Aug. 31–Sept. 2
Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, New York

Matt Weaver

Matt Weaver

– Matt Weaver is an associate motorsports editor during Autoweek. Before apropos a journalist, he was a mud lane racer and brief lane cheeseburger connoisseur.

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