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Continental Tire IMSA Reflections: Britt Casey Jr.

Throughout the year, Continental Tire will focus on celebrating the fans, media, drivers, and teams and their contributions to sports car racing, including a weekly trip down memory lane in Sportscar365’s Continental Tire IMSA Reflections series.

This week, Britt Casey Jr. reflects on winning the first TCR class championship in IMSA history, balancing work, school, and racing, competing against his teammates, and more.

Audi clinches TCR driver and team championship at IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Team Compass Racing with drivers Tom Long and Britt Casey Jr., in the Audi RS 3 LMS, won the driver championship for the TCR category at the season finale of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge during the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta this weekend. Up against teammates Rodrigo Sales and Kuno Wittmer in the No. 74, Long and Casey defended their five-point lead and secured the championship by 13 points, 318-305. Compass Racing also secured the team championship in the TCR class.

LONG AND CASEY WIN AT MOSPORT

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BOWMANVILLE, CANADA – Compass Racing fought of hard competition at their home race to take another double-podium in IMSA's Continental Tire Sportcar Challenge debut season of TCR, with Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long notching their third win of the year.

SALES AND WITTMER WIN WILD AND UNPREDICTABLE SEBRING RACE

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SEBRING, FL — The second round of IMSA’s Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge, at Sebring International Raceway, proved to be a dramatic and unpredictable race. This was certainly true of the battle for TCR, especially within the three-car Compass Racing squad which saw each of its Audi RS 3 LMS cars in the lead at various points throughout the two-hour event.

MORE THAN A HELMET: CASEY’S DESIGN TO HONOR WWII VETERAN GRANDFATHER

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A helmet design can say a lot about a driver. For Britt Casey, Jr. who drives the No. 77 Compass Racing Audi RS3 LMS in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, there’s even more to it than that. For 2018, his new helmet design tells a story that dates back over 70 years and honors an unparalleled legacy left by a beloved family member.

Audi customers win season opener in the U.S.

Following the one-two class win of the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Dubai two weeks ago, the North American season began with a success for Audi Sport customer racing as well. To kick off the IMSA season at Daytona, all three products of the brand – the GTD and the GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS and the Audi RS 3 LMS – were on the grid in America for the first time. In the TCR class of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Audi RS 3 LMS scored a 1-2-3-4 result.

COMPASS RACING ADDS THIRD AUDI TCR CAR TO IMSA CTSC EFFORT

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TORONTO, CANADA — Compass Racing today announced that Britt Casey Jr. and Tom Long have been signed to drive the team's No. 77 Audi RS 3 LMS in the burgeoning TCR class in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with primary sponsorship from German industrial machine tools manufacturer TRUMPF Inc. The duo paired for a number of races in the ST class in a Mazda MX-5 last year for a best result of second place at Road America.