NASA Announces the Creation of the Toyo Tires Classic Offering the Largest Payout in the History of Amateur Road Racing

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is excited to announce that the inaugural Toyo Tires Classic will take place during the 2018 NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires to be held during the Circuit of the Americans, Sept 13-16, 2018.  This newly created event will include Spec Miata competition during the championships and will provide competitors with the largest purse ever in modern amateur competition history.
This unique race will award the overall winner at the event with a cash payout of up to $80,000!  More than $131,000 in cash awards will be made available to Spec Miata racers taking part in the competition with two different random cash awards totaling $5000.  A hard charger award will land a $10,000 pay day for a lucky driver, while many more unique incentives will be announced!  Qualifying requirements to enter the Toyo Tires Classic will be very straight forward and follow our typical

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Toyo Tires/Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi Wins Third Consecutive NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance

The Toyo Tires/Flying Lizard Motorsports team took its third consecutive overall win in the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance on Sunday, marking only the second time in the endurance race’s 15-year history that a team has won three overalls in a row.
The Audi R8LMS took the overall lead just after sunrise Sunday and never looked back as the team’s main competition, a pair of Ginetta G57 prototypes, dropped out late in the endurance race because of mechanical issues.
“It’s still fun to win them,” said driver Darren Law, who has helped drive the team to victory the past three years. “We literally didn’t touch any other car. There’s not a mark on it and we didn’t have anything go wrong. It was perfect.”
Toyo Tires/Flying Lizard Motorsports is only the second team to have three consecutive overall wins at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill since the race began

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Top Amateur and Pro Drivers to Suit-up at the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance

Strong Driver Rosters Inspire Teams’ Hopes for Victory
The 15th running of the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance is attracting a new crop of drivers, veterans and professionals alike, all taking aim at a class or overall win in what has become the country’s preeminent Pro-Am endurance race. The twice-around-the-clock-plus-one-hour race is set to run Dec. 2-3, 2017.
E0

Team RK Motorsports had TC Design build two new E46 chassis for competition in sprints and enduros at the beginning of 2017. One car won the NASA ST2 Championship this year at Thunderhill Raceway. The other car competed in ST3, and is entered in the E0 class at the 2017 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
“When they approached us to build these cars, this was always the idea, to run one of them in the 25 Hour together,” said TC Design co-owner Tony Colicchio. “We built the two cars and developed them

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Follow All the Racing Action Live from the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Racers, fans and family – this year we will have ample amount of options available to you in order to follow all the action LIVE from the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by HAWK Performance. Live video broadcast made possible thanks to Toyo Tires. For the first time this year, we will have trackside cameras and LIVE video interviews from the hot pits so you can follow all the action as it unfolds in real time.

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