WINDSOR, Conn., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — eEuroparts.com®, a leading retailer of European auto parts, has announced they will field a second Audi RS 3 LMS TCR entry in the upcoming IMSA Continental Tire 240 at the Glen. The car is owned and operated by eEuroparts.com Racing, a division of eEuroparts.com. The team is currently 3rd in season championship points in the IMSA Continental Tire TCR series. The 2018 eEuroparts.com racing season is presented by ROWE Motor Oil, a leading manufacturer of original equipment oils, lubricants, and chemicals.
The new entry will be car #12, piloted by Tom O’Gorman and Kenton Koch for the upcoming race. “We are extremely excited to send out our new entry with two very experienced drivers in Tom and Kenton. They both bring a wealth of experience, knowledge, and speed behind the wheel,” said Matt Moran, President and CEO of eEuroparts.com®. This car will feature a new patriotic livery design by Rabid Wraps for the race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday, June 30.
Tom O’Gorman, also known as “Tomo,” is a 26-year-old American driver from Cincinnati, OH, in his third year of professional racing. He began his motorsports career with SCCA autocross events, eventually earning a total of 5 National Championships. After successfully crowdfunding his entry into professional racing in 2015, Tom went on to win the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge TCB Championship and finish 3rd in the 2017 TCA Championship. Tom is currently competing in a full season of the PWC Touring Car A division as a driver for Honda Performance Development in a 2017 Honda Civic Si, where he leads the championship points. Follow his racing on Instagram.
Kenton Koch is an American driver with a 66% winning percentage over the past 6 years, including four consecutive championships and two close seconds. In 2016, he won the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in Prototype Challenge. The 23-year-old currently competes in the IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda. Kenton actively promotes organ donation with Donate Life America in support of his mom who received a heart transplant. He’s also entering his final year at California State University, pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Business. For more info visit kentonkochracing.com and his Facebook page.
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