Michael Lewis To Conclude 2018 Race Season at Watkins Glen International

Michael Lewis takes his Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) with Curb-Agajanian No. 98 Hyundai i30 N TCR race car to the final two rounds of the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) TCR Drivers’ Championship just seven points behind first place. Photos by Andrew Modena.

Watkins Glen, New York — Entering the final two rounds of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) TCR Championship at Watkins Glen International, Michael Lewis and his Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) with Curb-Agajanian No. 98 Hyundai i30 N TCR race car stands second, only seven points behind first, in the hunt for the series’ Drivers’ Championship.

After two recent race victories, Michael Lewis and his Bryan Herta Autosport team hope to continue the stellar performance that leads to the TCR Drivers’ Championship.

Michael’s teammate, Mark Wilkins, is just 18 points behind Michael in third, as the duo have propelled the Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb-Agajanian team into first place for the TCR Teams’ Championship, and giving Hyundai a commanding lead in the TCR Manufacturers’ Championship.

The team will begin the race weekend on the 11-turn, 3.4-mile Upstate New York road course on Friday, August 31, with two practice sessions, followed by qualifying and Race 1 on Saturday, concluding with the season finale on Sunday afternoon.

Team members from Bryan Herta Autosport have consistently provided quality race cars for Michael Lewis and his teammate Mark Wilkins throughout the 2018 race season.

Following is the TCR class schedule for this weekend’s Grand Prix of Watkins Glen (all times listed in Eastern Daylight Time):

Friday, August 31:
11:05 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. TCR Practice 1
4:15 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. TCR Practice 2

Saturday, September 1:
10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Qualifying TCR Round 11
3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. TCR Race 1 (Round 11)

Sunday, September 2:
3:25 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. TCR Race 2 (Round 12)

The two Hyundai race cars of Bryan Herta Autosport have solidly placed the manufacturer first in the TCR Manufacturers’ Championship heading into the final two rounds at Watkins Glen International.

Watch Rounds 11 and 12 live at http://world-challenge.com/streamvideo/, and follow live timing and scoring at http://lt-us.tsl-timing.com/182806. In addition, the races are scheduled to air on CBS Sports Network on Thursday, September 13, at 10 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. PDT.

Follow Michael Lewis here:
Website: www.mjlracing.com
Facebook: /MJLRacing
Instagram: @MJLRacing
Twitter: @MJLRacing_

Follow Bryan Herta Autosport here:
Website: www.bryanhertaautosport.com
Twitter: @bha
Instagram: @bryanhertaautosport
Facebook: /BryanHertaAutosport