IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP - GTD CLASS

Ashton Harrison

Ashton Harrison

Ashton Harrison returns to Racers Edge Motorsports following a 2022 championship season in Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, where she and co-driver Mario Farnbacher won the Pro-Am Driver and Team titles, and Harrison earned Rookie of the Year honors. The duo won 4 Pro-Am class races and earned 8 podiums on their way to claiming the championship. Harrison just wrapped up a four-year stint the Lamborghini Super Trofeo (LST) North America Championship with Wayne Taylor Racing, where she became the first female to win a Lamborghini World Finals race. In 2021, Harrison completed the HPD Academy and won the Pro-Am class in the SRO Indianapolis 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge in her GT3 debut. Harrison made her IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at the 2022 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in the Racers Edge Motorsports with WTR No. 93 Harrison Contracting Company Acura NSX GT3 Evo 22, earning a top 10 finish in GTD PRO with co-drivers Kyle Marcelli and Tom Long.

 

Statistics

  • 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS Pro-Am Drivers Champion with Mario Farnbacher
    • Rookie of The Year
    • Team Pro-Am Championship with Racers Edge Motorsports
    • Four Pro-Am class wins
    • Eight Pro-Am class podiums
  • 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Pro-Am series
    • 5th in World standings
    • 3rd in North America standings
    • One win, nine podiums
  • 2021 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Class Vice Champion with the No. 25 Harrison Contracting LST (AM)
    • Three victories
    • Nine podiums
    • One pole position
  • 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge Race Winner with the #77 Compass Racing Acura NSX GT3 Evo
    • First female driver to win overall in the history of the series at the Indianapolis 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge
    • Most laps led by a female
    • HPD Driver Academy Graduate
  • 2020 LST Class Race Winner with the No. 25 Harrison Contracting (PRO-AM)
    • One victory
    • Seven podiums
    • Three pole positions and two fastest laps
  • 2019 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race Winner with the No. 43 Prestige Performance Harrison Contracting LST (LB Cup)
    • One victory—became the first female to win a Lamborghini Worlds Race in Jerez, Spain
    • Eight podiums
    • Six poles
  • 2017-18 Mazda MX-5 Cup series with Sick Sideways Racing
  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup series with GB Racing supported by Racing Analytics
  • 2012-15 Spec Miata series in the SE division with NASA and SCCA

Danny Formal

Danny Formal

Danny Formal won the 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Pro Drivers’ Championship with teammate Kyle Marcelli driving for Wayne Taylor Racing. Formal’s racing history began at the age of five and he quickly became a National Champion in Costa Rica in the Four-Cycle Endurance and Indoor Karting championship. The Costa Rican’s success grew as he progressed through the karting ranks in both Costa Rica and the U.S., launching into sports cars in 2020.

 

Statistics

  • 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo series PRO class champions (North America) with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • Five overall wins
    • 11 podium finishes
    • 4th overall in World standings
  • 2021 Lamborghini Super Trofeo series PRO class with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • Three overall victories
    • Six class podiums
  • 2020 LST PRO-AM class
    • Seven class podium finishes
  • 2019 KZ Supernats World Champion
  • 2018 CTCC Two-time Champion
  • 2017 CTCC Champion
  • Champion of Costa Rica DD2 (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • S1 Pro World Champion (2015, 2016)
  • 2015 FWT DD2 Runner-Up
  • 2014 Florida Winter Tour DD2 Runner-Up
  • 2013 Florida Winter Tour Vortex TaG Senior Champion
  • 2013 Florida Winter Tour Rotax Senior Max Vice-Champion
  • 2012 Team USA Member
  • 2012 Rotax Senior Max National Champion
  • 2010 Florida Winter Tour Pro-Rotax Vice-Champion
  • 2009 South Florida Rotax Max Champion
  • 2008 Rotax Junior National Champion
  • 2005 Rotax Mini Max National Champion

 

Kyle Marcelli

Kyle Marcelli

Kyle Marcelli won the 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Pro Drivers’ Championship with teammate Danny Formal driving for Wayne Taylor Racing. He is a familiar face in the Racers Edge Motorsports paddock, having driven for two seasons with the team in the Acura NSX GT3 Evo, including a 2019 Pro-Am Drivers’ championship in GT World Challenge America. He was also part of the GTD Pro effort with Racers Edge Motorsports and Wayne Taylor Racing in the No. 93 Harrison Contracting Acura NSX GT3 Evo 22 for the 2022 Twelve Hours of Sebring, earning a top-ten finish with co-drivers Ashton Harrison and Tom Long. Marcelli earned two podiums in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series in a full 2022 season in GT4 machinery, and also competed in three races in the LMP3 class. Marcelli’s racing resume includes victories in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, SRO GT World Challenge America, IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship, European Le Mans Series, and more.

 

Statistics

  • 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge GS class
    • Two podiums
  • 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo series PRO class champions (North America) with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • Five overall wins
    • 11 podium finishes
    • 4th overall in the World standings
  • 2021 Lamborghini Super Trofeo PRO class with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • Three overall victories
    • Six class podiums
  • 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Champion (GT4)
  • 2022 SRO GT World Challenge America (GT3) (partial season)
    • One class win
    • Two podiums
  • 2019 SRO GT World Challenge America Champion (GT3)
  • 2019 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Race Winner (GT4)
  • 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race Winner (GTD)
  • 2018 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Vice-Champion (GT4)
  • 2016 Trans Am Series Race Winner (TA2)
  • 2014 Thunderhill 25H Champion
  • 2013 American Le Mans Series Vice-Champion (LMPC)
  • 2013 Petit Le Mans 10H Champion (LMPC)
  • 2013 12H Sebring Runner-Up (LMPC)
  • 2012 Porsche GT3 Cup Canada Champion
  • 2011 European Le Mans Series Race Winner (LMPC)
  • 2011 American Le Mans Series Race Winner (LMPC)
  • 2009 IMSA Prototype Lites Race Winner (L1)
  • 2008 US FF2000 Third Place
  • 2007 FF1600 Ontario Champion

 

Ryan Briscoe

Ryan Briscoe

Ryan Briscoe has a successful history with Wayne Taylor Racing, having won the Rolex 24 at Daytona with the team in 2020 in the DPi machinery, the 3rd Rolex 24 class win in his career. Briscoe began racing in karting, winning championships on three continents. His impressive resume in NTT IndyCar spanned over 10 years with seven wins and nearly 30 podium finishes to his credit, including three top 10 finishes in the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe raced in the American Le Mans series in 2013, winning the P2 class at the 12 Hours of Sebring. In 2015, he earned GTLM class wins at both the Rolex 24 and 12 Hours of Sebring with Corvette Racing in the United SportsCar Championship. Briscoe joined Chip Ganassi Racing in 2016 to debut the Ford GT in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. His 2nd Rolex 24 victory came in 2018 at the wheel of the Ford GT with teammates Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon.

  • 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship
    • 1000 Miles of Sebring- P3
    • 24 Hours of LeMans- P3
  • 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 2 wins, 5 podiums
  • 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 2 wins, 4 podiums
  • 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 3 wins, 4 podiums
  • 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 5 podiums
  • 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 3 wins, 5 podiums
    • 2nd in championship
  • 2015 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
    • 2 wins, 3 podiums
  • 2013 American Le Mans Series
    • 6 wins, 7 podiums
  • 2005-2015 NTT IndyCar Series
    • 7 wins, 27 podiums
  • 2005-2012 Rolex Grand-Am SportsCar Series
    • 2 wins, 3 podiums
  • 2007-2008 American Le Mans Series
    • 4 wins, 10 podiums