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Prima Racing Debuts Strong for 2018, Experiences Failure, Delivers Solid Effort in a Busy April

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After winning the United States Touring Car Championship’s TC Class in 2017, Prima Racing set its sights on returning to the SCCA’s National Championship event; the Runoffs.

“With Runoffs being held at Sonoma Raceway, it seemed like a good idea to throw our hat in the ring and see if we can win another championship,” Principal and driver, Andrie Hartanto commented.

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Crew Chief, James Tam and Lee-Anne Ostby prep the S2000 prior to Qualifying

Prima Racing is no stranger to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs event; in 2014 Andrie Hartanto and Prima Racing captured the STU championship at Laguna Seca with his Honda S2000. In 2016, the team once again qualified for the prestigious event with their Acura Integra in STL at Mid-Ohio. In 2016, technical issues robbed the team of challenging for the win.

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After winning the United States Touring Car Championship’s TC Class in 2017, Prima Racing set its sights on returning to the SCCA’s National Championship event; the Runoffs. “With Runoffs being held at Sonoma Raceway, it seemed like a good idea to throw our hat in the ring and see if we can win another championship,” […]

Hartanto Shines in Hoosier Super Tour in SCCA STU at Buttonwillow

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Following a non-stop weekend of work, the Prima Racing team was back in action to further their bid to qualify for the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.

In the sole weekend in between the team’s races, a new engine was assembled and installed, ensuring that the team could make the Hoosier Super Tour round of the SCCA Majors Tour at Buttonwillow Raceway.

QuickJack engaged!  The team prepares for another important SCCA Majors race

QuickJack engaged! The team prepares for another important SCCA Majors race

Using CW25 layout, the track favored more powerful cars, but Hartanto was up to the task. “We haven’t had any testing of the new engine yet, but it feels really good and I’m excited to see how we do,” Hartanto commented.

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Following a non-stop weekend of work, the Prima Racing team was back in action to further their bid to qualify for the SCCA National Championship Runoffs. In the sole weekend in between the team’s races, a new engine was assembled and installed, ensuring that the team could make the Hoosier Super Tour round of the […]

Prima Racing Clinches the TC Class Season Championship in Tense USTCC Double-Header Finale

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Coming off a strong performance in the WERC 3.5 Hour race at Sonoma, the Prima Racing team set its sights back on claiming the USTCC TC Class season championship. With races 7 and 8 being scheduled back-to-back at Thunderhill Raceway, the team needed to finish strong to capture the top spot for the season’s points.

“It’s going to be an uphill battle, but I think we can do well,” Andrie Hartanto stated. “The problem is that we’ve brought the lowest-powered car with the highest amount of rewards ballast added to a track where power makes a difference.”

Andrie Hartanto and James Tam make preparations Saturday morning in the team’s bid to seize the championship

While the team boasted a strong lead in the championship points, there was no guarantee that they would be successful in locking things up. If the team became disqualified or failed to finish either race, the championship would be left wide open.

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Coming off a strong performance in the WERC 3.5 Hour race at Sonoma, the Prima Racing team set its sights back on claiming the USTCC TC Class season championship. With races 7 and 8 being scheduled back-to-back at Thunderhill Raceway, the team needed to finish strong to capture the top spot for the season’s points. […]

Prima Racing Seeks Redemption and Achieves Victory at the WERC 3.5 Hour Race at Sonoma

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Team Prima Racing returned to the endurance racing arena with a chip on its shoulder. Following the team’s third place podium debut with their Honda S2000 in the E1 Class, the team was eager to improve on its performance by ironing out a number of small shortcomings at the NASA WERC 3.5 Hour race at Sonoma Raceway.

The team revels in a hard-fought victory after 3.5 hours of continuous racing

The team revels in a hard-fought victory after 3.5 hours of continuous racing

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Team Prima Racing returned to the endurance racing arena with a chip on its shoulder. Following the team’s third place podium debut with their Honda S2000 in the E1 Class, the team was eager to improve on its performance by ironing out a number of small shortcomings at the NASA WERC 3.5 Hour race at Sonoma […]