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SPORT NEWS – Westcott returns to GT Celebration in 2022

Westcott returns to GT Celebration in 2022



Contemporary off the 2021 GT Celebration sequence championship win within the GT-3 RED class, TruSpeed AutoSport driver Kevin Westcott displays on 2021, and what he’s enthusiastic about in 2022.

Westcott has competed with the GTC sequence because the first season, however he’s been a automotive man his entire life. It began when he was a younger child. Nevertheless, he didn’t get into racing till the early 2000s when he participated in a company occasion at Skip Barber Racing Faculty on the world-famous Laguna Seca observe. Throughout the racing faculty, Westcott acquired seat time in just a few completely different formulation race vehicles, and it didn’t take lengthy to get absolutely hooked. Quickly after he began to discover the place else he might get on observe and located his manner into membership racing.

In 2000, he purchased a Porsche 996 as his first membership racing automotive and loved all it might do on a observe. Racing took a pause when he began a household, however that hiatus didn’t final lengthy, as motorsports has rapidly change into a household ardour for the Westcotts. His daughter particularly shares his ardour for racing and presently competes within the native SoCal karting sequence on her manner up in competitors, and you could find Westcott serving to her on the weekends.

When The Thermal Membership opened about eight years in the past he determined to affix, however this time within the extra succesful Porsche Cup Automotive. He loved racing the Porsche till he ultimately wished an GT3-level automotive and bought an Audi R8. He simply didn’t have a spot to race it but. That was till GT Celebration launched its first season in 2020 and he discovered the proper atmosphere to compete.

“GTC is the sequence for me as a result of I simply get pleasure from driving with related drivers,” Westcott mentioned. “There’s good, wholesome competitors and we’re all having a lot enjoyable racing in opposition to one another. Most drivers within the paddock have their very own careers and that is the place they’ll simply get pleasure from racing at some cool locations.”

This season, Westcott and teammate Jim Slavik led the category with a one-two end on the season finale race at Sonoma Raceway. That was additionally the race win that sealed the 2021 sequence championship for Kevin, one other feat he’s aiming for in 2022, however this time in a brand new automotive. After many nice years and races, he has offered his Audi R8 and is trying to run one other GT3 automotive for the 2022 season the place he will get to race on a bucket record observe: VIR.

Looking forward to 2022, Westcott shall be again with the TruSpeed AutoSport workforce. Tyler Tadevic, proprietor of TruSpeed AutoSport has been creating profitable groups for over 25 years. “I actually get pleasure from competing with Tyler and the TruSpeed workforce. I’ve been racing with my teammate Jim for years and might’t watch for 2022.” mentioned Westcott.

Kevin presently resides in Laguna Seashore, California. When he isn’t on the race observe you will discover he and his spouse touring to SCUBA dive around the globe which is a shared ardour of theirs.

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SPORT NEWS – Westcott returns to GT Celebration in 2022
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