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TWOth Communications, December 23 2021

TWOth Autosport to Debut 2022 Audi RS 3 LMS Gen II at Daytona

Calabogie-based TWOth Autosport set their sights on Daytona International Speedway with the arrival of North America’s first gen II Audi RS 3 LMS TCR cars. The Audi Sport Customer Racing team and inaugural FEL Motorsports Sports Car Championship Canada (SCCC) champions have their eyes set on debuting the next generation of Audi customer cars at the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season opener ahead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be given this opportunity,” said TWOth Team Principal and FEL championship-winning driver Travis Hill. “Making the North American competition debut for the latest Audi factory race car is a dream come true for us, and something we’ve been working toward for years.”

Take a tour of the GEN II AUDI RS 3 LMS TCR with TWOth driver and team principal Travis Hill

The Canadian outfit’s two entries mark a significant milestone in TWOth’s relationship with Audi, as well as partners Spotify and Tomlinson Motorsports. With four seasons in the Audi TCR under their belt across FEL Sports Car Championship Canada, the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), SRO TC America, and the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, the partnership has seen success throughout North America. Boasting team highlights of SRO victories at Watkins Glen, and ultimately CTCC and FEL championship titles, this is an opportunity TWOth Autosport has earned.

“The first-gen Audi RS 3 LMS has been a huge part of our team’s growth and success over the past four seasons, providing an excellent platform for our drivers to chase their motorsport goals,” Hill said. “Our drivers and partners are excited to debut the next generation Audi RS 3 LMS and build upon our momentum in the North American market.”

The car's livery features variations of the RS 3 LMS' launch design featuring partners Shopify and Tomlinson Motorsports. "Our friends at Sekanskin have taken this concept and once again knocked it out of the park," Hill said.

ENTRIES

#48 Audi RS 3 LMS powered by Tomlinson Motorsports
Longtime TWOth driver Ron Tomlinson (@r_tomlinson) is being joined by emerging talent Nick Looijmans (@nilo) to pilot the #48 Audi. Tomlinson’s track record with TWOth includes previous IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge entries at Daytona, culminating from a decade of sportscar racing experience in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, CTCC, FEL SCCC, and a range of sprint and endurance competitions on regional and national stages.

Belgian-Canadian Looijmans, part of TWOth’s Shopify Driver Development Program, is quickly making his mark in North American sportscar racing. Finishing a dazzling third in his rookie season of FEL TC Canada championship competition, the opportunity to take to the famed Daytona International Speedway marks the next step in his motorsport journey alongside the experienced Tomlinson.

#58 Audi RS 3 LMS powered by Shopify
Travis Hill (@TravisHillRacing) is joined by Eddie Killeen (@killeen.eddie) in the #58 Shopify Audi. Alongside his role as Team Principal, TWOth co-founder Hill is riding the momentum of his 2021 FEL drivers championship into a new season of opportunity as he continues to lead the team both in and out of the car.

Killeen holds a special place in TWOth’s recent history of success as the team’s first Audi RS 3 LMS owner and driver. Daytona marks his IMSA competition debut after a proven racing record across CTCC, SRO TC America, and FEL SCCC.

TWOth Autosport takes to the iconic Daytona International Speedway in preparation to kick off the 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season Friday, January 28, 2022. Follow TWOth Autosport (@TWOthAutosport) to stay up-to-date on the team’s performance throughout the event.

ABOUT TWOth Autosport

With over 20 years of motorsport experience, TWOth Autosport is among Canada’s premier sportscar racing outfits. The Calabogie-based organization, founded by brothers Trevor & Travis Hill, has the experience and resources to build competitive motorsport programs for racing veterans and newcomers alike. With competition ranging from regional and national programs to the famed Daytona International Speedway, TWOth Autosport programs continue to make their mark on North America’s sportscar racing scene.

Stay connected to the team by following @TWOthAutosport

Photo credit: TWOLITREmedia.com, Audi Sport
Video credit: @murbanvideo 

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