First race learning experience for TKO, Gidley

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All eyes were on Memo Gidley this weekend as he made his return to professional racing after recovering from his devastating crash in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona. Memo teamed up with TKO Motorsports to wheel their Porsche 911 GT3 R in both GT Sprint 50-minute races at Sonoma Raceway. This was TKO’s debut into road racing as their background has primarily been in drag and offshore boat racing. After an extensive summer of testing, the team was ready …Continue reading

Motorsport USA and Lowe Group Racing Announce Maserati IMSA GS Laguna Program

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–Two Pacific Northwest teams are joining forces to enter a new manufacturer and program in the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Motorsport USA, the official team of The Ridge Motorsports Park (www.ridgemotorsportspark.com) and Lowe Group Racing (www.lowegroupracing.com), a long time stalwart of the Seattle racing scene, are coming together to bring some of the Pacific Northwest’s best driving talents into IMSA competition in their Maserati GT4. The team’s first entry will be the September …Continue reading

Memo Signs with TKO for Competition Comeback

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After a summer of extensive testing, Memo Gidley will return to wheel to wheel competition as driver of the TKO Motorsports Porsche GT3R. This will be the Pirelli World Challenge race debut for Memo as the newly signed TKO Motorsports driver in the GT category at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, September 15 – 17. “Racing in PWC is starting back at the top,” said Memo. “Seems like my whole career is about extreme challenges and this will be …Continue reading

TKO Motorsports Heads to Utah for Pirelli World Challenge Promoter Test Sessions

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TKO Motorsports and driver Memo Gidley completed another successful test day over the weekend at Sonoma Raceway, running their GT3R Porsche. Drawing a large crowd, the open test day went as planned for the team and proved beneficial in gathering more data and making adjustments on their racecar. “It was a busy day on the track as many teams were testing before the Monterey Historic vintage car race coming up,” said Gidley. “And as interesting as it was passing cars …Continue reading

Gidley, TKO in the Low 32s at Sonoma Test

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It was back to the track for TKO Motorsports this past weekend at Sonoma Raceway with driver Memo Gidley to shakedown their Porsche GT3R. The team garnered great results and quick lap times to continue their data driven testing schedule. The team was excited to invite Memo back to test their GT3R after a recent successful Speed SF Time Trial at Buttonwillow Raceway in which they received fastest lap of the weekend. “It was great to get back out on …Continue reading