Road America in June. The duo scored another top-ten at Indianapolis.
Looking for their first win of the year will be Josh Hurley and Nate Norenberg in the no. 161 APR VW GTI, who had a strong run going at Indianapolis before a mechanical failure sidelined the car. Daniel LaRiva and Christian Perez, in the no. 191 APR VW Jetta GLI, as well as Juan Pablo Sierra and Juan Alvarez in the no. 181 APR VW Jetta GLIs, are looking for their first top-ten of the year. Hector Guerrero and Daytona Prototype driver Alex Popow will partner again in the GS-class no. 41 APR Audi S4.
"Aleks and I have been really happy with how strong we've run since Road America," said Cheng. "We got caught out by that red flag at Indianapolis but still pulled off an eighth place, and now we are going to a track that we both know really well. We're looking forward to running strong at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca."
The Continental Tire Sports Car Festival's Rolex Series race will be shown live on SPEED Channel on Sunday, September 9 at 3 PM ET. The CTSCC race will be shown live on SPEED2.com on Saturday, September 8 at 5:30 PM ET, and will be televised on Sunday, September 16, at 1:30 PM ET on SPEED Channel.
Statements from APR Motorsports about Wednesday's announcement of the 2014 merger between GRAND-AM and the American Le Mans Series.
Stephen Hooks, APR Motorsport President and CEO
"The merger announcement is a great moment for sports car racing and one that we are excited about at APR Motorsport. A single, strong series will be great for the health of the sport and good for the teams and sponsors, but most importantly, for the fans and spectators of sports car racing. The powers that be still have a long way to go and a lot of work to do, but the new series will have the best of what both current series have to offer - exciting cars, great racing, and great tracks."
Jeff Mishtawy, APR Director of Motorsport
"The merger has the potential to be the best thing that's happened to sports car racing in North America. This will lead big fields of racing, a strong schedule with the best tracks and events currently available, and a new technical framework for the GT classes which we are excited about. We have devoted a lot of time and resources to developing the Audi R8 for the Rolex