Sonoma, CA – After a successful year debuting the BMW M4 GT4, Cameron Racing has confirmed their entry for the California 8 Hours Intercontinental GT Challenge in the #88 Cameron Racing / BMW of San Francisco / BMW M4 GT4. With a solid driving line up, consisting of 2018 Cameron Racing drivers, Henry Schmitt, Sean Quinlan and Greg Liefooghe. The trio looks to conquer the famed 11-turn road circuit nestled in the hills of the scenic Monterey Peninsula.
With Henry Schmitt and Greg Liefooghe competing in the Pirelli World Challenge Sprint X GTS Class, the duo ran fast and consistent laps resulting in a 2nd place and 3rd at VIR and a 3rd place at COTA. Joining them for this race is their TC class teammate, Sean Quinlan. Coming off solid runs at the last couple events of the year in TC, Sean looks forward into joining Henry and Greg in the M4 GT4 for the race next weekend at Laguna Seca.
After their first full season of IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar competition under their belt, The Cameron Racing team is looking to apply what they have learned as a team in terms of car prep , pitstops and pitstop strategy in a effort to put the best car our there for the trio to drive for 8 hours.
Fresh off the IMSA Continental Tires Sportscar Season finale at Road Atlanta which saw Greg and Ari Balogh run in the top ten in a similarly prepared M4 GT4, and as high as second before ultimately ending up in 6th as the team looks to continue the momentum going into the California 8 Hours at Laguna Seca.
The California 8 Hour Intercontinental GT weekend is set to begin with practice sessions on Friday (Oct. 26) and qualifying is set for Saturday (Oct. 27). The second annual California 8 Hours will begin at 9:15 a.m. PDT on Sunday (Oct. 28)
Henry Schmitt | Driver #88 Cameron Racing / BMW of San Francisco / BMW M4 GT4 – “BMW of San Francisco looks forward to an exciting weekend at Laguna Seca with our M4 GT4. Good Luck to Team Cameron Racing.”
Greg Liefooghe | Driver #88 Cameron Racing / BMW of San Francisco / BMW M4 GT4 – “I’m really looking for-ward to the 8 hours! It will be a lot of fun driving with Henry and Sean, and it’s a great way to cap off the season and build some foundations for next year as well. I know the Cameron racing guys will give us a good car, but I also know the competition is going to be fierce and that Laguna might not be the best match for our powerful but heavy BMW. We have our work cut out for us!”
Sean Quinlan | Driver #88 Cameron Racing / BMW of San Francisco / BMW M4 GT4 – “Laguna Seca was the first race track I ever drove on. I can not wait to put some laps down in the BMW M4 GT4 with my teams mates Greg Liefooghe and Henry Schmitt. Thanks to Steve Cameron for putting this together and Henry for supplying the car!”
About Cameron Racing
Founded as Cameron/McGee Motorsports in 1987, after nearly 30 years of operation the organization has evolved into Stephen Cameron Racing. Cameron Racing has competed in Grand American, World Challenge, Indy Lights, Atlantics, IMSA, Formula Ford, Star Mazda, Sports Racer, ACRL and Historics.
The Cameron organization has been the team behind the racing programs of Lynx Racing, Dorricott Racing, Pope Racing, the Daytona Prototype and Continental Challenge programs for Finlay Motorsports, and the Pirelli World Challenge GT-A entry for iRacerCoaching.com. Included in Cameron’s operations are Cameron Karting and Cameron Race Promotions, promoter of the ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru Karting Championship. For 2018 Cameron Racing will field cars in the IMSA Series as well as Pirelli World Challenge and the Radical North America Cup.
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