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Johnson Joins TPC As Part of Expanded Three-Car Effort

Former IMSA champion Billy Johnson to make Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America debut…

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TPC Racing will field a full-season entry in Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America for Billy Johnson in the Pro class, as the former IMSA series champion makes his series debut.

It is one of three planned Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo2 entries for TPC in Super Trofeo this year as the team expands its efforts in the single-make series.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Billy Johnson join our TPC Racing Lamborghini Super Trofeo program,” said TPC’s director of race operations Harris Levitas.

“The Pro class of the series has been something that I have looked into for over two years as I have wanted to further expand our team in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo series.

“There has been great talent in the Pro category, and what better driver to have in our TPC Racing Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo Evo2 than Billy Johnson.”

Johnson’s move into competition with TPC Racing builds on an “extensive” R&D and at-track coaching relationship that has been in place the last couple of years.

“I am really excited to be working with the TPC Racing guys from a competition driving standpoint,” Johnson said.

“I have raced against them for many years and more recently I have been doing some development work with them on their road car high-performance products, suspension programming and some Mustang component product lines.

“To now be driving for them in a full-season Pro Championship in the Super Trofeo series is extremely exciting.”

Levitas added: “Billy is an amazing talent and works incredibly well with our TPC Racing team.

“We have worked together with Billy helping with driver coaching in other racing programs that we run and also with our DSC Sport business with the development of our active suspension controllers.”

Johnson, who won the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge GS class title in 2016, was also recently announced for a full-season return to Pilot Challenge with KohR Motorsports.

“When we heard that we could get an Evo2 for 2022, my first thought was to call Billy and ask if he would like to drive the car for the season,” Levitas said.

“A huge thank you to Chris Ward and the Lamborghini Squadra Corse team for assisting us in acquiring a car.

“With the talent that Billy brings and the hard work and dedication that our TPC Racing team puts into our race programs, I believe that we can be at the front of the field and be in contention for overall wins and the championship.”

TPC Racing completed its first full season of Super Trofeo competition in 2021 with the Am-class driver pairing of Scott Schmidt and Trevor Andrusko, which followed the duo’s late-season debut and TPC’s mid-season entry into the series in 2020.

“For the 2022 season, our team has expanded from the primarily single-car program run in Super Trofeo in the past,” Levitas said.

“We will be fielding three Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo2 cars this year and will announce the other two full-season entries at a later date.

“It is very exciting to have our team grow. By having Billy on board with us for the season, his knowledge and data will be extremely helpful to the drivers on the team running in the AM and LB Cup divisions.

“The Lamborghini Super Trofeo series is a great program to be part of, and our TPC Racing team is looking forward to getting the 2022 race season started.”

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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