The NCM Motorsports Park’s resident Pro-Racer, Andy Pilgrim, headed north to Lexington, Ohio this past weekend to compete in the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio with SKI Motorsports. The Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, an event sanctioned by the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), featured 24 total races including the Trans Am, the Kastner Cup, International GT, Miata Heritage Cup, S2000 and Vintage/Classic Endurance. Andy competed in the International GT Series with SKI Motorsports in a 2011 Ferrari 458 GT3.

Up against 31 cars on the IGT grid for race 1, Andy dominated to finish P1 with a best lap time of 1:24.476 after the race was cut short due to a yellow flag incident. In Race 2, Andy found himself up against some tight competition from Fred Poordad in a 2019 Porsche GT3R. Fred and Andy were fighting the whole race. Andy pulled out the win by just two tenths of a second.  On Sunday, Andy entered the 90-minute endurance race. Andy put on a master class in traffic management to secure his 3rd P1 of the weekend with a best lap time of 1:25.149.

After a quick celebration, Andy returned to his home track, NCM Motorsports Park, for 3 scheduled coaching sessions this week. Andy is available for private coaching sessions with both individuals and groups up to two drivers. The following is included in a session:

  • Private on-track time utilizing the 3.2-mile Grand Full configuration
  • The very important track walk (using vehicles)
  • Face-to-face post session downloads
  • Off-track driving exercises in our expansive paddock
  • VBOX data analysis between your data and Andy’s using the same car
  • Data stick to take home

This is a bring your own car activity. To book your coaching session, contact Matt Busby at 270.467.8802 or email matt@motorsportspark.org.

Bottom photo courtesy of Bruce Miller.