AVS splits up Hawksworth, Telitz for Road Atlanta

Hawksworth and Telitz have won two of their four races in the GT Daytona class together since being paired up in the #14 Lexus RC F GT3 for the second round of the season, the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona International Speedway.

The duo won that event and then added another victory in the following race, the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring, and were also on the podium at Road America.

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However, AVS has announced that Telitz will return to the sister #12 Lexus for next weekend’s six-hour Grand Prix at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta alongside Frankie Montecalvo and Townsend Bell, as he did in the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Hawksworth will be joined in the #14 car by Michael de Quesada, one of his Rolex 24 co-drivers, and team newcomer Daniel Morad.

#88 WRT Speedstar Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS GT3, GTD: Mirko Bortolotti, Rolf Ineichen, Daniel Morad, Dries Vanthoor

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Canadian Morad appeared in the Rolex 24 for the WRT Audi team, finishing third in the GTD class alongside Mirko Bortolotti, Rolf Ineichen and Dries Vanthoor, and last year he contested all four Michelin Endurance Cup events for Land Motorsport, also in an Audi.

“I’m really looking forward to joining AVS at Road Atlanta and very thankful for the opportunity,” commented…

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