Strong Line Up with Andy Lally, Andrew Davis, Matt Bell, and Robin Liddell.
Jacksonville, North Carolina - With an outstanding driver line up set to pilot two team Chevrolet Camaro entries, Stevenson Motorsports is pleased to announce its return to IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series (CTSCC) competition in 2014.
The team, which is owned by longtime entrants Johnny and Susan Stevenson, will target a run to the championship with the No. 6 Stevenson Automotive Camaro driven by Andrew Davis and Robin Liddell as well as the No. 9 Stevenson Automotive Camaro set to be shared by Andy Lally and Matt Bell.
Stevenson Motorsports had a record-breaking season in 2013, taking four Rolex GT Class victories, securing the 2013 North American Endurance Championship in Rolex GT Class competition, and scoring two wins on the way to taking second in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship for the second year in a row.
With a clear goal of delivering results, Stevenson has concentrated efforts on the CTSCC with a strong two-car line up.
The Stevenson name has a legacy in IMSA racing that stretches back to 2003 when Johnny Stevenson raced in Rolex GT class competition as a driver. Over a decade later, the Stevenson name is still a vibrant one in top level sports car competition. Many members of the team have been with the group for year after year, and the family atmosphere contributes to a strong working environment.
A driver roster that includes so much history of working together is set to only better position Stevenson in 2014.
“All of the Stevenson guys have worked very hard over the off season and I’m really looking forward to 2014,” said Bell, who scored second in the 2012 and 2013 Championships for Stevenson Motorsports. “I’ve raced against him for years, so I am excited about co-driving with Andy (Lally) this year and I know he will have a big impact on our effort. The Stevenson guys do such a great job and I’m very much looking forward to being a factor all year long and going for the championship title.”
"Obviously I am delighted to be joining Stevenson Motorsports again for 2014 in what will be my seventh season driving for the team,” offered Liddell. “We have had an incredible run over the last six years and the team has had considerable success with the GS program in the past. It's great to welcome Andrew (Davis) back into the team and with our superb GT crew moving straight across, by the time we get to the first race it should feel like 'business as usual'!"
“I am thrilled and honored to be asked to be a part of this program,” said Davis. “This is a big homecoming for me, to be back with Johnny (Stevenson) and Mike (Johnson), it is just an incredible opportunity. It’s remarkable how much of the team is the same group as when I last raced with them and I think that’s going to be a big part of our strength again this year. I’m also really excited to be sharing the car with Robin. We’ve had some great seasons together and are good friends so hopefully we can pick up where we left off last. CTSCC is just so competitive and to have a team like this behind me, I am very excited.”
Stevenson Motorsports will look forward to starting the year off with a big result in the season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway on January 24, 2014.