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29 12, 2021

Thunderhill Scenes 2021

2021-12-29T12:00:00-08:00December 29th, 2021|

Motorsports is a wonderful photographic subject, and the 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance is no exception. However, this race offers photographers some particularly good opportunities for taking photos of people. In all honesty, the people shots are probably every bit as interesting as the action on track, because it’s people that make [...]

14 12, 2021

Silver Fern Racing’s Steady Pace Wins the Race in E3

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

From slower lap times in practice sessions to skipping qualifying, Silver Fern Racing didn’t actively seek to keep its class competitors in the fog about its Mazda Miata’s performance. In fact, there were a couple of times Silver Fern Racing found itself chasing Hugo Parker LLP Racing, but mainly the team was running out front. [...]

14 12, 2021

Lowe Group Racing Gets ES Class Win After 12 years Trying

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

Lowe Group Racing owner Jerold Lowe had been trying to win the 25 Hours of Thunderhill since 2009, and this year he finally got over the top. Lowe and racing partner Michael McAleenan, who has multiple NASA Championships to his name, took a 1991 BMW M3 racecar, which had sat in mothballs for a decade, [...]

14 12, 2021

One-Two Finish in E2 For Team Moorewood Creative

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

MooreWood Creative Team had an exceptional 25 Hours of Thunderhill, taking first and second place in E2. Driver Larry Moore, who won the E2 class in 2018, drove the BMW 330i for the checkered flag. “It was the first time I’ve ever had to deal with the fog, and that kind of caught us off-guard. [...]

14 12, 2021

Funduro Racing Claws Forward to Take the E1 Class Win

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

Funduro Racing had to repair a loose seat early into the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, which put the team in last place. The team quickly overcame the equipment problem and went on to win the E1 class by 46 laps over second-place finisher Tazio Ottis Racing. “We had a couple of speed bumps, but nothing [...]

14 12, 2021

Spoon Sports Takes Big-Time E0 Class Win

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

The highlight for the Spoon Sports team was letting company founder and president Tatsuru Ichishima drive the last half hour to bring home the checkered flag at 25 Hours of Thunderhill. The team had built up a 13-lap lead over DIG Motorsports, which finished second, allowing the 70-year-old Ichishima to race into retirement after finishing [...]

14 12, 2021

Team One Motorsports Captures ESR Class and Overall Win at Thunderhill

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

After a “gap year” in 2020 due to the pandemic, the 2021 25 Hours of Thunderhill picked up where it left off, attracting the finest amateur and pro-am endurance racing teams from across the country and from across the globe. In the opening minutes of the race, it became evident there was some rust to [...]

14 12, 2021

Team Pink BMW Comes Out on Top in E3S

2021-12-14T12:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2021|

Consistency was the theme for the weekend for the Pink BMW with 3 Fast Drivers & a Porsche Driver team, earning team owner Neal Daly his first 25 Hours of Thunderhill title in four attempts. “It was just consistency with the car, the pit crew and us, and we were consistently going for it,” said [...]

7 12, 2021

Grid Walk: 2021 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance

2021-12-07T12:00:00-08:00December 7th, 2021|

Gridding up on the front straight is a cherished Thunderhill tradition. Crews push the cars into place as the grid fills with drivers, spectators, grid workers and media. The bagpipes fire up as the U.S. Air Force color guard presents the flags. Once the national anthem is complete, officials clear the grid, and drivers buckle [...]