Following the retirement of Sellers’ 2018 co-driver and co-champion Madison Snow, PMR wanted to discover a new fulltime companion for Bryan Sellers, who will enter his fourth season with the group.
Hardwick is a confirmed star in a Lamborghini Huracan, having earned 5 Cup class wins and ten podiums in his rookie season in Tremendous Trofeo, after which incomes six class wins on the Novice stage on this yr’s in the end profitable championship marketing campaign.
Hardwick, who additionally raced within the Pirelli World Problem in 2018, scoring the GT Cup Championship title, brings with him backing from 1st Phorm, a sports activities diet firm, and Mountain Motorsports, a bike and powersports autos retailer.
Crew proprietor Paul Miller mentioned: “Ryan brings lots of expertise, success, and willpower to our group and shall be a giant asset to Paul Miller Racing.
“Within the coming season, we anticipate he shall be a giant assist to us in defending our title! Having driver champion Bryan Sellers again as our group chief can also be very thrilling for our entire group.”
Corey Lewis will return to PMR for the 4 Michelin Endurance Cup rounds, one in every of which the group captured final yr –the Sebring 12 Hours – on its method to eight podium finishes in 11 races.
Sellers, who has now racked up 13 podiums and 20 top-five finishes for the group, mentioned: “I’m very honored to be returning to Paul Miller Racing for my fourth season.
“This shall be a brand new program for us and I’m extraordinarily enthusiastic about pairing with Ryan Hardwick for the season. I used to be capable of watch him race in Tremendous Trofeo final season, and his progress and dedication by way of the yr was spectacular. He shall be an important match inside our group.”
Hardwick commented: “After I began my journey into racing sportscars, my purpose was to someday compete in IMSA. I’m honored to have the chance to appreciate that purpose by becoming a member of such an completed group with Paul Miller Racing. I am additionally extraordinarily grateful for the chance to drive with, and study from Bryan Sellers.
“None of this might be potential with out confidence that Mr. Miller and Lamborghini Squadra Corse have put in me, and I am devoted to serving to defend their class championship from final season.”
PMR will full a someday tire take a look at at Daytona this week earlier than returning to the monitor for the Jan. 4-6 Roar Earlier than The 24 take a look at.