Walero Ambassador, Owen Trinkler and Team TGM, Crowned 2018 Champions
Walero ambassador, Owen Trinkler and Team TGM, crowned the 2018 Champions.
Securing three IMSA wins on the way, Owen Trinkler and team TGM claimed their first ever championship victory.
The weekend’s racing action over in the states made history for team TGM, as Trinkler and Co. was crowned the 2018 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Champions. The final event for Trinkler and partner, Hugh Plumb, took place this weekend at Road Atlanta. Driving the No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 with a consistent competitive pace throughout the season, the duo done all that was needed to claim the Championship title. Furthermore, the teams impressive decision making throughout the season proved to be a vital part of their championship title win. Not to forget, the outstanding preparation from TeamTGM was demonstrated by the fact that the No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 was the only entry to complete every single lap of every single race in the 2018 IMSA season, totaling 773 laps over the ten race season.
The start of the 2018 season got off to a tricky start, following the team taking on the brand new Mercedes-AMG GT4 platform; some work was needed in order for the team to get familiar with this. However, the teams hard work and preparation paid off with a thrilling victory at Lime Rock Park, the first in team history! As the season went on, it was clear to see the team were up to grips with this new platform. Trinkler and Co. showed consistency throughout the season and claimed several victories and podiums along the way. The Championship title is rightfully Team TGM’s!