Staff, 2022-09-30 02:00:00,
Thaze Competition, a team based in the metropolitan Detroit area, has announced plans to enter IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge next year with a pair of Mercedes-AMG GT4 entries in GS class.
The team’s driver lineup is being finalized with Thaze in final negotiations with a driver pairing for one of the two cars.
“Based on my past experience, we want our drivers to have access to the tools typically reserved for factory professionals,” said team principal Faisal Ahmad.
“What’s been missing for me is that holistic approach to sports car racing where drivers are supported with ongoing mental and physical fitness, nutrition and even media training.
“Essentially, we want to give our drivers and crew members all of the tools they need to perform at their best and give them a competitive edge.”
Thaze Competition is enlisting the expertise of best-selling author, celebrity fitness and nutrition expert Drew Logan from NBC’s “STRONG,” and is implementing an advanced strength and conditioning program to maximize the performance of its drivers and team members.
“We were inspired by the impressive debut that Trackhouse Racing and Justin Marks have made in the NASCAR Cup series,” team principal Brian Makse said. “What Justin and his team were able to achieve in such a short time was astonishing.
“At the same time, I saw many similarities between what Trackhouse has done and…
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