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Spike Kohlbecker Joins The Toyota Gazoo Racing North America Inaugural GR Cup with TechSport Racing

28 February 2023 GR Cup

Spike Kohlbecker prepares to launch his sports car debut with proven championship team, TechSport Racing, in the new GR Cup, single-make series as part of the SRO America sanctioning body.

"I'm thrilled to pilot the #55 GR Cup race car.  And the chance to work with a championship winning team like TechSport is a unique opportunity for sure.  Awesome tracks, large fields, and an extremely competitive group of professional drivers with backing from Toyota and SRO - Wow, what a year this is going to be!" 


St. Louis, MO (Wednesday, February 22, 2023) - Spike Kohlbecker of St. Louis, MO joins Championship winning team, TechSport Racing, in Toyota Gazoo Racing's GR Cup Series.  In partnership with sanctioning body SRO America, the GR Cup will provide drivers and teams the opportunity to compete in large, competitive fields at some of the most iconic tacing venues in North America.  The single-make series, featuring the Toyota GR86, will make its debut at Sonoma Raceway in April before traveling to the famous Circuit of the Americas in May.

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to pilot the #55 GR Cup car with the support and guidance of the TechSport Team.  I'm always looking for a challenge, never afraid to do hard things, and this year will certainly be a challenge.  With a proper race car, a proven team, the manufacturer support from Toyota Gazoo Racing North America, world-famous tracks, and a proper series supported by SRO America, this is a great way to further develop my professional racing career.  No doubt this is all made possible by my sponsors and supporters.  I look forward to welcoming them and everyone that has been on this joirney with me to all the races this year.  To have the chance to represent my supporters and my #STLMADE community again is just a dream come true"