Drivers


Michael Cooper - #8 Car

In 2015, Cooper drove the Blackdog Racing Chevrolet Camaro to the World Challenge GTS driver championship with wins at Circuit of the America's, Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course, Miller Motorsports Park and Sonoma Raceway. He had podium finishes at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Sonoma Raceway. In 2014, he started two GTS races with two top 10 finishes, including fourth at Miller Motorsports Park in round 16. In 2013, Cooper returned to the World Challenge Touring Car Class for a partial season, winning four of nine races (double race wins at Toronto and Mid-Ohio) and made a one-off appearance in the GT Class at Mid-Ohio. In 2012, he won the World Challenge Touring Car Driver Championship with six wins and seven poles on his way to claiming Touring Car Rookie of the Year honor.In 2011, he won the Playboy Mazda MX-5 driver championship with six poles and five wins. This championship earned Cooper the Mazda Motorsports Ladder System award enabling young and talented drivers the funding to move up in the racing ranks. In 2010, he won one race and stood on the podium four times in the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Series. In 2009, he began his racing career at the Skip Barber Racing School.

Johnny O'Connell - #3 Car

Johnny O'Connell is recognized as one of North America's most successful sports car drivers of all time. He has won the 12 Hours of Sebring a record eight times and became the first American driver to earn four class victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He has won the Rolex 24, Petit Le Mans, and numerous Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles. Driving his Cadillac CTS-V.R in 2011, Johnny finished 2nd in drivers’ points. In 2012 O’Connell won the Drivers’ Championship, and together with his teammate, Andy Pilgrim, brought home the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge GT Manufactures’ Championship for Team Cadillac.