JT Coupal - Race Car Driver of MPC Sponsored Car

MPC is a proud sponsor of Race Car Driver, JT Coupal

As a precision components company that does a lot of work for the automotive industry, including the production of rollers, bearings, shafts, terminal, bushings, and more, we are happy to be able to support car racing as a sponsor of an Audi RS3 LMS with race car driver JT Coupal.

New Partnership with Bilstein

Most recently, JT finished the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. While there, JT debuted the #009 Bilstein / Micro Precision Components Audi RS3 LMS.

JT recently partnered with Bilstein, a premier manufacturer of high performance shock absorbers for the OEM, street and racing industries for over 50 years. In addition to debuting the car at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, JT will have the #009 Audi at the world-renowned automotive specialty products trade event, the SEMA show in Las Vegas, October 31-November 3.

JT will be in the Bilstein Booth at the SEMA show with the race car on display. 

Other Sponsors

In addition to Micro Precision Components and Bilstein, a number of other companies also sponsor the #009 Audi including:

  • Redcom Laboratories, Inc.
  • Thyssenkrupp BILSTEIN of America
  • The Gorsline Company
  • VP Racing Fuels
  • Optima Batteries

Driver Accomplishments

Though only 17, JT has been racing for over 5 years and is already making a big impact in the racing industry.

JT took 8th place in the Touring Car Championship during the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Season while in the #009 Micro Precision Audi RS3 LMS for BERG Racing.

JT's 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Season highlights include:

  • 5+ Top 10 Finishes, as well as 2 fastest laps of the race
  • 2nd place at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
  • 8th place finish in Race 1 at Virginia International Raceway, making up 21 positions after starting last due to qualifying issues; and 10th place finish at Race 2 passing more than 30 cars

Other Milestones

  • 24H Endurance at Misano Circuit (Italy)– July 2017  2nd in class driving a Ginetta G55
  • 12H Endurance at Imola (Italy) – July 2017 driving an Audi RS3 LMS for Cadspeed Racing
  • 24Hour Endurance at Dubai - 3rd place finish in TCR Class driving Seat Leon Coupe for ZEST Racecar Engineering
  • 3x3H Prototype Endurance Series at Dubai Autodrome - Multiple podium finishes driving a Ginetta LMP2 G57
  • 2016 SCCA Spec Miata, winning 4 championships including, New England Road Racing, North Atlantic Road Racing, New York State Road Racing and Pro-IT Series.  Also received Driver of the Year from NYSRRC
  • 2013 2-time World Karting Association National Champion in the road racing series in Jr. Sprint Light/Heavy classes

Learn More About JT Coupal