ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Connor Mosack will return to the Trans-Am Series presented by Pirelli for a second full TA2 season behind the wheel of TeamSLR’s No. 28 Chevrolet Camaro.
The 22-year-old racer from Charlotte, N.C., will also be eligible for the Peter Gregg Foundation Young Gun Award. The $20,000 prize will be presented to the top points-earning TA2 driver who is under the age of 25 and has participated in a minimum of three national Trans-Am races.
Mosack enjoyed a breakout campaign in 2021 that included on-track and off-track milestones. In only his ninth career TA2 start, Mosack secured his first podium finish June 26 at the Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course just a month-and-a-half after graduating with a degree in business entrepreneurship from High Point (N.C.) University.
Then on Aug. 7 on the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, Mosack earned another podium finish. That set the stage for Mosack’s breakthrough win Sept. 12 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l. The triumph also boosted Mosack to third in the TA2 championship standings, a position he held through the season finale Nov. 7 at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, where he finished second to championship winner Rafa Matos.
“I learned a ton this year, especially in terms of race craft – when you can take advantage of opportunities and when you need to save yourself, and also just how to make better lap times,” Mosack said. “The learning curve was steep, but that made our success all the more rewarding.
“It’s only a 12-race season, and when the checkered flag dropped at COTA, I wanted there to be another race. Coming back for another full season of TA2 with TeamSLR and M1 Racecars was a no-brainer. There’s a lot we still want to accomplish.”