Mario Hart, from Peru is partnering with Lira Motorsports Hispanos and Mullins Racing. He will be piloting the #3 Mullins Ford Mustang in the NASCAR ARCA Test at Daytona International Speedway on January 13-14.
Hart is a Peruvian professional race car driver who is recognized for being named the National Circuit Champion in 2012 and in 2014 he was crowned the champion of the Automobile Club Peruano Rally Inca Roads competition. Mario holds 8 national titles in multiple motorsport categories.
He has a long history of racing and is currently racing rally cars, drifting, and karts.
Previously, Hart raced for Lira Motorsports in the IMSA Rolex 24 hours of Daytona, the Grand AM Series, and the SCCA Nationals. We are very excited to have the opportunity to partner with Mario again!
Mario will also be testing a Pro Late Model at New Smyrna Speedway with Racecar Solutions on Thursday, January 12.
What an amazing time to be had in Miami with Lira Motorsports family, friends, and good grilled food all topped off with high-performance machines that will make anyone crack a smile ear to ear. As the day unfolded there were lots of ride-along driving with Carlos Lira and Alex Lira, and the Lira friends, showcasing what the cars and the family are all about. It’s a day that will be remembered, the question is, will YOU make it to the next one? Stay tuned for updates on the next Homestead Lira Motorsports track day. If you don’t like the cars you’ll love the good laughs and good burgers. Cheers!
Port Orange, Florida’s own Michael Lira will be driving the ACL Remodeling and Girem Tilework No.60 for Josh WIlliams Motorspors and Lira Motorsports this Thursday, September 15th, 2022 in the ARCA Menards Series Bush’s Beans 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
“I’m excited for my first race at Bristol, said Lira. Winchester and Salem are some of my favorite short tracks so I’m looking forward to getting acclimated to the high banks quickly.”
This is his first race with the ARCA Menards Series since Nashville Fairgrounds, where Lira had a strong top five qualifying effort, and finished 7th.
Lira, a versatile driver in his own right, has logged 30 starts in the ARCA Menards Series, in addition to having a NASCAR Xfinity Series start in 2017, and a GT class start in the 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.
You can watch Michael in the No. 60 car live on Thursday night at 6:30 PM EST on both FS1, and the Fox Sports App. Additionally, you can listen to the radio broadcast on MRN on Sirius XM (XM channel 39, online channel 981)/ARCARacing.com. Tickets to watch in person can be purchased at BristolMotorSpeedway.com.
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LLira Motorsports is proud to announce drivers Michael Lira and Logan Misuraca will be returning behind the wheel to race the 56th Annual Prelude to the Governors Cup at New Smyrna Speedway on Saturday, November 13th in the 50 lap Pro Late Model Race. Lira and Misuraca will be racing with team Race Car Solutions, owner Jamie Skinner in victory-proven late models for their return to short-track racing.
Michael Lira, age 24, will be piloting the number 5 Pro Late Model under Race Car Solutions after 4 years of being being out of the seat. In this time, Lira has been a driver coach and spotter for many drivers in multiple series and local levels of racing. Lira also has been running Lira Motorsports Performance, a high performance auto repair shop delivering upgrades, repairs, and modifications to high-end cars in the Port Orange, FL area. His last race was in 2017 for the ARCA Music City 200 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway under Lira Motorsports. Lira has been working hard to get back behind the wheel to be competitive for a successful run at this years Governors Cup.
Logan Misuraca, age 22, will be piloting the number 99 Pro Late Model after a little over a year of being out of a Late Model. Misuraca has been staying race ready through her time out of the seat in her work at Daytona International Speedway with NASCAR Racing Experience to give customers a ride of a lifetime as well as giving her more seat time. Misuraca’s last race was the Fortress Water Twin 50s Pro Late Model Race at New Smyrna Speedway in late October of 2020, where she earned Rookie of the Year and finished 2nd in the Pro Late Model Points Standings.
Lira and Misuraca will be continuing to test to be most prepared for next weekend and will have the support of Girem Tile Work, Inc. Custom Design Tile and Marble https://www.facebook.com/Girem-Tile-Work-125663104183002/ Be sure to get your Prelude to the Governors Cup Admission to come support these two drivers as they take to the track again. Come on out to New Smyrna Speedway on Saturday, November 13th, racing starts @ 7:30pm.
In addition to servicing both NASCAR and IMSA racecars at the shop and trackside, Lira Motorsports is proud to announce we will now be offering tuning and aftermarket support for Volkswagen Audi Group products through APR.
Lira Motorsports in combination with APR can now help you customize, maintain, and improve upon your vehicle. Our partnership with APR has allowed us to prepare and modify cars for high performance driving events, or HPDE’s. These events allow people to get their street cars on the track and get instruction on how to drive on a racetrack. APR’s modifications combined with our on-track experience allows us to make your car faster and more reliable on-track. If you’re just looking for some modifications to enhance your driving experience on the road, we’re able to assist with that as well.
About APR: APR LLC is an automotive engineering firm operating a 78,000 sq. ft. performance campus in Opelika, AL with 50+ employees. APR was founded in 1997 with a corporate philosophy of Innovation, Integrity, and Excellence. APR’s Sole Mission is to provide the highest quality and most highly engineered aftermarket performance products available for Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen vehicles.
About Lira Motorsports: Lira Motorsports is a multi-car, multi series race team owned by Carlos and Amanda Lira. Lira Motorsports’ racing programs are operated from a 30,000-square foot compound in Port-Orange, Florida, just minutes from Daytona International Speedway.
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Lira Motorsports recently welcomed Mexico NASCAR driver, Rodrigo Rejon, to New Smyrna Speedway for a series of Late Model tests. Rejon is driver of the Mexico NASCAR ARRIS #4 car, who last year narrowly missed becoming the youngest driver in NASCAR Mexico history to win the championship. Rejon spent several days showcasing his driving skills on the 1/2 mile banks of New Smyrna Speedway in Pro-Late and Super Late Model racecars.
Lira Motorsports driver, Chance Jewels, and team owner, Carlos Lira, will take sports cars to the high banks of Daytona this weekend for the SCCA race August 3 & 4th. Jewels will be driving the #3 Ford Mustang around the 3.56 mile road course at Daytona International Speedway, something he’s very familiar with having won the 2018 SCCA Southeast Majors Division Champion title. Team owner, Carlos Lira, driving the #20 Mazda RX-8, has racked up numerous laps and wins at Daytona also. “It’s great being able to come out and compete at Daytona, our home track,” said team owner Carlos Lira. “It’s always a good time!” Good Luck guys!
Chance Jewels announced today he will be participating in the 2019 Word Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway. Jewels will participate in five races of the Pro Late Model division on February 11 – February 15. Sponsorship opportunities are available for one race or all five nights.
PORT ORANGE, FL (January 4, 2019) – The 2019 racing season will start on January 5 at New Smyrna Speedway for Lira Motorsports driver, Chance Jewels, as he will be taking the wheel of the #24 Pro-Late Model (PLM) in the Red Eye 50/50.
“The opportunity to race a Pro-Late Model at New Smyrna is awesome.,” Chance Jewels said. “Driving a different type of race car than what I’m used to really helps me be a more diverse race car driver. These different experiences will help me to grow as driver and further my racing career. I can’t wait to get on track on Saturday night and show my talents.”
Jewels has burst on to the racing scene in a big way in 2018, securing the prestigious SCCA Southeast Division Championship along with several wins in the 2018 SCCA Majors Tour.
“I’d really like to thank Lira Motorsports for the opportunity to show what I can do with a Pro Late Model. It means a lot to me to have Lira Motorsports owner, Carlos Lira, coach me through these new experiences as I further my racing career. I also want to thank my sponsors; Title Root, ReMax Town Center, All Florida Custom Homes, Fidelity Bank Mortgage, Royal Palm Pest Control, and Cabinetry Masters.com. Without their support, I wouldn’t be able to do what I do and for that I am very grateful that they believe in me as a driver.”
Jewels will be on-track in the PLM race on Saturday, January 5, at New Smyrna Speedway, 3939 State Rd 44 in New Smyrna Beach. Racing starts at 7:30pm.
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