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USCC: Alex Tagliani to race for RSR Racing in PC class

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RSR Racing announced Tuesday that veteran IndyCar series’ driver, Canadian Alex Tagliani will drive one the team’s two Prototype Challenge in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The Lachenais, Quebec native is no stranger to RSR or team owner Paul Gentilozzi, having driven for the Michigan-based team in CART/Champ Car from 2003-04.

Tagliani will race alongside 2013 PC class runner-up Chris Cumming in the No. 09 entry, with Bruno Junqueira and Duncan Ende completing the season-long lineup in the No. 08 car.

USCC PC Car No 9
PC car No 9. (Photo: ALMS)

Completing the lineup in the No. 09 entry for Daytona will be Rusty Mitchell and Mazda Road to Indy graduate Conor Daly, who will be making his sports car racing debut.

Tagliani is under contract for two races: the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring.

“I have a contract (with RSR) but I am still looking to find a ride in the IndyCar series”, Tagliani said.

“If there’s a conflict, I have the right to leave RSR to race the Indy car,” he added.