Wayne Taylor Racing Announce New President & COO

By Community | January 10, 2014

Wayne Taylor Racing (WTR), price order whose drivers Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor in September clinched the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype-class championship, pills announced the appointment of Michael Levinsohn as President and Chief Operating Officer of the team.

Levinsohn is a seasoned corporate executive and entrepreneur with 25 years of experience running both public and private companies. He will be responsible for all commercial activities pertaining to WTR while Taylor focuses on the team’s racing program.

“Michael and I have known one another for more than 25 years and he has always expressed an interest in becoming involved with motor racing,” said Taylor, the three-time sports car racing champion who formed WTR in 2007 and has seen his team capture 17 victories and 44 podium finishes in 89 races, as well as the 2013 championship and runner-up finishes in the championship twice.“

Levinsohn is the founder of Seattle-based Archer Mobile, a leading mobile marketing services and solutions company, as well as 121 Mobile Solutions, a privately held consulting company. He has advised brands and wireless carriers around the world on business development and customer relationship management programs. 

“Joining WTR is a wonderful opportunity, particularly coming off the championship-winning season in 2013,” Levinsohn said. “Wayne and Max have built the best team in sports car racing and, with Ricky (Taylor) and Jordan in the No. 10 car for 2014, we have the foundation for another successful year. I am looking forward to working with everyone involved in WTR, including our commercial partners and the Indianapolis-based crew.”

WTR will campaign the championship-winning No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette Dallara DP when the 12-race Tudor United SportsCar Championship opens Jan. 25-26 with the traditional Rolex 24 At Daytona.