Megennis and Machavern Will Drive the No. 95 BMW, with Foley and Selldorff in the No 96
Turner Motorsport will begin its defense of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Grand Sport (GS) class title at the season-opening BMW M Endurance Challenge at Daytona with revised driver lineups in the team’s two BMW M4 GT4 race cars.
Robert Megennis returns to Turner Motorsport for his second season with the team in the Celestica-sponsored No. 95 BMW M4 GT4. He’ll be joined by team and series veteran Dillon Machavern, a former GS champion with six race wins in the iconic blue-and-yellow Turner Motorsport machine, including the 2019 Motul Petit Le Mans in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Robby Foley, last season’s Michelin Pilot Challenge co-champion, will return to the No. 96 BMW. In 2023, Foley shared wins at Sebring International Raceway and Watkins Glen International with Vin Barletta, the duo putting together a strong season to win the GS title by a narrow 10 points. Foley, the BMW factory driver, has 16 wins and 44 podiums in a range of series with Turner. Joining him this season in the No. 96 will be 2023 IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge GSX champion Francis Selldorff. After capturing six podium finishes including a win at VIRginia International Raceway that led to the championship in his first professional season, Selldorff will pair with Foley to keep the championship momentum going.
“The 2023 IMSA season was one of our best,” team owner Will Turner said. “The VP and IMPC championships were capped with Turner winning the BMW Sport Trophy Team title as the most successful BMW customer racing team in the world. All of that will be hard to beat, but we are ready to go with what I believe is one of our strongest driver lineups. Welcome back to Dillon Machavern and Megennis, Foley and Selldorf. Strong, strong, strong and strong.”
Michelin Pilot Challenge testing takes place at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 on Jan. 19-21. Official practice starts Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Daytona International Speedway, with qualifying the next day. The four-hour BMW M Endurance Challenge at Daytona takes the green flag at 1:45 p.m. ET Friday, Jan. 26.