With only two races remaining in the Trans-Am Championship and only a week between them, crunch time is now a reality for teams and drivers with championship aspirations and those wanting to grab Trans-Am glory before the series’ 50th anniversary season comes to a close.
Pirelli Tire North America and The Trans-Am Race Co. announced Wednesday a three-year agreement that will see Pirelli named the official tire supplier and presenting sponsor of the Trans-Am Series.
Paul Fix and Tony Buffomante captured pole positions in qualifying sessions for their respective Trans-Am races Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.
With only three races remaining in the Trans-Am Championship, the crunch has absolutely set in for Trans-Am’s TA and TA2 classes with only the slightest of margins separating the contenders, leaving little to no room for error over the final stretch.
After a nearly decade-long absence, the Trans-Am Series will make its return to the West Coast, with the Trans-Am Race Company formally announcing an independent West Coast Championship that will begin next year.
Paul Fix (TA) and Justin Haley (TA2) will start on the pole for Saturday’s pair of 101.37-mile, 31-lap Trans-Am races at Virginia Int’l Raceway, with both setting the fast lap for their respective classes during Friday’s qualifying sessions.
The Trans-Am Race Company has announced a 13-event schedule for the 2017 Trans-Am Championship, seeing the vast majority of venues return from its 50th Anniversary season and adding a race at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway on June 18, alongside the Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass’n.
With just over seven weeks remaining in Trans-Am’s 50th anniversary season, five events remain with roughly 40 percent of they year’s points up for grabs, setting the stage for a mad battle to the top of the championship podiums.
Cliff Ebben and Lawrence Loshak will start on pole for their respective races Sunday in the First Energy Trans-Am 100, featuring TA, TA3 and TA4, and the Pura Vida Tequila Muscle Car 100 Presented by ETE Reman Transmissions, featuring TA2, after setting the fast times in qualifying Friday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
DETROIT — official series release — Trans-Am Series photo — The Trans-Am Series will make its return to Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Mich., this year during the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix on June 3-5, 2016. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, the Trans-Am Series will return to Detroit for the first time in 15 years as it …
MIAMI, Fla. – official series release — The Trans-Am Race Company has announced Hoosier Racing Tire will return as the official tire of the Trans-Am Series for the 2016 season. Hoosier Racing Tire, based in Lakeville, Ind., will serve as the designated spec tire manufacturer for all Trans-Am classes throughout the duration of the season including TA, TA2, and TA3 …
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Chris Clark photo — As the Trans-Am Series prepares for Bullet Liner Championship Weekend at Daytona Int’l Speedway, the final round of the 2015 Trans-Am Championship this Saturday, all eyes will be firmly fixed on Amy Ruman and Cameron Lawrence. Both enter the final race of the year with their class points …
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