02.05.2021: They are saying “Every thing is greater in Texas”, a spot with extra highway mileage than most international locations. Huge freeway flyovers dot the panorama, and quaint BBQ spots serve up mountains of smoked meat – by weight.

They are saying “Every thing is greater in Texas”, a spot with extra highway mileage than most international locations. Huge freeway flyovers dot the panorama, and quaint BBQ spots serve up mountains of smoked meat – by weight.

And so, for this weekend’s SRO GT America occasion at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas, GMG Racing is embracing the Lone Star State’s “larger=higher” mantra fairly actually. We’re bringing eight vehicles to compete in three occasions throughout two separate sequence. Formidable a lot? Maybe, however our racing program is simply hitting its 2021 stride as we dive into the meat of the season.

 
 

Per standard, the tip of the GMG spear at CotA is understood risk Jason Bell. He’ll be coming into two classes over the weekend along with his Aston Martin Vantage GT4. First, solo within the GT America class, then becoming a member of forces with acquainted co-driver Andrew Davis in GT4 America.

The pair are marked males after notching a victory right here final yr. Bell tacitly acknowledged their place, quipping “I like this observe, and we’re all the time quick right here. Andrew and I introduced dwelling a win final yr, and we wish to repeat with the Aston Martin. GMG has labored continuous dialing within the automotive and we’re going to capitalize on their onerous work.”

 
 

Mirroring the Bell/Davis duo in Austin will probably be GMG veteran Elias Sabo and Andy Lee. Elias, like Bell, will take to GT America solo, this time within the reliably constant Audi R8 LMS GT4. In each occasions, he’ll be seeking to hone his race craft and blend issues up on the entrance of the grid, particularly along with his longtime coach and co-driver Andy.

 Elias is hungry for alternative at CotA, particularly after a spot of unhealthy luck at Sonoma. “The GMG workforce has labored so onerous to get us right here…we had been right here a number of weeks in the past testing, and we really feel prepared. I’ve to thank GMG and Audi Sport Buyer Racing for getting the vehicles again collectively and able to race!”

 

Making his sequence debut this weekend is SRO GT America rookie Jason Nolan. After a variety of driver improvement work with GMG Racing on the Thermal Membership, his dedication to bettering his expertise is certain to bear fruit at his dwelling observe of CotA.

The warmth is on, particularly in his new Audi R8 LMS GT4 along with his household watching from the stands. Any stress he could be feeling appears to be overcome along with his ambition, although: “I’m simply excited to be right here! We snagged one of many final accessible R8 GT4’s in North America, and I fell in love with the automotive instantly. I couldn’t be happier with the crew at GMG, and I can’t wait to get out and race!”

Whereas we thought sending eight vehicles to Texas was huge, Kyle Washington has one-upped everybody else within the contest to go even larger. His GMG-backed Porsche machines will see loads of use this weekend, first the 911 GT3R in SRO GT America, the place he simply missed the rostrum on the final spherical in Sonoma.

Then, he’ll Texas Two Step to the Porsche Dash Problem USA Sequence in an all-new GT3 Cup automotive, regarded as the final new 991.2 GT3 within the US. He’s seeking to get as a lot observe time as potential this weekend, and there’s no higher manner than with two vehicles!

However, it’s not with out its challenges. “…it’s been an unimaginable effort to get right here, getting a model new automotive mere weeks earlier than a race is a large endeavor. I’ve acquired full religion within the GMG workforce, and we’ve simply overhauled the GT3R to prep it for this weekend. I can’t thank them sufficient for all of the onerous work to make this weekend occur.”

 

Lastly, we’ll see the return of workforce proprietor James Sofronas, a staple within the SRO/PWC paddock since 1994. After seven months out of motion with main shoulder surgical procedure, you will be sure he’ll be itching to get again to high kind. By no means one to relaxation on his laurels, James is doubly difficult himself this weekend by piloting a buyer’s Lamborghini Huracan GT3, not his standard GT3R.

 

James provides, “I’ve been fortunate to drive many various race vehicles in my profession and when my shopper requested me if I might race his automotive for him this yr whereas we practice him in the identical automotive behind the scenes, how might I say no??!”. Like the remainder of the workforce, his ambition and gratitude is obvious.

“It’s the longest I’ve been out of a racecar,” he stated, “I’ve labored by way of intense each day PT and rehab to get right here. I’m rusty, however I’ve caught to the plan, and I’m excited to get again to it! Bringing eight vehicles to Texas was no small feat, and I’m extremely happy with my guys.

They’ve labored continuous for the final 30 days and I couldn’t be extra happy with their degree of dedication and dedication to excellence! I’m hoping we will carry some {hardware} dwelling for them, however one factor is for positive, all of us have a superb time right here at GMG!”

 

 

 

 

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