Monday, August 17, 2009

Trading Paint

Burrows and Hopwood, SCDA, and Motion Dynamics Put Sunday Group Management Behind the Wheel
By Adam Burrows and Trevor Hopwood

LEE, N.H. (Aug. 14, 2009) - No doubt that many of you are familiar with Sunday Group Management's lead motorsports scribe Matt Cleary. When not producing multiple releases every race weekend from the confines of the media center, he's often seen in the Rolex, KONI and Mustang Challenge paddocks, darting between transporters, capturing vital data points from driver, team owners and engineers alike. Additionally, Matt has been both our Media and Driver Manager since we started in the KONI Sports Car Challenge in 2007.

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Bell wins at Trois Rivieres

Trois Rivieres, Que- (16 Aug 2009) –Matt Bell checked another career accomplishment off his list on Sunday as he drove to his second Grand-Am KONI Sports Car GS Class victory with an impressive 2.7-second win in the challenging Grand Prix du Trois Rivieres.

Bell shared the victory with fellow Turner Motorsport driver Don Salama, who qualified the BMW M3 third on the grid and started the 90-minute race before turning the controls over to Bell. The victory puts Bell’s name on the same roster of champions at the track with names like Villeneuve and Rahal as the event celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2009.

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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Segal Wins Glen

(Watkins Glen, NY) 8 August 09—Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato scored their first Rolex Sports Car Series victory of the 2009 season with a strong drive in the No. 69 FXDD Mazda RX-8 on Friday night at Watkins Glen. The Crown Royal 200 win was the second visit to Gatorade Victory Circle at the famed upstate New York circuit for Segal and Assentato, as the two triumphed along with co-driver Nic Longhi in the 6 Hours of the Glen last season.

The Friday night Glen victory followed an intense two-hour battle as the GT Class raced the sprint event alongside the Daytona Prototypes for the first time in three years, making every lap a high speed traffic jam on the 2.45-mile “short course.”

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Riley Camaro picks up "Momentum.."

The Chevrolet Camaro is set to battle the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger in the KONI Sports Car Challenge race series under the banner of Momentum Race Group. The Dallas-based race outfit will run a two-car team featuring a 2010 Camaro prepared by Riley Technologies and a lineup of well-seasoned drivers including SPEED World Challenge veterans Robb Holland and Jeff Altenburg...more here