My original idea for the prerace blog was to take a look at the some of the teams and drivers that make up the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series, but as I thought about it more I realized there are a lot of resources out there where you can learn more about the series and the teams involved. Here is a link to a GRAND-AM fan guide that will give you a better understanding of the classes and also contains a spotters guide - http://www.grand-am.com/Portals/0/Images/PDF/2013_RoadAtlanta_FanGuide.pdf, Also, Road Atlanta just did an excellent news story that takes a closer look at the DP Teams participating in the Rolex race - http://www.roadatlanta.com/nws_13dps.lasso
This left me with a bit of a dilemma on what exactly to focus on for this blog post. After giving it some thought I figured I would concentrate on the drivers that live here in Georgia. There are four drivers competing in the Rolex series that currently call Georgia home. Here’s a quick look at each
Race fans will get their first look at Daytona Prototypes (DP) competing on the famous Road Atlanta circuit April 19-20. The DP category has attracted the attention of superstar drivers and leading teams through its extremely raceable and relatively affordable format. With its intelligent design, the class has revolutionized sports car racing with plentiful battles at the front of the field and close finishes in virtually every race.