Jackson to drive second Brumos Porsche in 2003 Daytona Prototypes Championship DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 29, 2002) -- Bob Snodgrass, President & CEO of Brumos Motor Cars, Inc., announced today that Brumos Porsche will field a second car in the...
Jackson to drive second Brumos Porsche in 2003 Daytona Prototypes Championship
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 29, 2002) -- Bob Snodgrass, President & CEO of Brumos Motor Cars, Inc., announced today that Brumos Porsche will field a second car in the 2003 Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototypes class. Wayne Jackson, of Columbia, Md., will be the lead driver in Brumos' #58 Porsche-powered Daytona Prototype.
"I have watched Wayne improve as a driver through historic racing and as he branched into other forms of racing," Snodgrass remarked. "We are thrilled that he has committed to drive one of the Brumos team cars."
Jackson has previously competed in some Rolex Series events, including the 2001 Rolex 24 At Daytona, and plans on racing a portion of the 2002 season starting with the Six Hours of The Glen in June. "There are several reasons why I wanted to become involved in the new Daytona Prototypes," Jackson commented. "I expect it will be highly competitive racing, and I also applaud the safety considerations that are integral in the design of the Daytona Prototypes."
Jackson's co-driver has yet to be announced, but Snodgrass is rumored to be in negotiation with another prominent sports car specialist. J.C. France and Hurley Haywood have already been named as the drivers for Brumos' #59 Daytona Prototype. Both entries will run a Porsche 3.6 liter flat-six, normally aspirated engine in the FABCAR chassis designed and built by Dave Klym of Indianapolis, Ind.
Brumos Racing, based in Jacksonville, Fla., has a rich history of Porsche racing that includes 11 IMSA titles and three Trans-Am championships. They have also appeared in Daytona's Victory Lane six times as the owner or sponsor of the Rolex 24 At Daytona overall winner.
Additional information about the Rolex Sports Car Series and Daytona Prototypes is available online at www.grand-am.com.