Iowa: Sigalsport BMW preview

AUBERLEN AND ALHADEFF ARE LOOKING TO REGAIN THEIR WINNING WAYS IN IOWA Los Angeles, July 11, 2007 -. The Luggage Express Team Sigalsport BMW and its drivers Bill Auberlen and Matt Alhadeff are looking to regain their winning ways at Iowa ...

AUBERLEN AND ALHADEFF ARE LOOKING TO REGAIN THEIR WINNING WAYS IN IOWA

Los Angeles, July 11, 2007 -. The Luggage Express Team Sigalsport BMW and its drivers Bill Auberlen and Matt Alhadeff are looking to regain their winning ways at Iowa Speedway.

Iowa Speedway is a 7/8 mile asphalt oval track located in Newton, Iowa, on I-80, 25 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa. The track, "A Rusty Wallace Signature Series Track" is designed by NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace and seats approximately 40,000 fans.

The upcoming Iowa race will be the second consecutive Daytona Prototype race under the lights, with the green flag waving at 8 pm local time this Friday (SPEED, at 10 p.m. ET). The 1.3-mile, 9-turn central Iowa track is one of two tracks hosting its Rolex Series debut in the next three races, along with Montreal's famed Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve scheduled next August.

"We missed the top ten by seconds last week at Daytona" declared Luggage Express Team Sigalsport BMW Team Manager, Emmanuel Lupe. "I am confident that our team continues to improve. It is our first DP season and we are still learning the car. Some of our guys are very experienced, but the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series is a tough competitive series and the level is very high. You need to keep working hard to remain one of the top teams in the series" said Lupe. "We are in the middle of three back-to-back races (Daytona, Iowa and Barber) and it's very difficult for the crew to work 24/7 to prepare the car. I am convinced that we will score great results before the end of the season. Of course we'd like to give another podium finish or two to our sponsors who are very supportive of our efforts" announced Lupe.

The Luggage Express Team Sigalsport BMW is ready to start the Iowa two day event and looks forward to racing at the front of the pack on Friday night the 13th!

-credit: sigalsport

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Rusty Wallace , Bill Auberlen