Utah: Starworks Motorsports preview

FOREST AND DALZIEL ALL OUT IN UTAH FOR THE SEASON FINALE! Eleven races after its first race in Daytona, Starworks Motorsport is getting ready to enter the finale of the 2010 Rolex Series season. Saturday's Utah 250 will be the last chance this...

FOREST AND DALZIEL ALL OUT IN UTAH FOR THE SEASON FINALE!

Eleven races after its first race in Daytona, Starworks Motorsport is getting ready to enter the finale of the 2010 Rolex Series season. Saturday's Utah 250 will be the last chance this season for Starworks Motorsport drivers Ryan Dalziel and Mike Forest to win their first race together. After the bad luck race they had in Canada two weeks ago, they plan to race full speed ahead at Miller Motorsports Park since unfortunately they have now lost all chance of finishing on the podium of the 2010 Rolex Series driver point standings. The 2010 championship was so competitive and any mistake or retirement in a race cost a handful of positions in the championship. This is the case for Ryan who was ranked 2nd in the championship before the last race and after the Montreal 200 mechanical incident that caused the retirement of the #8 car after only 8 laps, he slipped to 6th in the driver point standings. Mike Forest who was 5th before Montreal is now ranked 11th.

The Starworks Motorsport team technical department led by Bill Riley brought a very competitive car to the races of the 2010 season and for this last race, they plan to have one of the fastest cars in Utah and the #8 Corsa Car Care Riley BMW should be very competitive on Saturday.

Almost eight month ago, Ryan Dalziel won the first Rolex Series race of the 2010 season, the Rolex 24 At Daytona. For this season finale on Saturday, Ryan has not lost his motivation even if the Montreal race was a very disappointing one. He wants to finish the season like he started it, with a bang and a win for himself, his teammates and sponsors and also for his team owner Peter Baron and the entire Starworks Motorsport organization.

"I am still really upset about Montreal but I am going to turn that sadness around and into motivation for Utah," announced Ryan Dalziel. "As in every race this year, I know Starworks Motorsport will prepare the Corsa Care Care entry to be fast. The unfortunate problem from Montreal really got us bummed since it was a manufacturing fault and not something Starworks could control, so I hope Mike and I can give the crew a victory to lift our spirits going into the offseason" said Dalziel.

Mike Forest is getting ready to complete his first full Rolex Series season in a DP car and his first for Starworks Motorsport. Despite the misfortune of the last race in Canada, Mike remains confident that there is still a chance for him and Dalziel to win a race this season.

"We are going to the final race in Utah with the plan of winning the race," announced Mike Forest. "There is nothing to protect in way of the championship anymore, so we will race all out" continued the young Canadian.

Before this last race of the year, Starworks Motorsport is ranked 8th in the team point standings but only a few points behind 6th place. With a good result they should be able to gain a few spots and finish the season on a high note.

-source: starworks motorsport

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Ryan Dalziel , Peter Baron , Mike Forest
Teams Starworks Motorsports