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Turner Motorsport 2003 season preview

Turner Motorsport launches assault for 2003. Following up its strong 2002 season, Turner Motorsport returns with multiple BMWs to the SCCA Speed Touring Car Championship in 2003 Will Turner and Frank Selldorff return to their driver's seats and...

Turner Motorsport launches assault for 2003.

Following up its strong 2002 season, Turner Motorsport returns with multiple BMWs to the SCCA Speed Touring Car Championship in 2003 Will Turner and Frank Selldorff return to their driver's seats and are joined by factory BMW pilot Bill Auberlen

Will Turner has nabbed three wins since 1998 and finished in the top 10 an incredible 36 times In 2002, he scored one win, two pole positions and had a season-high four fastest race laps Will is the owner and president of Turner Motorsport Inc, a Massachusetts-based BMW tuning and racing operation with expertise on BMW M cars since 1989 Today, Turner Motorsport is the North American leader in BMW tuning Turner will pilot his traditional #92 entry

Frank Selldorff begins his second year in Touring Car racing Previously, the Boston entrepreneur enjoyed great success in SCCA and BMWCCA racing In 2002, his rookie season of Touring Car, Selldorff recorded a season-best fourth at Washington DC and finished the season in the top five for Rookie of the Year He will be piloting the #93 car

Bill Auberlen returns to Turner Motorsport for a full 2003 season Auberlen last raced with the team in 2001, when he scored one win at Lime Rock, setting a series record for most positions improved by a winner, passing 43 cars en route to victory Auberlen has achieved tremendous success in BMWs, garnering the 1997 PSCR GT Championship, numerous Daytona and Sebring victories, success at Le Mans in a BMW V12 LMR, and further success with a win at the 2001 Petit Le Mans in a M3 GTR Auberlen won the 2002 Grand-Am GT Championship, and will also drive one of the factory BMW M3s in SCCA Speed GT

Turner Motorsport's four new 2003 BMW 325i sedans are built in-house by full time race technicians using the latest technology from BMW, H&R Springs, Toyo Tires, Pagid and BBS Turner Motorsport uses its 10 years of experience to turn out exceptionally prepared and seriously fast race equipment The team has been busy this off-season with testing and developing the suspension on the new cars.

"Our engine program is the same as last year's, which was pretty good Over the winter, we have been concentrating on improving the suspension of the cars," said Turner. "We have done a lot of testing, and have made some very significant progress I can't wait for Sebring"

The upcoming 2003 season will be Turner Motorsport's sixth year in Touring Car competition The Turner Motorsport/H&R Springs team has already come up with a very impressive resume As a team, Turner Motorsport has compiled 5 wins, 28 top fives, and 66 top 10 finishes Turner Motorsport has received numerous awards from SCCA in the last five years, including the Jim Cook Award and the Crew of the Year Award, and helped BMW win the Manufacturers' Championship in 2001.

For more information about Turner Motorsport, please visit wwwturnermotorsportcom

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Series PWC
Drivers Bill Auberlen , Will Turner , Frank Selldorff
Teams Turner Motorsport