St. James, Schroeder, Volk at Petit Le Mans

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 - The drivers who finished fourth in the Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring in 1998 will be reunited for the 10-hour Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta Sept. 18 with the announcement Saturday that Lyn St. James will join...

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 - The drivers who finished fourth in the Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring in 1998 will be reunited for the 10-hour Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta Sept. 18 with the announcement Saturday that Lyn St. James will join Jeret Schroeder and Tom Volk behind the wheel of TRV Motorsport's Riley & Scott Chevy #95. The yellow and black car is sponsored by Supreme Exhaust System Products, Purity Farms, Racer Parts Wholesale and Goodyear Tires. "It's going to be fantastic to be back in the driver's seat again, and to be back with a team that I work well with and have a lot of confidence in," St. James said. "I haven't raced at Road Atlanta since they made the changes to the track, and I'm looking forward to it very much. I think we should do well." The last time St. James competed with the Toledo, Ohio-based team it was campaigning a Kudzu. Over the winter it acquired a newer Riley & Scott chassis. The team finished the prestigious Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in January but its season was hampered by a fire in June during a practice session at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Riley & Scott has been rebuilt since then and some aerodynamic improvements have also been made to it in the interim. Its first race since the rebuild will be the Petit Le Mans. A recent testing session at the Moroso Motorsports Park in Florida went very well, and hopes are high for a good showing at Road Atlanta. St. James is perhaps most famous for her six Indy 500 starts. Schroeder has also competed in the Indy 500, as he was the rookie with the most consistent qualifying laps when he earned the 21st starting spot for the prestigious race this May. He was as high as seventh in the 500 before the engine blew in Cobb Racing's Purity Farms G-Force Infiniti. He ended up 15th in the final rundown and impressed many insiders, including St. James and Volk. Volk concentrates on being a successful businessman in addition to racing with full-time professional racers like St. James and Schroeder. Among other concerns such as Ohio Belting and Transmission, Supreme Distribution Center, Specialty Sales, Brookside Farm and Racer Parts Wholesale, he owns the TRV Motorsport team. St. James resides in Indianapolis; Schroeder in Vineland, N.J.; and Volk in Blissfield, Mich. The team is based in Toledo, Ohio.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Jeret Schroeder , Lyn St. James