Andy Brumbaugh returns to Canada with The Racer's Group Columbia, SC -- May 18, 2005 -- 2001 Canadian Formula Ford Champion Andy Brumbaugh and The Racer's Group will team to assault the Mont-Tremblant Circuit in this weekend's 6 Heures du...
Andy Brumbaugh returns to Canada with The Racer's Group
Columbia, SC -- May 18, 2005 -- 2001 Canadian Formula Ford Champion Andy Brumbaugh and The Racer's Group will team to assault the Mont-Tremblant Circuit in this weekend's 6 Heures du Circuit Mont-Tremblant of the Rolex Sports Car Series. Andy will come back to the soil that saw him become the first and only American to win the Canadian Pro Formula Ford 1600 Championship. Co-drivers Marc Bullock and Dave Master will join him behind the wheel of The Racer's Group Porsche GT3 Cup number 63.
The circumstances of Andy's return to Canada are exceptional on many levels. "Coming back to Canada is already special, explained Andy, but doing it behind the wheel of a Porsche GT3 Cup is the realization of a dream of mine. Ever since I've been chosen for a Porsche factory test in Leipzig, Germany in 2002, I've hoped I could race a Porsche in a Sports Car race. I can't think of a better team to make this dream come true than The Racer's Group. I know I can count on an accomplished group of individuals and I can't wait to take the track and start working for the win."
TRG's Team Owner Kevin Buckler feels he has all the angles covered for another strong showing in the GT class this weekend in Mont-Tremblant. "We've seen many great drivers join us over the years, and we're confident we've found another one with Andy, confided Kevin. Andy is a truly talented driver, and we hope to tap into what may be a special edge over the field, coming back to Canada where he's been so successful in the past. We're excited to count him in, and with Marc (Bullock) and Dave (Master), I'm expecting great things."
Although it will be Andy's first race in the GT class of the Rolex Sports Car Series, it's not his first in Grand-Am sanctioned events. Last year, he took part in the Grand-Am Cup, scoring sixth on his first outing driving for BGB Motorsports, and joining Team Lexus for the remainder of the 2004 campaign.
The 6-hour enduro is scheduled to take the green flag at 11:00 AM, Saturday May 21. The race will be broadcast live on the SPEED Channel.