Frisselles racing together again in Utah Looking to go even better than last year's top five finish (Tooele, UT) 11 September 2007- Burt and Brian Frisselle have had the chance all summer to work on their sibling rivalry, trading paint...
Frisselles racing together again in Utah
Looking to go even better than last year's top five finish
(Tooele, UT) 11 September 2007- Burt and Brian Frisselle have had the chance all summer to work on their sibling rivalry, trading paint in NASCAR competition at the Motor Mile Speedway in Radford, Virginia. And while they love the chance to battle it out against each other week in and week out in the NASCAR ranks, what the two young brothers relish even more is the chance to share a victory.
And the two Virginia residents will get that chance this weekend as the brothers once again share the driving duties at the helm of the AIM Autosport Exchange Traded Gold Lexus Riley in the Rolex Sports Car Series season-ending SunChaser 1000k at Miller Motorsports Park on Saturday.
"We have a lot of fun racing against each other in the stock cars, but being able to go for a win together is really the best thing we could hope for," said Brian Frisselle, who led the first laps in Rolex Sports Car Series competition for AIM Autosport at the Circuit Gilles Villenueve and scored yet another top-ten finish in NASCAR competition to open up September.
"It's just a lot of fun for us to work together through a weekend, working with AIMs awesome engineering guys to improve the car. We have really good communication with each other and that helps us get things done quickly. Unless we get to talking about the Broncos!"
As Burt and Brian prepare for the 1000 kilometer event on the 4.5-mile circuit, there is good reason for them to be optimistic. AIM Autosport opened up the season with a run to fifth place overall in the toughest Rolex race of them all-the 24 Hours At Daytona, and backed that up in the next long-distance race at Watkins Glen with an effort that was just outside the top ten.
Another reason for optimism? Burt and Brian have done this before, co-driving together at this track in this same event last year, and coming home in fifth place with Burt finishing less than one minute behind the leader as the Rolex field raced into the dark Utah night to the checkers.
"I am glad they changed the race distance, so it should be over before it gets dark because that was one of the toughest stints I have ever done," said Burt. "A lot of people are looking at this race for the championship implications, but for us this is a chance to finish the season off with another good result and a way to get 2008 started the right way. We had a great test here earlier this year and are eager to get this Lexus-Riley on track there again and see where we stack up."