Watkins Glen: Burt, Brian Frisselle preview

Frisselles sharing once again at the Glen (Watkins Glen, NY) 8 June 2007- Lately, Burt and Brian Frisselle have been working out their sibling rivalry on a nearly weekly basis, trading paint racing against each other in the NASCAR Whelen Late...

Frisselles sharing once again at the Glen

(Watkins Glen, NY) 8 June 2007- Lately, Burt and Brian Frisselle have been working out their sibling rivalry on a nearly weekly basis, trading paint racing against each other in the NASCAR Whelen Late Model Series at Motor Mile Speedway in Radford, Virginia.

But this weekend will see the siblings sharing a car once again as they co-drive the AIM Autosport Exchange Traded Gold Lexus-Riley in the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen for round six of the Rolex Sports Car Series.

Burt has driven in the last two Rolex events, taking sixth with Michael Shank Racing at Virginia International Raceway and then scoring ninth with AIM Autosport at Laguna Seca in May.

It hasn't been long since Brian was behind the wheel of a Daytona Prototype, either, as he served as a test driver for AIM recently for two days of testing at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

"We've been having a blast racing against each other, but it's going to be fun to be sharing a car again this weekend," said Brian. "The test with AIM was one of the most productive I've ever been a part of and I'm confident that the team's hard work will show in our performance here at the Glen."

Despite it being just their rookie season and having to adjust from the rigors of road racing to the intense action of the short track oval scene, the two have learned quickly, moving up to eleventh (Burt) and fourteenth (Brian) in the championship point standings at Motor Mile.

"It's been a big learning curve just getting used to racing on an oval, but I'm feeling so much more comfortable there now," said Burt. "It hasn't been that hard jumping from one car to the other but you do have to keep in mind each time you strap in, that the rules are different, the competition is different, and of course the cars are a lot different!"

The Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen will get the green flag at 11:00 am Saturday.

-credit: SGM/Frisselle

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Brian Frisselle