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Turner Motorsport takes advantage of long break

Chassis development key for blue and yellow Bimmer team. Boston / May 10, 2002. Building momentum is important for a motorsports team. For the Turner Motorsport World Challenge Team, 2002 presents a series of unique challenges learning the ins...

Chassis development key for blue and yellow Bimmer team.

Boston / May 10, 2002. Building momentum is important for a motorsports team. For the Turner Motorsport World Challenge Team, 2002 presents a series of unique challenges learning the ins and outs of their new E-46 BMW 325i racecars. On and off the track, every part of their touring car operation takes full advantage of the available BMW Power to stay atop of the strong field.

Development is a key part of the Turner Motorsport/H&R Springs BMW operation, and a long break between their first 2002 race (Sebring, Florida) and the May 17-19 trip North of the Border enables test sessions to fill the agenda. Team Owner/Driver Will Turner, with teammates Bobby Sak and Frank Selldorff, logged mile after mile in three new BMW 325i racecars, including a few during a Springtime snow at Mosport Raceway in Ontario, Canada--the site of the next event. All three drivers gained valuable experience with the World Challenge spec Toyo tires while giving crew members new data from the

Deciding to campaign the newest BMW chassis available leaves the team unable to rely on last year's data from the E-36 325i. Turner leads the way in BMW tuning and development both on and off the track and is currently the only team in the World Challenge Touring Car Division to campaign the latest BMW equipment available for all three of their regular racecars. Staying one step ahead is a definite advantage for Turner, and the E-46's represent a clean sheet of paper in the set-up notebooks.

For Turner Motorsport's first outing of 2002, the team chose to mix two brand new cars with a single, proven E-36 model, giving the crew a chance to compare two completely different cars together. The results were positive with all three cars running strong from the drop of the green, finishing ahead of their starting positions. For the Mosport event on May 17-19, all three of the popular blue and yellow Turner Motorsport/H&R Springs entries will be in the new chassis, taking full advantage of all of the time spent in development.

In the coming weeks, the team will unveil new sponsorship, a new part of the whole Turner operation and support of both the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Missing Children Society of Canada--helping both of these important agencies to observe Missing Children Awareness Month. Tune in to www.turnermotorsport.com for the latest news.

Through extensive on-track testing in SCCA Pro-Racing and BMW Club Racing, Turner has developed a line of parts unequaled in today's popular aftermarket tuning business. Both on and off the track Turner Motorsport has built a reputation as the "Ultra High-Performance BMW Specialist."

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Series PWC
Drivers Will Turner , Frank Selldorff
Teams Turner Motorsport