AutoVantage inks deal with rookie Tracy Gordon. ENFIELD, CT (March 11, 2003) -- AutoVantage has joined forces with Busch North Series competitor Tracy Gordon and his GG Motorsports team to compete in the 2003 ASA Racing Series ...
AutoVantage inks deal with rookie Tracy Gordon.
ENFIELD, CT (March 11, 2003) -- AutoVantage has joined forces with Busch North Series competitor Tracy Gordon and his GG Motorsports team to compete in the 2003 ASA Racing Series season.
"We are thrilled to be associated with Tracy, and his ASA team," said AutoVantage Vice President Brad Eggleston. "Tracy has proved to be winner in the Busch National North and now that he is moving to ASA, we are confident that he will win there, as well. We are pleased to get to Lakeland in a couple weeks, and begin our partnership with Tracy, and his GG Motorsports team".
AutoVantage helps millions of Americans beat the high costs of buying and maintaining their cars, trucks, and SUVs. Eggleston continued, Our members enjoy 24-hour, seven day-a-week, toll-free, emergency, roadside assistance. They also get discounts and on- the-spot savings on auto supplies, repairs and all their automotive needs. For one low price, AutoVantage coverage includes benefits and savings for every immediate household family member, at no extra cost. We're proud to be a part of the ASA Series in 2003."
GG Motorsports brings together Tracy Gordon, and ASA owner Tom Granelli in a joint effort to capture the $50,000 Rookie of the Year title. The team feels they can also win races immediately and make a strong push for the ASA National Championship.
"I'm pleased about this season, and I can't wait to get to Lakeland in a couple weeks," said Tom Granelli, car owner of the number 16 AutoVantage entry. "Tracy drove for me at the 2002 season finale in Winchester and I've been trying to hook up with him for almost a year now. He is a proven winner in the Busch North Series and he will be a winner in ASA."
Gordon is a 12-time winner in the Busch Grand National North Series. His most recent win coming at New Hampshire International Speedway, in Loudon (NH) this past September when he battled Matt Kobyluck on the final lap to pull out his first win at NHIS. Gordon finished fifth in the championship point standings in the Busch North Series in 2002. Gordon captured the 1997 rookie of the year award in Busch North.
Joining GG Motorsports on the number 16 AutoVantage.com Pontiac as associate sponsors are, Fans Motorsports (www.fansmotorsports.com), Red Line Oil, Cap Trust Financial Advisors, SNF Crane, The Orange Lantern, Choice Marketing Sports Cards and Savannah Candles. The previously announced partnership with Fans Motorsports will be a very unique affiliation. The Fans Motorsports/GG Motorsports team will offer race fans the opportunity to be involved with the "First full-time, fan-supported race team."
The ASA Racing Series begins its 2003 season on March 22 at USA International Speedway in Lakeland (FL) with the Jani-King 200. This marks the series fifth trip to the .75-mile oval. Eventual 2002 National Champion Joey Clanton won last year's season opener at the track.