BimmerWorld: Ready to Roll at Road Atlanta
October 2nd, 2008
With the final race of the 2008 SCCA SPEED World Challenge Touring Car this Friday, all three BimmerWorld/GearWrench cars are primed for success.
“It has certainly been a season of ups and downs and coming into Road Atlanta, I feel like we are hitting on all cylinders both as a team and behind the wheel,” said BimmerWorld’s owner/driver James Clay about the team’s season to date. “We just got back from testing and I feel good about our upcoming race weekend.”
2008 has been a mixed bag of results for the team from Dublin, Virginia. A win in August at Elkhart Lake by James Clay has certainly added momentum to help BimmerWorld close out the season on a high note. The team has made a huge leap forward in competitiveness, and Clay wants to end the year in style. “I had higher expectations than having our three drivers in the top 10 in points coming into this year; we’re hungry for a championship, but winning two of the last three races will go a long way as a consolation prize.”
With the cars carrying added support from sponsor GearWrench for the Road Atlanta finale, Clay’s says his BMW E90 team is gaining strength at just the right time. “I was excited to work with them through the full season, and the increase in their support is certainly welcome. It is a valuable partnership to the team and one that not only helps the racing effort but helps the guys on the team who are able to have boxes full of GearWrench tools to make their jobs easier.”
For Seth Thomas, driver of the #38 BimmerWorld/GearWrench BMW, the growth of GearWrench’s participation is a sign of bigger and better things to come. “I think GearWrench stepping up their support of BimmerWorld is just perfect – it