MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2015) – The Trans Am Race Company has announced CoolShirt Systems as the Official Driver Cooling System of Trans Am in a partnership that heralds the return of the Hard Charger award to the Trans Am Series.
“We see CoolShirt Systems as another valuable addition to the Trans Am paddock,” said John Clagett, President of The Trans Am Race Company. “They hold true many of the values that we strive to imbed in Trans Am: a desire for constant improvement, a culture of performance and a vision for the future. We know that CoolShirt Systems will always work to provide the best equipment for our drivers to tackle the grueling environment of motorsports.”
CoolShirt Systems will also support two competitor award initiatives within the Trans Am Series: the Cool Move of the Race and the year-end Hard Charger award. The Cool Move of the Race will be awarded on a by-event basis, while the Hard Charger award will be given to the driver who improves the most positions from start to finish over the course of the year. Both awards will be backed with product certificate prizes for the winners.
“We’re very excited to get things underway with Trans Am,” said Mack Gouge, Vice President of Motorsports for CoolShirt Systems. “We believe that The Trans Am Race Company is working towards building something incredibly special for the racing community and its fans, something that we at CoolShirt Systems want to be a part of.”
Look for more on CoolShirt Systems throughout the 2015 Trans Am Championship, including Round 10 of the 2015 Trans Am Championship at NOLA Motorsport Park, Presented by CoolShirt Systems.
The Trans Am Series, America’s Road Racing Series, began igniting the passion of motorsports fans across the world in 1966 and has been home to some of the greatest names in road racing. Today, Trans Am continues to honor its legacy, while challenging the status quo in racing, through meaningful racing platforms and a driver-oriented focus. The Trans Am Series is operated by The Trans Am Race Company, LLC (TARC), through a five-year agreement in which TARC oversees the management and marketing of the Trans Am Series. SCCA Pro Racing sanctions Trans Am events and provides operations services to the Series.
Defending Champions include: Doug Peterson (TA), Cameron Lawrence (TA2), Ernie Francis, Jr., (TA3 American Muscle) and Jason Berkeley (TA3 International).
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