NARRA closes out season at Sebring, looks forward to 2014

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NARRA closes out season at looks forward to 2014

by Gary Becker/Photographs by Mike and Gary Becker

The NARRA (or American Road Racing for those opposed to acronyms) out its 2013 season at Sebring Raceway. Under warm and sunny Florida skies, or so racers separated into groups took turns on mile circuit.

If you are not familiar the NARRA it is what the organization’s Relations Specialist Tom Drewer a gentleman’s and, or gentlewomen’s In other words, no mega-buck just hard working who are trying to balance their life with their and business lives. Positioned club racers from the Car Club of America and the professional of IMSA’s Tudor series, is the perfect place to go GT racing in America if you don’t have haulers filled with and parts supplied by someone Chevrolet or Porsche.

NARRA morphed from a of Viper owners who had formed a day club into a full race series with classes and formats that most wallet sizes and levels. On this particular there were three groups, one made up of solo or Trials competitors and two wheel to racing GT groups.

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The Time Trial group is that. Cars go out and race each other via the clock drivers trying to post the time for their class. plays a big part with wear, air and track temperatures a role during the weekends

This group is perfect for level drivers or drivers huge bank rolls. of the cars in this class are by the owners local parts and shops who show-off their and services in real life at a reasonable advertising cost.

During this particular the Time Trials series was decided with of all things a cab. Well, it may have like a cab you would hail a curb in Chicago or New York but underneath the yellow exterior and schedule was a 2008 BMW M3 with a 3 Supercharger and a suspension upgrade BC Racing. The team’s driver, Grabow was unable to transport his ride to Sebring because a conflict.

With the season’s championship in the balance Grabow asked his BC Racing, if they could up with a car for him to drive at Sebring. Grabow arrived at the track BC had a car for him alright, a bright yellow cab. Fortunately, for Grabow the car was BMW M3 than Yellow Cab and he was able to the season long title.

The big news for the weekend concerned the of the NARRA. If you haven’t heard, Martin will run a single GT4 series next season. the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge it will join NARRA times in 2014 with a for field of fifteen Aston Vantage GT4’s. As of the Sebring weekend ten cars had already spoken for.

If the demonstration and laps being run at Sebring by North America are any indication, is going to a great series and a see for any North American GT racing fan who has to be able to watch the GT3 and GT4 cars are so popular in Europe and Asia.

NARRA also currently has the Club sports racing and according to Tom Drewer the series is adding more sports classes and formula cars. sure to keep track of next year’s schedule and if visit your favorite be sure to make plans to them out.В В  For more about the NARRA visit website at .

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