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Trans Am joins Nashville GP weekend – EAST AUTO NEWS

Trans Am joins Nashville GP weekend


The Music Metropolis Grand Prix introduced right now that the Trans Am Sequence introduced by Pirelli will add its American muscle to the inaugural 2021 race in downtown Nashville, Tennesee. Mustangs, Camaros and Challengers will probably be taking up the monitor Friday and Saturday for TA2 races on the occasion. The three-day “pageant of pace, sound, meals and enjoyable,” which additionally will characteristic the NTT IndyCar Sequence and SRO Motorsports America’s GT America collection, is scheduled for August 6-8, 2021.

“We’re happy to associate with Music Metropolis Grand Prix to deliver Trans Am’s TA2 powered by AEM to Nashville,” mentioned John Clagett, president, Trans Am Race Firm “TA2 is our fastest-growing class which races a few of America’s most iconic muscle automobiles side-by-side. Nashville is a good metropolis to rejoice American muscle automobiles — it’s a metropolis that embraces Americana with a contact of nostalgia whereas providing up high-octane leisure. Trans Am is that too, and due to this fact an ideal addition to the occasion.”

A number of of Music Metropolis Grand Prix’s traders have been instrumental in bringing the Trans Am Sequence to the occasion. Racers Stanton Barrett and Justin Marks, together with Scott Borchetta, CEO and president of Large Machine Label Group, will race within the occasion.

“The chance to have the ability to race within the first-ever Music Metropolis Grand Prix weekend within the Trans Am Sequence is a dream come true. Working with the Music Metropolis Grand Prix staff over the past a number of years to deliver IndyCar again to Nashville has already been very gratifying,” mentioned Borchetta. “Now, figuring out that the staff and I get to be a part of our hometown Grand Prix and get the possibility to race via the streets — and throughout the bridge! — downtown, this weekend has an enormous circle round it on all of our calendars!”

Music Metropolis Grand Prix has already had a chance to get entangled with the collection at Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta. Immediately, Scott Borchetta (pictured above) and Justin Marks will race, with Marks in a Music Metropolis Grand Prix automobile, at Street Atlanta’s Trans Am Sequence spherical.

“I’m excited to take part on this weekend’s Trans Am Sequence and, within the course of, present my assist for the Music Metropolis Grand Prix,” mentioned Marks. “As a driver, I’m devoted to sharing my ardour for racing. Getting concerned in Music Metropolis Grand Prix permits me to just do that whereas additionally sharing the best-in-class meals, music and leisure that my hometown serves up.”

“Having traders in our occasion that not solely perceive racing, but in addition take part in it’s a enormous profit for our staff and will probably be for our followers subsequent August,” mentioned Jason Rittenberry, COO, Music Metropolis Grand Prix. “To deliver a racing collection that enables them to race in Nashville is particular. We will’t wait to have ‘America’s Street Racing Sequence’ within the Music Metropolis.”

Trans Am joins Nashville GP weekend – EAST AUTO NEWS
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