The Trans-AM Series Signs Naming Rights Extention With Sports Car Club Of America
ÒWe are pleased to carry the Trans-Am banner into its 40th consecutive year of competition,Ó said Trans-Am Series Executive Director John Clagett. ÒTrans-Am has a tradition as a powerful and valuable brand that dates back four decades as AmericaÕs most legendary road racing series. We are honored to continue that tradition.
ÒAs the Series enters its second year under the Champ Car umbrella, we are preparing for yet another great season of Trans-Am racing,Ó added Clagett. ÒThe Trans-Am Series, which will again contest the majority of its races on Champ Car weekends in 2005, is an integral piece of Champ CarÕs overall entertainment package. Trans-Am also has the added bonus of capitalizing on Champ CarÕs immense popularity in North America.Ó
ÒWe're pleased to extend our relationship, continuing the Trans-Am name and heritage for 2005,Ó SCCA President and CEO Steve Johnson said. "We look forward to the 40th Trans-Am season.Ó
The Trans-Am Series features closed-fendered, production-based, V-8-powered sports cars, competing on permanent road courses, and temporary street and airport circuits throughout North America. The Trans-Am Series is AmericaÕs oldest continuously running road racing series and celebrates its 40th consecutive year of competition in 2005.
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