SRT becomes title sponsor of the ALMS Baltimore Sports Car Challenge
The Chrysler Group and the folks at the American LeMans
Series (ALMS) announced this morning that the Grand Prix of Baltimore will officially
be presented by the SRT brand while the ALMS race at that event will be named
the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge Presented by SRT.
In addition to having “presented by” added to the Grand Prix
of Baltimore and the ALMS Baltimore Sports Car Challenge, the 2013 SRT Viper
GTS and the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 will serve as the pace vehicles for
all of the major races held at the Baltimore Inner Harbor race course on August
31st, September 1st and September 2nd. The entire Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented
by SRT includes the IZOD IndyCar Series, the Firestone Indy Lights, the USF2000
National Championship and the Star Mazda Championship in addition to the
American LeMans Series so the SRT name will be reaching a wide spread of race
fans during that weekend.
Of course, the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R race teams will be in
the GT Class field of the ALMS Baltimore Sports Car Challenge Presented by SRT
with the #91 Forza Motorsport 4 Viper and the #93 Pennzoil Ultra Viper looking
to improve their level of competition as they prepare for a full schedule in
2013. On top of the naming rights, the
pace vehicles and the two race teams, the SRT brand will be prominently
displayed around the Baltimore Inner Harbor race course as well as highlights
during the various telecasts.
The Baltimore Sports Car Challenge Presented by SRT takes
place is scheduled to begin on Saturday September 1st at 4:30pm EST
with live coverage beginning on ESPN3 at 4:15pm. Those who don’t have access to ESPN3 can
catch the action from the SRT sponsored race on Sunday September 2nd
at noon. Hopefully, the Viper teams will
have some more experience under their belts by that time so that they can give
the GT Class front runners a run for their money in the race that sports their
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