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2014 Trans Am Championship Series takes a wider turn with 11 events

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Trans Am will celebrate its 46th year of competition by expanding its 2014 Trans Am Championship series to include 11events starting at Sebring International Raceway Sunday March 2nd.

“We firmly believe that we have assembled for our drivers and fans one of the best schedules in road racing, with venues that will allow for the continued growth and success of the Trans Am Series,” stated John Clagett, President, Trans Am Race Company. “In these 11 tracks we have some traditional homes of Trans Am and other new exciting venues. We saw outstanding growth across all classes in 2013; and with multiple commitments from additional drivers, teams and partners coming in every day, we expect 2014 to be one of the best years Trans Am has seen in quite some time. The future of Trans Am looks incredibly bright.”

Following Sebring, the series will continue Sunday, March 9: Homestead-Miami Speedway; Saturday, May 10: Road Atlanta; Sunday, May 18: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, where Trans Am will take part in the Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend along with the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series and Pirelli World Challenge (Touring/ B-Spec); Sunday, June 1: New Jersey Motorsports Park, joining the ARCA, Pirelli World Challenge (TC/TCA/TCB) and Pro IT for the Weekend of Thunder as the Series returns to NJMP after a one year hiatus; Saturday, June 21: Road America; Saturday, August 16: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course; Sunday, August 31: Brainerd International Raceway; Saturday, September 20: Lime Rock Park; Sunday, September 28: Virginia International Raceway; and Saturday, November 15: Daytona International Speedway for the 2014 Trans Am Finale as the next round of Trans Am Champions are crowned.

In addition, Clagett announced that The Trans Am Race Company is hard at work to set up a 12th event for the 2014 Championship and hopes to announce it in the coming future.”

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