HPI x Grr Racing Announce TA2 R/C Car!

Michele Abbate's Grr Racing TA2 Chevrolet Camaro HPI Racing TA2 Radio Controlled R/C Car Box

  For over a decade Michele Abbate, Grr Racing,and HPI Racing have had a growing relationship, even before they knew it. Husband and Crew Chief Anthony Philleo first came up with the idea to recreate Abbate’s championship winning Scion tC by replicating it with use of one of HPI Racing’s clear bodies. Little did they… Continue reading HPI x Grr Racing Announce TA2 R/C Car!

Hard Charge for Abbate Ends Abruptly at Sonoma

Abbate passed 19 cars in a tremendous run from the back after a NT qualifying result.

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli headed to Sonoma Raceway for the 2nd stint of their West Coast swing after leaving Laguna Seca last weekend.  With another top 15 finish, driver Michele Abbate was very excited to head to her favorite west coast track. “I absolutely love everything about Sonoma Raceway and I have… Continue reading Hard Charge for Abbate Ends Abruptly at Sonoma

Top 15 Finish for Abbate at Laguna Seca

Abbate diving into the infamous corkscrew at Laguna Seca in the #30 Ghost Energy TA2 Mustang prepared by BC Race Cars

Top 15 Finish for Abbate at Laguna Seca Round 4 of the Trans Am National Tour Series presented by Pirelli was held at the historic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca track in Monterey, CA. The TA2 class had a total of 44 entries including both the National Tour series and Western Series combined. Michele Abbate, driver… Continue reading Top 15 Finish for Abbate at Laguna Seca

Proof of Progress: Abbate Continues to Improve at Road Atlanta

Michele Abbate shows true progress through Road Atlanta weekend

Road Atlanta is a daunting track with everything from high speed straights to technical tight corners and blind hills.  The Trans Am National Tour series presented by Pirelli held its 3rd round at this iconic track and it was nothing short of an amazing weekend. Driver, Michele Abbate, of the #30 Ghost Energy TA2 Mustang… Continue reading Proof of Progress: Abbate Continues to Improve at Road Atlanta

Abbate Earns Top 15 Finish in TA2 at the Charlotte Roval

Abbate takes the green from the 19th position at Charlotte in the #30 Ghost Energy Mustang prepared by BC Race Cars

  The second race of the Trans Am National Tour Series Championship schedule was held at the Charlotte Roval in Concord, NC this past Saturday.  After a hard hit at the Sebring season opener the BC Race Cars team was hard at work on both of their driver’s cars; with perseverance to prevail, the team… Continue reading Abbate Earns Top 15 Finish in TA2 at the Charlotte Roval

Abbate has Unfortunate Result from the Trans Am TA2 Season Opener at Sebring

Michele Abbate #30 GHOST Energy TA2 Ford Mustang at Sebring Trans Am debut

Last weekend kicked off the 2022 Trans Am National Tour Championship at the historic Sebring International Raceway. The BC Race Cars team was prepared for battle with the two new Ford Mustangs they built during the offseason for driver’s Misha Goikhberg and Michele Abbate. “I am really excited that the season is finally starting, the… Continue reading Abbate has Unfortunate Result from the Trans Am TA2 Season Opener at Sebring

2022: New Title Sponsor for Abbate in New TA2 Mustang

Ghost Energy CEO, Dan Lourenco, and race car driver Michele Abbate and the #30 Ghost Energy Chevy Camaro

2022: New Title Sponsor for Abbate in New TA2 Mustang   (For Immediate Release – Wed. Feb. 23, 2022) – The 2022 Trans Am National Tour Championship Series presented by Pirelli kicks off this weekend with the season opener Sebring International Raceway in Florida and driver Michele Abbate has big news!   In December it… Continue reading 2022: New Title Sponsor for Abbate in New TA2 Mustang

Trans Am Announces All TA2 National Tour Races to be Broadcast on CBS Sports

Turn 1 as the green flag drops for TA2, Abbate holds the 3rd position

With the 2022 race season on the horizon, the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli announced a new television package to air this year’s races in prime time on CBS Sports Network.   The network will air all 12 TA2 National Tour Trans Am TA2 races in a 90-minute format. The primetime broadcasts will air… Continue reading Trans Am Announces All TA2 National Tour Races to be Broadcast on CBS Sports

Michele Abbate Joins BC Race Cars in Trans Am TA2 National Tour Effort for 2022

Abbate Joins BCR for Trans Am National Tour in 2022

Michele Abbate Joins BC Race Cars in Trans Am TA2 National Tour Effort for 2022 (Las Vegas, NV – 12/09/21) – Trans Am TA2’s only full-time female driver is taking the next step in her racing career as she joins Canadian-based race team, BC Race Cars (www.BCRacecars.com), to pursue the Trans Am Series presented by… Continue reading Michele Abbate Joins BC Race Cars in Trans Am TA2 National Tour Effort for 2022

Abbate Faces Engine Issues at COTA; Earns 5th Overall for TA2 Championship

Michele Abbate TA2 Trans Am at COTA

Abbate Faces Engine Issues at COTA; Earns 5th Overall for TA2 Championship The final round of the Trans Am West & National Tour Series’ presented by Pirelli took place at Circuit of the Americas this past weekend.  The Grr Racing team was excited to make the trek out to the iconic track, where they last… Continue reading Abbate Faces Engine Issues at COTA; Earns 5th Overall for TA2 Championship