Top 20 finish for Abbate’s First Time at Watkins Glen

Michele Abbate leads a pack down of cars down the front straight at Watkins Glen in the #30 Ghost Energy TA2 Mustang

  Top 20 finish for Abbate at Watkins Glen The 10th round of the 2022 Trans Am National Tour Championship Series headed to the iconic Watkins Glen International Raceway. This would be another new track for Michele Abbate as she took to it in the #30 Ghost Energy Ford Mustang prepared by the BC Race… Continue reading Top 20 finish for Abbate’s First Time at Watkins Glen

Trans Am Releases 2023 National Tour & West Coast Series Schedules

  Trans Am announced the below schedule along side the West Coast Championship schedule for 2023.   New to the series in comparison to this year’s 2022 schedule is the addition of NOLA Motorsports Park, and World Wide Technologies.  In addition, the series has brought back the iconic Detroit Grand Prix as well as Indianapolis… Continue reading Trans Am Releases 2023 National Tour & West Coast Series Schedules

Michele Abbate Set to Make Her Street Circuit Debut with the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville

Catch Michele Abbate at the Music City Grand Prix FanFest on Thursday Aug 4th!

The Big Machine Music City Grand Prix is this week, August 5-7th, and the festivities will officially kick off Thursday, August 4th, with the return of FanFest! FanFest is FREE and open to the public and features racecars from several different series that are racing this weekend, sponsor displays, a Mini Grand Prix, a Stadium… Continue reading Michele Abbate Set to Make Her Street Circuit Debut with the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville

Abbate Earns TA2 Hard Charger Award at Mid-Ohio; Top 20 Finish

Michele Abbate leads a pack of TA2 car's in Sunday's race at Mid-Ohio in her #30 Ghost Energy TA2 Mustang

Round 8 of the Trans Am National Tour Series was the first stop of the final back-to-back race weekends on the schedule.  With the known fact that the next race weekend is just days away, you may think that the racing might not be as hard fought, but you couldn’t be more wrong.  The weekend… Continue reading Abbate Earns TA2 Hard Charger Award at Mid-Ohio; Top 20 Finish

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

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 Selected as Finalist for Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout

Michele Abbate Selected as Finalist for Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout

On Monday October 4th, Mazda Motorsports named Michele Abbate as a nominee for the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout alongside 32 other top drivers in the nation. Today Mazda announced the 12 finalists that will head to Sebring International Raceway to compete in their chance to win one of three scholarships for the 2022 Mazda… Continue reading Michele Abbate Selected as Finalist for Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout