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

Michele Competes in Discovery Channel’s Getaway Driver!

Michele Competes in Discovery Channel's Getaway Driver!

Michele Competes in Discovery Channel’s Getaway Driver premiering August 2nd!   Earlier this year Michele was casted on the newest automotive show to hit the Discovery Channel, Getaway Driver. This Monday August 2nd at 6pm PST/9pm EST, you can catch episode 3 which features Michele Abbate and her Grr Racing built Subaru WRX as she… Continue reading Michele Competes in Discovery Channel’s Getaway Driver!

Top 5 Finish for Michele Abbate in the Lucas Oil TA2 Camaro

Michele Abbate TA2 Lucas Oil Trans Am Camaro

The SpeedTour headed to The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, WA for the inaugural race for the 4th round of the Trans Am West Coast Championship series.  A track that was new for most of the field made for great opportunities for several teams to capitalize on the event. “It’s looking like the weekend will have… Continue reading Top 5 Finish for Michele Abbate in the Lucas Oil TA2 Camaro

Michele Abbate to Make NASCAR Debut at COTA

Michele Abbate will drive the #30 Scosche Toyota Tundra NASCAR at the Circuit of the Americas on May 22nd.

  (For Immediate Release – Las Vegas, NV) May 21st – 23rd NASCAR will make their first appearance at the Circuit of the America’s road course in Austin, TX.  A track designed for F1 – loaded with elevation, high speed straights, and 20 corners, it’s a track that Michele Abbate has had success on.  … Continue reading Michele Abbate to Make NASCAR Debut at COTA

Tough Luck for Abbate in Trans Am TA2 at Laguna Seca

Michele Abbate Forced to Retire From Broken Spindle

Tough Luck for Abbate at Laguna Seca This past weekend was round 2 of the Trans Am West Coast Championship Series Presented by Pirelli at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.  Michele and the Grr Racing team headed straight to the event after an impressive top 5 finish at Sonoma to kick off the season.  “I am… Continue reading Tough Luck for Abbate in Trans Am TA2 at Laguna Seca

Abbate takes top 5 Finish for West Coast Trans Am Season Opener at Sonoma

Top 5 Finish for Abbate in Trans Am TA2 at Sonoma 2021

takes top 5 Finish for West Coast Trans Am Season Opener at Sonoma The first race of the 2021 Trans Am West Coast Series presented by Pirelli kicked off this past weekend at Sonoma Raceway.  The Grr Racing team has put an extensive amount of work into improving their car’s set up during the offseason. Crew… Continue reading Abbate takes top 5 Finish for West Coast Trans Am Season Opener at Sonoma

HISTORY MADE: Grr Racing’s Michele Abbate Becomes First Female to Ever Finish on the Podium in Trans Am TA2

With only a few weeks notice Trans Am announced that the West Coast Championship presented by Pirelli would have it’s first double header weekend at the historic Sonoma Raceway in California.  Due to the cancellation of the Portland round this would allow for no races of the 2020 season to be compromised. Michele Abbate went… Continue reading HISTORY MADE: Grr Racing’s Michele Abbate Becomes First Female to Ever Finish on the Podium in Trans Am TA2

Grr Racing Earns Another Top 5 Finish at Sonoma

Round 2 of the Trans Am West Coast Series took place Aug. 21-23 at Sonoma Raceway with over 20 entries.  Despite the concerns of the Napa Valley fires, the Grr Racing team headed north to continue their efforts towards the 2020 Trans Am West Coast Championship. During the practice sessions on Friday the team received… Continue reading Grr Racing Earns Another Top 5 Finish at Sonoma