Abbate Earns Her Best TA2 finish at Watkins Glen

Michele Abbate in the #30 GHOST Energy x Lucas Oil Nitro Motorsports Ford Mustang at Watkins Glen. Photo by: Chris Green | ChrisGreenPhoto.com

  Shift Up Now Athlete Michele Abbate earned her best result of the season so far, finishing 12th in the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli’s Big Machine Vodka SPIKED Coolers TA2 Series at Watkins Glen International Raceway on September 8-10, 2023. After nearly eight weeks of being unable to compete, Abbate’s return to racing… Continue reading Abbate Earns Her Best TA2 finish at Watkins Glen

Mid-Ohio Awards Top 20 Finish for Abbate

Michele Abbate in the #30 GHOST Energy x Lucas Oil Chevrolet Camaro at Mid-Ohio in Trans Am By: Chris Green | ChrisGreenPhoto.com

The weather throughout the weekend was nothing less than unpredictable for the Trans Am series as it headed to Mid-Ohio for the next event on the 2023 schedule.  The test day offered just one short session and it was raining during it.  Since Michele had never been to Mid-Ohio in the rain the team found… Continue reading Mid-Ohio Awards Top 20 Finish for Abbate

Bad Luck Continues for Abbate at Lime Rock

Abbate in the #30 GHOST Energy Lucas Oil TA2 Camaro |Photo by: Chris Green | ChrisGreenPhoto.com

  After the 6 week break in the Trans Am schedule, driver Michele Abbate was looking forward to regaining some valuable championship points as the Showtime Motorsports team headed to Lime Rock Park for the 4th round of the 2023 series. “We have spent this time away from the track working towards setting ourselves up… Continue reading Bad Luck Continues for Abbate at Lime Rock

Abbate Faces Bad Luck at Road Atlanta

Michele Abbate at Road Atlanta Raceway in Trans Am TA2 #30 Ghost Energy Lucas Oil Camaro

Abbate Faces Bad Luck at Road Atlanta As the Trans Am series turned to its third event of the 2023 season, they took to the hills of the ever famous Road Atlanta track in Braselton, GA.  Showtime Motorsports driver Michele Abbate was really looking forward to the weekend as it is one of her favorite tracks… Continue reading Abbate Faces Bad Luck at Road Atlanta

Hard Charge for Abbate at NOLA Motorsports Park

Michele Abbate in the #30 Ghost Energy x Lucas Oil TA2 Camaro Photo by: Chris Green | ChrisGreenPhoto.com

Hard Charge for Abbate at NOLA Motorsports Park Spirits were high for Michele Abbate as the Showtime Motorsports team headed to NOLA Motorsports Park for the 2nd round of the 2023 Trans Am Championship presented by Pirelli.  The team had visited the facility about a month ago to shake down the cars in preparation for… Continue reading Hard Charge for Abbate at NOLA Motorsports Park

Closing the 2022 Season at COTA

Michele Abbate takes on COTA in the #130 GHOST Energy Gen 5 Camaro

The final round of the 2022 Trans Am National Tour Championships presented by Pirelli was held at the iconic Circuit of the America’s track in Austin, TX. Boasting the largest TA2 field in Trans Am history, the 53 cars would take the green flag on Sunday and the TA2 championship was still up for grabs.… Continue reading Closing the 2022 Season at COTA

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

No Excuses at Road America

Trans Am TA2 at Road America

  Round 8 of the 12 races on the 2022 schedule of the Trans Am series took place at Road America over the 4th of July weekend. A highly anticipated weekend for the series, as the event is run in conjunction with the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series. It was packed with spectators all 4… Continue reading No Excuses at Road America

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

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