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

Abbate Earns Top 20 Finish at Nashville Music City Grand Prix

Michele Abbate takes the green flag in her #30 GHOST Energy TA2 Mustang in the Trans Am Series

The weekend in Nashville did not disappoint with the 2nd Annual, highly anticipated, Big Machine Music City Grand Prix street circuit.  Trans Am’s ultra competitive TA2 class joins the likes of IndyCar, GT America, and Super Stadium Trucks for an action packed weekend of racing, music, and festivities! The weekend was kicked off early on… Continue reading Abbate Earns Top 20 Finish at Nashville Music City Grand Prix

Expectedly Unpredictable Weather Prevails at Lime Rock Park

Abbate managing her rain tires on the dry track for the TA2 feature race.

  The iconic Memorial Day Classis returned to Lime Rock Park with the Trans Am National Tour Series. This would be Michele’s first time to the track and she was excited to give it her best shot. With a shortened schedule and a compact day, Friday consisted of one test session, one practice, and the… Continue reading Expectedly Unpredictable Weather Prevails at Lime Rock Park

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

Abbate Earns Top 10 Finish in Utah with Trans Am TA2

Michele Abbate in the #30 Lucas Oil TA2 Chevy Camaro

Top 10 Finish for Abbate in Trans Am TA2 at Utah Round 6 of the Trans Am West Coast Championships was held at Utah Motorsports Campus in Grantsville, UT. The weather was extremely unpredictable with high winds, rain, and lightning storms. Abbate and the Grr Racing team opted out of the test day after seeing… Continue reading Abbate Earns Top 10 Finish in Utah with Trans Am TA2

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 Abbate in Trans Am at Portland

Michele Abbate at Portland International Raceway in the Lucas Oil TA2 Car. Photo by: Seth Dedoes

Round 5 of the Trans Am West Coast Championship was held at Portland International Raceway this past weekend July 23-25 with the SVRA SpeedTour.  2019 was the last time the series visited this iconic track and the team was looking forward to making some progress. The Grr Racing team headed into the weekend with high… Continue reading Top 5 Finish for Abbate in Trans Am at Portland

Abbate Successful in NASCAR Trucks Debut at COTA

#30: Michele Abbate, On Point Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Scosche

NASCAR’s debut at the Circuit of the Americas was last weekend for all 3 of its national series.  Michele Abbate made her entry with the #30 Scosche x Ghost Toyota Tundra prepared by On Point Motorsports out of North Carolina. “This is such a dream come true for me and I couldn’t be more excited… Continue reading Abbate Successful in NASCAR Trucks Debut at COTA