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 takes on the hot pursuit and tries to get away!
Find out more about Michele’s build on her exclusive YouTube review video: https://youtu.be/41uI7HxXeJk BE sure to check out her Instagram at @M1cheleAbbate where she will be going live this evening, Friday July 30th to answer fan questions and interact with her followers!
Michele will also be featured on Channel 13’s as Vegas Morning Blend at 8:15am (https://www.ktnv.com/morningblend) and also live in studeo at Las Vegas NOW Channel 8 news on Monday August 2nd at 3pm!
In addition, Twin Peaks on 9510 S Eastern Ave #100, Las Vegas, NV 89123 is hosting a watch party for the release of the show, Monday August 2nd where Michele will do a meet and greet as well as showcase the rally car that was used in the episode! If wanting to attend be sure to call to RSVP and mention “Watch Party”!
In an official press release from Discovery they share that the show will bring will bring audiences new voices, new speeds, and new cars. Discovery’s motor programming is a subculture with a passionate following and this brand-new series with engaging characters will push the boundaries like never before. Hosted by actress Michelle Rodriguez who will be joined by rally champion Wyatt Knox, GETAWAY DRIVER, is the real life Fast & Furious.
An event like no other, Michelle Rodriguez brings the ultimate driving fantasy to life in GETAWAY DRIVER. This 8-episode competition series features 24 elite drivers from drift champions to street racers to hotshot YouTubers who compete to prove they have the skill behind the wheel and the mental toughness to outrun and out-drive the competition in a massive nearly 60-acre compound filled with obstacles.
Part Baby Driver, part Grand Theft Auto, the Getaway Drivers will put it all on the line – sacrificing their own cars for the opportunity to be the wheelman in a real-life car chase. The rules are simple… evade the pursuers and escape the compound to score some cold hard cash. These drivers already have the loot– but can they get away to keep it?
Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #GetawayDriver and follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates – be sure to tag @M1cheleAbbate as you cheer her on!
GETAWAY DRIVER is produced for Discovery by October Films. For October Films, Chris Muckle, Adam Vetri, Tom Fulford, and Jos Cushing are executive producers. For Discovery, Kyle Wheeler is executive producer and Paola Espinosa is associate producer.
GRR RACING is a professional race team based out of Las Vegas, NV. You can stay up to date on all the latest happenings from the team with your android device by downloading the official Grr Racing app aT:
and by following @M1cheleAbbate on social media, as well as @grrracing! Can’t wait to see this unfold!