For Immediate Release
Brad McClure will compete for the 2014 USTCC GT Championship
BTM Motorwerks of Campbell, CA announces that Brad McClure will race a GT Class Porsche 996 in the 2014 United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC).
As the reigning USTCC TC class series winner and 2012 & 2011 Spec E30 NASA Champion, Brad feels he and his BTM crew have the ability to take this next step up the professional motorsports ladder and successfully race against the international field of professional and sportsman drivers competing in the USTCC.
Brad will be driving a proven Pro World Challenge Porsche 911/996 race car (5th at Long Beach) now presented in USTCC GT specifications and BTM Motorwerks livery.
Weighing in at only 2600 pounds, Brad’s Porsche will have a BTM tuned performance package which includes Moton 3 way adjustable shocks, Stop Tech brakes, an X51 optioned 3.6 liter engine producing 340 BHP, custom GMG exhaust system, forged BBS Race wheels and carbon fiber hood, decklid, spoiler, roof, rear bumper and GT3 Front bumper.
Following an extensive testing program Brad and BTM will kick off their 2014 USTCC season with a two hour enduro at Buttonwillow Raceway Park on April 5th. The series has six events scheduled in California & Nevada and significantly Brad will be competing at Sonoma Raceway September 13th & 14th as a support race for the FIA sanctioned World Touring Car and Maserati Trofeo Championships.
2014 USTCC race schedule
April 5 – Buttonwillow Raceway Park, Buttonwillow, CA – (2 hour race)
May 3-5 – Spring Mountain Raceway, Pahrump, NV
May 24-25 – Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA
June 28-29 – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
September 13-14 – Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA (with WTCC & Maserati Trofeo)
November 15-16 – Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA (5 mile course)
About the United States Touring Car Championship
The USTCC is America’s most exciting touring car racing series. Cars are production-based sedans, coupes and hatchbacks with chassis and suspensions modified for maximum performance.
The USTCC has two classes, GT & TC and the series utilizes a combination of sprint race format of 30-50 minutes, as well as an enduro format of up to two hours. Every USTCC race utilizes a standing start, which is one of the most exciting thrills in all of motorsports and the on-track action is always intense and hard-fought,.
No less than eleven different makes are campaigned currently including: Acura, Honda, BMW, Mini, Dodge, Chevrolet, Ford, VW, Toyota, Audi and Subaru . . . and now Porsche will compete as well.
About BTM Motorwerks
BTM Motorwerks is a Diamond Certified Specialized Service Center for Porsche, BMW, Mini Cooper, Audi, Volkswagen, and Mercedes with 6 Bays and plenty of parking, conveniently located on 1661 S. Bascom Avenue, Campbell, CA.
At BTM Motorwerks, Porsche, BMW, Mini Cooper, Audi, and VW is our specialty so we understand & know these cars exceptionally well. We have extensive experience in System diagnostics, Engine Management, Antilock brakes, Dynamic Stability and Climate control systems. We can rebuild your engine or handle regular factory scheduled maintenance and everything in between. You can relax and let BTM Motorwerks be your car’s Doctor.
“We’re known for our straightforwardness, honesty and integrity. Our training, certifications and advanced tooling are all geared toward German cars, so customers can feel comfortable knowing they’re getting specialized, expert service. We take a team approach to getting work done, and our ultimate goal is to provide high-quality work at a fair price.” Brad McClure, Owner/Operator.
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Brad McClure, BTM Motorwerks, 408-369-1911, brad@BTMMotorwerks.com.
Mike Cesario, Racers Drive, 408-220-3167, mike@RacersDrive.com
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