Merchant Services Racing Ready For A Street Fight

Marcelli Looking To Repeat Last Year's Win

Merchant Services Racing will head to the streets of Baltimore for this weeks American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón for the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge presented by SRT. The eighth round of the American Le Mans Series championship is 2-hour charge through the city's Inner Harbor district. As defending champions of the 2011 event, the team hopes to repeat and keep their podium streak alive.

Fielding two cars for the event, Tony Burgess will join Kyle Marcelli in the No. 8 Lamex, Butterfield Farms ORECA, while Lucas and Matt Downs take on the driving duties for the No. 7 sister car.

"I don't want the guys to be over confident going into this round," noted team principal, Brian Alder, "but I think we're in a good place. We know the cars. We know the track. And we're defending champions. If you combine that with our consistency over the summer, you'd have to give us pretty good odds."

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