Tuesday
Dec122017

BAR1 Motorsports Back on Track… Testing at Daytona

Daytona, Fla.  - Following last week’s mandatory IMSA test, BAR1 Motorsports is back at Daytona testing the team’s new Multimatic –Riley Mk 30, P2 car. Gustavo Yacaman will be on hand establishing benchmarks and baselines for comparing data. In addition, the team will spend the day working with potential drivers and experimenting with different set ups.

“Part of our plan this week is to get a few more drivers in the car who are interested in running with us,” said team owner, Brian Alder. “Last year, running PC, we had two cars and 10 drivers. Now we have one car and a lot of options to think about. It's going to be difficult narrowing down who we go with for Daytona.”

Marc Drumwright will be on hand getting his first look at the new Multimatic-Riley. Marc has enjoyed previous success with the team and here at Daytona, so it is understandable, he’s enthusiastic about this opportunity.

“Needless-to-say, I’m excited for the new season with a new car and new class of racing,” said Marc. “I’m happy we’re testing here at Daytona, since that will provide a least one ‘constant’ for me in today’s equation. I’ve enjoyed success here and am familiar with the track. Hopefully, that will help me with getting comfortable with the car. It’s obviously a big change from the PC car… but it’s absolutely beautiful.”

“I’ll be back in January to test at the ROAR,” added Marc. “I’m hoping today’s test will free up my time to focus on getting quicker before the Rolex 24.  For sure, we’ve got our work cut out for us.”

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