The 2010 Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series will be held at this much acclaimed venue
Online PR News – 02-December-2009 – – With teams gearing up and testing their prowess on the tracks for the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, they now have to keep an eye out for fresh competition on the racing grounds. The new team to hit the grounds at the 2010 season will be Magnus Racing. The team is scheduled to debut with the No.44 Porsche 997 GT3 in the Rolex Series GT. Magnus Racing is taking no chances with its debut as it will have the familiar faces of John Potter and Craig Stanton behind the wheel. Since Magnus Racing will hit the ground running, John Potter has a program he believes will be different from other teams as it will combine competition with fun.
John Potter who will be seen taking the wheel of the Porsche 997 GT3, took his first professional victory in the Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge last year. The Utah resident has had a highest finish of fourth in the Rolex Sports Car Series and will be entering his second season of the Rolex competition in 2010. Craig Stanton has been a champion in both the Rolex Sports Car Series and the KONI Challenge. The California resident is well known for being a Porsche specialist and has been partnering with John Potter in the Rolex Series in a GT class Porsche since 2008. John Potter and Craig Stanton finished fifth at the Watkins Glen and the Miller Motorsports Park this year as a team.
Magnus Racing has been committed towards achieving results on the track and is also looking forward to have fun off the tracks. Since John Potter is putting together the staff and equipment he shall also be putting in the fun element for the team. Though a few of John Potter’s efforts have met with criticism, his unique campaigns have been popular among the fans with t-shirts including the “Utah’s McDreamy” shirts and hero cards that became a major hit at the 2008 Miller Motorsports Park event. The fans will definitely be looking forward to watching the unique element John Potter brings forth to Magnus Racing.
Though it will Magnus Racing’s debut at the Rolex sports Car Series, it was formed in 2006 by John Potter in order to develop race cars as well as compete in a variety of racing series. John Potter has had a good partnership run with Craig Stanton, therefore his decision to make him part of his team did not come as a surprise. The varied race car series that the team will compete in range from club level to professional endurance racing. Participating in the Rolex sports Car Series will be the highest achievement so far for Magnus Racing. The driver line-up of the team will be disclosed just before the Roar Before the Rolex 24 which is scheduled for January 8 to January 10. Preparations are underway for the approaching test at the Daytona International Speedway which is scheduled to be held on December 8 and 9. Being able to race in the prestigious Rolex sponsored sports car racing event will be a high point for Magnus Racing and surely they will be looking forward to make a mark with their debut season.
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