6 January, 2004 -
Florida-based Champion Racing,
one of the most successful racing teams in the U.S., will return in
2004 to compete in the SPEED World Challenge GT Series.
Founded in 1994 by Dave Maraj, Champion
Racing (Pompano Beach, FL) has become a formidable opponent for
teams competing in sports car racing. Supported by Audi Sport North
America, Champion Racing looks to defend last year’s Driver and
Manufacturer Title in the SPEED World Challenge GT Series.
In the SPEED World Challenge GT Series,
Champion Racing will return with last year’s Audi RS 6 Competition
Cars and Championship Drivers Michael Galati and Randy Pobst.
Randy Pobst (Gainesville, GA) earned three
pole positions and eight podium finishes while teammate Michael
Galati (N. Olmsted, OH) earned one pole position and three podium
“On behalf of Audi Sport North America, we
are once again proud to be aligned with such a capable and competent
organization like Champion Racing”, declared Len Hunt, V.P. of Audi
of America. “Champion Racing has proven to be one of the best teams
in sports car racing and we look forward to providing them with
support for another successful year.”
The opening round for both the American Le
Mans Series and SPEED World Challenge GT Series begins with the 12
Hours of Sebring March 19–20 in Sebring, Florida.
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