TRG Looking to Defend at New Jersey Motorsports Park
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Petaluma, Calif., (April 28, 2009) - TRG will be looking to defend their Grand-Am Rolex Series GT win from last year at the Verizon Wireless 250 to be run at New Jersey Motorsports Park on May 3.

Last year Andy Lally and Tim George Jr. won the series' first race at the track located in Millville, New Jersey. This year the two TRG drivers return, but in different team cars. Lally is paired with Justin Marks in the No. 67 Construct Corp/No Fear Energy Drinks/Voodoo Ride/Kartel Motorsports/K1 Speed/Gemstone Winery/TRG Porsche GT3.

"I like the New Jersey track a lot and obviously we had success there last year," Lally said. "I have heard about additional improvements to the track and the entire facility that will make it even more enjoyable this year. I think we will have our work cut out for us with the competition right now and we will also try to rebound from a very unlucky VIR weekend. I need to say a BIG thank you to my crew for doing such a great job under pressure to make sure we got points at the last race. They have been working hard to try and get our No. 67 Construct Corps Porsche back in shape and I can't wait to get back on track and prove our speed."

John Potter and Craig Stanton in the No. 65 Riegel/Stanton/Cystic Fibrosis Foundation/65 Roses/Magnus Racing/TRG Porsche GT3 will be looking for some Stanton magic this weekend. Stanton has also visited the New Jersey podium last year, winning the KONI Challenge race.

"I won the KONI Challenge race last year," Stanton said. "We will take our notes from VIR and have a good starting point on the setup of the car for New Jersey. Jeff Braun (TRG team engineer) has brought a format to the team that is really organized and works for all of us. That is a great improvement that Kevin has made for us this year. We get to race again seven days after VIR, which I think is great. The track has made some improvements and I really like the layout. John Potter is doing great so far this season and we are looking forward to having a good run there next weekend."

Ted Ballou, piloting the No. 66 AXA/Mitchell Rubber/Wealth Management Strategies/TRG Porsche GT3 with teammate Spencer Pumpelly, had a strong run going at Jersey last year when a small mechanical issue thwarted their good run.

"Last year we had a good race," Ballou said. "We had the car in the lead, Spencer was looking good and then we had a mechanical problem. We were pretty disappointed. We missed out on a lot of points that day. Jersey is not as high speed as VIR, but I like the track and we have a good car for that track. We will have a good baseline from this weekend to start off with at New Jersey as well as our strong notes from last year."
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