TRG Ready for The Glen Part II
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Petaluma, Calif., (August 4, 2009) - TRG heads its second race of the season at the historic Watkins Glen International Speedway for the Grand-Am Rolex Series Crown Royal 200 at The Glen to be run on Friday, August 7. The series shares the weekend with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

The Grand-Am competitors will run the short course, the same layout as the Sprint Cup Series. The 2.45-mile, eight-turn Watkins Glen short course is a mile shorter and three turns less than the long course the series ran in June.

Justin Marks and Andy Lally are teamed in the No. 67 Construct Corps/CRG/No Fear Energy Drinks/Voodoo Ride/K1 Speed/Gemstone Winery/TRG Porsche GT3. The pair is pulling double duty with Marks in the No.10 Braun Racing Nationwide entry and Lally in the No. 71 TRG Motorsports Sprint Cup car. The first race of the year, the Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona remains the highlight for the team when they won there in February. Since that race, the team has a podium finish at Mid-Ohio and is currently seventh in the points standings.

"The Nationwide and Porsche cars are polar opposites," Marks said. "The transition won't be so difficult because the environment is just so different. You know exactly what car you're strapping yourself into. My focus will be primarily the TRG Porsche until Saturday morning, but the NNS practice between Rolex practice and the race will be very important for Saturday's race. I'm looking forward to the weekend because I want to end my season with TRG strongly and hopefully with a win, and the NASCAR race will be one of the biggest of my career with a great team, so it's going to be an awesome few days."

"The good thing is that the cars are very different," Lally said. "The tricky thing is that so are your braking markers. I've done it so many other times with different cars that it gets easier, but you really just need to have your head on straight and be focused. The setup from the last time we were here will be very similar with shocks and springs, but may differ a little in gears and downforce levels."

John Potter and Craig Stanton in the No. 65 Magnus Racing/TRG Porsche GT3 are looking forward to running The Glen short course. The duo is ready for the abbreviated practice schedule that comes with running on a NASCAR weekend.

"I like The Glen short course, it is fast so you have to carry a lot of momentum," Stanton said. "I think we have a good car. We have to work on a few little things when we get there, as there is not a lot of practice time. I have been working John Bedell (crew chief) and John Potter to be ready to get right to it quickly when we are on the track. I like running the long course, but I also like the short layout. It is like a road racing version of Bristol, like a Bull Ring. Traffic will play a big part. Setup of the car for the long run will be important. Tires won't be as big of an issue like they were at Barber. We will get the car real slippery for the high speed stuff and haul-butt there this weekend."
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