SEMA eNews Vol. 16, No. 49, December 5, 2013

Racing News: Cameron Lawrence Takes Season Title in Trans Am TA2 Class

By SEMA Editors

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The CTEK-sponsored Chevy Camaro, fielded by Miller Racing and driven by Cameron Lawrence, captured first place in the season-ending points total.

CTEK-Sponsored Chevy Camaro driven by Cameron Lawrence Takes Season Title in Trans Am TA2 Class
The NorthStar Battery CTEK Chargers 100 Race at Daytona International Speedway was held last month, and marked the final event for the 2013 Trans Am Racing Series. In addition to being the race’s title sponsor, the CTEK-sponsored Chevy Camaro, fielded by Miller Racing and driven by Cameron Lawrence, captured first place in the season-ending points total to become the 2013 Trans Am TA2 class overall champion after winning eight out of 10 races. In the final race at Daytona, Lawrence finished first in the 22-car TA2 field and ninth overall. The Trans Am Series, America’s Road Racing Series, dates back to 1966. The series now features three distinct classes: TA, TA2 and TA3 and is sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing. For more information, visit www.gotransam.com.

Crew Chief Todd Smith Joins John Force Racing
Veteran Top Fuel and Funny Car tuner Todd Smith has joined John Force Racing. Smith, of Cooper City, Florida, will take over the lead tuning duties of the Castrol EDGE Top Fuel Dragster. The veteran tuner was released by Don Schumacher Racing at the end of October.

Smith moves to JFR after a two-year stint with Don Schumacher Racing where he was the crew chief for Funny Car driver Jack Beckman. Smith will lead the team piloted by 2013 Auto Club Road to the Future Awards winner Brittany Force. The tuner has experience with young drivers going back to his tenure as co-crew chief Spencer Massey’s Top Fuel dragster for legendary driver and team owner Don Prudhomme.

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