SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 29, July 17, 2014

Racing News: Masao Suenaga Takes Formula DRIFT Japan Event Victory

Compiled by SEMA Editors

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Japan’s own Masao Suenaga took the victory at Fuji Speedway for the first Formula DRIFT Japan event for Round 2 of the Formula DRIFT Asia Championship.
   

Formula DRIFT Japan Results: Masao Suenaga Takes Event Victory
Formula DRIFT entered Fuji Speedway for the first Formula DRIFT Japan event for Round 2 of the Formula DRIFT Asia Championship where Japan’s own Masao Suenaga took the inaugural event victory. The event had 69 entries in which 14 of those were Formula DRIFT Asia regulars. Six of the 14 finished in the Top 16. Participating drivers represented eight countries. Formula DRIFT featured ancillary events, including the Offset Kings car show, World Time Attack exhibition, Mazda Fest, 180 & Silvia Meet, FMX demos and Supermoto racing.

CTEK Continues Miller Racing Sponsorship in 2014 TransAm SSCA Pro Racing Series
CTEK Power Inc. has renewed its sponsorship of the CTEK/Northstar Miller Racing Chevrolet Camaro driven by Cameron Lawrence for the 2014 season. Last year, Lawrence was the TransAm TA2 class overall champion after winning eight out of 10 races. Lawrence, now in his fourth year of racing in Trans Am, has claimed four of the five TA2 races this year.

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Landon Simon will run a special “Made in America” paint scheme for USAC’s 2014 Indiana Sprint Week.
 
   

Landon Simon to Drive “Made in America” Mt. Baker Vapor Specialty Car for Indiana Sprint Week
Non-wing Sprint Car driver Landon Simon will run a special “Made in America” paint scheme for USAC’s 2014 Indiana Sprint Week. The red, silver and blue body resembles a WWII P51 Mustang plane and acts as a tribute to veterans and the United States. The car is highlighting Landon Simon Racing’s primary sponsor, Mt. Baker Vapor, whose products are all made and distributed in the United States. Indiana Sprint Week consists of seven races in nine days starting with Gas City on July 11, followed by Kokomo, Lawrenceburg, Terre Haute, Putnamville, Bloomington and Haubstadt.

Mt. Baker Vapor came on as primary sponsor of Landon Simon Racing at the start of 2014. Simon will compete in more than 50 race events this season in the Mt. Baker Vapor-backed sprint car. He will run the “Made in America” through Indiana Sprint Week and the month of July.

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