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Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson have walked away as overall winners of Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.
Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson Make It a Triple Crown, Winning Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2019
After 8,500 miles of driving adventure, the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge endurance rally has reached its terminus in Paris for the seventh time. Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson have walked away as overall winners. This is their third victory, making it a triple crown.
Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Announces New Drag Racing Program
Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has announced the addition of a new drag-racing program, offering professional drag-racing instruction to the public behind the wheel of the most powerful street-legal cars in the world on July 27 and August 17, with additional courses being announced in the coming weeks. Courses are limited to 16 students per class and cost is $1,999 per driver. Classroom instruction for the full-day school will last approximately two hours and address the fundamental rules of drag racing, including proper launch, staging technique, reaction time, signals and safety pre- and post-checks. On-track instruction will be under the direction and supervision of a professional Bondurant instructor. Each student will get in-classroom and on-track instruction followed by eight 1/8-mile full passes. In addition to the 840hp Challenger SRT Demon, the Bondurant//Dodge SRT drag-racing program will include the 707hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Hellcat Widebody, and the 485hp Dodge Challenger SRT 392. Students do not have to own Dodge//SRT vehicles to enroll in the course. Enrollment for classes is now open.
Matt Mills piloted the #5 Covercraft Toyota for B.J. McLeod Motorsports at Daytona International Speedway last weekend.
Covercraft Goes to Daytona With McLeod Motorsports
B.J. McLeod Motorsports (BJMM) cruised into “The World Center of Racing” for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Independence Day race weekend featuring a new primary partner on the #5 at Daytona. Matt Mills piloted the #5 Covercraft Toyota for B.J. McLeod Motorsports at Daytona International Speedway last weekend. The partnership was culminated originally through veteran NASCAR driver JJ Yeley, who will continue to carry the Covercraft flag the remainder of the 2019 calendar year as an official brand ambassador on and off the track.
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