Ruman Will Gamble for Her First Trans-Am Win at HARRAH’s Autobahn Grand Prix – Trans-Am Round 7

Munroe Falls, OH – Amy Ruman has landed on the Trans-Am podium two times this season, but is still trying to capture her first Trans-Am career win. Ruman will pilot her #23 McNichols Co./ Goodyear/ Cenweld Chevrolet Corvette in Round 7 of the SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Championship Series in the HARRAH’s Autobahn Grand Prix presented by MAZDA this weekend. Ruman is coming off a 3rd place finish at the Honda Indy Streets of Toronto Trans-Am event.

The 19 turn, 3.56 mile circuit is located in Joliet, IL at the Autobahn Country Club facility. This will be Ruman’s first time running the track. Along with the Trans-Am Series, the weekend will also feature six other racing series’ – Star Mazda, Mustang Challenge, Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup, Cooper Tires USF2000, and the Porsche Cayman Interseries.

“I’m looking forward to running another new track this season. It should be a very interesting race as it is a long track with 19 turns. I have a feeling I am going to be very busy!” exclaimed Ruman. “We have been fast all season, so I am going to use this momentum and try to get us a win this weekend.”

Ruman will take to the track starting Thursday and will be participating in a promoters test day. The official event will begin on Friday with two practice sessions, followed by one qualifying session on Saturday, and the race on Sunday will be at 3:00pm CT/4:00 pm ET.

Don’t forget that SCCA Trans-Am Live Timing & Scoring can be followed at http://livetiming.net/scca/trans-am/. Live Timing & Scoring for smart phones is also available at http://livetiming.net/SCCA/Trans-AM/html.asp and at http://livetiming.net/SCCA/Trans-Am/wap.asp.

Ruman’s primary sponsor, McNichols Co., is headquartered in Tampa, FL, and is the largest U.S. distributor of “Hole” products with service centers across North America. McNichols’ product selection is the most diverse in the industry. McNichols stocks perforated products, both metal and plastic. A toll free number 800-237-3820 connects you to the McNichols Co. distributor in your area and the company’s extensive website, www.mcnichols.com, has online customer service and online ordering.

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