Gidley Ready For a New Challenge in GT

NOVATO, Calif. – Memo Gidley has a new challenge ahead in 2011 – racing the No. 43 Team Sahlen Mazda RX-8 with Wayne Nonnamaker in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 GT division.
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Memo Gidley will join Team Sahlen full time in 2011 Rolex Series GT competition.

Gidley has competed in the Daytona Prototype class since 2005, winning in Mexico City in that year’s season finale. He raced with Doran Racing in recent seasons, driving the No. 77 McDonald’s Ford Dallara, finishing second at Watkins Glen in 2007. He scored three podium finishes in 38 races in the Champ Car World Series prior to joining GRAND-AM.

“Every day is like a triathlon,” said Gidley, who also is in contention for a Jet Ski championship in addition to driving karts in his spare time.


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