PCM Focusing on the Job Ahead

20.06.2008: PCM Focusing on the Job Ahead

Pacific Coast Motorsports will not participate in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 scheduled for this Sunday at Iowa Speedway.

"I’ve decided to keep the team at our headquarters in California to re-evaluate and strengthen our program," said Team Owner, Tyler Tadevic. He continued, "Pacific Coast Motorsports and the Mexico City Tourism Board are committed to IndyCar. PCM has a contract with Mexico City through 2009 and this has always been our building year.

Along with our partners, we have determined we are going to take some time to re-evaluate our resources and determine how to strengthen our 2008 program and better prepare for a competitive 2009 season," said Team Owner, Tyler Tadevic.

PCM was the last of the Champ Car "transition" teams to debut in the IndyCar series. Coming off their first podium finish at the Long Beach Grand Prix, PCM ran their IndyCar for the first time during rookie orientation at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Despite a valiant effort throughout the month of May, the team did not qualify for the 92nd running of the Indy 500. One week later they made their first IndyCar start at The Milwaukee Mile.

Experience, hard work and professionalism paid off for PCM at Texas Motor Speedway, two-weeks ago. Mario Dominguez and his crew enjoyed improved results at the 1.5 mile-speedway. Dominguez started 24th of 28 cars and finished the event in 21st position.

While these are not the type of results Dominguez or his crew are used to, they were proof of PCM’s expedited effort in learning and developing the set-up and strategies for their new environment, the IndyCar Series.

Tadevic continued, "In light of where we are in our effort and the limited resources available, there is no sense in taking risks which could put us further behind.

We came into the series late and we cannot compete for a top-ten position in the championship this season, so we are taking this time to build our second car and to focus-on and prepare-for the job ahead.

The transition has been extremely difficult, especially with the intensity of the IndyCar schedule. Despite our late start, we have been able to compete and garner publicity for our partners in Mexico City.

We’ve also enhanced the fan base for the IndyCar series. The series has been very supportive and we look forward to our future in IndyCar," said Tadevic.

 

About Pacific Coast Motorsports: Formed in 2002 and based in Oxnard, California, Pacific Coast Motorsports are champions on the track and in the marketplace. The 2004 Toyota Atlantic Champions have competed in a diverse array of motorsports challenges, from open wheel to sports car racing and succeeded in every discipline. Off the track, PCM has represented some of the countries most recognizable names, from Imperial Capital Bank to Menards, TECATE and Vonage to Uniden establishing successful, high-profile marketing platforms that deliver meaningful exposure and a quantifiable return on investment.

PCM is dedicated to success and committed to go beyond the traditional means to deliver value and exceed the expectations of our partners. PCM fields the #96 Visit Mexico City car in the IndyCar series with Mario Dominguez. Carl Skerlong and actor turned racecar driver Frankie Muniz compete for Pacific Coast Motorsports in the 2008 Atlantic championship. Follow our 2008 IndyCar and Atlantic season at www.PCMracing.com.

 

- Katie Brannan, PCM -

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20.06.2008 / MaP

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