CSJ Motorsports Delivers Second Aston Martin Vantage GT4 To Run This Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

CSJ Motorsports Delivers Second Aston Martin Vantage GT4 To Run This Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

05.07.2019: The Aston Martin Vantage GT4 will be Campaigned By Automatic Racing in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge CSJ Motorsports, the official North American di


The Aston Martin Vantage GT4 will be Campaigned By Automatic Racing in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
 
 


CSJ Motorsports, the official North American distributor for Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 race cars, has delivered a second Aston Martin Vantage GT4 to Automatic Racing to expand their 2019 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge program.




Automatic Racing has been running the first of the Aston Martin Vantage GT4 cars in North America since January’s race at Daytona International Speedway. Though a new car for 2019, the Aston Martin Vantage has already had success in both GT3 and GT4 trims worldwide.




The car has posted a combined 22 top-five finishes in several international race series including Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe, the British GT Championship, International GT Open Championship, Creventic 24H Series and the Super Taikyu Series. The tally includes 11 podium finishes and a win for the GT4 machine at Suzuka in the Super Taikyu Series.




"It is all finally starting to come together now that we have taken delivery on the second Vantage GT4 here in North America," Susan Jary, co-principal of CSJ Motorsports, said. "We were very excited to show it off at The Glen as our first delivery. It made quite an appearance, that’s for sure. Now we are ready to put it into action at CTMP!




 The momentum is gearing up to get this off the ground and bring a much needed presence of Aston Martin race cars over to North America. We want teams and drivers to know they will have customer support for their new GT3 or GT4 whether they are running a race or in need of parts at their race shop. We are dedicated to bringing back what customer service is all about."




The second automatic racing entry will be driven by Ari Balogh and Greg Liefooghe, joining the entry of Gary Ferrera and Kris Wilson at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park this weekend. Both entries will be on track for two practice sessions on Friday, followed by a 15-minute qualifying at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Saturday morning and a two-hour race at 1:55 p.m. EDT on Saturday afternoon. The Aston Martin Vantage GT4s can be seen live on IMSA.tv for the race, which will re-air on Tuesday, July 16 on NBC Sports Network at 3:00 p.m. EDT.



"We're really excited, needless to say, and proud of that longstanding relationship we have with Aston Martin Racing," David Russell, Team Manager of Automatic Racing, said. "They've really produced a nice piece here. A lot of people have come by to see the car. They're really impressed, especially guys who understand what cars look like in GT4.



 Aston Martin did a good job of getting it right out of the box. The relationship we have with CSJ is really positive. They're really working hard at trying to get all of the pieces to the puzzle and I think they've gotten there now. It's a really strong relationship with Aston Martin Racing, and I think that's going to continue to prosper. This is just the second of two cars and I think probably shortly there will be a third one on the way."




CSJ Motorsports is on hand with a parts truck and support at every IMSA and SRO event in North America with an Aston Martin Vantage on the entry list. In addition to parts at and away from the track, CSJ Motorsports will offer diagnostic and technical support to each team campaigning an Aston Martin Vantage.




Both the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and the Aston Martin Vantage GT4 are available for purchase through CSJ Motorsports. More information can be found at www.amrcustomerracing.com. 



 
 
Reece White- photo CSJ

 
 

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