Bobby Mesmer and TeamSLR Ready for Road Atlanta
April 7, 2016
TEAM RELEASE (St. Augustine, Fla.) April 6, 2016
Nuts and Bolts:
The Trans Am Series heads to Road Atlanta this weekend for Round #2. Bobby Mesmer will pilot the TeamSLR/RMG No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro. The race will be Sunday, April 10, at 12:30p.m., with both Qualifying and Practice events on Saturday, April 9.
Push to Talk:
"I'm excited to get to Road Atlanta, and back behind the wheel of the #7 Camaro. I had a chance to get a few laps around the track a few weeks ago and loved it. Road Atlanta is definitely a driver's track and full of challenges. I look forward to applying all that I learned this weekend." - Bob Mesmer
"We're looking forward to racing at Road Atlanta, one of my favorite places. The car and Bob are getting faster with every lap and I'm impressed with his progress in such a short period of time." - Scott Lagasse
Road Atlanta Track Facts:
- 2.54 miles
- 12 turns
- Sits on about 750 acres in Northeast Georgia
- Was once a farm field
- Scott Lagasse Sr. has multiple wins at Road Atlanta (National Championships and Pro Championships)
- Bob's Car is a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro utilizing a Howe chassis and Katech power.
About Robert Mesmer:
Bobby Mesmer is not your average race car driver, at 6'4" and 280lbs he was told he would never be competitive in any form of racing, especially road racing where weight and balance is critical. Not listening to the naysayers and proving all of them wrong, Bobby has earned the respect of fellow competitors with his aggressive winning style on track and his larger than life personality off track. He has raced in NHRA junior drag racing, motocross, snowmobiles. Keep up to date with Bobby by following him on Follow us on Twitterand Like us on Facebook.
About TeamSLR & Scott Lagasse Jr.:
TeamSLR is a family operated race program with over 30 years of race experience. TeamSLR will compete in multiple NASCAR races during the 2016 season. Scott Jr. has been winning races since the age of seven on motorcycles, karts, modifieds, NASCAR Late Models, ASA Series, ARCA, Dirt Late Models and more. Scott is now focused on winning in Trans Am, and at the top levels of NASCAR. For more information about Scott Lagasse Jr./ TeamSLR and The Boy Scouts of America NASCAR program, please visit www.teamslr.com. Keep up to date with Scotty by following him on Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.