November 22, 2019

Photo by Richie Smith @formulafotos

Daytona Beach, FL (18 November, 2019) – The GoShare/Elavon #3 Chevrolet Camaro retired early with a smoke filled cockpit on Saturday during the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli season finale at Daytona International Speedway. The car was being piloted by the team principal Claudio Burtin at the time. The unexpected failure with the transmission was unrelated to the new ECR Chevrolet RO7 engine package that was being tested for next year. Burtin Racing is the first to run the late model engine package in the Trans Am series.

“No one likes to bring the car in early but I’m happy with the performance and knowledge that we gained from the weekend. The data we gathered at Daytona and the relationships that we have built over this year are going to make our Chevy Camaro package the strongest contender next year. It is great to have the relationship with ECR to be the first to run this engine package in Trans Am.” said Burtin, a six time 24 Hours of Daytona contender, about the weekend.


About Claudio Burtin:

Claudio Burton is an American businessman, entrepreneur, chemist and race car driver who emigrated from Argentina at a young age. After starting in the chemical industry at an early age, Claudio develop a number of products across multiple industries. His works can be found in high profile projects which include commercially available protection for automobiles, blast mitigation on the Pentagon after 9/11 as well as design and implementation of the insulation of the Trident 3 series of Missiles. Claudio Burtin is a team owner and part time driver at Burtin Racing where his deep roots in motorsports started at a young age. Claudio has competed in several sprint and endurance races in multiple road course series.

About Burtin Racing:

Located in Alpharetta, Georgia, Burtin Racing is one of the top road racing contenders in North America. Currently competing in the Trans Am presented by Pirelli series - one of the most competitive series in American Motorsport. The professional racing pedigree of Burtin Racing has earned it the reputation of a top tier performance group. Burtin Racing is headquartered in a 25,000-square-foot facility in Alpharetta, Georgia, which includes an Axalta paint booth, a fabrication department, chassis dyno, and the ability to provide race preparation and maintenance for their race team and their customers’ cars.

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About the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli:

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli began igniting the passion of motorsports fans across the world in 1966 and has been home to some of the greatest names in road racing. Today, Trans Am continues to honor its legacy, while challenging the status quo in racing, through meaningful racing platforms and a driver-oriented focus. The Trans Am Series is operated by The Trans Am Race Company, LLC (TARC), and oversees the management and marketing of the Trans Am Series, presented by Pirelli. SCCA Pro Racing sanctions Trans Am events and provides operations services to the Series.


2018 Champions include: Ernie Francis, Jr. (TA), Rafa Matos (TA2), Alline Cipriani (SGT) and Warren Dexter (GT).


For more on the Series visit, “like” Trans Am on Facebook at, or follow Trans Am on Twitter @gotransam

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