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JRi Shocks Renews Trans Am Contingency Program

February 1, 2017

MIAMI, Fla. [February  01, 2017] – The Trans Am Race Company (TARC) and JRi Shocks have announced the renewal of a key contingency program for the Trans Am Series, presented by Pirelli.   

The program, originally instituted in 2015, has awarded thousands of dollars in JRi Shocks product certificates to Trans Am competitors over the course of its existence and has been one of the cornerstone contingency programs for all Trans Am classes. 

“JRi shocks has been a valued Trans Am partner for several years now,” said John Clagett, President of The Trans Am Race Company. “We’re pleased to extend this partnership and to continue providing our competitors with the opportunity to showcase and earn the fantastic products JRi provides.”

JRi Shocks, a suspension solutions company based in Mooresville, NC, focuses on creating high performance, high precision shock absorbers for racing— making the supplier a perfect fit for the grueling demands of the 100-mile, high-intensity race format featured in Trans Am.  

“JRi Shocks is happy to be back as an official sponsor of the Trans Am Series,” said Marty Flannery, JRi Shocks Market Manager.  “We look forward to having a larger car presence on the track and an increased  representation in the paddock.” 

The first round of contingency prize for the 2016 Trans Am Championship will be determined upon the conclusion of the Trans Am 100 at Sebring International Raceway on March 5.  

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.

Defending Champions include: Amy Ruman (TA), Tony Buffomante (TA2), Randy Mueller (TA3) and Ernie Francis, Jr. (TA4).

For more on the Series visit www.gotransam.com, “like” Trans Am on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gotransam, or follow Trans Am on Twitter at @gotransam.

About JRi Shocks:

Makers of high performance, high precision shock absorbers, JRi Shocks draws upon over 100 years of collective experience in shock absorber design and engineering. Since opening their doors in 2007, JRi Shocks has seen success in nearly every form of motorsports from NASCAR and IndyCar to drag racing, road racing and offroad. JRi’s race proven suspension designs are a tested and proven solution for peak performance both on and off the track.”

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