Stanton Barrett Announces 2017 Racing Plans Starting with Trans Am Series

February 27, 2017

Stanton Barrett Announces 2017 Racing Plans Starting with Trans Am Series

Barrett Proud to support his Godfathers Paul Newman’s #33 in TA class starting Sebring, FL March 5

TEAM RELEASE -- OJAI, Calif. (February 27, 2017)-- Race car driver Stanton Barrett is no slouch when it comes to being busy. Whether it’s stunt or stunt-coordinating in a major motion picture like LOGAN driving double for Hugh Jackman, behind the camera directing his next movie or tucked behind the wheel of a race car, Barrett’s wheels are constantly turning. 

Despite taking on his newest endeavor as president of Ojai Energetics, an ethics-driven health and wellness company, the Bishop, Calif. native still plans to race. 

His official kickoff in 2017 begins with the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli season-opening event at the famous Sebring International Raceway, Sebring, FL. on Mar. 5 in the TA class. 

Barrett looks to run a full schedule this season driving for Tony Ave Motorsports with championship efforts in mind and creative collaborations with Ojai Energetics and other business partners looking to reach the mass base of highly coveted road racing demographic.

Barrett will drive the No. 33 Chevrolet. The number holds a significance to the avid racer as it was the same Trans Am number driven by his godfather Paul Newman.  

“I’m excited to get back to my roots of road course racing and running the number of Paul who has been a huge influence in my racing and in my life,” said Barrett. “The Trans Am Series is a good series where I can go out there have fun and compete in an extremely competitive series with a substantial racing history. My schedule is full right now, but Tony (Ave) and his team have really opened the door to allow me to focus on my new role at Ojai Energetics, while using a sport to reach a mass fan base with a positive product and message for everyday healthy living.”

“Right now, I have seven Trans Am races on my schedule. We believe that Trans Am series is a tremendous platform to utilize for educating and marketing a technical, by nature and science driven brand such as ours at Ojai Energetics.”

Ave, a former NASCAR competitor himself says he’s looking forward to working with Barrett.

"I am very pleased and excited we were able to sign a driver of Stanton's ability and experience,” Ave said. “His background across several disciplines of driving will benefit the team as we not only work together on winning Trans Am races, but also further develop our equipment together to stay on the leading edge of what has become an incredibly competitive series."

Ojai Energetics, is linking ancient roots, with modern technology to provide quality and affordable alternative health products for optimal physical and spiritual well-being. 

Utilizing its proprietary delivery technology, Ojai Energetics’ CBD BIOLOGIX™ allows complete cannabidiol (CBD) benefits to be rapidly absorbed into the body in less than 60 seconds using Hydrosome encapsulated technology - making Ojai’s technology the most effective cannabidiol delivery method in the world. 
Ojai Energetics is leading the industry with its ongoing development of CBD and Cannabinoid delivery methods for medical treatment and nutrition, using organic supplements with the beneficial properties of CBD for everyday health and healing. 

There is a growing number of athletes turning to CBD for the well-researched health benefits. 

Ojai Energetics president, NASCAR driver, businessman, Hollywood director and longtime stuntman, Barrett has witnessed the positive effects of CBD hemp oil for athletes and consumer alike. Barrett’s career spans over two decades of highly physical work both in television and film, as well as a career as a professional race car driver in the most elite forms of auto racing. 

“My body has endured some serious injuries, long-term side effects, along with significant aches and pains,” Barrett said. “I am a firm believer in its effectiveness and have witnessed firsthand its ability to provide support for post sport recovery, quality of life, overall well-being.”

“I can’t stress enough how valuable this phytonutrient is for athletes like myself who suffer the consequences of an active lifestyle and career. We need to break down the stigma associated with this natural plant and its cannabinoids that effectively work with our body’s own endocannabinoid system. We have a big task to explain our CBD is federally legal, has no phsyco active effects and its benefits results in a healthy and better quality of life. ”

Founder and CEO Will Kleidon set out to form a value driven company that could provide the purest, healthiest and most ethically produced CBD product on the market. 

“Our mission is to provide consumers with a safe, pure and quality CBD product that holistically addresses body systems and offers nutritional benefits for everyday use,” Kleidon said. “Our intellectual property portfolio continues to expand as we innovate and offer consumers the most effective way to nourish a widespread nutrient deficiency with their endocannabinoid systems, and also a nutritional supplement for daily health and wellness.” 

In addition to Trans Am competition, Barrett plans to compete in a limited NASCAR schedule this year with a concentration on all Xfinity road course races. Further details of his stock car program will be announced at a later date. 

In 26 years of XFINITY Series competition, Barrett has 202 starts to his credit, 26 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts and five Verizon IndyCar Starts.

Follow Stanton Barrett on Twitter, Instagram @stantonbarrett or like him on Facebook. 

About Ojai Energetics: 

Ojai Energetics is public benefit corporation that is an ethics-driven health and wellness company dedicated to creating quality supplements, conducting socially equitable business, and cultivating ecologically regenerative supply chains. Ojai Energetics provides the highest quality, cutting edge, science-driven products for achieving optimal mental, physical and spiritual health. 

Ojai Energetics’ CBD BIOLOGIX™ is the only Full Spectrum CBD on the market with Hydrosome water soluble attributes that allow the full natural benefits of CBD to be quickly and efficiently absorbed by the body. From seed to extract, Ojai Energetics is committed to sustainable business practices and minimizing its impacts on the planet. All Ojai Energetics products are free of GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, corn, soy, and gluten, and are laboratory tested to ensure high quality standards. For more information, visit Follow Ojai Energetics on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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, “like” Trans Am on Facebook at, or follow Trans Am on Twitter at @gotransam.

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