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Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli debuts new Crystal Sensations Trophies at Sebring

March 13, 2017

New look combines identities of Trans Am and Pirelli 

MIAMI, Fla.  [March 13, 2017] – As The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli celebrated in victory circle the conclusion of Round 1 of the  2017 Trans Am Championship at Sebring International Raceway, it also unveiled and distributed the first round of 2017 Trans Am trophies to all podium finishers.  

Longtime Trans Am partner Crystal Sensations completely redesigned the trophies for the 2017 season, combining the traditional red and black of Trans Am with the iconic yellow of Pirelli in celebration of the recent partnership between the two motorsport brands.  

“The team at Crystal Sensations was tasked with creating a new look trophy that was a fusion of both Trans Am and Pirelli,” said John Clagett.  “Our new trophies represent the same combination that we saw take our competition to new levels at Sebring in our opening round.  Needless to say, we’re extremely pleased with the result and the fantastic work by Miles (Bocknek) and his team.” 

The first drivers to take home the first round of hardware included Cliff Ebben, Tomy Drissi and Vinnie Allegretta in the TA class, Dillon Machavern, Gar Robinson and Shane Lewis in TA2, Mark Boden, Randy Kinsland and Lee Saunders in TA3, and Brian Kleeman,  Mike Geldart and Todd Napieralski in TA4.  

The next round will be delivered to the winners of Round 1 of the 2017 Trans Am West Coast Championship at Willow Springs International Motorsports Park on March 25-26th; competitors in the Trans Am Championship presented by Pirelli will have another shot of their own come Round 2 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on April 8-9th.  

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About Crystal Sensations: 

Crystal Sensations is a world renowned design studio and manufacturer of high quality corporate awards and gifts. 

Crystal Sensations is focused on meeting the needs of each individual client. Their trademark is personalized service backed with the highest quality of finished products.

Crystal Sensations is a creator and innovator of specialty products and are called to deliver to the most discerning of the Fortune 500 Corporations and to individuals looking to brand, commemorate and celebrate important achievements and milestones.

About Trans Am:

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

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