2022 Season Highlights — Ruman’s 2022 season was steady despite a few mishaps. She captured 3rd overall after narrowly missing 2nd place in the TA class Championship points standings. Ruman put the #23 C7 McNichols Corvette on the podium three times with a (2nd) at Laguna Seca, a pair of (3rds) at Charlotte and VIR and took home 7 top-five finishes during the 11-race season.
2021 Season Highlights — The 2021 season was a bit of a challenging year for Ruman and the team. She took 5th overall in the TA class Championship points standings in her #23 C7 McNichols Corvette. Ruman was set to run the full 11-race Trans Am schedule but was forced to miss VIR after contracting Covid-19. She captured one podium finish this season at Watkins Glen (3rd) as well as scoring four top five finishes during the year.
2020 Season Highlights — After the early start to the 2020 season at Sebring International Raceway March 1st for race one, suddenly the world was taken over by the global Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The series and teams were able to navigate and race a shortened schedule during unprecedented times. Ruman ran the #23 C7 McNichols Corvette in the abbreviated 7-event, 9-race schedule which included two double feature events at VIR and Road Atlanta. Ruman earned three podium finishes at Sebring (3rd), Brainerd (2nd), and VIR-race 2 (3rd). She finished 4th in the TA class Trans Am Series Championship Presented by Pirelli.
2019 Season Highlights — TA Champion Amy Ruman drove her way through a consistent season and secured 3rd place overall in the 2019 TA class Championship points standings in the #23 C7 McNichols Corvette. In the race for the Trigon Trophy, Ruman ran the full 11-race schedule. She earned one podium finish this season at Road Atlanta (3rd) and just missed the podium with seven other top five finishes.
2018 Season Highlights — The 2018 season was a solid but challenging one for Ruman and the team. Ruman took 5th overall in the TA class Championship points standings in her #23 C7 McNichols Corvette. She ran the full 11-race schedule, where she earned three podium finishes at Homestead (3rd), Indy (2nd), and Daytona (3rd). Ruman was just shy of the podium five times with hard fought 4th place finishes. She set another milestone in her Trans Am Series career in 2018, as she made her 100th Trans Am start at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Texas on Nov. 4th.
2017 Season Highlights — Defending two-time Trans Am Champion Amy Ruman driving her newly re-bodied 2017 #23 C7 McNichols Corvette, fell shy in her quest for a third straight Trans Am TA class title in 2017, finishing 3rd overall in in the Championship points standings. She competed in the full 13-race season. Ruman’s top finishes for the season were at Road Atlanta and Watkins Glen where she placed second. She had eight top-5 finishes. She faced some adversity from unwanted contact with cars in other classes that took her out of the running in three races.
2016 Season Highlights — Ruman goes back-to-back and wins the Trans Am TA title for the second year in a row in the #23 C6 McNichols Corvette. Ruman is now the two-time defending Champion in the TA class, capturing the title at a narrow margin in the chase for the 3-Dimmensional Trigon Trophy. She came home in first with 299 points in the over second place Paul Fix (290) and third place Simon Gregg (248). In a roller coaster 12 race season, Ruman won 3 races – Road Atlanta, Watkins Glen, and Daytona. She stood on the podium three other times, taking two 2nd places at New Jersey and NOLA, and a 3rd place at COTA. To round out the season she placed in the top-10 six times despite some contact, rain, and mechanical issues. Invited by Bobby Rahal (President), Amy Ruman was inducted into the 2016 Membership Class of the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC.org).
2015 Season Highlights — Ruman’s 2015 season proved to be her most successful season in her racing career driving the #23 C6 McNichols Corvette. For the 4th year in a row, Ruman ran the full 12-race Trans Am schedule and brought home a new title – 2015 Trans Am Champion! Ruman how holds another page in the history books, becoming the FIRST woman to win the coveted Trans Am Championship title in the 49-year history of the Series. Ruman finished first with 252 points in the chase for the 3-Dimmensional Trigon Trophy over Paul Fix (238) and Doug Peterson (198). It was a stellar season for the team as Ruman won 8 races – Sebring, Homestead, Road Atlanta, New Jersey, Brainerd, NOLA, COTA, Daytona – out of the 12-race schedule. She took 3rd at Lime Rock, managed a 12th place finish after a competitor had unsportsmanlike contact and took her out at Mid-Ohio, and rain plagued Road America-6 th and VIR-5th.
2014 Season Highlights — 2014 was another solid year for Amy Ruman. She ran the full 11-race Trans Am schedule for the 3rd year in a row. Ruman fell short of the Trans Am Title placing 3rd overall, just one-point shy of 2nd, but was a viable contender in the Championship hunt. The 2014 season brought some more awesome "firsts" in Ruman’s career. She scored her first Trans Am pole position at New Jersey and brought home a flag-to-flag win there. She brought home the checkered at Daytona International Speedway, becoming the FIRST woman to win a professional automobile race at Daytona as a solo driver! Ruman stood on the podium four other times, garnering two 2nd places at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and Brainerd, and grabbing 3rd places at Sebring and VIR. She placed in the top five seven times in 11 races in the #23 C6 McNichols Corvette.
2013 Season Highlights — Ruman's 2013 was a very busy and tough year. She ran 14 races, and raced a complete Trans Am schedule for the second year in a row. Some races didn't go her way (falling victim to bad circumstances in most cases) she still managed to finish solid in the Trans Am Series Championship points standings, bringing home 4th place overall. During the Trans Am season, Ruman ran all 10 races on the schedule and was able to podium twice, grabbing two 3rd places at Sebring and Brainerd Raceway, as well as scoring four top five finishes during the year. Ruman also captured three GT-1 National wins in the #23 C6 McNichols Corvette.
2012 Season Highlights — The 2012 season was another strong and busy year for Amy Ruman, as she ran 15 total races. She finished a solid 2nd in the Trans Am Series Championship points standings. Ruman ran the complete Trans Am Season schedule for the first time in her career, and only missed three podium finishes out of ten races. In her new C6 Corvette, she had seven podium finishes, including backing up last year’s Trans Am Series win with two more wins at New Jersey Motorsports Park and Brainerd Raceway. She captured three GT-1 National wins and competed again for the title in the SCCA National Championship Runoffs held at Road America in September where she finished 4th in her sixth try. At the beginning of the year, Ruman was the 2012 recipient of the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association Rising Star award (AARWBA) in Indianapolis.
2011 Season Highlights — The 2011 season was Amy Ruman’s breakout year, as it brought her first Trans-Am Series win at the Trans-Am season finale at the Petit Le Mans race weekend at Road Atlanta. With that win, Ruman became the first women to win a Trans-Am race in the Series’ 45-year history. She stood on the Trans-Am podium three times during the season, with the 1st place at Road Atlanta, and garnering 3rd place finishes at Brainerd, MN and Mosport, Canada. Amy ran eight of the nine races on the Trans-Am Series schedule; qualified in the top-5 in six races, closed the season with five top-5 finishes, and placed 3rd overall in the Series Championship points standings. The team focused on running mainly Trans-Am races this year, but still managed to compete in four GT-1 National events, where Amy scored two wins and two 2nd place finishes. For the fifth time in her racing career, Ruman was the GT-1 Northeast National Points Division Champion.
2010 Season Highlights — Ruman’s 2010 season was probably one of the most successful seasons in her many years of racing. She ran a combined season of Trans-Am Series races and GT-1 National races again and was very triumphant on both fronts. Amy ran six of the ten races in the Trans-Am Series schedule;
qualified in the top-10 for all six races and finished in the top-5 for all but one of the races when she suffered a mechanical problem. She captured three 3rd place podium finishes–at Road America, Toronto, and Autobahn; was 5th at New Jersey, 8th at VIR (mech), and 4th at Road Atlanta. For the fourth time in her racing career, Ruman was the GT-1 Northeast National Points Division Champion, capturing 3 pole positions out of 6 races, scoring 4 wins and a second-place finish at the famed June Sprints National at Road America, WI. Amy competed again in the SCCA National Championship Runoffs held at Road America, where she had the best finish of her Runoffs career earning a 3rd place spot on the podium.
2009 Season Highlights — With the rebirth of the Trans-Am Series in the 2009 season, Amy made the decision to divide her time and focus on running select Trans-Am races and enough GT-1 Nationals to qualify for the SCCA National Championship Runoffs. She competed in five Muscle Milk SCCA Trans-Am races. Amy qualified in the top-10 for all five races, grabbing a 3rd place and her first podium finish in the series at Road Atlanta, GA in the season opener. She was 6th at VIR, 12th at Mid-Ohio (mechanical problems), 4th at Watkins Glen, and 17th at Road America (motor problems). She placed 3rd in the GT-1 Northeast National Points Division, capturing 3 pole positions out of 5 races, scoring 3 wins and a second-place finish which earned her a spot in at the 2009 Runoffs. Closing out the season in October, Amy finished 5th in the SCCA National Championship Runoffs held at Road America, WI.
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