Grr Racing Returns to Trans Am West Coast Series for 2020 Effort

March 11, 2020

Grr Racing Returns to Trans Am West Coast Series for 2020 Effort

The Las Vegas based team, Grr Racing, is making their return to the Trans Am West Coast Championship series presented by Pirelli for the 2020 season.  Driver and team owner Michele Abbate made her debut in 2019 with Trans Am in the competitive TA2 class and finished the season with a top 5 finish overall.  "We are very proud of our first year efforts, and we are making it our focus to earn a spot on the podium throughout the 2020 season", Crew Chief Anthony Philleo shares.

"We are very thankful for our partners that have continued to support our racing efforts and make it possible to race in America's Best Road Racing Series, Trans Am", Michele explains, "I would like to congratulate Scosche ( on their 40th Anniversary this year, as well as their 5th consecutive year supporting the Grr Racing team.  In addition, KING Bearings is celebrating their 60 years of business! We are also thankful for our other multi-year partners who have resigned with us including":


Scrubblade ( Coupon Code: GRR Blade

Fuel Safe ( *featuring their all new Abbate Yellow Color Option :)

King Bearings (

Lucas Oil (

Heatshield Products (

Heatwave Visual ( Coupon code: m1cheleabbate

Anderson Composites ( Coupon Code: Abbate30

Boxo USA (

RECARO Automotive (

5150 Wraps (

Gearhead Coffee ( Coupon Code: Abbate30

Molecule Sports ( Coupon Code: Abbate15


The Grr Racing team is also excited to welcome new partners to their racing program: 


Coleman Powersports (

PFC Brakes (

Arai Helmets (

Coolshirt Systems (

Joes Racing (

Next Level Racing (

Oclu ( Coupon Code: Abbate on Cameras and Abbate25 on Accessories


During the off-season the team has expanded the Grr Racing branding and stable to include their 2011 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS street car, dubbed "Project GrrMaro", which has also received support from several of their partners, including Trans Am Certified Engine Builder Katech Inc (  Be sure to check out Michele's youtube channel ( to see the weekly updates on that project as well as additional content.  You can also catch this week's Project GrrMaro episode right here:


The team is excited to hit the track at Sonoma for the first race of the year on March 15-16.    The West Coast series spans 6 races over the next 8 months and the team will be at every race in addition to other motorsports events.  For more information about Grr Racing please check out the new website that has launched at: and follow along on their social media channels: @GrrRacing @M1cheleAbbate Also see the latest Podcast from Heatshield Products featuring Michele as their special guest this week at this link:    The team's new 2020

livery will be reveal later this week, so stay tuned!


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