The 2024 Trans Am Season Kicks Off This Weekend at Sebring Int’l Amy Ruman Back in the McNichols Co. No. 23

February 21, 2024

The 2024 Trans Am Season Kicks Off This Weekend at Sebring Int’l  Amy Ruman Back in the McNichols Co. No. 23

Munroe Falls, Ohio – Two-time Trans Am Champion Amy Ruman and her Ruman Racing team will return in the No. 23 McNichols Chevrolet Corvette for another full season with the series and compete for a third Trans Am Championship Presented by Pirelli title. The season kicks off this weekend at its usual opener, Sebring International Raceway. Ruman ended the 2023 Championship season third overall in points standings, in an extremely tight points battle for second through fifth positions.
Ruman Racing will return with faithful supporter and sponsor McNICHOLS CO., the leading supplier of specialty metals and fiberglass, including Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal, Wire Mesh, Grating, Flooring, and Architectural hole products. The agreement marks the twenty-second year of consecutive partnership between the two entities. “We are extremely proud to be back on the No. 23 celebrating twenty-two years with the team! We are looking forward to contributing to another fantastic year of Trans Am competition!” stated Scott McNichols, President of McNichols Co. “I am so thankful to have such a tremendous sponsor in McNichols Co. and I am honored and proud to represent the Hole Story team!” commented Ruman.
The Ruman Racing team is also excited to welcome back long time partners ECR Engines, OMP Racing, Ultimate Performance, Pro-System Brakes, COOLSHIRT SYSTEMS, and 6xdgearbox.
Earlier this month, Parella Motorsport Holdings (PMH) announced that Amy Ruman will serve as a mentor for several of the younger drivers for the PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship program in 2024, with the program assisting in backing fourteen racers across the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli, Ligier JS F4 Series, Formula Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas) and Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA). “Tony (Parella) and PMH approached me to serve again in 2024, and of course I accepted. The program is so important and helps to open doors for a multitude of talent in this industry. My family and I have been long time ambassadors of the Trans Am Series and I’m honored to take on this important role again as a representative for these young and upcoming drivers,” noted Ruman.
A big field is expected for the Sebring opening round, with sixty-three competitors entered across all classes at the 3.7-mile road course, with twelve running in Ruman’s TA class. Trans Am is running in conjunction with the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) as part of the2024 SpeedTour. Testing, practices, qualifying, and races will take place Thursday through Sunday. The CUBE 3 Architecture TA2® Series race will be Saturday, February 24th at 11:15am followed by the Trans Am TA/XGT/SGT/GT feature race on Sunday at 11:15am ET, both races are 100.98-miles, 27-laps. Please visit,, for tickets, schedules, and all other weekend information.
MAVTV COVERAGE AND LIVE STREAMING: The 2024 National Championship will broadcast LIVE on MAVTV’s linear television network and its Free Ad-Supported Television (FAST) channel, MAVTV Select. The 2024 SpeedTour will also be LIVE streamed online on a variety of social media platforms including Trans Am Series and the SpeedTourTV YouTube channels. In addition to live broadcasts of the events, 60-minute highlight shows will air Thursdays on MAVTV in primetime following each race weekend, with the CUBE 3 Architecture TA2 Series race airing at 8:00 p.m. ET and the TA/XGT/SGT/GT race airing at 9:00 p.m. ET as part of MAVTV’s ‘World of Racing’ programming block. Other Trans Am programming includes the docuseries Road to Glory, which tracks the progress of teams and drivers in the paddock. Read Trans Am's 2024 Broadcast Package with MAVTV official announcement here.
SPONSOR:  McNICHOLS CO. is the nation’s largest distributor of Perforated and Expanded Metals; Wire Mesh; Bar, Plank, and Safety Gratings; Stair Treads; Matting; and more. Products are carried in all styles and materials–stocked for 24-hour shipment. “Inspired to Serve”™ 800.237.3820 | |
OMP Racing, Inc., OMP Racing is one of the world's leading manufacturers of racing safety equipment and tuning accessories with a catalog of over 3,000 different items. Operating from a technologically advanced 80,000 sqft facility in Italy, OMP products are renowned for its quality, the meticulous attention to details that is constantly challenged by setting higher standards. For products and information visit or
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