Leo Parente on “ShakeDown” from our friends over at Drive visit the American Le Mans Series race at VIR to speak with team owners and race car drivers to get their reaction to three basic questions about the impending ALMS/Grand-Am merger. 1. What was your first reaction when you heard the news? 2. What’s the best thing that could come from this get together of racing? 3. If you have one concern, what is it? If you’re having trouble viewing the video, please visit ALMS Team Owners and Racers React to the News about the ALMS/Grand-Am Merger to watch it directly on PorschePurist.
Leo and the team interview Porsche drivers like Spencer Pumpelly and Leh Keen while team owners and drivers from other marques weigh in with their concerns and questions. This merger has the ability to be something great for North American road racing but there are lots of concerns and details that will need to be addressed if things are to mover forward smoothly. Not the least of which is what type of car do manufacturers like Porsche need to build for this new integrated series?
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