Corona, Calif. (November 20, 2014)
Super Lap Battle/GTA Finals
Team Eibach Represents Big at the Super Lap/GTA Finals Buttonwillow, California (November 14, 2014) – Following every SEMA Show is the big time attack finale event of the season, put on by Global Time Attack in conjunction with The Enthusiast Network's Super Lap Battle series at the Buttonwillow Raceway. Here, several Eibach-sponsored teams and employees went out to clock their fastest times. For platte forme AG, Rif Dagher piloted the shop's new F80 M3 sedan on ERS springs to a 1:51.651 in the Limited RWD class, and also set a record in the Street RWD class in a Corvette Z51 outfitted with ERS springs with a 1:51.089 lap time. Rob Walker representing Evasive Motorsports in the shop's Version 2 S2000 pulled a 1:51.777 in the Street RWD class, and Istvan Klag came in with a 1:57.673 in Street AWD. Our own staff competed as well: Tony Jackson came in sub 2s with a 1:59.854, which is super quick for a car on a full Eibach suspension, street tires and no aero in his E46 M3. Jared Reyes brought his recently completed EG Civic on Multi-Pro R2 coilovers, ERS springs, 25mm Anti-Roll bar; and other suspension pieces for his personal best of 1:59.163, also good for a Third place finish in Unlimited FF.
SRA-West Formula Sidecar Series
Team Big Dog Garage Sweeps Finale and Championship Las Vegas, Nevada (November 2, 2014) – Team Big Dog Garage entered the final two rounds of the SRA-West Formula Sidecar Series with a 22-point lead in the series standings. While the team only needed a pair of solid outings to clinch the title, they went above and beyond by winning both events. The first race was won by over 12 seconds by Bernard Juchli and Kevin Kautzky, and the duo scoring the victory in the second event by an amazing 20 seconds. Both victories helped clinched the championship for Team Big Dog Garage.
United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)
Cade Dillard Gets First Career USMTS Triumph Vivian, Louisiana (November 6, 2014) – Cade Dillard has enjoyed a stellar 2014 season on the road with the United State Modified Touring Series (USMTS). A few weeks ago, Cade was given the 2014 USMTS Rookie of the Year title, and now he has an even bigger accolade to add to his list of accomplishments when he raced to the first USMTS feature win of his career at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. The pilot of the Dillard Motorsports #97 LG21 Modified led every lap of the 40-lap, $2000-to-win feature.
Ark-La-Tex Checkers Claimed by Rodney Sanders Vivian, Louisiana (November 7, 2014) – Despite starting sixteenth on the grid for the $3,000-to-win feature, Rodney Sanders lived up to his nickname, "The Rocket" by racing to the victory (his 36th of the year) at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. Sanders progressively worked his way through the field during the race's early stages before moving to the lead in the closing laps in his Eibach Springs #20 Swan Energy Modified.
USMTS Finale Goes to Kelly Shryock Vivian, Louisiana (November 8, 2014) – Nine-time, United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) champion, Kelly Shryock, bagged his biggest win of the year in the tour's finale with a $4,000 triumph at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. Shryock started third in his #44 Eibach Springs Modified and surged past Rodney Sanders into the lead on lap 17.
Australian GT Championship
Rod Salmon Crowned Trophy Class Champion Cromwell, New Zealand (November 7, 2014) – Audi privateer driver, Rod Salmon clinched the Trophy Class title at the Australian GT Championship season finale at Highlands Motorsport Park. Salmon shared his Eibach R8 LMS with fellow countryman Nathan Antunes, and the duo scored a seventh and a fifth to claim the title.
V de V Endurance Series
GTV2 Class Championship Goes to Franck Thybaud Estoril, Portugal (November 8, 2014) – The V de V Endurance Series put a wrap on the 2014 campaign with the season finale at the circuit in Estoril, and when the grueling, six hour race concluded Franck Thybaud recorded a fourth place finish in the GTV2 ranks to claim the division title in the AB Sport Auto #45 Eibach Audi R8 LMS. The road to the title included two event wins for the Frenchman.