The team heads to New Jersey Motorsport Park located in Millville, N.J. for Rounds 5 and 6 of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge season for the Touring Car classes. The 14-turn, 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway road course marks the team’s first weekend at the facility.
“This new track brings a new challenge to us that we’re ready for. I’m very proud of the team’s collective successes so far despite some struggles. I can’t thank the crew and our partners enough for helping us continue momentum into this weekend’s races,” said Shea Holbrook, co-owner and driver of the No. 67 TRUECar/Lucas Oil/Radium/Hendrick Honda Civic Si TCA car.
P.J. Groenke returns after tough yet successful weekend at CTMP where he captured his first podium of the season in his No.66 Verax.ca/Tundra/Mulligan Gold TCB Honda Fit. Teammate Paul Holton continues to develop behind the wheel of the No. 65 Radium/TRUECar/Lucas Oil Honda Fit.
Shea Racing is pleased to announce Jason Cherry, of Gambrills, MD, as the newest member to the team. Cherry, a rookie driver in the TCA class has proven competitive in Rounds 1-4. Cherry comes aboard with his No. 13 Autism Society of America/Avpro/Purposeful Architecture Mazda MX-5.
“I’m excited to join the Shea Racing platform as this will be a great opportunity for me to further improve and establish as a driver and showcase my partners especially the Autism Society of America,” said Cherry.
Qualifying will start Saturday, May 31, 3:50 P.M. EDT, Race 1 on Saturday, May 31, 6:10 P.M. EDT and Race 2 on Sunday, June 1, 10:20 A.M. EDT. All races are 40 minutes in length and will be live streamed on www.world-challengeTV.com.
Watch on TV!
NBC Sports Network Sunday, June 15 – 2:30 PM (EDT)
About Shea Racing:
Shea Racing is now a four-driver, four-car professional auto racing team in the Pirelli World Challenge dedicated to achieving paramount success by providing extraordinary racecars and trackside service, incredible branding and marketing efforts and developing a strong foundation to support talented drivers and to elevate our partners. The 2014 season marks the team’s fifth year racing in the series.