Buffalo Grove, IL (September 27, 2013) – The 2013 Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge Series comes to a close this weekend at Lime Rock Park and the Fall-Line Motorsports trio of BMW M3s are looking to end on a high note. Fall-Line have two cars with a chance to finish in the top-three in the season-ending points championship
Charles Espenlaub has a chance to finish in the top-three in overall driver standings in GS with a solid result this weekend but must not give up any points to the three drivers trailing him by a narrow margin. Espenlaub will be driving the #48 Cirocco Ozzimo/ Atlas Acon/ DFL Interiors/ Fall-Line Motorsports BMW with young gun Trent Hindman, who just celebrated his 18th birthday earlier this week. This driver combo has proven their competitiveness and after earning Hindman’s first podium finish last race at Laguna, they are hungry to keep up the momentum all the way through to the end.
Mark Boden is the next highest driver in championship standings, sitting 6th, and with a shot at the top-three in the championship he is also hoping to add to his two victories from earlier this season. His co-pilot of the #46 Trim-Tex Drywall Products/ Fall-Line Motorsports BMW, Bryan Sellers, had to miss two races due to prior commitments, but has been in the car for the two race wins with Boden at Watkins Glen and Indianapolis. Prior to the last event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the #46 had finished in the top-five of the past five race events but suffered a mechanical issue at Laguna that ended their streak. Sellers and Boden have what it takes to get the #46 back in victory lane and will do their best at a track that has historically suited the BMWs very well.
Al Carter and Hugh Plumb will be competing in their 31st and final race together in the #45 Eagle/ B+ Foundation/ Fall-Line Motorsports BMW. This pair has been together racing in the CTSCC series for the past three years and there is no better way to end this partnership than at their “home track” which is just over three hours from where Plumb and Carter reside. This duo earned a podium finish earlier this year at Watkins Glen and would love nothing more than to put the #45 car back on the podium once more.
DRIVER PIT STOP CHALLENGE: Adding to the excitement of the season-finale, the team is holding their 1st Annual Fall-Line Motorsports Pit Stop Challenge that will take place at the Fall-Line transporter Friday, September 27 at 3:30p ET where all six Fall-Line drivers will go head-to-head to show their skills outside of the racecar. Rumor is team owner Mark Boden had been practicing back at the team’s headquarters in Chicago for the past week, but can he handle the pressure under the watch? Full results and photos will be posted on Fall-Line’s social media pages once made official. PLEASE NOTE: Date/time on the photo is wrong. The pit stop challenge will take place today, September 27th at 3:30p ET.
Team Manager Michael Harvey: “It seems Daytona was only yesterday, and it’s quite amazing we are at the Championship Weekend at the BMW-supported Lime Rock Park. After a season of highs and lows with a couple of wins I am looking to have the Fall-Line BMW’s on the podium at BMW’s track. All my guys have worked tirelessly this year in our efforts to extract every ounce of performance from cars, drivers, and engineers and they deserve all the credit as we build towards 2014.”
The GRAND-AM Championship Weekend of the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge presented by BMW at Lime Rock Park begins on Friday, September 27th with the only practice session of the event at 10:55a ET followed by qualifying at 1:55p ET. Green flag of the race is scheduled for Saturday, September 28th at 9:50a ET. A re-broadcast can be seen on Fox Sports 1 (formerly Speed) on Sunday, October 6 at 5:00p ET.
Fall-Line Motorsports is a premiere builder and fabricator of racecars for all levels of competition. Fall-Line specializes in BMW, Porsche, Audi and other high-performance makes. Fall-Line Motorsports unveiled their Grand-Am team in 2006 and won the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS Championship title in 2010. In addition to fielding 3 GS BMW M3’s in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Fall-Line also prepares and fabricates cars for other CTSCC teams, SCCA and NASA drivers, track day prepared and high performance street vehicles.www.fall-linemotorsports.com
ABOUT THE B+ FOUNDATION: The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation honors the memory of Andrew McDonough. Andrew’s mom, dad and sister founded The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation. The overall goal of The B+ Foundation is to “Do Good”. During the racing season, Al Carter and Hugh Plumb visit kids with cancer in hospitals before racing events to make a positive difference and keep the “B+” message alive through outreach efforts and talks. The B+ Foundation provides financial assistance to families of children with cancer nationwide. In the last two years, The B+ Foundation awarded over $1,000,000 to families of children with cancer while giving over $500,000 to support research efforts. Information about the Foundation and its activities can be found at www.BePositive.org.
Atlas Acon Electric Service Corp.:
With a reputation spanning over 50 years, Atlas-Acon provides full-service electrical contracting for new construction, renovations, as well ongoing service and maintenance in the commercial and industrial markets in the greater New York area. Atlas-Acon works with some of the largest general contractors, construction managers, architects and engineers utilizing its vast expertise to manage project-specific schedules in a cost effective manner. The construction needs of its corporate clients are diverse and unique and Atlas-Acon prides itself on creating and developing innovative solutions.
Cirocco & Ozzimo Inc. is a commercial exterior and interior renovation contractor serving the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Cirocco & Ozzimo is recognized as us one of the top concrete firms in the New York City metro area and specializes in masonry, plaster and fireproofing to Building Owners, General Contractors and Consultants for building renovations and new construction.