August 29, 2013,
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(PETALUMA, CA – August 22) Brandon Davis has been looking forward to the opportunity to return to the TRG-Aston Martin Racing Pirelli World Challenge grid.  Thanks to Barracuda Networks, he will be able to return to competition at the Sonoma weekend.  Davis will compete for the TRG-AMR team in the No. 27 Barracuda Networks Aston Martin Vantage GT4.

Davis said, “Barracuda Networks will be the sponsor and we are excited to bring them to the Pirelli World Challenge / TRG-AMR fold.  They are a company that specializes in providing security, networking and storage products based on network appliances and cloud services.  Their sponsorship of me in Sonoma is a great fit as the event is close to Silicon Valley.  We hope to bring them a win!”

Davis also had this to say about the announcement, “I am really excited to return to the TRG-AMR team after competing in their maiden voyage with the Aston Martin GT4 at the Long Beach event.  After concluding a test day, it is obvious that TRG and Aston Martin have continued to improve the package.  I look forward to getting back out in the Pirelli World Challenge series with Aston Martin against so many other competitive marques.”

The No. 27 Barracuda Networks Aston Martin Vantage will have the benefit of two teammates for this race.  Davis and the TRG-AMR team hope that the three-team approach will allow for the team to use the data from three cars to accelerate the knowledge base for all involved.

“Anytime you have multiple teammates it can only help, especially with such a new car to the Pirelli World Challenge for TRG.  I think it will allow us to maximize our efficiency in such a busy weekend at Sonoma.”

Kevin Buckler on Brandon Davis and Barracuda Networks at Sonoma in Pirelli World Challenge:

“We could not be more excited having Brandon back with us and Barracuda on board,” stated team owner Kevin Buckler.  He did such a fantastic job at Long Beach and of course Sonoma is his home track.  We have all been working hard on the preparations for the Sonoma race and we will really be ready to deliver quite a show.  Barracuda is a fantastic company and we would like to showcase for them some of the value and the highlights of sports car racing.  Sonoma is going to be a great weekend.”

About Barracuda Networks:

Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems – efficiently and cost effectively – while maintaining a level of customer support and satisfaction second to none. Our products span three distinct markets, including: 1) content security, 2) networking and application delivery, as well as 3) data storage, protection and disaster recovery.

About TRG:

TRG is a full-service motorsports company offering a total driver ladder approach, as well as comprehensive sponsorship and business opportunities. For drivers, this approach starts with track days, goes to club events, up into street stock series and culminates in the ultimate goal of professional motorsports. For sponsors and business partners, this method starts with everything from executive events and traditional sponsorship models, to comprehensive business-to-business opportunities and experiential marketing. The team races in America’s two largest sport car series – the American Le Mans Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and can offer turn-key marketing programs as well as arrive-and-drive support.

The Racer’s Group was founded in 1993 and has been competing at the top level of motor racing. The team boasts Rolex Series GT championships in 2005 and 2006 and holds the record for the most wins in GRAND-AM with 32. The team’s resume is highlighted by four championships, four Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona victories, a 24 Hours of Le Mans win, a victory at Petit Le Mans and the longest standing ALMS podium run with 16 in a row.

About Adobe Road Winery:

Adobe Road features hand-crafted small lot wines produced from some of the finest vineyards in Sonoma and Napa counties. It has developed a reputation as one of Northern California’s hottest boutique wineries, producing many award-winning wines. Most recently, Wine Spectator Insider gave outstanding scores to four of the wineries latest releases: 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard (94 points); 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Bavarian Lion Vineyard (93 points); 2009 Syrah, Dry Creek Kemp Vineyard (93 points); and 2009 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley (92 points).

For more information and sponsorship details, please email info@theracersgroup.com. ​

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Press release issued by TRG-AMR North America

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