- Founder and CEO, Kevin Buckler, Talks New Racers Series Wines on Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria
April 5, 2019
What a thrill to have our Founder and CEO of Adobe Road Winery and The Racers Group, Kevin Buckler, Appear on Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria Bartiromo today! What a great opportunity to debut Adobe Road’s new wine brand, The Racing Series, and to be part of a panel with Dagen McDowell and Jon Hilsenrath. Kevin discussed his racing career and his new passion: The Racing Series Wines, premium-quality wines in elegant packaging for motorsport enthusiasts everywhere. APEX is an ultra-premium blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Petite Sirah with a stunning metal Apex curbing on the bottle. Kevin and Garrett have definitely achieved perfection with APEX, the best expression of a high-end Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon, rounded out with supporting varietals for flavor and body. Aged in 100% French oak. REDLINE is a rich and complex blend of ...
- TRG-AMR Announces First 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Driver Team in GTS Class
November 4, 2015
PETALUMA, CA (November 4, 2015) – After finishing the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season with the most wins of any team in GTS class, TRG-Aston Martin Racing announces its first driver lineup for 2016. TRG-AMR drivers Derek DeBoer and Jason Alexandridis are returning from their 2015 partial season campaign to drive the V8 Vantage in 2016 as a driver team. Both drivers showed strong pace in 2015, with Derek winning his class earlier this year in the Aston Martin Le Mans Festival race in support of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The driver team will compete for the entire 2016 PWC season in GTS class and will be chasing a newly formatted team championship as a pair. Both drivers will be competing at each race on the schedule, as well as ...
- TRG-AMR, in partnership with Aston Martin Racing, launches factory supported race program in North America for…
November 2, 2015
PETALUMA, CA, November 3, 2015 – To continue the growth of its global customer base, Aston Martin Racing in conjunction with its US partner, TRG-AMR, will offer a complete factory-supported race program beginning in 2016, along with a strong reward program for all qualifying competitors. Drivers and teams that commit to racing an Aston Martin GT4 or V12 Vantage GT3 in Pirelli World Challenge will receive comprehensive factory support, engineering assistance, spare parts support and other benefits to ensure a strong and competitive program. The North American program will support the Pirelli World Challenge in GT, GTA and GTS classes. Services available to all Aston Martin competitors will include the following areas of support: Trackside AMR engineering support, including engine management and chassis support. Dedicated customer trackside spare parts service. Support for public relations, ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Battles in a Rain-Shortened Petit Le Mans Race to Finish Second in the 2015 IMSA GTD C…
October 13, 2015
PETALUMA, CA, October 13, 2015 – Perhaps the feel good story of the 2015 GT race season in North America was in the IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship and the efforts of TRG-Aston Martin Racing. The privateer team from Northern California featuring a rising star driver in her first full season of racing in the V12 Vantage took the fight to the mighty teams of Porsche, Ferrari, BMW, Viper and Audi and almost pulled it off. TRG-Aston Martin Racing driver Christina Nielsen began the season on a high note as the team captured the Pole Position at the 24 Hours of Daytona 24 race with co-drivers James Davison, Brandon Davis and fellow Dane, Christoffer Nygaard. Unfortunately, part way through the race with the 007 car in the race lead, an amateur ...
- A Danish Woman’s Chance to become the First Female IMSA Champion – Vice Sports
October 2, 2015
A Danish Woman’s Chance to become the First Female IMSA Champion - Vice Sports
- Four Championships on the Line at Tudor Series Petit Le Mans – Epoch Times
October 2, 2015
Four Championships on the Line at Tudor Series Petit Le Mans - Epoch Times
- Christina Nielsen Poised To Make Motorsports History In Imsa – AP Auto Racing
October 2, 2015
Christina Nielsen Poised To Make Motorsports History In Imsa - AP Auto Racing
- Christina Nielsen in line to make sports car history at Petit Le Mans – USA Today
October 1, 2015
Christina Nielsen in line to make sports car history at Petit Le Mans - USA Today
- Dane poised to become first woman to win international motor racing championship – The Copenhagen Post
October 1, 2015
Dane poised to become first woman to win international motor racing championship - The Copenhagen Post
- Championships to Be Decided in Petit Le Mans – NextGen Indy
October 1, 2015
Championships to Be Decided in Petit Le Mans - NextGen Indy
- Leading by only one point, TRG-Aston Martin Racing is heading into Petit Le Mans – Motorsport.com
October 1, 2015
Leading by only one point, TRG-Aston Martin Racing is heading into Petit Le Mans - Motorsport.com
- TRG-AMR Targets Two Tuscc Titles – Paddock Talk
October 1, 2015
TRG-AMR Targets Two Tuscc Titles - Paddock Talk
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing heads into Petit Le Mans with one point lead – Sports Car Illustrated
October 1, 2015
TRG-Aston Martin Racing heads into Petit Le Mans with one point lead - Sports Car Illustrated
- Kuno Wittmer Eyeing Victory at “Petit Le Mans” – Inside Track News
October 1, 2015
Kuno Wittmer Eyeing Victory at "Petit Le Mans" - Inside Track News
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Chasing Driver and Team Championships Heading Into Petit Le Mans …Leading by Onl…
September 28, 2015
ATLANTA, GA, September 28, 2015 – For the first time in North American history two very special moments are unfolding heading into the final round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship at Petit Le Mans on October 3rd. TRG-Aston Martin Racing enters the event leading in the GTD championship for both the team and the drivers championships and leading by the slimmest of margins. This will be the first time in history that an Aston Martin or a female driver could potentially win a major North American championship and all eyes are on the 007 car and its star driver, Christina Nielsen. The team arrived into Atlanta last week to begin testing and building its race strategy for the Petit Le Mans endurance race that will determine the championship ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Going for the Championship– Seeking to Extend Points Lead at Circuit of the Amer…
September 18, 2015
AUSTIN, TX, September 18, 2015 – TRG-Aston Martin Racing enters the penultimate round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship at the Circuit of the Americas hoping to extend its points lead in the GT Daytona class as part of the Lone Star Le Mans weekend. After scoring a strong second place finish at Virginia International Raceway just three weeks ago, all eyes will be on the #007 Royal Purple/Orion/LaSalle Solutions/Passtime V12 Vantage and driver Christina Nielsen. This weekend’s event at the Circuit of the Americas is especially important as the team will be hosting approximately 100 corporate partners, multiple private events, and Aston Martin Racing (UK) as they race in the FIA World Endurance Championship the same day. The team is pleased to partner with the local Aston Martin Dealer, ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Delivers: Another Win and Podium to Finish the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge Season
September 14, 2015
MONTEREY, CA, September 14, 2015 – Once again, TRG-Aston Martin Racing delivers with a solid win in GTS class and a podium result in GTA class to finish the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season. After scoring a race win and podium finish at the Sonoma Grand Prix just two weeks ago, the team repeats the performance again at the Grand Prix of Monterey to close out the PWC season. In the GT race, Christina Nielsen qualified and started fourth in the GTA class in the #7 Royal Purple/Orion/LaSalle Solutions/Passtime V12 Vantage. Christina battled hard through the first half of the race to hold off attacks from rivals and made an aggressive pass on the front-running Audi R8 to move up from P4 to P3. She charged forward from there avoiding the ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing looks for a Final Victory to Finish the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge Season
September 11, 2015
MONTEREY, CA, September 11, 2015 –TRG-Aston Martin Racing is looking to follow-up its strong results at the Sonoma Grand Prix with another win at this weekend’s final round of the Pirelli World Challenge Series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The team will be fielding three Aston Martin Vantage race cars including IMSA GTD points leader Christina Nielsen driving the #7 Royal Purple/Orion V12 Vantage in the GTA class and who won in the GTA class at the Sonoma Grand Prix. Also racing in the in the #07 LaSalle Solutions V8 Vantage is Kris Wilson who has 4 wins on the season and added another podium with a strong 2nd place finish in GTS class at the Sonoma Grand Prix. Joining Kris will be Jeff Huber, racing the #06 Stand Up 2 ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Delivers a 1-2 punch at Sonoma Grand Prix-Victory in GTA and Second Place in GTS
August 31, 2015
SONOMA, CA, August 31, 2015 –TRG-Aston Martin Racing extends its winning ways by bringing six Aston Martin Vantage race cars to the Sonoma Grand Prix and delivering a win in the GTA class and 2nd place in GTS class in the Pirelli World Challenge series. The team kicked off the Pirelli World Challenge weekend by hosting an exquisite Thursday evening private wine dinner for technology executives and a private equity firm at the team’s headquarters in Petaluma. The dinner, racing facility tour, and special wine tasting inside the Adobe Road Winery production facility and tasting room, provided attendees with a behind-the-scenes view into the world of sports car racing and corporate relationship building. The following evening, TRG-AMR hosted a party for over 100 Pirelli World Challenge team members and corporate VIPs. On ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Bringing Six Strong Cars to the PWC Sonoma Weekend
August 27, 2015
SONOMA, CA, August 26, 2015 –TRG-Aston Martin Racing is rolling back into its home track at Sonoma Raceway with a massive undertaking for this weekend’s penultimate round of the Pirelli World Challenge Series. The team will be fielding six Aston Martin Vantage race cars including IMSA GTD points leader Christina Nielsen driving the #7 Royal Purple V12 Vantage in the GTA class and five exceptional drivers in the GTS class — including Kris Wilson who is going for his fifth and sixth PWC GTS class wins this season in the #07 LaSalle Solutions V8 Vantage. Joining Kris in GTS class will be Derek DeBoer (#09 Racing for Cancer / BRM), Jeff Huber (#06 Stand Up 2 Cancer / Exploratorium), Peter Ludwig (#13 World Technology Ingredients / OISI) and our newest member ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing extends Championship Points Lead at VIR Heading into the Final 2 Rounds
August 25, 2015
Alton, VA (August 25, 2015) -In what might be described as one of the best “feel good” racing stories of 2015, a strong independent GT team partnered with one of the the last remaining independent luxury brands in the world, now sits squarely on top of the GT championship dominating over its enormous automotive rivals and brands. TRG and Aston Martin sit solidly in the lead of the GT Drivers and Team Championship and after a solid 2nd place finish at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday have now extended their lead even further over their 2nd place Ferrari rival. And leading that charge is the Danish sensation and professional driver, Christina Nielsen along with her co-driver, the current reigning GTLM Champion Kuno Wittmer in the #007 Aston Martin GT3. The TRG ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing Seeks to Extend its Championship Points Lead at VIR
August 19, 2015
Danville, VA (August 19, 2015) – As the Tudor United SportsCar Championship season is winding down, the intensity is heating up. With another podium finish for the #007 Aston Martin GT3 at Road America last week, TRG-AMR driver Christina Nielsen leads the GTD class points by a slim margin. The GTD championship is very close as four drivers are within just ten points of Christina’s lead. Christina and her Orion/Royal Purple/LaSalle Solutions/Passtime USA/Mellow Mushroom number 007 Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 will be the center of attention this Sunday at the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR. Both the media and competitor race teams will be watching as Christina and TRG-Aston Martin Racing turn their attention from chasing the points lead to protecting the points lead. TRG-Aston Martin Racing is also pleased ...
- Nielsen Leads Tight GTD Points Battle Into Oak Tree Grand Prix
August 19, 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2015) – Christina Nielsen is looking to extend her lead atop a close GT Daytona (GTD) points battle in Sunday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway, Round 10 of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Nielsen captured the GTD points lead with her third second-place finish of the year for TRG-AMR in the most recent race at Road America, co-driving the No. 007 Royal Purple/Orion Energy/LaSalle Solutions/PassTime USA Aston Martin Vantage with Kuno Wittmer. Now, she’s looking forward to her first TUDOR Championship race at VIR – a 17-turn, 3.27-mile circuit located in Alton, Virginia. The race showcases the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GTD classes, and will be televised live on FOX Sports 1, beginning at 1 p.m. ET. “We went testing at VIR, and ...
- Nielsen Leads Points In GTD
August 16, 2015
News and Notes from the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America One race after finishing third at Lime Rock Park, TRG-AMR’s Christina Nielsen placed second at Road America, enabling the driver of the No. 007 Royal Purple/Orion Energy/LaSalle Solutions/PassTime USA Aston Martin Vantage to take the lead in the GT Daytona (GTD) point standings. Now, she’s ready to take the next step. “We finished P3 at Lime Rock, P2 here at Road America and now we’re aiming for P1 at VIRginia International Raceway,” Nielsen said. “I just wish we had a bigger fuel tank right now – but if I can’t have that, I’ll take the championship lead. That’s amazing.” Kuno Wittmer – racing for the third time as Nielsen’s co-driver – pitted for fuel with 20 minutes remaining, handing the lead ...
- A Chat With GTD Points Leader Christina Nielsen
August 16, 2015
DENMARK NATIVE HAS THREE RUNNER-UP FINISHES IN 2015 There’s a new name atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) point standings: Christina Nielsen. The 23-year-old resident of Horsholm, Denmark enters the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR with a two-point lead in GTD, with only three races remaining. She has four podium finishes this season for TRG-AMR, placing second at Sebring International Raceway, Detroit’s Raceway at Belle Isle Park and Road America, in addition to placing third at Lime Rock Park. Nielsen has been paired with Kuno Wittmer in the No. 007 Royal Purple/Orion Energy/LaSalle Solutions/PassTime USA Aston Martin Vantage. Christina, what are your thoughts seeing your name at the top of the GTD point standings? “I did not see it coming at the start of the season, to be honest, especially after Daytona ...
- TRG-Aston Martin Racing and Christina Nielsen Take The GTD Series Lead In The TUDOR United SportsCar Champions…
August 10, 2015
Elkhart Lake, WI (August 10, 2015) – For the first time in North American history, an Aston Martin racecar sits on top of a major Sportscar racing series in both the Team and Drivers Championships. A strong qualifying effort and flawless driving performance saw Danish sportscar standout Christina Nielsen and her teammate, reigning GTLM champion Kuno Wittmer finish 2nd in GTD class at the Tudor Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. The duo have clicked since driving together at Watkins Glen in June and are coming off a podium finish at Lime Rock Park just two weeks ago. Today’s 2nd place result catapults Nielsen and the TRG-AMR team into first place in the IMSA TUDOR GTD Championship with the Royal Purple/Orion Energy Solutions/Lasalle Solutions/Passtime USA, Aston Martin GT3. The ...