“2012 ITC Championship Weekend Presented by the Avitus Group” Recap
(Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – Indianapolis) The “2012 ITC Championship Weekend Presented by the Avitus Group” at Road America put the exclamation point on a second season for the series that turned numerous heads in the sports car world. In retrospect, the Intercontinental Trophy Cup saw new teams, sponsors and competitors boost starting fields, contingency awards and participation throughout the seven rounds.
ITC’s finale crowned two new class champions, “Speedy” DAN CLARKE (P1) and SCOTT LEDER (P2) as well as saw the Team Championship come down to the very last race of the season as Isringhausen Motorsports will move the beautiful trophy to their Springfield, Illinois facility.
For Final Point Standings, please go to: 2012 Season Final Standings
Road America introduced a new series presenting sponsor for 2013, the Avitus Group, launched a new contingency program with the “Fabspeed Dash for Cash” where $500.00 cash was given to MIKE BAVARO (P1) and SCOTT LEDER (P2).
All of this was in addition to the “Forgeline Fastest Qualifier” check for $500.00 awarded to the quickest in both classes won by “Speedy” DAN CLARKE (P1) and series newcomer GEOFF ISRINGHAUSEN, Jr. (P2) plus the various programs offered by series partners Hoosier Tires, Sabelt and OG Racing.
RaceFanRadio has provided audio updates and background interviews on the numerous drivers, teams and sponsors throughout the season and all can be heard On-Demand at: Multi-Media Updates
Even though the on-track part of the calendar has been completed, “Season 3″ for ITC will be previewed in two months at the year ending Champions Reception at the 2012 International Motorsports Industry Show in Indianapolis on December 7th.
Expect numerous changes in 2013 as new sponsor / partners are finalized plus a return to Homestead/Miami Speedway and the addition of five endurance races will become a key part of the various weekend event schedules, all insuring growth of the series for its third season…
The Intercontinental Trophy Cup Racing Series (ITC) presented by the Avitus Group is a defined path for new and upcoming talent coming from a variety of disciplines, including karting and club-racing. The series, which races exclusively with Porsche Caymans, began in April 2011 and is the first nationally-touring semi-professional series sanctioned by the National Auto Sport Association (NASA). The ITC provides a structure to assist the enhancement of drivers and teams not only on the track but also off, fostering business partnerships and developing marketing strategies.
ITC’s Official Media Partner is TheRaceFanNetwork.com and they will create exclusive content for the entire 2012 season with interviews, sound bytes, live updates from each event plus we invite all fans to sign up for email blasts at: ITC Updates
ITC would like to thank the following primary partners: the Avitus Group, Hoosier Tires, Chizmark-Larsen Insurance, Forgeline, TPC Racing, Boomerang Bay Mixers and the RaceFanNetwork
Special thanks to: Isringhausen Imports, Bodymotion Racing, Chris Smith Racing and Marcus Motorsports for their continued support and involvement in ITC.