Chrysler back to the Targa Newfoundland 2011
Three crews in the colors of Chrysler Group and SRT attack has the Targa Newfoundland 2011
• Ralph Gilles, president and ceo Brand Street and Racing Technology (SRT) and senior vice president design, Chrysler Group LLC, will participate for the fourth time at the Targa driving a Dodge Viper SRT10
• Rob Pacione, Canadian pilot and former participant Targa, drive a Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
• George Notaras ("MotoMan"), automotive journalist and commentator american drive a Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
• The effort made by Team SRT / Dodge Motorsports aims to raise funds to benefit the Autism Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
Chrysler Group LLC is proud to announce its return to Targa Newfoundland with three SRT models and an impressive team of drivers headed by Ralph Gilles, one of the senior executives of the company.
Ralph Gilles has already three entries Targa. He will lead the assault on the SRT 10th edition of the classic September with the help of American and Canadian pilots. Team composed of three cars will be the largest recorded by a manufacturer this test, the longest and most difficult ordeal of motorsport in the country. This year, the participation of Team SRT / Dodge Motorsports is part of the fundraising campaign for the Autism Society of Newfoundland & Labrador and aims to raise funds that will be used to provide services and programs to individuals and to families affected by autism. For more information about this fundraiser or to make a donation, please visit www.DriveSRT.com after August 29. Of the launch of the rally of updates, photos, a daily blog will appear on the site.
Ordeal for 2011 Ralph Gilles will drive a Dodge Viper SRT10 in the company of the Toronto officer Jen Horsey with several Targa its assets.
Rob Pacione, Canadian racing driver and former Targa participant, take the wheel of the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 lime green pilotees by Ralph Gilles Targa 2008. This car had raised the enthusiasm of the crowd has been exposed many times in Canada and the United States. Rob Pacione will be second by the first officer Brian Maxwell of Port Hope, Ontario.
The second Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 will be entrusted to a "MotoMan" journalist and commentator George Notaras, Los Angeles, and co-driver Nick Chambers, Washington. The 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 will face difficult road race configuration substantially series.
"I am overflowing with enthusiasm for Targa this year and I look forward to seeing our three models SRT full competition on the road, exactly the kind of situation for which they were designed," stated Ralph Gilles, SRT brand CEO and chief designer of the Chrysler Group LLC. "Our TRS not only looks, but they are also distinguished by their reliability and competence on road and track. "
"Ralph is a great supporter of Targa since its first participation in 2005," says Robert Giannou rally organizer. "Besides, it's a him that we owe the nickname The Iron Man of Motorsports (iron ordeal motorsport) to describe the Targa. He very quickly understood the potential impact of a victory for the Targa eager to illustrate the performance and durability of its products in real situations manufacturer. Ralph is also a very tough competitor and it is very popular with other teams and fans. Newfoundland's waiting for her. "
At previous Targa, Chrysler Group recorded a Chrysler 300C SRT8, Dodge Charger SRT8, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Dodge Caliber SRT4 and the popular Dodge Challenger.
Owned by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, which operates as the event, Targa Newfoundland is one of three tests type Targa recognized internationally. The 10th edition of the annual Targa Newfoundland will start in St. John's, Saturday, September 10, 2011, and ends in the capital on Saturday, September 17. The ordeal has over 2 000 km of winding roads that crisscross the central and eastern Newfoundland, up to 450 km of special stages that are trading at full speed on closed roads with.
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