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ZF Race Reporter Videos Highlight Pit Stops, Atherton Discusses 2015 TUDOR Championship, Shank Switches from DP to Ligier


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2015) – ZF Friedrichshafen AG today launched the first installment of its popular ZF Race Reporter video series as part of the 2015 the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season at Daytona International Speedway.

During the Rolex 24 At Daytona, pit crews will do many as 20 pits stops during that 24-hour period. Careful fueling and tire changes all need to be orchestrated as fast as possible, while the driver exchange all need to be completed in about two minutes. ZF Race Reporter John Hindhaugh talks with Don Kitch, Team Seattle Heart of Racing team manager, about how important pit stops are to getting their car to victory circle. To view this video, click this link http://youtu.be/fBR91iLAFNY.

Daytona kicks off the 12-race TUDOR United SportsCar Championship calendar. With a new season, comes new changes within the series and new race venues. In the second video, Hindhaugh interviews Scott Atherton, IMSA president and COO, about those changes. To view this video, click this link http://youtu.be/k6rRLZxATe8.

The third video features Grant Stoddard, who was selected to be the ZF Fan Reporter. After submitting a question to the ZF.com website, he got the opportunity to come to Daytona International Speedway to interview Michael Shank about his decision to change from the Daytona Prototype to the new Ligier. To view this video, click this link http://youtu.be/5KqGcWN8GfQ.


ZF Motorsports Race Reporter Video Library

The ZF Race Reporter series will kick-off at the 53rd running of the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona. IMSA Radio’s own John Hindaugh will host team owners, drivers, IMSA officials and fans talking about everything surrounding the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The Race Reporter series can be viewed at www.Facebook.com/zfmotorsport. Look for new content from TUDOR Championship events at Daytona, Sebring, Laguna Seca, Detroit, Lime Rock, Circuit of the America’s and Petit Le Mans in 2015.


ZF North America, Inc.

ZF is a worldwide leading technology company in driveline and chassis technology with 122 production companies in 26 countries. In 2014, the ZF Group has presumably achieved a sales figure of around EUR 18 billion with 72 000 employees. In order to continue to be successful with innovative products, ZF annually invests about five percent of its sales in research and development. ZF is one of the ten largest automotive suppliers worldwide.



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