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.