BAM! Tests Its RSR
The RSRs are arriving with their new owners, and the first
ones are off and running already: the new Florida-based team received
its car eight days ago, and tested it at Road Atlanta earlier this
week (Monday and Tuesday).
did the honours: "The car was good. We were faster than at
the Petit, for sure, but we had different conditions and a new car.
It helped me a lot to get more laps, especially in the new car,
and I learned a lot from the data. Everything went smoothly; not
every test goes that way, but it was good."
the first team out testing is indicative of the talent we have assembled
and that was reflected in the attitude and enthusiasm of everybody
there," said Peter Baron. "It was great that we were able
to get the car just last week from Germany, turn it around in a
couple of days and get here to do the testing. We're very pleased
with the new team -- the operation of the two-day test went flawlessly.
is a significant advancement of the '03 car and we saw lap times
that reflected that. Unfortunately, the weather didn't cooperate
so we couldn't really work too much on setup, so it was more familiarization
with the car and the new parts on it, evaluating the base package.
But we have a significant testing and development plan ahead of
The first name
on the roof of the car is that of Sascha Maassen, who was present
to help with the initial test. "His name was on the car because
the BAM! crew is super-efficient and courteous in welcoming team