A Second Miracle Courage
More good news for Yves Courage (and the ALMS): Miracle Motorsports
is aiming to run a second Courage C65 in the 2005 ALMS – with
Jeff Bucknum and Chris McMurry driving, to be joined by Miracle’s
John Macaluso for the longer events. Macaluso is also aiming at
a Le Mans 24 Hours entry.
"We have been very
happy with the C65 and the support from Yves (Courage) and his team,"
said Macaluso. "The motivation to put together a two car effort
is the enhanced ability to win championships and better economies
of scale in operating our team.”
C65 was a first-time winner on its debut in the ALMS, at Road America
in August. This image shows John Macaluso (with Yves Courage and
Tim Mayer) conforming the purchase of that car, at Silverstone a
"These two guys
have a great relationship and similar driving style. Together they
have been quick and clean for the last three seasons in the series,
and they have shown they have the sensibility that's needed for
endurance racing success."
Jeff Bucknum has had
to race against the red, Miracle Courage C65 AER for the last two
ALMS events, and points out that "everyone has seen the outright
speed and potential of Miracle's Courage C65. We're very excited
that our relationship has evolved nicely and we look forward to
helping expand the success that John and his team have already enjoyed."
viewing all of these developments as the beginning of a long-term
relationship with John and Miracle,” explained Chris McMurry.
“We have been able to generate more sponsorship every year
and we want to use that momentum to give our collective efforts
legs year-in, year-out. Just as we have shown to date, we're in
this for the long haul."