Sheehan in Audi at Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, NY – Gary Sheehan came into the week hopeful of following up on his lap-record-setting debut in last month’s Mont-Tremblant race, with a strong result in Saturday’s Glen 250. In the early laps of the race it looked as though this could indeed be the case, as Sheehan quickly found himself leading the race despite a starting position deep in the field.

Sheehan Gets the Nod for Watkins Glen

Following up on his stellar debut performance in last month’s Mont-Tremblant 250, former U.S. Touring Car Championship driver Gary Sheehan will again pilot the Audi S4 of Istook-Aines Motorsports in the Grand-Am Cup The Glen 250, June 19, 2004. Making his second consecutive start in Grand-Am Cup GS competition, Sheehan will be looking to build upon his highly successful debut, which saw him qualify the No. 4 Audi S4 on the front row, set a new GS lap record at

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Sheehan Sets New GS Track Record in Grand Am Cup Debut

Former U.S. Touring Car Championship driver and Grand-Am Cup newcomer Gary Sheehan drove the fastest lap of the race in the Mont-Tremblant 250 Saturday, posting a 1:47.569 on lap 8, one of 14 laps he led in the Istook-Aines Audi S4. That blistering lap was also the fastest of the weekend for the GS class, besting the pole time of 1:47.609 set in morning qualifying by teammate Anders Hainer. Sheehan’s lap sets a new track record for the GS class

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Sheehan Puts Audi on Front Row in Grand Am Cup Debut

Former U.S. Touring Car Championship driver and Grand-Am Cup newcomer Gary Sheehan took second position in this morning’s GS qualifying, posting a fast lap of 1:47.839, which puts him on the front row for his debut Grand-Am Cup race. Sheehan temporarily held pole earlier in the session with a lap of 1:47.990, which held until late, when teammate and primary-driver Anders Hainer dove in with a 1:47.609 to snatch P1 on his second lap of the session. This stellar performance

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Sheehan Among Front Runners in Grand Am Cup Debut

Former U.S. Touring Car Championship driver and Grand-Am Cup newcomer Gary Sheehan is among the fastest in today’s GS practice sessions, posting a fastest lap of 1:48.784 in the second session to break into the top five times of the day. Driving an Audi S4 Quattro prepared by Istook-Aines Motorsports, Sheehan held third-fastest time earlier in the session, which was contested by 30 GS-class cars. Sheehan is also one of seven drivers today to break the previous track record for

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Sheehan Chooses Gruppe M Firelex Racing Suits for 2004

U.S. Touring Car Championship and Grand-Am Cup driver Gary Sheehan has chosen the Gruppe M™ Firelex® as his racing suit for the 2004 race season. Sheehan will wear the double-layer F22N model suits, which were chosen specifically for their light weight, fire protectiveness, and in-car comfort in all race conditions. Gary took delivery of his first custom-fit F22N suit just prior to his departure for this weekend’s Grand-Am Cup race at Le Circuit de Mont-Tremblant in Quebec, Canada, where he

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Sheehan Steps Up to Grand Am Cup Audi Debut

U.S. Touring Car Championship driver Gary Sheehan will be making his Grand-Am Cup debut appearance in the Mont-Tremblant 250 race at Le Circuit de Mont-Tremblant on May 22nd, 2004. GarySheehan will be driving an Audi S4 Quattro prepared by Istook/AinesIstook-Aines Motorsports in the GS class, on a racetrack he knows exceptionally well. While this will be Sheehan’s first competitive start in an Audi, he has vast experience racing all-wheel-drive cars, including multiple race wins in the U.S. Touring Car Championship

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