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IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

PC
1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

GTD
1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

PC
1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

GTLM
1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

GTD
1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
New Jersey Motorsports Park home of Forty7 race cars

Expand Race Teams and Grow Automotive Service Businesses
Friday, July 7, 2017

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Forty7 Motorsports LMP2 car
Forty7 Motorsports LMP2 car
Last winter, a member of the New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) Drivers Club had a vision--to build a racecar capable of turning Le Mans level lap times--while being manageable driven by a novice. The DC member brought his concept to Forty7 Motorsports, a design and fabrication facility located at NJMP’s on-site Speedplex High Performance Service Complex. 

Together they chose a 2013 Wolf GB08 V8 as the starting platform. The plan was to not only improve performance, but to incorporate state-of-the-art technologies and recently introduced driver’s aids. Modifications included a new ECU, traction control system, fully integrated active aerodynamics and a Bosch Motorsports anti-lock braking system.

The results were a re-engineered Wolf racecar designed to be pushed to it limits by any driver, even an amateur. Extensive performance testing is currently underway on NJMP tracks in preparation for competing in the 2017 Ultimate Track Car Challenge.

Ben Salasko, MoTec Programmer and Installer at Forty7 Motorsports said, “This was the ultimate track car build and we’re all proud of how the Wolf turned out.  We think it might even set new track records.”

This is only one of many valuable connections that regularly occur in a thriving community like NJMP, particularly since the opening of Speedplex. Drivers Club members, NJMP’s Exotic Car Garage owners and Track Day participants all take advantage of having quick access to parts, tuning, or other services available on property. Although its cornerstone is Forty7 Motorsports, as more vendors join Speedplex, NJMP will solidify its position as a completely self-contained motorsports village.

Garrett Kletjian, Co-Founder of Forty7 Motorsports said, “We chose to build at NJMP to be as close to the action as possible. The existing customer base combined with two top-notch racetracks at a premier entertainment destination provides us with entrees and opportunities an offsite shop wouldn’t have."

Things are happening in NJ
Things are happening at NJMP
Most brick and mortar businesses must rely heavily on marketing to attract prospects but, being located at a booming motorsport park provides a constant captive audience of cars that may need parts, tires, tuning etc.

“The cost to build at NJMP was equal to that of any industrial park on the east coast but, the difference is customers literally come to our front door,” says Kletjian.  “The return in exposure and continuous revenue stream is what solidified my decision to create a new home for Forty7 Motorsports at NJMP.” 

The new Forty7 Motorsports shop at NJMP also has full mechanical service capabilities, including manufacturing of custom CNC parts, as well as Mil-Spec Wiring and Dyno Tuning facilities. This year marked the debut of Forty7 Karting, which offers repair, maintenance, trackside support, a retail store and CompKart brand dealer, to satisfy the demands of NJMP’s flourishing Karting community. Forty7 Motorsports plans to continue expanding in response to the needs of its growing customer base.

Said Kletjian, "If you can’t run a successful motorsports business at a great racetrack location, then you probably won't be successful anywhere."

Gibson-based engine and rear suspension
Gibson-based engine and rear suspension
Another example of the kind of strategic relationships that develop at NJMP is one that began over a casual lunch, then turned into a metamorphic opportunity. In 2016, Steve Tullman, one of NJMP’s Exotic Car Garage owners and Drivers Club members who also heads up Tullman Walker Racing (TWR), joined forces with Forty7 Motorsports to field two cars in the IMSA Porsche GT3 cup Series

.They were so successful, TWR added two more Porsches and a sponsorship from Porsche of Toronto.  The team will compete in the entire 2017 schedule for the IMSA Porsche Cup in Canada, sharing venues with IMSA Weathertech, Formula1, Indycar, and Nascar across North America. Forty7 Motorsports is expanding further still to include a new LMP3 car in the IMSA Prototype Challenge series. 

And it all started over a simple lunch at the NJMP Clubhouse.

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About New Jersey Motorsports Park & Speedplex:Situated on more than 500 acres in Millville, N.J., New Jersey Motorsports Park is the premier motorsports entertainment destination of the Northeast. Conveniently located near the Jersey Shore, Delaware, Philadelphia, New York City and D.C., and next door to the Municipal Airport, NJMP offers diverse motorsports attractions featuring two world-class road courses, Thunderbolt and Lightning, the Tempest Raceway--one of the top karting facilities in the country--and is home to major racing events, concerts and festivals. NJMP’s Drivers Club membership program provides exclusive privileges on dedicated drive days, as well as access to 10 acres of paintball fields, a clubhouse with a bar/restaurant and built-in pool, overnight accommodations and more.  NJMP continues to elevate its commercial real estate development including: Speedplex High Performance Automotive & Motorcycle Maintenance Facility, which offers prime trackside lots, from 3000 to 20,0000 SF, for lease, acquisition and building of motorsports related businesses. NJMP’s private real estate offers include The Villas at Breighton and the Exotic Car Garages private car condominiums.  NJMP’s goal is to create a completely self-contained motorsports community.

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