Continental Tire announces the “Driving Confidence” Award

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Continental Tire is pleased to announce the Continental Tire “Driving Confidence” award which will be presented at this year’s GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series (CTSCCS) banquet. 

The award will recognize the Grand Sport (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) team (car) that has completed the most miles on Continental tires during the 2012 race season.  The team (car) in each class with the most miles will be presented with a $5,000 cash award.  2012 marks the first year that Continental Tire has presented this award.
“When we looked at the number of miles these teams have completed this year, we knew we had to develop an award to recognize their accomplishments,” said Travis Roffler, director of marketing for Continental Tire.  “We’ve seen a lot of close racing on our tires this year and we’re proud of that.  We applaud all the teams on their accomplishments this year and look forward to presenting the first Continental Tire ‘Driving Confidence’ award this weekend.”
Through the race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the CTSCCS has completed a total of 33,608 laps or 90,062.4 miles.  (For those keeping track, that’s 3.6 times around the Earth’s equator.)  In the GS class, the No. 9 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GS.R is tied with the No. 83 BGB Motorsports Porsche 997 for the most miles with 1,606.84.  In ST competition, the No. 25 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 leads the field with 1,598.45 miles while the No. 31 i-Moto Mazda Speed 3 lurks just behind with 1,592.76 miles.  The top five for each class breaks down as follows:
TEAM (CAR)         MILES
No. 9 Stevenson    1,606.84
No. 83 BGB           1,606.84
No. 01 CKS           1,602.36
No. 45 Fall Line     1,510.84
No. 13 Rum Bum   1,469.59
TEAM (CAR)         MILES
No. 25 Freedom    1,598.45
No. 31 i-Moto         1,592.76
No. 56 Race Epic  1,561.21
No. 10 Kinetic        1,496.61
No. 30 i-Moto         1,495.66
In the event of a tie, the following items will act as the tiebreaker in the order provided:
    1.    Number of race wins.
    2.    Number of second-place finishes.
    3.    Number of third-place finishes.
    4.    Final championship position.
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