Watch CLP Motorsports’ and Safecraft’s All-Star Team on Mav-TV “Survive the 25” Airing Nov.7, 7pm ESTSafecraft
“Survive the 25” is a TV Documentary of the 2016 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill featuring Tyler McQuarrie, Tanner Foust, Marc Miller, Tom Dyer and Pat O’Keefe in CLP Motorsports’ Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo going for a victory repeat in the ES Class in the longest endurance road race in North America.
The CLP/Safecraft team includes 7-time 25 Hours of Thunderhill winner Tyler McQuarrie; national champion, world record holder & TV host, Tanner Foust; 2016 Petit LeMans winner Marc Miller; 2016 winner class A-6-AM of the 24 Hour Barcelona Tom Dyer and veteran racer/owner Pat O’Keefe, whose CLP Motorsports team won and set the bar for the all-new NP01 Prototype Class at Thunderhill in 2015. Catch the premier of “Survive the 25” on MavTV on Monday, Nov. 7, 7pm EST and every Tuesday at the same time for the month of November!
About CLP Motorsports
CLP Motorsports is a premier, full-service performance facility in Northern California. The team specializes in road racing, track attack drifting, autocross and high-performance street cars. CLP offers customers a wide array of services including performance maintenance, product installation, fabrication, full-service builds, race car setup, product development, part sales, driver coaching, arrive and drive services and more.
Visit www.clpmotorsports.com for more information.
About Safecraft Safety Equipment
Safecraft Safety Equipment is the leading provider of fire suppression systems and is used by most of the top professionals in a wide range of industries including Motorsports, Automotive, Aviation and Marine. For over 20 years, Safecraft is known for its innovative design and use of the highest quality components available.
Safecraft extinguishers are used by more NASCAR, NHRA, NASA and SCCA teams than any other brand and is the only manufacturer to offer several models of extinguishers and extinguishing agents approved to SFI 17.1.
Visit www.safecraft.com for more information.
About Tanner Foust
Tanner Foust is a versatile and multi-talented driver known for his supreme car control and a proven track record of podium placements, national championships and world records. He is a three-time U.S. rallycross champion (2012, 2011, 2010) who has also won four X Games gold medals (2013, 2010, 2007) and two Formula Drift championships (2008, 2007).
He has also held multiple world records including for the astonishing Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, which saw Foust drive a car through a 66-foot loop-the-loop. He also scored the indoor speed record for TV’s Top Gear USA and set a distance jump record with Hot Wheels when made a 332’ramp-to-ramp leap in a truck at the Indy 500 in 2011.
Foust is the first American driver to win a round of the European Rallycross Championship and finished both 2011 and 2012 ranked in the top three. At home, Foust has been a dominant driver in rallycross since the sport of rallycross was first introduced in the United States in 2010.
His varied race experience includes multiple years of open wheel competition, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, rally racing, various types of sports car racing and the SCORE Baja. He has represented the USA in the annual Race of Champions three times (2010, 2009, 2008).
Off the track, Tanner demonstrates his impressive car control and driving experience on-camera as host for History Channel’s Top Gear and performing stunts for various films, TV shows and commercials.
About Marc Miller
A resident and native of Holland, Michigan, Miller has experience in everything from Formula Fords to Stock Cars and is also competed in the full IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS season in 2016 in his sixth year with CJ Wilson Racing where he scored a win and placed 2nd in the final standings. Miller also joined Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen co-driving the No. 33 Gas Monkey Garage / ViperExchange.com Dodge Viper GT3-R in the longer IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance races in 2016 – ending with a win at Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta in the car’s last event. Miller joined the Viper Exchange / Riley Motorsports team in 2015 in his first 24 Hours of Le Mans and repeated the race in 2016 in a Porsche 911 RSR with WeatherTech Racing / Proton Competition – leading laps in both events. He will return to the 25 Hours of Thunderhill with 2 class wins, a 3rd overall and a P2 in class.
About Tyler McQuarrie
Tyler McQuarrie grew up in Walnut Creek, CA and started racing karts when was 14. He won the Formula Russell Championship and the Russell Triple crown in 1998. McQuarrie is the 3rd and only American to win the World Scholarship in England and then spent 2 years racing formula Vauxhall in Europe. He has also spent time racing USF2000, American LeMans, USAC Sprint cars and NASCAR West Series. McQuarrie has since become one of the top drift drivers in Formula Drift and is also one of the best multi-purpose drivers in the country. In 2016, Tyler competed in Formula Drift, Trophy Truck, Stadium Super Trucks, ARCA, IMSA, and NASA as part of his #RaceEverything campaign.
About Pat O’Keefe
Pat’s successful corporate career as President and CEO of NeXgen Fuel and Safecraft Safety Equipment, Vice President of Golden Gate Petroleum and CEO and President of CLP Motorsports had its humble beginning as a successful racer in his youth. His passion for automobiles and motorsports lead to an impressive racing career starting at the age of 12 where he has since raced anything with an engine including jet skis, boats, motorcycles, karts and cars with NASCAR, SCCA, NASA, IMCA and others. Pat started CLP Motorsports after realizing the need for a world class customer-focused motorsports shop. He started NeXgen Fuel by recognizing the need to meet customer’s demands for a high quality, clean-burning, high performance premium renewable diesel. Pat is continually driven to find innovative ways to champion clean alternative fuels like NEXDIESEL Renewable Diesel for use in the automotive industry, most recently making racing history by being the first to run renewable diesel in a Trophy Truck at SCORE’s Baja1000.
About Tom Dyer
Tom Dyer was born and raised in Northern CA developing his passion and love for racing growing up at the race track watching and helping his father race locally. His own career path began with racing karts then moving into cars starting at the Jim Russell Racing School. His diverse car racing experience began racing open wheel in USF2000, Pro Mazda, Indy Lights and USAC. Sports cars include Grand-Am, IMSA, 24h Series International endurance racing and stock cars in NASCAR and local short track series. He’s also competed in the 25 Hours of Thunderhill multiple times since 2008. He will be competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Pirelli World Challenge and the 24 Hour International Endurance series’ in 2017.
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