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Sarasota, FL, United States, 2010/08/06 - Online gaming company GameStreamer is sponsoring this weekend's Optima Batteries World Challenge Mid Ohio Grand Prix presented by GameStreamer. Racecar Gary Savage, of GameStreamer, will make his professional debut.
GameStreamer, Inc. presents the Optima Batteries World Challenge Mid Ohio Grand Prix this weekend. Racecar driver Gary Savage of GameStreamer is making his professional debut there, as well.
The Mid Ohio Grand Prix is part of the Mid Ohio Sports Car Challenge, which takes place over three days, August 6 through August 8. More than 175,000 tickets have been sold to the races to date.
Raised in a racing dynasty, Gary Savage is no stranger to the roar of the engines – especially sports cars. He will race in car #42, the long-standing number used by the Savage family. Savage will be navigating George Winkler Racing’s Ford Mustang FR500S.
“This is an exciting weekend on so many levels, as it's been a personal mission of mine since my sister, Shelly, passed away,” says Savage. “To be able to make this happen in conjunction with GameStreamer has been a perfect scenario. GameStreamer is about cutting-edge technology, speed, unique user experience, and it just seemed like a perfect fit with my passion for racing on both a professional and personal level.”
“My goal is to continue to constantly strive to be the best, stay the course with focus and vision and also have fun, which is right in line with what GameStreamer and our other partner, XS Energy Drinks, are all about. Time to keep the hammer down and in high gear!” he says.
Savage’s dual debut takes place in rounds 8 and 9 of the Optima Batteries World Challenge Mid Ohio Grand Prix presented by GameStreamer.
It’s especially poignant that he participates in his first professional race on the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. It’s known as sacred territory in his family because David “Swede” Savage challenged this permanent road course as a top-tier fixture in Trans Am and Can Am so many times.
The 2.4-mile, 15-turn Mid Ohio Sports Car Course has challenged the world’s top drivers for more than 40 years.
A leading innovator in digital distribution and cloud-streaming solutions for games, GameStreamer operates a B2B and B2C network with clients across the globe. GameStreamer’s cloud-distributed information architecture ensures smooth and uninterrupted online gaming. Headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., the company has presence in several major cities including San Francisco and London.
World Challenge Mid Ohio Grand Prix Schedule
Events begin Friday morning. All times listed are ‘local’ / Eastern Time.
Practice 1 - Friday 8:47 am.
Qualifying - Friday 12:03 pm.
Race 1 - Saturday 10:15 am.
Qualifying 2 - Sunday 8:00 am.
Race 2 - Sunday 11:00 am.
TV is via tape-delay on VERSUS- August 28 at 4:30 to 6 pm. Rebroadcast September 3 at 4:30 am.