Whelen Motorsports

Visiting America's Dairyland

IMSA • August 09, 2013

The Marsh Racing / Whelen Motorsports Team is moving forward after a disappointing finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After qualifying on the pole and running in the top three for the first portion of the race, the #31 Whelen / Team Fox Corvette was unintentionally bumped and spun by the #69 Ferrari on entry to turn two. The incident would ultimately take the #31 out of contention for a decent finish, putting the car down one lap after getting stuck in the gravel trap. Eric was able to fight back to finish P8.

"Once again, we had an outstanding Whelen / Team Fox Corvette. The car was fast right off of the trailer. I was quick in the practice sessions and Boris did a fantastic job of qualifying the #31 on the pole! We ran strong from the beginning of the race until the incident with the #69 Ferrari."

Moving forward to Road America, where the Marsh Racing / Whelen Motorsports team has scored a victory in the past. The track is fast, long, and has a diverse set of turns. Comparable to a proving ground or test track, Elkhart Lake has the best of everything.

"I always love racing at Road America. It is such a great track that has memorable history. We won in our Whelen / Team Fox Corvette in 2011 and had a great race last year. The car has been fast every race this year and has felt great straight off of the trailer. The Marsh boys have been doing a great job and we all deserve another win at Road America."

Check out the entire photo gallery from the Brickyard Grand Prix on the Eric Curran Facebook page. The GRAND-AM Road Racing Series returns this weekend to Road America for the VisitFlorida.com Sports Car 250. The race will be televised live on SPEED on 8/10 5:00 PM ET.