March 11, 2006
Source: STaSIS Engineering
Sonoma, California – STaSIS Motorsports is pleased to announce Chip Herr as the final driver named to the STaSIS 2006 World Challenge Touring Car team. Chip joins Freddy Baker and Jeff Courtney in piloting the STaSIS Audi A4s.
Chip Herr returns to STaSIS Motorsports after driving three races for the team last year. In 2005 Chip set the pole at the CENTRIX Financial Grand Prix of Denver and had three top 5 World Challenge Touring Car finishes. For 2006, he will be driving a brand new STaSIS Motorsports Audi A4, showcasing the newest generation B7 chassis. All STaSIS cars will be powered by the Mahle 1.8T engine that powered their race win at Laguna Seca in 2005. ” I am really looking forward to working with the guys at STaSIS again. It seems when we get together we have a great package and with this new B7 chassis everyone is very excited and it looks awesome!” Commented Chip Herr.
STaSIS Motorsports General Manager Ben Bauer commented, “Chip will be a great asset to the team. He is exciting to watch and is at an explosive point in his career. I’m particularly pleased with the quality of our 2006 driver lineup, from the experience of fast Freddy Baker, to the relentlessness of Chip Herr and the promising rookie contender, Jeff Courtney. I couldn’t be happier.”
About STaSIS Engineering
STaSIS Engineering provides SPEED World Challenge Touring Car race program developed products for selected Audi, Porsche, BMW, Lotus, Subaru, Volkswagen and Mitsubishi models. We have partnered with world leaders in braking, suspension and engine products to develop the most advanced products for an enthusiast’s car. At STaSIS Engineering we engineer our products to work to! gether, combining to create an ideal balance of day-to- day drivability and unrivaled performance for customer’s automobiles. Our goal is to help enthusiasts transform their daily driver into one of the highest performing vehicles on the road.