FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Richmond, VA) April 8th, 2015
Fields Racing is excited to announce that Kyle Marcelli, from Ontario, Canada will pilot the #96 Fields Racing Chevy Camaro at select TA2 races this year. Kyle Marcelli is recognized as one of North America’s top sports car racing drivers. Marcelli is a race winning driver in the European Le Mans Series and American Le Mans Series. He will share seat time with team owner and driver Chris Liesfeld. “We are beyond thrilled with the opportunity to work with Kyle,” said Lee Quinlan, team manager at Fields Racing. “He brings a significant amount of experience, talent and perspective as we continue to develop our race program.”
Marcelli will join Fields Racing in between his full time commitments with Team Chevy Mantella Autosport in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. “’I’m pleased to join Chris Liesfeld and Fields Racing for select races this year in Trans Am.” Said Kyle Marcelli “Many of my hero drivers cut their teeth and built a career from racing in the Trans Am championship. The people that make up Fields Racing have a massive passion for the sport and desire to be successful. I hope my experience will help the team to get winning results.”
The details of which events Marcelli will join Fields Racing are to be announced soon. Fields Racing are currently working to confirm their 2015 schedule. “There will be races where I will drive, and additional events where Kyle gets behind the wheel,” said Liesfeld. “It’s going to be an exciting year for us. We took a break last season to retool our approach a bit, so the team is eager to race. We are really looking forward to working with Kyle. The Trans Am series has a ton of momentum behind it and we want to expand our contribution to that.”
About Fields Racing
Fields Racing is a Richmond, Virginia-based motorsports team. The team is currently running an M1 chassis LS3 powered Chevy Camaro competing in the TA2 category of the SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series. Drivers are Chris Liesfeld and Kyle Marcelli. For more information, visit http://www.fieldsracing.com/.
About Kyle Marcelli
Canadian Kyle Marcelli is an established professional racing driver and one of North America’s top rising stars in professional sports car racing. After a successful career in go-karts and single-seaters, Kyle made his professional debut at the pinnacle of sports car racing, the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) in 2010. Kyle’s auto racing accomplishments include; FF1600 champion, FF2000 3rd, Porsche GT3 Cup champion, American Le Mans Series vice-champion, Petit Le Mans winner and Sebring 12 Hours 2nd. For 2015, Kyle is driving for Team Chevy Mantella Autosport in a Camaro Z28.R in the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Kyle is a consummate professional both on and off the race track. He represents his passion, sport, sponsors, team and fans proudly and effectively. He’s winning, engaging and always visible. For more information visit: http://www.kylemarcelli.com/