The #77 Doran Racing / McDonald’s team, with co-drivers Memo Gidley and Brad Jaeger scored a strong 5th-place finish in today’s Bosch Engineering 250, Round Two of the 2009 Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series. This marks the continuation of a Doran Racing streak at VIR; in this event last season, the team scored one of eleven top-10 finishes, including eight in a row.
Steve Aderholt, long time friend of Rolex Grand-Am driver Memo Gidley, is back as an associate sponsor of the #77 McDonalds/Doran Racing Daytona Prototype during this weekend’s VIR Bosch 250 race.
It may not have ended perfectly but it certainly did start that way as newly signed Factory Trackmagic Kart driver, and Grand Am Rolex series star, Memo Gidley, smashed the S3 Track Record at Infineon Raceway Pro-Kart North series race this past weekend being the first S3 driver ever in the 47 second bracket.
Rebuilt, revised and refreshed in the almost three months since putting in a race-leading performance in Round One of the 2009 Grand-Am season-opener at the 47th annual Rolex 24, the #77 Doran Racing / McDonald’s team is in a confident mood heading to Round Two, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Bosch Engineering 250 at Virginia International Raceway, next weekend.
Trackmagic Racing Karts is proud to announce a renewed relationship with karting star and Grand Am Rolex Series driver Memo Gidley. Over the course of his career, Gidley has raced and won in just about everything that moves. Starting with sailboats and BMX bikes in his youth, Gidley moved on to motocross before winning the USAC Russell Championship Series in his rookie season, then karts, FF2000, Champ Cars, Speed World Challenge, ALMS prototypes and currently Grand Am Rolex Series Daytona …Continue reading
It may not have been a current Ferrari or McLaren F1 car, but Grand Am Rolex Series star Memo Gidley did recently get a rare opportunity to feel what it’s like to drive in a number of history-making cars, including a Maserati race winning Grand Prix Car around Infineon Raceway.