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8/10/2015

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(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)

TOUGH LUCK FOR No. 97 TURNER BMW AT ROAD AMERICA AFTER OPTIMISTIC START

Amesbury, MA. – August 10th, 2015 -- The Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America was cut short after an optimistic and strong race start for the Turner BMW of Michael Marsal and Markus Palttala yesterday at the 14-turn 4.048 mile “National Park of Speed” in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

The No. 97 IHG Rewards Club BMW was involved in a frustrating incident in the turn 11 “kink” after just twenty-two minutes of green flag racing.

The incident came after Michael Marsal settled into a quick and consistent pace clicking off his best lap of the race just one lap prior. Contact with a Prototype Challenge car from behind sent Marsal spinning into the wall at one of the fastest corners at Road America.

“It was really disappoin