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Magnus Racing offers biting holiday-themed press release

Dec 26, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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Leave it to Magnus Racing to spread some festive holiday cheer of the sports car racing variety.

The Salt Lake City, Utah-based team, which very nearly won the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series GT class title before contact at the last race, has often put out some of the most noteworthy racing press releases. Magnus’ PR crew, The Media Barons, specialize in satire and humor via their PR authors.

With the Roar Before the 24 test only a little more than a week away, the final official test before the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship kicks off Jan. 25-26 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Magnus offered a Christmas-themed message to describe the current angst in the regulations.

The team will field a Porsche 911 GT America in TUDOR’s GT Daytona (GTD) class with full season drivers John Potter and Andy Lally. The press release, is, well, typical Magnus … which is to say rather brilliant.

  1. testover6370 - Dec 26, 2013 at 12:17 PM

    When I grow up I want to work for Magnus Racing.

  2. wallio - Dec 26, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    Being a racer, I can tell you the dumbest thing you can do is piss off the tech guy. Their car will be in a shoebox going through tech, and it will flunk a bunch of times for stupid things, and if they complain the tech guy will just say something like they should spend more time working on their cars and less time writing jingles. I guarantee it.

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