PRI Magazine September 2017 : Page 24

corners, too (like the Camaro ZL1 1LE mentioned earlier). Pair today’s well-handling cars with the growing number of privately owned road race courses under construction across the country and there’s an emerging trend, according to several of our sources. “With all the country club road racing tracks coming on line, our road racing parts are jumping off the shelves,” said Lou Gigliotti, owner of LG Motorsports, a specialist in Corvette and Camaro performance in Anna, Texas, north of Although sources predicted that OEMs will con-tinue to roll out ready-to-race muscle cars, one noted there exists a segment of muscle car owners who are never satisfied with factory per-formance. “They enjoy the build, and it has their signature on it.” Dallas. “For example, we make drop spindles that lower the Corvette around one inch while adding some camber as well. In addition, we offer a complete line of suspension spherical bearings, sway bars, coil-over shock conversions and other parts that we developed on our own race-winning Corvettes that are getting installed on many track day cars.” Gigliotti explained how private tracks are “sprouting up everywhere from Chicago to Monticello, Atlanta, Palm Springs, Virginia and more. In fact, we are working on building our own track, LG Motorsports Park, on 170 acres here behind LG Motorsports.” The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) in Napa Valley, California, has offered for a number of years an American Iron class in its road racing series that “encourages competitors to create an aftermarket-sourced configuration that will make their cars perform at an optimum level,” explained Jeremy Croiset. “The 24 Performance Racing Industry | September 2017


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