Rush to the race

Jan. 1, 2011
Jared Beyer and Beyer Racing are gearing up for their second season on the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series racing circuit with the help of sponsor Rush Truck Centers, a division of Rush Enterprises. The Grand Am race car driven by Jared is a light, low-slung affair with a carbon fiber body over a steel frame chassis. The engine cranks out 650 hp. and speeds in excess of 200 mph. That kind of power

Jared Beyer and Beyer Racing are gearing up for their second season on the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series racing circuit with the help of sponsor Rush Truck Centers, a division of Rush Enterprises.

The Grand Am race car driven by Jared is a light, low-slung affair with a carbon fiber body over a steel frame chassis. The engine cranks out 650 hp. and speeds in excess of 200 mph. That kind of power generates tremendous heat — the temperature around the driver's seat typically reaches 180 deg. F during a race, Beyer told our intrepid reporter.

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