Ali Arsham Wins at Buttonwillow
Buttonwillow, CA – Ali Arsham took a win at Round 4 of the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) race at Buttonwillow Raceway. Arsham started in third place in the Konig Wheels Hyundai Genesis Coupe and worked his way up to first place midway through the race.
At the start, Arsham got a great launch but was he was forced to drive off course to avoid hitting another competitor. That move avoided contact but lost him several positions. “At that point, I really dropped down and I feared that the race may be over but I kept pushing and the car felt great and I started to pass other cars,” said Arsham. Soon Arsham found himself behind the leader and made his move exiting the Phil Hill corner. “After I made the pass it was very important not to make any mistakes and just hold the lead ,” commented Arsham.
GoGoGear.com Racing Team is a professional racing team that has been winning races since 1994 and has grown from one car to seven cars. The team has won dozens of championships since then in different classes and different cars. The team most recently won the driver’s championship in the United States Touring Car Championship in 2019 and placed second in the Team Championship.The team does more than just win races though. The team has built some awesome project cars, including ones for the SEMA show for major manufacturers including General Motors, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Kia.
USTCC is a professional road racing series comprising of late model sport compact sedans such as BMW 3 series, Mazdaspeed 3, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911, Audi R8, Ford Mustang, Honda Civic and others. The cars use slightly modified engines and highly modified suspensions with aerodynamic ground effects and sticky Hankook slick race tires. The races can be seen exclusively on Final Drive TV available on NBC Sports on Xfinity cable, Dish Network, DirecTV and AT&T U-verse. For more information on USTCC, visit www.ustcc.com.