Fan favorite joins short list of TORC drivers honored with the elite award
Consistency ruled supreme for Team Amsoil racer Scott Douglas on the Traxxas TORC Series presented by Amsoil this season, collection podium after podium on his run to second place overall in the Guru 4x4 course. Douglas' never say-die attempt helped him and his team beat not only the problems from the planet's highest shortcourse offroad racers, but also the very specialized and sometimes fickle engineering elements of a design transition year for the race plan. Because of his constant drive and commitment, Douglas was named the third recipient of the TORC Series' esteemed Jack Flannery award - given annually for the driver who best demonstrates the determination and perseverance features of late off-road icon Jack Flannery.
Where it's thrashing on a brand new truck for the 2013 season, the Douglas Motorsports team recently moved into a brand new race shop in Wisconsin. A lot of what they learned during their podium - filled 2012 effort has been included in the new truck, to which his long-standing relationship is credited by Douglas with Amsoil.
"We tried lots of new things throughout the 2012 season, including a brand new transmission and different suspension geometry, and managed to still pull together consistent results through the entire season," said Douglas. "I firmly believe that the Amsoil artificial lube helped us push the truck to degrees beyond which other companies' lube would neglect. Amsoil is not merely a really generous patron with Douglas Motorsports, it's a huge part of our r&D program along with a product we couldn't do without in consistently working to further our achievement on the course."
Team aM SOIL Supercross star Kevin Windham and top Lites riders Eli Tomac, Justin Bogle, Zach Osborne and Wil Hahn will be racing for a Monster Energy Supercross championship this winter, while Team Amsoil arenacross racer Tyler Bowers will be seeking to protect his Amsoil Arenacross championship. Amsoil is the Exclusive Official Oil of the title sponsor as well as Monster Energy Supercross and Exclusive Official Oil of Amsoil arenacross. Take a look at all of the actions on SPEED and CBS throughout the season. See www.Amsoilracing.com for the most recent program schedules.