A couple of years ago, we covered the ALMS race at Lime Rock Park. It was interesting that fans in the paddock were more interested in the Mustang Bullitt press car we had than the spanking new Aston Martin race cars that it was parked beside. It would seem that once again a pair of Aston racers will be overlooked in the paddock, although this time it might be due to the team, ummm,
Canadian girl gone Hollywood, Pamela Anderson, has announced that she has just launched Downforce1. Anderson’s primary claim to fame was for her role on the popular TV series Baywatch, and her infamous sex tape with former hubby, rocker Tommy Lee. More recently, the model/actress has been better known for a supporting face for PETA.
The team will campaign an Aston Martin Vantage V8 GT2 in the European Le Mans Series and the International GT Open Series. The car is to be driven by Austrian Markus Fux and a yet to be named second driver. The press release says that Anderson has her sights set on NASCAR for the 2013 season.
Head past the jump for some team photos and the official press release.
Pamela Anderson is now adding Race car Team Owner to her long list of unique dream inspired projects.
The world famous actress has expanded her business empire by launching her own Race car team, called, Downforce1 by Pamela Anderson, and she will go trackside and be close by all the racing events she can to see her team winning and give personal support during the racing season.
Pamela has always been a Huge fan of racing. From NASCAR to Formula 1. This is a dream come true for her and her boys.
Pamela Anderson the Baywatch Series Star…at a NASCAR event where she was brought out to say the iconic phrase “gentleman start your engines!” She told the media “Fast Cars and Fast women go together and here we are surrounded by men I love it” The entertainment Agency ICM have been very creative and successful working with Pamela with her unique list of desires and talents.
Long time International Sportscar Team Manager, David Prewitt and the team will give their best to honor Pamela and bring the Car and the Drivers to the Podium.
Marketing Chief and Team Coordinator is Racer Markus Fux will also drive in some races this year for the Team.
Pamela and Markus have a great chemistry. And are looking forward to the excitement and fun this will be.
Downforce1 by Pamela Anderson will start 2012 in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) with an Aston Martin Vantage GT2 and also in the International GT Open Series. The Invitation for the Team presentation get out soon.
In addition Pamela is extremely excited to build up a NASCAR race Team for 2013. “I’m so proud of the Downforce 1 team. These gentleman have achieved the impossible and built up a team in just 4 months so I cannot wait to see my Cars on the Racetrack it’s hard to believe until I see it. Look for us in white and blue – my signature color” said Pamela Anderson.
News Source: Downforce1