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Jun
30

Watkins Glen International

Check out all the action the CTSC has to offer at Watkins Glen International on June 30, 2018... read more
Jul
07

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Check out all the action the CTSC has to offer at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on July 7, 2018... read more
Jul
21

Lime Rock Park

Check out all the action the CTSC has to offer at Lime Rock Park on July 21, 2018... read more

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Drivers

Ted Giovanis
Driver/Team Owner

Giovanis started his racing career in 1991 in a variety of amateur series. After years of following professional racing, he decided to leave amateur racing behind and to start building a professional team to race in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC), now sanctioned by IMSA, starting in the 2006 season. Since his start in the CTSC, Giovanis has continued to develop his driving abilities and has proven he is more than just a gentleman driver. 

In addition to the CTSC, Giovanis takes his love of driving and his never ending desire to build his driving skills to various track events throughout the year including the David Murry Track Days, Group 52, and the Porsche Sport Driving School as well as private track days in which he tests his skills with some of his race cars and personal vehicles including various Porsches and BMWs.

When off the track, Giovanis is a highly recognized and well-known individual in the health care industry. Over the past several decades, he has built several businesses in the health policy, regulatory consultancy, and advocacy arenas. The broad policy experiences, expertise, and techniques applied by the principals of his firms have allowed them to develop specialized reimbursement strategies and techniques with the result of increasing payments to hospitals nationwide.


Guy Cosmo
Driver

Cosmo is a high profile and standout sports car driver.  He has over 30 year of experience in racing, most notably in recent years racing in Prototype and GT cars as well as a great love and passion for the sport.  Cosmo won the 2005 ALMS Rookie of the Year award in LMP2 and is recognized as a first-class professional and proven front-runner in both the Prototype and GT ranks. Cosmo boosts 54 starts in the American Le Mans Series including four wins, 16 top three finishes, three pole positions and has set the fastest race lap six times, as well as over 30 starts in Grand-Am Daytona Prototypes.

Cosmo's career began in karting at the age of 11, and he earned championships in karting, Formula Ford, Formula 2000 and Star Mazda before a limited season in the Toyota Atlantic Championship.  In 2003, he transitioned to sports cars racing in Grand-Am's Daytona Prototype category as well as the American Le Mans Series' LMP2 class.

Cosmo also coaches racers and enthusiasts world-wide.  In addition, he and his wife, Louisa, run Cosmo-Sport, Inc., which was established in 2007 and offers Automotive Event Management, Motorsports Marketing & Driving Events.


Hugh Plumb
Driver

Plumb is one of the most talented and experienced American endurance racers. Plumb has been actively competing in multiple North American endurance series including the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, CTSC, and Pirelli World Challenge (PWC).

From 1998 to 2001, Plumb ran in PWC where he won the Rookie of the Year title, was third in the Driver’s Championship, helped collect two Manufacturers Championships, scored four wins, 15 podium finishes and 30 top ten finishes.  He finished second in the 2003 GTS class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (formerly Rolex series) with BMW. He also finished second in the 2002 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

From 2006-2011, Plumb has accumulated multiple wins and podiums in the CTSC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with nine Rolex 24 At Daytona starts.

Plumb joined Rum Bum Racing in 2014; then participated in his first full season in 2015, co-driving the No. 13 Rum Bum Racing Porsche with his brother Matt Plumb. After leading the championship and scoring three wins plus two podium finishes, the Plumb brothers finished second in the IMSA CTSC Driver and Team Championships.  In 2016, Plumb teamed with his brother again and competed in the first two rounds of the CTSC finishing fifth at Daytona and third at Sebring.


Owen Trinkler
Driver

Trinkler is a second-generation driver, having followed in his father’s footsteps, beginning his racing career at age 10. Now having spent most of his life giving back to the sport, he’s now a proven winner with over 30 years of racing experience in all disciplines of the sport ranging from open wheel to NASCAR, with most of his professional career in the IMSA sports car ranks.

One of his many of accomplishments includes being chosen out of hundreds to be one of the twenty-five young drivers in the USA to participate in the distinguished Team Green’s Indy Car Academy Scholarship in 1996. In 1997, at the age of twenty, Trinkler finished in the top ten in class in the prestigious Rolex 24 hours @ Daytona and the 12 hours at Sebring. With his return to road racing in the American Le Mans Series in 2001, he competed with the one and only Chevy Corvette in LMGT category at the 12 hours of Sebring. Trinkler captured victories in 2002 and 2003 in the Rolex Sportscar Series and the Grand-Am Cup Series.

Trinkler has secured 100+ wins his various disciplines of motor sport including: Go-karts, Sports2000 IMSA, USFF2000 Pro SCCA, Chevy Corvette Grand-AM, Speedvision Cup Series, LMP900 IMSA, Barber Dodge Pro Series, LMGT Corvette ALMS, AGT Corvette Grand-AM Rolex Series, Grand-Am Cup, NASCAR SuperTruck Division.  He also holds the CTSC record for most career starts, which includes nine race wins.  Most recently, Trinkler and co-driver Sarah Cattaneo placed second in the 2017 CTSC Championship with CRG Racing.

Throughout his many years of racing and instructor experience, he brings a tremendous amount of knowledge, professionalism and credibility to the Porsche Driving Experience and Panoz Racing School. Trinkler's passion for service and excellence is proven on and off the track. He is a proud member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and works with the Austin Hatcher Foundation.