Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing is preparing for its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race in California with Katherine Lege and Memo Rojas at the wheel for this weekend's Long Beach race.

Both drivers have strong form around the street circuit with Legge being the first woman to win a major US open-wheel race in Long Beach when competing in the Formula Atlantic event in 2005. Rojas has also experienced victory at Long Beach when he won in the USCC's debut event last year.

The co-drivers and DeltaWing car enjoyed a two-day test session last week and Rojas his confident the team is ready to go.

"The test was very successful, getting rid of some of lingering issues," Rojas said. "Long Beach has so much history with so many drivers and so many classes, from Formula One and IndyCar to sportscars. Growing up, it's one of the tracks you want to race at and win at - and I've been lucky enough to do both.

"This is the first street race for the DeltaWing, but I think the acceleration and the tight corners will suit the car just fine."

Legge is delighted to return to the scene of where her racing career really took off in the US and says she is raring to go.

"I've been very lucky to have driven some amazing cars at Long Beach, you learned something you can take forward from each one of them," Legge said. "This place is very close to my heart, as it was the scene of my first win in America, and that really catapulted my career.

"It's a fantastic circuit in a gorgeous location and it's such a storied track. Every time you race there is special, but this time will be even more so, since it's the first time the DeltaWing will race there. I think the car will run well, with the long straights and tight corners."



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