Chris Cook joins RWR Grand Am team for 2012 Championship run

Rick Ware Racing is proud to announce Chris Cook to the stable of drivers in their 2012 campaign in the Grand Am GT Series.

Chris Cook has been a veteran of road racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Grand Am Series and looks forward to his first opportunity to compete for a championship for the entire 2012 season.

Cook adds another dimension to the RWR Grand Am program, mentoring. Chris Cook coaches many of the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series drivers in road course technique and will play that same role at Rick Ware Racing with Jeffrey Earnhardt and other drivers in the program.

Chris Cook Performance a branch of SNT Motorsports Development has become the common classroom for many NASCAR drivers such as, Tony Stewart, Joey Logano, Regan Smith, Paul Menard, AJ Allmendinger, David Reutimann, Clint Bowyer and the entire Turner Motorsports team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

“Bringing Chris into our organization is the key to our success,” stated owner Rick Ware. “Chris will be able to help with development of both the car as well as getting the most out of our drivers with his hands on technique. His experience with heavier cars is second to none! We can now hit the road running with him and our drivers,” Ware added.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to compete in the Grand Am GT Series in 2012,” stated Chris Cook. “I have spent over a decade coaching road racing’s elite, and now, to able to contend for a title is a dream come true. The RWR Ford Mustang will be an extremely competitive car out of the box and I know that we can be contenders at each and every event with this 2012 Mustang.”

Cook will pilot the Rick Ware Racing Ford Mustang GT for the 2012 title run and looks forward to some of the world’s biggest races, the 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and the Inaugural Indianapolis Grand Am event during the Brickyard weekend.