University Auto Parts Joins our team for 2012!!
Boulder, Colorado- The Fingers Crossed Racing team is proud to announce a partnership with their neighborhood NAPA Know How, University Auto Parts. With the race just months away, the team is thrilled about a partnership that will help them with final preparations for the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
University Auto Parts is a family owned and operated business that was established in 2006, and is now serving three markets in Boulder, Broomfield, and Sterling Colorado through their 29 employees. University Auto Parts owner, Cole Shaffer, is a passionate enthusiast for all motorsports and he is a racer himself. Shaffer’s involvement in motorsports encourages him to be a proud support of local motorsports in his community. University Auto Parts is a proud member of NAPA, allowing them to offer customers nationwide support and coverage. Even with the nationwide support, they are able to offer hometown service.
Fingers Crossed Racing was founded in 2011. Started by two drivers, Savannah Rickli and Valentin Ivanitski, as an effort to join their 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb efforts. In the six months since Fingers Crossed Racing came to be, the team has developed into something bigger than ever imagined. Fingers Crossed racing now serves as an opportunity to involve passionate people into the motorsports world. In 2012, the team will launch their inaugural year of their internship program. Providing opportunities for their intern to see the front line of professional motorsports. The 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will be held on July 8th. Savannah Rickli will be driving a Fingers Crossed Racing built 1991 Audi Coupe quattro up the 12.42 track to the summit of Pikes Peak. Her teammate, Valentin Ivanitski will be driving his 2001 Audi A4 to the summit. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is America’s second oldest motorsports race. The event challenges drivers up a 12.42-mile road through over 156 turns to an elevation of 14,115 feet.