Holbrook first to stream live in-car video from Mid Ohio
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TrueCar and Virgin sportscar driver Shea Holbrook becomes the first and only Pirelli World Challenge driver to stream live video from the cockpit during all on track sessions beginning at the Mid Ohio Sportscar Challenge to be held August 3-5, 2012.
Experience what it is like to be in the passenger seat with Holbrook as she pilots her TrueCar Racing No.67 Honda Civic Si. The Shea Racing team will stream in-car video in real-time using Livestream, the market leader for live event coverage. Livestream allows viewing of a live broadcast via the web or smart phone.
“We are so pleased to empower our fans with the ability to interact with us throughout the race weekend,” said Holbrook. “Being the first Team in the Series to provide the free Livestream account is also very exciting for us. This technology is just one more way that we enable our fans to experience all of the on-track action and truly become a member of the TrueCar/Shea Racing Team.”
About Shea Holbrook
Shea’s passion for driving started when she was 16 with a “Richard Petty Experience.” Shea quickly began excelling in the motorsports world through high performance driving events all throughout Florida. She then went on to obtain her SCCA license and since then Shea has been road racing competitively all over the nation with many organizations, from sprint races to 25 hour enduros. Shea debuted her first professional race season with SCCA World Challenge Pro Racing in 2010 finishing 6th in the championship. Shea became the first women to ever win a Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car race in 2011 winning the Long Beach Grand Prix along with winning Best Standing Start and the Hard Charger Award. Shea received her Bachelor’s Degree in Interpersonal and Organizational Communications/Marketing from the University of Central Florida in May of 2012.
Something you may not know about Shea is that she is an accomplished national competitive water skier holding numerous state, regional and national titles. Shea received the “Living Legend Honoree Award” for her on and off track efforts, has been honored in the “Women in Motorsports” SuperCars Super Show Exhibit and was featured in Teen Vogue. In 2008, Shea became a “Women in the Winners Circle” graduate of the Lyn St. James program. “Fear is a state of mind, will is an action taken.” Shea lives this quote and believes through commitment and determination anything is possible.
Helping others is another love of Shea’s. Shea Racing partnered up with Frito Lay Corp., in 2008 to raise $12,500 for the Susan G. Komen “For the Cure.” She has also raised thousands of dollars and awareness for her charity of choice, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD.) PPMD benefits Duchenne muscular dystrophy which affects her own family. Shea is a member of the TrueCar Racing “Women Empowered” initiative and will be competing in Pirelli World Challenge in 2012 and 2013.
Source: Shea Racing
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