Braille Lithium Wins With Muscle Milk Aston Martin In History Making Finish

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Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin is one the highest speed and most anticipated races of the season. It took four hours of racing to decide the closest race in American Le Mans Series history with the Muscle Milk Lola-Aston Martin edging out Dyson Racing by a mere 0.112 seconds to bring home the overall win. With its four miles of sweeping turns and high speed straights drivers in the LMP1 class enjoy taking their racecars to the limit. The No. 6 Muscle Milk Aston Martin team put on a tremendous show for the ALMS fans. The closing minutes were a sprint to the finish with the Dyson Racing Lola giving chase to the Aston Martin. Both cars weaved through traffic blasting down the straightaways at a record setting pace. In the end Klaus Graf drove an amazing race to hold off Guy smith in the Dyson Racing Lola.
“The last 20 minutes, it was probably the toughest of my career,” Graf said. “I can’t remember pushing so hard for the last two hours. We were completely lucky the way the yellow came out (with 50 minutes left). The guys just drove an awesome race. We made for a great show. We showed ALMS has some of the best sports car drivers in the world.”

Blake Fuller, President and founder of Braille Battery had this to say about the win. “We have had the pleasure of working with the Muscle Milk Aston Martin Team for two years now and they really have that car figured out. They are all about the efficiencies and it showed today how they could take advantage of that with a four hour race that came down to the last lap. It was a fantastic race to watch and we look forward to them seeing them on top of the podium in the future.” Braille has been the Lithium battery supplier to American Le Mans teams for the past three years and is always refining the technology of lightweight batteries through racing applications. Braille Lithium Batteries will start the next big race of the season with the American Le Mans series September 2nd - 4th on the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. Top teams in the American Le Mans series including Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche, Corvette, Lamborghini, Jaguar and many of the prototype cars all use the latest Braille Lithium Battery starting technology. ABOUT Braille Battery Braille Battery is the leader in ultra lightweight Lithium-Ion high performance batteries and also distributes and sells the world’s first and only AGM carbon fiber race batteries. The entire selection is also part of their “Green Start” line of Eco-Minded batteries. The company name, Braille, reflects the concept that advantages of weight reduction in racing are sometimes only felt, not seen. Braille Battery is also a supplier to top teams in NASCAR, American Le Mans, Formula 1, Grand AM, Open Wheel, Drag Racing, Rally, SCCA, NASA, Drifting, Motorcycle and all levels of competition on both two and four wheels. For more information, please go to http://www.braillebattery.com or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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