Chili Pepper Racing, racing for the health of it

Jim Osborn races to his best finish in the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car Series at round 2 in St. Petersburg, Fl.

Chili Pepper Racing’s Jim Osborn, driver of the No. 24 T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital/Remote Area Medical/Trenton Forging BMW 325ci finishes 9th in Round 2 of the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car series in St. Petersburg, Florida. This was Osborn’s first top 10 finish since the debut of the No. 24 car in 2002. “We have been very close to a top 10 finish several times but have fallen short for various reasons,” says Osborn. “We knew it was a matter of time and we are so happy it could be at the St. Petersburg course.”

The 1.8 mile street course, and it’s unforgiving concrete barrier’s, left little room for mistakes. It took it’s toll on a number of competitor’s, but the No. 24 BMW came away undamaged and ready for Round 3 at Road Atlanta April 15-17th.

*Remote Area Medical is a non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps dedicated to serving mankind by providing free health care, eye care, veterinary services and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States and the World. The need to get medical care to people in inaccessible regions was one which founder Stan Brock knew all too well while living 15 years with the Wapishana Indians in the Amazon rain forest. His deep desire to find a way to take health care to people who had none was the seed of R.A.M. Since 1985, R.A.M. and 21,688 volunteers have provided free health care to 245,255 patients, 59,859 animals. In those 20 years, they have provided over $20 million in health care.

*T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital is part of the Erlanger Health system and is a level-one trauma center. Located in the Tennessee Valley of Chattanooga, TN. T.C. Thompson does not only serve the Tennessee area but also those living in North Alabama, East Tennessee, North Georgia and Western North Carolina. The hospital serves as a teaching facility for the University of Tennessee School of Medicine.

*/Trenton Forging Company from Trenton Michigan is a leading producer of custom impression die forgings to a wide variety of industries. They have a strong reputation as a supplier of choice to many Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive/light truck suppliers. Trenton produces multiple cavity die forgings to meet customers exacting specifications and offers a wide range of high quality custom forging products with exceptional customer service. For more information about Trenton Forging, visit /*

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