#FastFriday: Can an Impala Converted From Oval Racing Win on the Road Course?

By Colin Wood
Jun 12, 2020 | BMW, Chevrolet, #FastFriday, impala, Ultimate Track Car Challenge, 135i

A 2006 Chevrolet Impala SS specially built for racing on the oval circuit may not be everyone's first choice to bring to our Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge, but it just so happens to be Jenn Krpata's. Sure, it's been converted to run on road courses, but is that enough to ensure victory?

The Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge is our annual no-holds-barred track competition. The rules are simple: Car and driver must pass a NASA safety inspection. Period.

This Impala isn't going into this round of #FastFriday without some competition, though:



Unlike racers who will be trailering in their track cars, Chris Taylor is getting in a lightly modified (as in stock motor) 2010 BMW 135i and driving some 700 miles to the competition. Will that determination to cross the country translate to success on the track?

View these cars, along with the rest of the field, on the UTCC website. Think you have what it takes to win? Prove it.

The Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge is presented by Tire Rack in association with Wilwood Disc Brakes and XClutch, with trophies from BimmerWorldFalken TireHoosier TireSPA Technique and Aeromotive.

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