J. Harold Seagle of Asheville, NC is the operator of SeaEagleRacing and the primary driver. Mr. Seagle holds a National Targa Racing License through Fédération International de l'Automobile (FIA) and SCCA competition license. Having recently moved to automobile racing, he has been primarily involved in motorcycle racing for many years. He holds competition licenses for both the Championship Cup Series and WERA Motorcycle Roadracing. He has raced motorcycles in classes including Light Weight Superbike, Light Weight Sportsman and GT3, with many podium finishes in the Championship Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway.
More recently, after finding success in Motorcycle Racing, Rally Racing and Land Speed Racing, Seagle is competing in Hill Climbs, Rally racing and in Road Racing cars. He raced the Porsche 911SC rally car at Road Atlanta and found the car unusually well suited to this form of racing, finishing second behind the TT Driver of the year by 1 and ½ seconds.
Historically, in 2008 the team competed in their 3rd running of the Targa Newfoundland race/rally, winning the much sought after Targa “Golden Plate” and finishing 1st in their racing class and division. The Targa Newfoundland, known as the “iron man” of motorsports competition, is a 6 day, 2200 killometer race around the rugged shore line and across the interior of Newfoundland. The Targa is an international rally and is typically covered in the US in several national publications and on the SPEED channel.
Sea Eagle Racing competed in the East Coast Timing Assn. land speed races in Maxton, NC, bringing home 2 land speed records in two separate divisions.
In Hill Climb competitions, the team ran the rally car in the Eagle's Nest Hill Climb, bringing home the trophy for First in class and setting a new course record for the ITR class. Then, more recently, they brought home a first in class trophy in the SCCA Chasing the Dragon Hill Climb.
Mr. Seagle’s primary occupation is in the practice of law. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who in American Law and has recently been inducted into the North Carolina Bar Association’s General Practice Hall of Fame.
Stan Pendergraft of Charlotte, NC is the Navigator and co-driver for SeaEagleRacing. Mr. Pendergraft is past Vice President of the Carolinas Region of the Porsche Club of America and has previously served in many capacities with that organization including, Area Director, PorscheFest Chairman and other regional offices.Philosophy
"Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us".
- Porsche 911SC Targa
- 3 liter, fuel injected, normally aspirated engine
- Five speed gear box with GT limited slip unit
- "Safety Devises" full roll cage
- "SPA" fire control system
- "Revo" short shift kit
- BBS race wheels
- Bilstein custom valved Shocks and struts
- "Sway Away" torsion bars
- "Momo" race seats and racing steering wheel
- "Sparco" six point racing harness system.
- "Helius" electronic odometer
- "Sampson Racing" communications system
- Toyo race tires
- Mille Miglia exhaust
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