Mid-Ohio: Michelin race report

AUDI AND PORSCHE SPOIL ACURA PARTY Michelin Teams Sweep Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, OHIO (July 19, 2008) - "Hot, hot, hot" was the theme of the day at the Acura Sports Car Challenge, as Michelin technical partner ...

AUDI AND PORSCHE SPOIL ACURA PARTY
Michelin Teams Sweep Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, OHIO (July 19, 2008) - "Hot, hot, hot" was the theme of the day at the Acura Sports Car Challenge, as Michelin technical partner teams swept all four classes and the first 14 places overall in an exciting race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Audi R10 TDI diesel claimed its first victory at Mid-Ohio and a 1-2 finish as Lucas Luhr and Marco Werner claimed their third overall race victory of the season and fifth consecutive win in the LMP1 class, finishing 7.717 seconds up on their teammates Dindo Capello and Emanuele Pirro.

Finishing first in the P2 class and third overall was the #7 Penske Porsche RS Spyder driven by Romain Dumas and Timo Bernhard. Dumas withstood a furious closing charge by Lime Rock Park winner David Brabham, who teamed with Scott Sharp aboard the #9 Patr

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Series ALMS
Drivers Scott Sharp , Lucas Luhr , Dindo Capello , Emanuele Pirro