Trois-Rivieres: Terry Borcheller race report

Strong finish Terry Borcheller enjoyed a fourth-place GT finish in the American Le Mans Series race in Trois-Rivières, Qué. Borcheller, of Phoenix, and his co-driver Shane Lewis of Jupiter, Fla., combined to improve eight positions in the ...

Strong finish

Terry Borcheller enjoyed a fourth-place GT finish in the American Le Mans Series race in Trois-Rivières, Qué. Borcheller, of Phoenix, and his co-driver Shane Lewis of Jupiter, Fla., combined to improve eight positions in the demanding three-hour race.

Borcheller qualified the No. 63 ACEMCO Motorsports Ferrari 360 Modena GT 12th on the GT grid, with a lap time of one minute 6.937 seconds on the 1.52-mile street circuit. Lewis started the race, but was hampered by the first caution period, when he lost a lap due to the car's track position when the caution started. Borcheller drove the final one-hour 45-minute stint. The pair moved steadily through the field to finish fourth, in a race hammered by attrition.

"It was amazing to take fourth place," Borcheller said. "It was a real turnaround for the team. We lost a lap early, so we were playing catchup the rest of the time. Jim Bell did an excellent job engineering the car and the Yokohama tires were great - I ran the whole stint on the same set of tires. The team really came together and did a great job on the strategy and pit stops. To finish fourth is really big for the whole team."

UPDATE:

Official results posted on the American Le Mans Series website on Sunday night show Terry Borcheller and Shane Lewis drove the No. 63 ACEMCO Motorsports Ferrari to a GT podium finish in the ALMS race at Trois-Rivières.  They were moved up to third place after the previously announced third-place car was excluded for a technical violation.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Shane Lewis , Terry Borcheller