Matt Bell and John Edwards finished 10th in their No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro at the Circuit of The Americas' first Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race in Texas.
The team's Camaro finished in 24th with pilots Lawrence Davey and Mike Skeen. The team's two BMW's took 24th and 25th in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge opener at Daytona.
The Camaro GT.R. driven by John Edwards, Robin Liddell, Tommy Milner and Jan Magnussen was put out of the fight with multiple mechanical issues.
Bell contested the Continental Tire opener with Stevenson Motorsports GS Camaro. He drove the #51 APR Motorsport Audi R8 in the Rolex 24.
The two Ganassi BMW Rileys are fast, the No. 2 Starworks Ford is also strong and the Corvettes are still competitive. Ferrari, Camaro and Audi are beating the Porsches in GT. The GX class is not ready for a 24 hour event.
After a fire in Wednesday’s practice session, the team had to rally to make repairs to the car, replacing the entire front end and sorting out all the electronics.
Eric Curran: "This isn’t a Chevrolet Camaro type of track so I’m pumped and this puts us in a good point’s position."
Huge team effort puts Stevenson Motorsports Camaro back on track
Black flagged session leaves little time to set fast time
Richard Westbrook was the top Corvette qualified with the fifth fastest time.
Chevrolet Racing's Rolex Series roster is comprised of 5 Corvette DP teams and 3 GT teams. There is also strong Chevy presence in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge this weekend.
Stevenson Motorsports finished 2nd in the 2012 Grand-Am Rolex Series championship and 4th in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. They look to do better this year.
Sunoco Challenge winner Lawrence Davey teams with series regular Mike Skeen in the Mitchum Motorsports #6 Camaro.
The young American duo is looking forward to their third consecutive season co-driving together in the GS Camaro. Stevenson Motorsports will run a car in the Rolex series GT class.
GT class stronger than ever, Porsche teams claim 6 of to 10 testing times.
Pat Jennings – Grand-Am Correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke
Ricky Taylor records fastest lap of the test.
Team claims its first win of the 2012 season.
Joe Jennings, Grand-Am Correspondent
A lack of balance in the Camaro made for a hard day for Edwards and Liddell