Adding to Chevrolet’s celebration was the victory of the Camaro in the GT in Grand-Am’s Rolex Sports Car Series action.
Joe Jennings, Grand-Am Correspondent
Grand-Am Road Racing Series press release
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.
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.
Battling leg cramps, Christian Fittipaldi kept the Action Express Racing Corvette SP in front for his and Joao Barbosa’s second consecutive Grand-Am Rolex Series win. Stevenson Motorsports won the GT class.
GRAND-AM makes maiden visit to Road Atlanta this weekend; however quite a few of the series drivers have raced at the historic circuit in Georgia
Taylor captures the TOTAL Pole Award for Brickyard Grand Prix in the Wayne Taylor Racing Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Said, Long capture GT/GX Poles at Indianapolis. In CTSCC, Buford, McCumbee were the pole winners.
Richard Westbrook was the top Corvette qualified with the fifth fastest time.
GRAND-AM's Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge put on a good show in the series debut race at Road Atlanta.
Pat Jennings – Grand-Am Correspondent
Edwards out front in bid for fourth consecutive GT win for Stevenson. In the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Buford, Combs lead record-breaking qualifying session in Lexington, Ohio.
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.
Nancy Knapp Schilke
In the 16-car GT field, the rain held off and a first-time pole winner emerged as Robin Liddell set the fastest time on the Watkins Glen road course.
It was a busy morning for the Stevenson Motorsports squad as the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series also held its qualifying session just prior to the Rolex Series session.