By Pat Jennings, Sportscar series reporter
Hurley Haywood will be seeing the 2013 Rolex 24 action from a different viewpoint – that of the Grand Marshal.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Balzan, Keen lead Scuderia Corsa Ferrari to first GT victory in the Grand-Am Rolex series. Mazda wins again in GX
Cameron comes through with first DP TOTAL Pole Award in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Keen, Long capture GT/GX Poles. In the CTSCC qualifying, Heitkotter and Cooke earned the two Pole positions.
Leh Keen will join Alessandro Balzan behind the wheel of the #63 Ferrari 458 Italia for the remainder of the season,
Rod Randall and Ken Wilden to drive #64 Ferrari 458 Italia.
First practice for the GRAND-AM inaugural event at Kansas Speedway saw top teams lay down fast laps.
The group’s Racing for Children’s fundraising events during the weekend include a dinner, silent and live auctions, and sponsorship of the colorful handprints that cover the Brumos racecar.
Although the Brumos crew kept the car out of the garage, making the complex repair quickly, the #59 lost several laps.
Four Porsche customer teams qualify for round six of Rolex Sports Car Season.
Team regains GT championship lead.
Their 10th place finish for the Porsche 250 puts Brumos in 5th place in the Rolex Series GT team standings.
The trio of drivers that put the #59 on the podium last year at Daytona - Andrew Davis, Leh Keen and Marc Lieb – will return.
This was the second race behind the wheel of the #63 Ferrari 458 Italia for Leh Keen, the two-time Grand-AM Rolex GT champion.
Andrew Davis and Leh Keen take their Brumos Racing Porsche to the state of the art track in Austin.
Brumos Racing reflects on their past with Porsche at Road Atlanta as they head into the new venue for the Grand-Am Rolex series
The finish was not without controversy, as the front-running car failed to serve a penalty they had been assessed before the race ended.
Second consecutive podium and third of the year keeps the No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari team and drivers in the thick of GRAND-AM Rolex Sports car series GT championship.