James Sofronas: “We’re not walking away with the point lead, but we made big gains this weekend.”
O’Connell can repeat his 2012 GT class sweep in Detroit on Sunday. In GTS, Wilkins also led flag-to-flag for his victory on the Belle Isle street circuit.
The pole winners for Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge race at Belle Isle were Johnny O’Connell in his GT Cadillac V-Series Challenge and Mark Wilkins took the GTS pole - first one this year for the Kia Optima. , in the No. 38 Kia Motors America...
Johnny O’Connell took the GT victory in Austin, Texas while Lawson Aschenbach grabbed the GTS victory. Ryan Winchester was the overall victor in the Touring Car class while Ernie Francis Jr won in the Touring Car B-Spec class.
Winchester, Francis Jr. earn Touring Car and Touring Car B-Spec poles at Circuit of The Americas
While there is some celebration within the entire GMG organization, the party can’t last for long as they prepare for their next round just a few weeks away.