grandam News and Analysis
2013 highlight reel includes North American Endurance Challenge Championship, history-making double win day and strong championship campaigns in both Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and Rolex Sports Car Series
Joined with co-driver Marc Miller, McAleer earned one pole position and two wins.
Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez piloted the winning No. 27 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5. It was Nunez’s first appearance with the team and Miller’s second, but the two showed their adaptability and speed for the duration of the 2.5-hour race.
Riley Technologies stamped its authority on the era by securing the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Manufacturer Championship.
Gregory Liefooghe and Tyler Cooke lead most of the Lime Rock season finale, resulting in a well-deserved finish.
Unfortunately, the race didn’t play out as planned after the No. 76 Columbus Truck/Honda Civic Si lost fourth gear.
After five races and only one top ten to cheer them up, Al Carter and Hugh Plumb realized that the gods of racing were not in their camp for the season.
For TRG-AMR North America, the race was a wild roller coaster ride.
The final Champions of the GRAND-AM Rolex series shared a toast in New York City on Sunday
Stevenson Motorsports entered both events at Lime Rock, Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge with the mathematical possibility to win the respective championships.
The two-hour and 45-minute race resulted the No. 4 car finishing 5th and the a 10th place result for the No. 3 car.
First driver championship for both Matt Plumb and Nick Longhi.
Starting from fourth on the GX grid, Norman Pumpelly only needed to complete his minimum drive time to claim the GX Drivers’ Championship.
Christian Fittipaldi: "That wasn’t the way we wanted to finish, but it was a lot of effort from everyone, especially in the second half of the season."
The New York native, Michael Marsal , secured a fifth place finish in the GT class of the GRAND-AM Championship Weekend at Lime Rock Park.
The team had been hoping for a repeat result from last year in the same track.i
Ferrari scores its second consecutive GT-class manufacturer championship. Alessandro Balzan and Scuderia Corsa win Rolex Series driver and team championships.
Magnus Racing championship hopes dashed when damaged early; finishes second in GT title chase.
Win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort by the seven Corvette DP teams.
Gustavo Yacaman and Justin Wilson made Lime Rock Park look like home as the duo combined for a run to second place.