Red Bull drivers gain ground on points leaders. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 24, 2003) -- After scoring their second-straight win of the season last Sunday, Red Bull drivers David Donohue and Mike Borkowski jumped to within four points of ...
Red Bull drivers gain ground on points leaders.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 24, 2003) -- After scoring their second-straight win of the season last Sunday, Red Bull drivers David Donohue and Mike Borkowski jumped to within four points of Daytona Prototype points leaders Hurley Haywood and JC France in the latest Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series point standings. The Red Bull pair previously trailed their Brumos Racing teammates by 13 points.
The Brumos Racing #59 Porsche maintained its lead in team owner standings, while the #58 Red Bull Porsche moved to within four points thanks to the team's victory at The Glen coupled with the early exit of the #59 Porsche due to crash damage.
Terry Borcheller's second-place finish in the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen allowed him to pass Darren Law for fifth place in the driver point standings, while the Bell Motorsports team was able to take third place in the team owner standings away from G&W Motorsports.
Any hopes of a joint championship between Bell Motorsports drivers Borcheller and Forest Barber were diminished when Barber had to fly back to Texas before the six-hour race due to a family emergency.
In GTS driver standings, Joao Barbosa saw his points lead greatly reduced after a fifth-place finish in the class last weekend. That, coupled with Tommy Riggins and Dave Machavern's second-straight win, cut the Mosler driver's lead from 17 points to eight.
The Heritage Motorsports #48 Mustang continues its stronghold on the GTS team owner standings.
Ferrari drivers Cort Wagner and Brent Martini maintained their lead in the GT driver standings after a second-place finish at Watkins Glen. The pair increased their advantage over Marcus Motorsports drivers Brian Cunningham and High Plumb by two points and now lead the BMW drivers by six points. Scuderia Ferrari of Washington remains in first place in team owner standings, followed by Marcus Motorsports and Rennwerks Motorsports.
In the manufacturer standings, Porsche and FABCAR continue to lead in the Daytona Prototype engine and chassis points. Mosler's lead in the GTS class was cut to only eight points by Ford, while Porsche took over the top spot in the GT standings and now lead Ferrari by two points.
The Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series will return to action at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the Mid-Ohio Road Racing Classic, June 27-29. Tickets are currently on sale for the event and can be purchased online at www.midohio.com. The Mid-Ohio Road Racing Classic will be broadcast on SPEED Channel on Sunday, June 29 at Noon ET.
For more information on the Rolex Sports Car Series, visit www.grandamerican.com.