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Sylvain Tremblay - Overall and Grand Sport Winner Speedsource ...

Sylvain Tremblay - Overall and Grand Sport Winner
Speedsource #66 Porsche 911
"It's wonderful for me. This is a culmination of many years of work and anticipation. I have to dedicate this to Paul Mears. None of this would have happened if it wasn't for him."

"These fans love motorsports, and it shows. That just inspires me when I'm on the track."

(on winning in his homeland of Quebec) "I grew up reading about this track. To win here, finishing 1-2, I couldn't write it any better in a book."

Paul Mears Jr. - Overall and Grand Sport Winner
Speedsource #66 Porsche 911
"It really feels super. The cars are incredibly well prepared. They just don't break. They give us great cars, and all we have to do is not hurt them."

(on Sylvain Tremblay dedicating the win and most likely driver's championship to him) "I was the first guy to step up to the plate and say, 'Lets do this.' Because of that, others came forward. Now look at what Sylvain has done with these cars. He is a remarkable driver and runs a remarkable team." Note - The Speedsource team entered six cars into this weekend's races, winning first-place in two classes (SGS and GS) and second-place in the GS class.

Jeff Trask - Sport Touring Winner
Villaconn International #34 BMW Z3 Coupe
"The team has really gelled. The car is really well prepared."

"This car has great brakes and awesome handling. It is perfect for a track like this. The only bad thing about running up with the GS cars was that they would pull away from us on the straightaways."

Jonathan Bomarito - Sport Touring Winner
Villaconn International #34 BMW Z3 Coupe

(on earning a class victory in only his third street stock race ever)
"I knew I could run up front. It was just a matter of time. I wasn't expecting it to come so quickly though." (Note - Bomarito is the youngest Grand-Am Cup driver at the age of 19)

"I think the reason why we are a strong team is because we are equally strong drivers. We literally had to flip a coin to see who would qualify the car. It's not like one of us is that much better than the other."

Will Nonnamaker - Compact 2000 Winner
Planet Earth Motorsports #43 Acura Integra GSR
"This is Bill's (Pate) first win since 1998 in Atlanta. He founded our team back in 1983."

"The #41 had problems after it hit the wall early on, but that is the reason we have three cars out there."

Bill Pate - Compact 2000 Winner
Planet Earth Motorsports #43 Acura Integra GSR "We had a good point day. We picked up points in the team, driver and manufacturer points race."

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Will Nonnamaker , Bill Pate , Sylvain Tremblay , Paul Mears Jr. , Jonathan Bomarito