Lites: Utah preview

IMSA LITES RACERS READY TO GET BACK TO RACING AT THE UTAH GRAND PRIX TOOELE, Utah May 12 -- After two months away from the track, IMSA Lites presented by Frisby Performance Tire racers are ready to hit the track in rounds three and four at the...

IMSA LITES RACERS READY TO GET BACK TO RACING AT THE UTAH GRAND PRIX

TOOELE, Utah May 12 -- After two months away from the track, IMSA Lites presented by Frisby Performance Tire racers are ready to hit the track in rounds three and four at the Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend.

Points leader and round two winner Matt Downs, Butterfield, Minn., hopes to extend his points lead at the track where he finished second and fourth last year.

"Miller is a first-class facility and I really like Salt Lake City," Downs said. "I enjoy the outer loop at Miller Motorsports Park, it's a fun, safe, smooth course."

Downs will have his work cut out for him with competition that includes round one winner Joel Feinberg, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and two of his brothers, Lucas and Antonio. In 2008 Lucas Downs finished third, sharing the podium with his brother.

"Being on the podium with my brother was seriously cool. That was the most memorable podium for me to date," Matt Downs said. "Now we need an all-Downs podium."

The IMSA Lites presented by Frisby Performance Tire series races with the American LeMans Series this weekend at the Utah Grand Prix. Round three will take place Saturday, May 16 at 1:25 p.m. The green flag will wave for round four Sunday, May 17 at 8:15 a.m.

-credit: imsa

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Series IMSA Others
Drivers Lucas Downs , Matt Downs