Event/Circuit: Infineon Grand Prix of Sonoma Sonoma, Calif. Qualifying: ...
Infineon Grand Prix of Sonoma
#Touring Car: Saturday, July 26, 11:40 a.m. (Pacific)
GT: Saturday, July 26, 11:15 a.m. (Pacific)
Touring Car: Sunday, July 27, 3:10 p.m. (Pacific) (standing start)
GT: Sunday, July 27, 8:50 a.m. (Pacific)
Touring Car: 50 min. max., laps TBA
GT: 50 min. max., laps TBA
All Speed World Challenge races are broadcast on a tape-delayed basis on Speed Channel. Broadcasts of the Touring Car and GT races are scheduled to air back-to-back, Saturday, Aug. 2 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern).
What to Watch...
LOCAL DRIVER MARINUS LOOKS TO BECOME FIRST WOMAN TO WIN TC RACE
Shauna Marinus, driver of the No. 4 Tri-Point Motorsports Mazda Protege ES, is a local driver who hopes to become the first woman ever to win a Speed World Challenge Touring Car race. Infineon Raceway, Marinus' home track, is the site in which she would like to achieve this accomplishment. She is well on her way to achieving this goal, after having placed sixth and third in her last two races, respectively.
CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES HEATING UP
While Randy Pobst (Audi RS 6) holds a 12-point lead in the Speed GT Championship over Phil McClure (Corvette) and Bill Auberlen (BMW M3), he has not won a race yet this year, while his chief protagonists have each taken two wins. In SCCA Speed Touring Car, it's Auberlen (BMW 325) on top of Pierre Kleinubing (Acura RSX) by five points. Each driver has two wins on the season, but Mazda, Nissan and Lexus teams look to break into the winner's circle at any moment.
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