MacNeil, Horstmann Sunday winners at Laguna Seca
Ferrari Problem Trofeo Pirelli concluded the fifth spherical of its North American collection in excessive model at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday afternoon the place an intense second day of racing motion introduced many championship battles into additional focus.
Cooper MacNeil (Ferrari of Westlake) got here storming again from his disappointing end result on Saturday to take a dominant win in Race 2, beating the competitors by 9 seconds regardless of a mid-race security automotive interval.
Whereas Cooper rapidly pulled away from the pole, the motion was fierce additional again as a number of Trofeo Pirelli opponents behind jockeyed for place. Ultimately, Jordan Workman (Ferrari of Central Florida) got here dwelling second whereas Ross Chouest (Boardwalk Ferrari) wound up third after an epic scrap with Joe Rubbo (Ferrari of Lengthy Island) and a number of other others which went to the ultimate nook.
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Excessive drama within the Trofeo Pirelli Am class noticed a change within the championship standings as Dave Musial (Ferrari of Lake Forest) took the win and the championship lead within the Trofeo Pirelli Am class as Jean-Claude Saada (Boardwalk Ferrari) crashed out on the prime of the corkscrew and triggered the one full-course warning of the race.
Saturday winner Brent Holden (Ferrari of Newport Seaside) confirmed his glorious tempo with second place in immediately’s race, as he was within the midst of a multi-car battle that included a number of Trofeo Pirelli drivers. John Megrue (Ferrari of Lengthy Island) was additionally within the midst of that battle, placed on a outstanding protection for a lot of the 30m contest and got here throughout the road in third.
Brad Horstmann (Overseas Vehicles Italia) lastly transformed his glorious qualifying tempo right into a race win as he led the Coppa Shell discipline dwelling in Race 2, beating Eric Marston (Ferrari of Westlake) and Jim Sales space (Ferrari of Atlanta) who completed second and third respectively.
Pre-race championship chief Kevan Millstein (Ferrari of San Diego) had a troublesome day by his requirements, ending fourth and thus ceding his factors result in Jim Sales space, although the 2 stay impossibly shut on the prime of the standings heading to Sebring Worldwide Raceway.
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Michael Watt (Ferrari of Atlanta) claimed victory with a lurid, last-corner go over Dave Musial Jr. (Ferrari of Lake Forest) because the duo stumbled on lapped visitors within the closing minutes of the race.
From the beginning, Musial Jr. leapt to the entrance and progressively expanded his lead till he began to come across visitors. Behind, Michael Watt by no means let up and was extra profitable in navigating the lapped visitors and used that benefit to shut the hole earlier than making a last-second lunge that proved the transfer of the race.
Championship chief Justin Wetherill (Ferrari of Central Florida), in the meantime, took a third-place end, minimizing his losses within the 2020 standings.
The Ferrari Problem Trofeo Pirelli will shut out its North American schedule at Sebring Worldwide Raceway with testing periods, official observe, qualifying and racing motion Oct. 7-11. All qualifying and racing motion will once more be streamed dwell on dwell.ferrari.com.