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USCC Point Standings
2014 After Long Beach
Prototype Drivers
1 Joao Barbosa 98
1 Christian Fittipaldi 98
2 Scott Pruett 93
2 Memo Rojas 93
3 Jordan Taylor 91
3 Ricky Taylor 91
4 Olivier Pla 84
4 Gustavo Yacaman 84
5 Michael Valiante 78
5 Richard Westbrook 78
6 Ed Brown 77
6 Johannes van Overbeek 77
7 Ryan Dalziel 76
7 Scott Sharp 76
8 Sebastien Bourdais 67
9 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 66
9 John Pew 66
10 Boris Said 64
11 Marino Franchitti 60
12 Joel Miller 59
13 Max Angelelli 58
14 Alex Brundle 56
15 Brian Frisselle 55
15 Burt Frisselle 55
16 Simon Pagenaud 52
17 Mike Rockenfeller 51
18 David Brabham 50
18 Scott Dixon 50
18 Tony Kanaan 50
19 Sage Karam 47
20 Klaus Graf 46
20 Lucas Luhr 46
21 Tristan Nunez 44
22 Eric Curran 43
22 Justin Wilson 43
23 Byron DeFoor 41
23 David Hinton 41
23 Jim Pace 41
24 Tom Long 40
24 Sylvain Tremblay 40
25 Tristan Vautier 35
26 Gabby Chaves 33
26 Katherine Legge 33
26 Andy Meyrick 33
26 Wayne Taylor 33
27 Fabien Giroix 31
27 John Martin 31
28 Alex Popow 30
29 Roman Rusinov 26
29 Oliver Webb 26
30 Jon Fogarty 25
30 Anthony Lazzaro 25
31 Kyle Larson 24
32 Frank Beck 23
33 Max Papis 22
33 Bradley Smith 22
34 Ben Devlin 21
34 Jamie McMurray 21
35 AJ Allmendinger 20
35 Guy Cosmo 20
36 Jann Mardenborough 19
37 James Hinchcliffe 18
38 Alexander Rossi 16
38 Sebastian Saavedra 16
39 Brendon Hartley 15
39 E.J. Viso 15
40 Memo Gidley 14
40 Alex Gurney 14
41 Scott Mayer 2
42 Pierre Kaffer 1
42 Darren Law 1
Angelelli and Taylor beat Pruett and Rojas

Grand-Am at Watkins Glen
Saturday, June 04, 2011

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Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor
Ricky Taylor held off Scott Pruett by 3.839 seconds Saturday to win the 30th Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, ending one winning streak while continuing another.

Taylor was joined by Max Angelelli in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, winning his second consecutive Rolex Series race from the pole.

Pruett and Memo Rojas were seeking their fourth consecutive victory in the event - the second-longest race on the GRAND-AM Rolex Series schedule. An off-track excursion by Paul Dalla Lana in the closing minutes led to the fifth and final caution, setting the stage for a three-lap sprint to the checkered flag. Running as the closing driver for the first time with SunTrust Racing, the 21-year-old driver from Apopka, Fla., resident was able to pull away from Pruett to take his third career DP victory - and 17th for Angelelli.

Pruett and Rojas failed to win for the third consecutive event, after the drivers of the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley won 12 of 14 races over a two-year stretch. They retained the points lead, while Taylor and Angelelli continued to gain ground by moving up to second, 19 points back (193-174).

Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty finished a solid third in the No, 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Chevrolet/Riley, followed by Ozz Negri and John Pew in the No. 60 Crown Royal XR Ford/Riley.

Leh Keen and Andrew Davis led Brumos Racing to its first victory in the production-based GT class, co-driving the No. 59 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. It was the team's first victory at Watkins Glen since 2003, when David Donohue helped the team win in the debut of the DP class in the Sahlen's Six Hours.

The final caution helped Keen gain nearly a lap on Tommy Milner - co-driving with Jordan Taylor and Bill Lester in the No. 88 Autohaus Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro - and Jeff Segal, who teamed with Emil Assentato in the No. 69 FXDD Mazda RX-8.

Milner held off Segal to finish second, allowing GT pole winner Jordan Taylor and Lester to score their third consecutive top-two finish. That boosted Taylor and Lester to a three-point lead in the GT points standings over Keen and Davis (165-162). Dalla Lana and Bill Auberlen held the lead coming into the event but finished 11th in the No. 94 Turner Motorsport BMW M3, and are now third in the points.

The Surprises

- Burt Frisselle joined Action Express Racing and helped David Donohue and Darren Law finish fifth in the No. 5 Porsche/Riley. It was the team's fifth-straight top-five finish.

-Guy Cosmo made his first Rolex Series appearance since the 2010 Rolex At Daytona. He finished third in the No. 69 FXDD Mazda RX-8, joining defending series champions Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato.

-Coming off a GT victory at Lime Rock Park, Robin Liddell qualified second in the No. 57 Stevenson Automotive Group Chevrolet Camaro. His car was badly damaged in a Lap 5 incident when a car spun directly in front of him. The team managed to repair it so that he was able to return in order to score championship points.

-TRG came to The Glen with victories in the last two Rolex Series endurance races - winning the 2010 Sahlen's Six Hours and the 2011 Rolex 24. However, Steven Bertheau was involved in an early incident and the car was retired early.

The Numbers:

- 1 - GT margin of victory, in laps, for Leh Keen over Tommy Milner.

- 4 - Number of victories at Watkins Glen International for Leh Keen, with four different teams - Autometrics (2005), Farnbacher Loles (2009), Dempsey Racing (2010), Brumos Racing (2011).

- 34 - Laps led by Jordan Taylor, most in GT.

- 128 - Laps led by the winning SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, 65 for Max Angelelli and 63 for Ricky Taylor.

- 119.459 mph - Fastest lap of the race, recorded by Ricky Taylor in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara on lap 162 of the 174-lap race.

The Quotes:

- "This is the best car I've ever driven. It's much better (than it was at Lime Rock). We've been improving ourselves and everybody is going a great job. You saw what Ricky (Taylor) did today, but he does it every race." Max Angelelli, No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara

- "When that last caution came out, I was pretty nervous in there. Whenever you have Scott Pruett behind you, that's as tough as it gets." Ricky Taylor, No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara

- "We couldn't pace them. We were trying all kinds of things. We were changing wickers and changing the car up and trying to get more speed out of it as the race unfolded. It started out pretty wet, pretty nasty early on, but it was just kind of business as usual. We just had to look at the back of the 10 car today." Scott Pruett, No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley

- "To bring the 59 Brumos 911 back on the top of the podium was extremely special. To win the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen -- one of the crown jewels of endurance racing here in the United States means a lot, but to do it with Brumos and as a Brumos driver absolutely means the world to me." Andrew Davis, No. 59 Brumos Porsche GT3

- "We got a podium on Monday and now a win. We're really looking good in the points for the championship, and it's something that we're really going to have to consider." Leh Keen, No. 59 Brumos Porsche GT3

-"Running down to the Brumos pit to congratulate them was so much fun. I really can't say how happy we are as a team to see Brumos win this race at a track that meant so much to Bob Snodgrass and that organization." David Donohue, No. 5 Action Express Racing Porsche/Riley and former Brumos Racing driver, winning for team in 2003 Sahlen's Six Hours.

-"We're definitely on a run these last few races. Our number one objective was to lead the championship if at all possible, and we've accomplished that." - Bill Lester, No. 88 Autohaus Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro.

Results

Pos

No. Class Pic Drivers Team/Car Laps
1 10 DP 1 Angelelli / Taylor SunTrust Racing / Chevrolet Dallara 174
2 01 DP 2 Pruett / Rojas Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley 174
3 99 DP 3 Fogarty / Gurney GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing / Chevrolet Riley 174
4 60 DP 4 Negri / Pew Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 174
5 5 DP 5 Donohue / Frisselle / Law Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 174
6 77 DP 6 Frisselle / Richard Doran Racing / Ford Dallara 173
7 59 GT 1 Davis / Keen Brumos Racing / Porsche GT3 165
8 88 GT 2 Lester / Milner / Taylor Autohaus Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 164
9 69 GT 3 Assentato / Cosmo / Segal SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 164
10 07 GT 4 Gavin / Schaldach / Skeen Banner Racing / Camaro GT.R 164
11 44 GT 5 Potter / Sellers / Stanton Magnus Racing / Porsche GT3 164
12 31 GT 6 Curran / Said Marsh Racing / Corvette 163
13 42 GT 7 Gidley / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 163
14 41 GT 8 Cameron / Gue Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 163
15 40 GT 9 Dempsey / Espenlaub / Foster Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 163
16 70 GT 10 Bomarito / Edwards / Tremblay SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 161
17 9 DP 7 Barbosa / Borcheller / France Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 155
18 94 GT 11 Auberlen / Dalla Lana / Hand Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 153
19 30 GT 12 Lux / Marsal / Straus Racers Edge Motorsports / Mazda RX-8 150
20 90 DP 8 Edwards / Garcia Spirit of Daytona Racing / Chevrolet Coyote 135
21 11 GT 13 James / Nastasi TPN Racing/Blackforest / Ford Mustang 99
22 49 GT 14 Nonnamaker / Sahlen Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 89
23 57 GT 15 Bremer / Liddell Stevenson Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 28
24 67 GT 16 Bertheau / Eversley / Pumpelly TRG / Porsche GT3 26
25 43 GT 17 Nonnamaker / Sahlen Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 23
26 8 DP 9 Braun / Dalziel / Forest Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley 4
27* 2 DP 0 Braun / Popow / Potolicchio Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley 0

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