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Westbrook, Garcia Score First Win For Corvette DP

Grand-Am at Barber
Saturday, March 31, 2012

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The winning No. 90 Corvette DP
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After more than seven years of trying, everything came together for Spirit of Daytona in a near-perfect day at Barber Motorsports Park. Richard Westbrook and Antonio Garcia combined to lead all but 19 of the 103 laps to win the Porsche 250 in the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP - the first Daytona Prototype victory for the team and the first victory for the new car in GRAND-AM Rolex Series competition.

Garcia was leading by 32 seconds when a late-race caution period set up a three-lap sprint to the finish. It was no problem for the Spanish driver, who beat Alex Gurney to the checkered flag by 2.326 seconds.

"The car felt great all weekend, particularly in race trim," said Westbrook, who followed up his first career pole with his first triumph in the series. He paced the opening 33 circuits.

"The most important thing was to bring home the first victory for the Corvette DP," said Garcia, who led twice for 51 of the 103 circuits. His only prior Rolex Series victory was in the 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

The top 3 teams celebrate with the Gainsco guys on the left in second
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Gurney, driving the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette DP, held off Scott Pruett over the closing laps to take second. Pruett and Memo Rojas had a two-year winning streak ended at Barber in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley.

"Spirit of Daytona has a magic sauce here, based off what they've done here the last few years," Gurney said. "We tried real hard to find out their secret, but we're only about halfway there."

A year ago, Spirit of Daytona won its first DP pole at Barber and led a race-high 50 laps before being slowed by an electrical problem late in the event.

SpeedSource teammate Sylvain Tremblay and Jonathan Bomarito won in GT by a full lap in the No. 70 Mazdaspeed Mazda RX-8, with Bomarito leading the final 70 circuits. Jeff Segal finished second in the No. 69 AIM Autosport Team FXDD Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am started by Emil Assentato, followed by Leh Keen and Andrew Davis in the No. 59 Brumos Racing Porsche GT3.

Results

Pos

No. Class Pic Drivers Team/Car Laps Speed
1 90 DP 1 Garcia / Westbrook Spirit of Daytona / Corvette DP 103 85.684
2 99 DP 2 Fogarty / Gurney GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing / Corvette DP 103 85.664
3 01 DP 3 Pruett / Rojas Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley 103 85.659
4 8 DP 4 Dalziel / Potolicchio Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley 103 85.603
5 10 DP 5 Angelelli / Taylor SunTrust Racing / Corvette DP 103 85.591
6 2 DP 6 Luhr / Popow Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley 102 84.712
7 9 DP 7 Barbosa / Borcheller / France Action Express Racing / Corvette DP 101 83.950
8 60 DP 8 Negri / Pew Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian / Ford Riley 100 83.069
9 70 GT 1 Bomarito / Tremblay SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 98 81.051
10 69 GT 2 Assentato / Segal AIM Autosport Team FXDD Racing with Ferrari / Ferrari 458 97 80.390
11 59 GT 3 Davis / Keen Brumos Racing / Porsche GT3 97 80.383
12 44 GT 4 Lally / Potter Magnus Racing / Porsche GT3 97 80.381
13 94 GT 5 Auberlen / Dalla Lana / Johnson Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 97 80.370
14 88 GT 6 Edwards / Taylor Autohaus Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 97 80.358
15 57 GT 7 Bremer / Liddell Stevenson Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 97 80.356
16 41 GT 8 Espenlaub / Putman Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 97 80.340
17 42 GT 9 Cameron / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 97 80.331
18 67 GT 10 Bertheau / Pumpelly TRG / Porsche GT3 97 80.328
19 51 GT 11 Norman / von Moltke APR Motorsport / Audi R8 Grand-Am 97 80.287
20 31 GT 12 Curran / Said Marsh Racing / Corvette 97 80.251
21 40 GT 13 Dempsey / Foster Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 96 79.520
22 73 GT 14 Foss / Lindsey Horton Autosport / Porsche GT3 95 78.710
23 74 GT 15 Al Masaood / Kane Oryx Racing / Audi R8 Grand-Am 95 78.685
24 43 GT 16 Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 95 78.602
25 49 GT 17 Nonnamaker / Sahlen Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 95 78.335
26 15 GT 18 Cook / Earnhardt Rick Ware Racing / Ford Mustang 94 77.504
27 5 DP 9 Donohue / Law Action Express Racing / Corvette DP 80 66.411
28 68 GT 19 Bleekemolen / Di Guida TRG / Porsche GT3 11 77.577

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