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IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

PC
1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

GTD
1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

PC
1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

GTLM
1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

GTD
1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
Pruett and Rojas win at Road America

Grand-Am Rolex Series
Saturday, June 23, 2012

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Corvette’s Daytona Prototype winning streak wasn’t the only thing that ended Saturday at Road America.

So did the winless streak for co-drivers Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas.

Pruett and Rojas ended the Corvette DP run of five-straight Rolex Series wins by taking the checkered flag in the Rolex 250 Driven by VISITFLORIDA.com. It snapped a nine-race winless streak for the defending Daytona Prototype co-champions.

“Even thought we haven’t been to Victory Lane, it hasn’t taken the fight out of us,” said Pruett, whose No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley hadn’t won since New Jersey Motorsports Park in 2011. “We’ve worked real hard: The dyno guys, BMW, TELMEX, everybody has been doing whatever they can to get the last drop of performance out of that car.”

That hard work paid off when it counted.

A late caution-lap crash by race leader Ricky Taylor in the No. 10 SunTrust Corvette DP opened the door for Pruett’s first 2012 triumph.

Taylor’s trouble came as he exited Turn 5 with a little less than 15 minutes left. Taylor hit the wall, while warming his tires for a restart, leaving the No. 10 machine with a broken right-rear suspension and forcing him to give up the lead.

Pruett took full advantage and “drove like it was qualifying” when the race resumed, claiming his 38th Rolex Series win, his 37th in the DP class. Pruett and Rojas extended their lead in the Daytona Prototype driver standings to five, 205-200, over co-drivers Ryan Dalziel and Enzo Potolicchio.

“He just went down into Turn 5 and all of the sudden he was accelerating up the hill, the car spun from out underneath him and he hit the fence on the inside,” said Pruett, who alongside Rojas, won for the second straight year at Road America. “It happened very fast, so it looked like something potentially broke on the rear.”

Ford/Rileys filled out the remainder of the DP podium, with Potolicchio and Dalziel finishing second in the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport entry. John Pew and Ozz Negri Jr. finished third in the No. 60 LiveOn machine.

GT belonged to a familiar Ferrari. Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato drove the No. 69 FXDD Ferrari 458 to its third GT win of 2012 and grew their lead in the GT driver standings to 21 points, 220-199, over Robin Liddell, who finished sixth.

“We weren’t the fastest car on track,” said Assentato, who started the winning Ferrari from the pole after Friday’s qualifying session was rained out. “There were a lot of faster laps out there by other guys, but still it’s a great car with a great team, and Jeff did a great job bringing it to the finish.”

The No. 94 Turner Motorsport BWM M3 of Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla Lana finished second in GT, followed by the No. 70 Mazdaspeed/Mazda/ModSpace/Castrol Mazda RX-8 of Sylvain Tremblay and Jonathan Bomarito.

Next up for the GRAND-AM Rolex Series is the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen next Sunday, July 1, at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. It will be the second round of the 2012 North American Endurance Championship presented by VISITFLORIDA.com.

Results

Pos No Class Drivers Car No.
1 01 DP Scott Pruett, Auburn, CA; Memo Rojas, Mexico City, Mexico BMW Riley 49
2 8 DP Enzo Potolicchio, Venezuela; Ryan Dalziel, Orlando, FL Ford Riley 49
3 60 DP John Pew, North Palm Beach, FL; Oswaldo Negri Jr, Miami, FL Ford Riley 49
4 5 DP Terry Borcheller, Vero Beach, FL; David Donohue, Malvern, PA Corvette DP 49
5 7 DP Scott Mayer, Franklin, WI; Colin Braun, Harrisburg, NC Ford Riley 49
6 9 DP Darren Law, Phoenix, AZ; Joao Barbosa, Portugal; JC France, Daytona Beach, FL Corvette DP 47
7 69 GT Emil Assentato, Locust Valley, NY; Jeff Segal, Miami, FL Ferrari 458 47
8 94 GT Bill Auberlen, Redondo Beach, CA; Paul Dalla Lana, Toronto, ON Canada; Billy Johnson, Mooresville, NC BMW M3 47
9 70 GT Sylvain Tremblay, Parkland, FL; Jonathan Bomarito, Monterey, CA Mazda RX-8 47
10 42 GT Dane Cameron, Suwanee, GA; ayne Nonnamaker, Massillon, OH Mazda RX-8 47
11 59 GT Leh Keen, Charleston, SC; Andrew Davis, Bogart, GA Porsche GT3 47
12 57 GT Robin Liddell, England; John Edwards, Cincinnati, OH Camaro GT.R 47
13 31 GT Eric Curran, Holyoke, MA; John Heinricy, Holly, MI Corvette 47 14
15 88 GT Jordan Taylor, Apopka, FL; Paul Edwards, Ft Collins, CO Camaro GT.R 47
16 73 GT Patrick Lindsey, Santa Barbara, CA; Eric Foss, Dallas, TX Porsche GT3 47
17 40 GT Joe Foster, Lawrenceville, GA;Patrick Dempsey, Flowery Branch, GA Mazda RX-8 47
18 51 GT 12 Dion von Moltke, Coral Gables, FL; Jim Norman, Tampa, FL Audi R8 GRAND-AM
19 43 GT 13 Joe Nonnamaker, Massillon, OH; Will Nonnamaker, North Canton, OH Mazda RX-8
20 10 DP 7 Max Angelelli, Monaco; Ricky Taylor, Apopka, FL Corvette DP
21 90 DP 8 Antonio Garcia, Spain; Richard Westbrook, England Corvette DP
22 44 GT 14 John Potter, Salt Lake City, UT; Andy Lally, Newport, NY Porsche GT3 Cup
23 2 DP 9 Alex Popow, Venezuela; Lucas Luhr, Germany Ford Riley
24 15 GT 15 John Ware Jr, Bristol, RI; Timmy Hill, Thomasville, NC; Kevin O'Connell, Newport Beach, CA Mustang Boss 302 R
25 99 DP 10 Jon Fogarty, Bend, OR; Alex Gurney, Irvine, CA Corvette DP
26 67 GT 16 Steven Bertheau, Aurora, IL; Spencer Pumpelly, Mason Neck, VA Porsche GT3 Cup

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