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Dalziel Steers SAMAX to Maiden Grand-Am Victory

Grand-Am
Sunday, May 18, 2008

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Ryan Dalziel (helmet on) gets congratulations from his teammate Henri Zogaib
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

Scotland’s Ryan Dalziel took the lead from Scott Pruett on a three-wide pass on Lap 76 and held off Marc Goossens by 1.504 seconds to give SAMAX its first Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 victory in Saturday's RumBum.com 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The race will be televised on SPEED at noon Sunday (ET).

While Dalziel led the final 23 laps, he had one close call late in the race. Following a restart with 15 minutes remaining, Goossens managed to pull alongside Dalziel. Both cars went through the dirt through the famed Corkscrew turn and managed to maintain control, with Dalziel holding the lead at the exit of the fast downhill corner.

Dalziel gave the No. 2 SAMAX BMW Riley its first Rolex Series Daytona Prototype victory after three runner-up finishes. Henri Zogaib started the car before turning to over to Dalziel 14 laps into the race. Once in front, Dalziel led the final 23 laps of the 98-lap race. Goossens and Jim Matthews were seeking their second victory of the season in the No. 91 Riley-Matthews Pontiac Riley.

Pruett, seeking his fourth victory of the season in the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Riley started by Memo Rojas, had taken the lead from Cristiano da Matta on a restart following a caution for a fire that damaged Matt Plumb's No. 7 Rum Bum BMW Riley. Moments later, Goossens made his move on Pruett. Dalziel, seeing his opportunity, went by on to take the lead, although pressured by Goossens for the remainder of the race.

Pruett and Rojas finished third, followed by the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac Riley of Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney, and the No. 58 Brumos Porsche Riley of pole winner David Donohue and Darren Law.

Donohue dominated the early portion in the No. 58 Brumos Porsche Riley, leading 29 laps. Michael Valiante also led early in the No. 10 SunTrust Racing Pontiac Riley, which he turned over to Angelelli on a pit stop. The No. 23 Ruby Tuesday Porsche Crawford of Bill Auberlen and the No. 7 Rum Bum BMW Riley of Plumb were side by side exiting the pits. Angelelli exited the pits into the side of Auberlen, causing minor bodywork damage on both cars. The SunTrust and Ruby Tuesday cars were served drive-through penalties following the incident.

The GT race came down to the final lap. Sylvain Tremblay had been leading the class in the No. 70 SpeedSource Castrol Mazda RX-8, but went off course through the Corkscrew, allowing two cars to go by. Paul Edwards took the checkered flag in the No. 07 Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R 1.131 seconds ahead of the No. 67 TRG Porsche GT3 of Spencer Pumpelly and Tim George Jr. That was the second victory of the season for Collins and Edwards, and the fourth consecutive GT triumph for Pontiac.

Results

POS

NO. CLASS DRIVER TEAM/CAR LAPS
1 2 DP Dalziel / Zogaib SAMAX / BMW Riley 98
2 91 DP Goossens / Matthews Bob Stallings/ Riley-Matthews / Pontiac Riley 98
3 01 DP Pruett / Rojas Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates / Lexus Riley 98
4 99 DP Fogarty / Gurney GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings Racing / Pontiac Riley 98
5 58 DP Donohue / Law Brumos Racing / Porsche Riley 98
6 61 DP Frisselle / Wilkins AIM Autosport / Ford Riley 98
7 59 DP Barbosa / France Brumos Racing / Porsche Riley 98
8 10 DP Angelelli / Valiante SunTrust Racing / Pontiac Dallara 98
9 76 DP Jonsson / Zonta Krohn Racing / Pontiac Lola 98
10 6 DP James / Pew Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 98
11 23 DP Auberlen / Hand Alex Job Racing / Porsche Crawford 98
12 3 DP Lester / Lewis Southard Motorsports / Lexus Riley 98
13 75 DP Krohn / van de Poele Krohn Racing / Pontiac Lola 98
14 07 GT Collins / Edwards Banner Racing / Pontiac GXP.R 96
15 67 GT George Jr / Pumpelly TRG / Porsche GT3 Cup 96
16 70 GT Ham / Tremblay SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 96
17 21 GT Alessi / Phinny Matt Connolly Motorsports / Pontiac GTO.R 96
18 86 GT Keen / Lux Farnbacher Loles Racing / Porsche GT3 Cup 96
19 27 GT O'Connell / Roush O'Connell Racing / Porsche GT3 Cup 96
20 88 GT Johnson / Lacey Farnbacher Loles Racing / Porsche GT3 Cup 96
21 65 GT Maher / Stanton TRG / Porsche GT3 Cup 95
22 06 GT Prey / Reese Banner Racing / Pontiac GXP.R 95
23 66 GT Ballou / Miller TRG / Porsche GT3 Cup 95
24 30 GT Constantine / Stone Racers Edge Motorsports / Mazda RX-8 95
25 87 GT Kaffer / Werner Farnbacher Loles Racing / Porsche GT3 Cup 94
26 42 GT Nonnamaker / Sahlen Team Sahlen / Corvette 94
27 43 GT Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Corvette 94
28 16 DP Bobbi / Garcia Cheever Racing / Pontiac Coyote 92
29 40 GT Foster / Ham Hyper Sport / Mazda RX-8 92
30 72 GT Aschenbach / Lewis Jr Autohaus Motorsports / Pontiac GXP.R 89
31 57 GT Davis / Liddell Stevenson Motorsports / Pontiac GXP.R 88
32 98 DP da Matta / Vasser GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings Racing / Pontiac Riley 83
33 60 DP Negri / Patterson Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 83
34 77 DP Gidley / Jaeger Doran Racing / Ford Dallara 71
35 7 DP Plumb / Sigal Rum Bum Racing / BMW Riley 62
36 47 DP Frisselle / Gardel Doran Racing / Ford Dallara 60
37 68 GT Sellers / Valentine TRG / Porsche GT3 Cup 52
38 55 GT Tucker / Zabinski Level 5 Motorsports / Crawford - Ferrari V8 52
39 69 GT Assentato / Segal SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 48
40 32 GT Forest / Merrill PR1 Motorsports / Pontiac GXP.R 31
41 64 GT Lowe / Pace TRG / Porsche GT3 Cup 13
42* 96 GT Long / Potter Air Power Racing / Porsche GT3 Cup 0

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