Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa won the Six Hours of The
Glen on Sunday for their second straight Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car
Fittipaldi held off Michael Valiante by 0.265 seconds in the
second-closest finish in the history of the Daytona Prototype class
in the six-hour event on the 3.4-mile, 11-turn Watkins Glen
International road circuit. The No. 5 Action Express Racing
Corvette DP teammates also won June 15 at Mid-Ohio.
”It’s a great feeling going two in a row,” said Fittipaldi,
treated for dehydration after the race. ”We didn’t have the
quickest car on the track, but the team did an outstanding job
capitalizing on opportunities and getting to the checkered
Fittipaldi and Barbosa moved within five points of season
leaders Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor with five races left.
Angelelli and Taylor finished 10th after breaking a shifter arm and
shift linkage on the first lap.
Robin Liddell led the final 11 laps to win in the GT class, the
fourth win in five races with teammate John Edwards in the No. 57
Stevenson Automotive Group Camaro. Joel Miller, Tristan Nunez and
Yojiro Terada gave Mazda and Speedsource its fourth consecutive
victory in the GX class in the No. 00 Visit Florida Racing Mazda