Gurney, Fogarty win 1st Grand-Am race since 2011
Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty won Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex series
race at Circuit of The Americas, their first victory since
Gurney and Fogarty started from the pol in the No. 99 Corvette
DP and led the final seven laps, winning by 0.427 seconds over the
No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Ford/Riley co-driven by Ryan Dalziel and
”It’s great to be back,” Gurney said. ”We finished second
quite a few times last year, and man, what a day. We pushed it so
hard the whole way. It was an incredible battle at the end with
(Ryan) Dalziel and (Scott) Pruett, and it feels amazing to hold
In the production-based GT class, Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla
Lana won, capping a remarkable day.
Earlier Saturday they also won the Continental Tire Sports Car
They are the only drivers in Grand-Am history to win races in
both series on the same day, having previously accomplished the
feat in March 2011 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
BGB Motorsports won the GX class with drivers Jim Norman, Jeff
Mosing and Spencer Pumpelly.