Trans Am Homestead Miami Speedway

  • 1 Speedway Blvd Homestead, FL, 33035 United States

Amy Ruman takes the checkered flag when it counts at Homestead

# 23, Amy Ruman, qualified 3rd and won again as her competition fell off the pace during the 45 lap race.  Ruman starts the 2015 season with 2 straight wins (3 counting last year’s Daytona finale).

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Other Trans-Am leaders like # 59, Simon Gregg, qualified 2nd overheated early, slowed pace to finish 9th.

# 87 Doug Peterson, qualified 4th recovered from a spin to finish 8th.  

# 16 RJ Lopez, pole-sitter, was headed for victory circle but tire failure (right rear) on lap 25 dropped him to 34th. 

 # 86, John Baucom (Mustang, qualified 5th) hounded Ruman in the closing laps but lost oil pressure putting him 4th.  # 33 Cliff Ebben (Mustang) finished 2nd. 

# 4, Paul Fix, qualified 7th in a Tony Ave C6 moved up to finish 3rd.  

# 35 Mario Barcenas newcomer to TA from Panama, in an ex Tony Ave C6 showed well at times.

Results compiled by Wayne Ellwood

Thanks to Chris Clark for the great photos.  chris@cclarkphoto.com

Trans-Am organizers grouped TA2 “Muscle Cars” (meant to revive the original Camaros, Mustangs and Chargers) in a separate race.  Cameron Lawrence, last year’s champ, also won for second straight time in a Charger.

There are 80 entries for next Trans-Am race, May 9 at Road Atlanta.