# 41 Vinnie Allegretta falls short as # 98 Ernie Francis Jr Mustang wins fourth in a row; # 8 Tomy Drissi banned for rest of season.
Ernie Francis won the pole and held the lead over # 41 Vinnie Allegretta 2016 Rookie of the year.
Allegretta (shown with Dick Danielson) fought back for 3rd after drive-thru penalty for passing 2 lapped cars under caution cost him 6 spots.
Former Corvette driver David Pintaric (now Caddy) took 2nd for career best.
Top 10 in TA included # 59 Simon Gregg 4th, # 30 Milton Grant 8th and # 23 Amy Ruman 10th bedeviled again with car problems.
GM engineer John Buttermore, a Midwest club racing regular finished 5th in TA3 debut.
Hollywood driver and 2009 TA series champ Tomy Drissi was DSQ and suspended from all remaining races for engaging in a physical altercation after the race. Recall that Drissi deliberately punted Amy Ruman out of the 2015 race at mid-Ohio on the way to her first TA championship.
Thanks to Chris Clark for the great photos.
Brainerd next on July 1