Strategy & luck add to GTLM Manufacturer’s points lead at Lime Rock Park
Magnussen & Garcia also lead the Drivers’ standings by finishing 4th and beating both Ford GTs. Fastest lap by Garcia earned a bonus point.
The # 3 Corvette cycled through as high as first before pitting for fuel & tires in the later going. Garcia had an exciting run for third as the checker flag came out. Watch video final 7 min.
The IMSA GT race at Lime Rock featured 22 cars, (4 marques in GTLM and 8 marques in GTD). Tommy Milner had 2 scrapes in traffic that forced him to the paddock for repairs. Track position counts a lot at Lime Rock. Remarkably there were no caution flags during the entire 2 hr 45 min race over the short 1.54 - mile circuit.
The new mid-engine Porsche 911 GT RSR was the class of the field with Patrick Pillet in the # 911 scoring its first win and a Porsche 1-2 finish.
The team now re-groups for Road America, the longest circuit at 4.1 miles in the IMSA Series.
Yankee tradition lives on.