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IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

PC
1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

GTD
1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

PC
1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

GTLM
1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

GTD
1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
Fittipaldi, Barbosa Win At Road America

For Third TUDOR Championship Victory
Sunday, August 10, 2014

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Barbosa takes the checkered flag
Richard Prince for Chevy Racing
Sunday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Road America may not have been a work of art in some eyes, but to Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi, it was a masterpiece.

In a race slowed by six caution flags, the Action Express Racing teammates overcame a potential race-ending brake problem and a spin off-course and through the grass to win the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

The victory was the third of the season for the co-drivers of the No. 5 Corvette DP and points leaders of the TUDOR Championship Prototype class.

"I felt that we weren't going to be able to finish," Fittipaldi said, in regard to the seriousness of the problem with his car's brakes. "At one point we almost pitted completely out of our window because it was too dangerous.

"What saved us was we were able to solve the brake problem in the pits. We found an oil leak in the left rear (of the car)."

The No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP shared by Oswaldo Negri Jr. and John Pew finished second, followed by the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b/Honda co-driven by Ryan Dalziel and Scott Sharp. Dalziel qualified on the pole position Saturday.

Barbosa took over the driving duties from Fittipaldi with about 58 minutes remaining in the two-hour, 45-minute race.

"Definitely those last couple of safety-car situations and extended yellows helped us on our fuel," Barbosa said. "We were pretty much sure we were good, but it definitely helped us to be really safe and we were able to push all the way to the end. (Before) the last restart, I was having to save a little bit of fuel and so I was managing a little bit what was happening behind me. On the last restart we were able to push flat out all the way, I was able to do a couple of good laps and put a good gap behind me."

The winning margin of victory was 2.240 seconds.

Fittipaldi seized the lead heading into the first turn moments after taking the green flag. He maintained the advantage over the first 52 minutes, but was shuffled back in the running order when he was hit from behind by Ricky Taylor's No. 10 Konica Minolta Chevrolet Corvette DP going into turn three and spun off course.

Fittipaldi managed to get his car turned in the right direction and rejoined the fight, though in seventh place before working his way back up to third.

"There was only so much I could do," said Fittipaldi, who won his first career IndyCar race at Road America in 1999. "I spun the car on the grass and put it into gear."

Excellent pit stops helped Pierre Kaffer and Giancarlo Fisichella earn their first win of the season in the GT Le Mans class in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia.

The duo, which co-drives the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia, started from the ninth position in the GTLM class. Both drivers credited the work of their team.

"I think the team did a fantastic job," said Fisichella. "Considering our starting position was ninth, winning the race today is amazing."

Added Kaffer: "The whole crew deserves it. Our pit stops and our strategy … we did so many pit stop and driver change practices this weekend. That was the reason (we won) today."

Renger van der Zande and Mirco Schultis, co-drivers of the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Martini ORECA FLM09/Chevrolet, scored their second win of the season in the Prototype Challenge class.

"Amazing, isn't it?" said van der Zande. "I had to fight hard. We came into the pits third and went out first. I don't think we had the fastest car today, but we won."

Turner Motorsport teammates Dane Cameron and Markus Palttala, co-drivers of the No. 94 BMW Z4, registered their third win of the season in the GT Daytona class.

The duo inherited the class pole position when the No. 007 TRG-AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage was unable to start the race due to damage sustained in a crash during Sunday morning's warm-up.

"It was pretty lucky for us to have traffic between us and the Porsches," Cameron said. "If there's anything we don't want to see it is restarts at a really fast track, late in the race when leading the race."

Results

Pos CPos Class No Drivers Laps Diff Make Status
1 1 P 5 Barbosa/(Fittipaldi*) 61 -.--- Corvette DP Running
2 2 P 60 (Pew)/Negri Jr.* 61 2.240 Ford EcoBoost/Riley Running
3 3 P 1 (Sharp)/Dalziel* 61 2.650 HPD ARX-03b Running
4 4 P 90 Westbrook*/(Valiante) 61 4.770 Corvette DP Running
5 5 P 31 (Curran)/Bu.Frisselle* 61 12.540 Corvette DP Running
6 1 PC 8 (Schultis)/van der Zande* 61 19.796 ORECA FLM09 Running
7 2 PC 25 (Diaz*)/Rayhall 61 20.211 ORECA FLM09 Running
8 6 P 0 Meyrick*/(Legge) 61 23.838 DeltaWing DWC13 Running
9 7 P 01 Pruett/(Rojas*) 61 24.441 Ford EcoBoost/Riley Running
10 8 P 2 (Brown)/van Overbeek* 61 24.746 HPD ARX-03b Running
11 3 PC 85 (C.Miller)/Simpson* 61 26.034 ORECA FLM09 Running
12 4 PC 08 (Cumming)/Hawksworth* 61 26.583 ORECA FLM09 Running
13 1 GTLM 62 (Fisichella*)/Kaffer 61 51.424 Ferrari F458 Italia Running
14 5 PC 7 (Fuentes)/Jo.Martin*/Popow 61 51.905 ORECA FLM09 Running
15 2 GTLM 56 Müller/(J.Edwards*) 61 53.012 BMW Z4 GTE Running
16 3 GTLM 93 Bomarito*/(Wittmer)/Goossens 61 53.087 Dodge Viper SRT Running
17 6 PC 38 Ostella*/(French) 61 53.224 ORECA FLM09 Running
18 9 P 07 Joel.Miller/(Nunez*) 61 53.894 Mazda Prototype Running
19 4 GTLM 91 (D.Farnbacher)/Goossens*/Bom 61 54.534 Dodge Viper SRT Running
20 5 GTLM 912 (P.Long*)/Christensen 61 57.504 Porsche 911 RSR Running
21 6 GTLM 3 Magnussen*/(Garcia) 61 57.991 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Running
22 7 GTLM 4 Gavin*/(Milner) 61 59.854 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Running
23 8 GTLM 55 (Auberlen*)/Priaulx 61 1:00.369 BMW Z4 GTE Running
24 9 GTLM 17 (Henzler*)/Sellers 61 1:02.543 Porsche 911 RSR Running
25 10 GTLM 911 (Tandy*)/Lietz 61 1:09.409 Porsche 911 RSR Running
26 1 GTD 94 Cameron*/(Palttala) 59 2 Laps BMW Z4 Running
27 2 GTD 22 (MacNeil)/Keen* 59 2 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
28 3 GTD 58 (Snow)/Heylen* 59 2 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
29 4 GTD 33 J.Bleekemolen*/(Keating) 59 2 Laps Dodge Viper SRT Running
30 5 GTD 555 (Sweedler)/To.Bell* 59 2 Laps Ferrari 458 Italia Running
31 6 GTD 23 (James)/M.Farnbacher* 59 2 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
32 7 GTD 45 (Canache Jr.)/Pumpelly* 59 2 Laps Audi R8 LMS Running
33 8 GTD 35 (Palmer)/von Moltke 59 2 Laps Audi R8 LMS Running
34 9 GTD 46 (Espenlaub)/Putman/M.Franchitti 59 2 Laps Audi R8 LMS Running
35 10 GTD 73 (Lindsey)/Estre* 59 2 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
36 11 GTD 48 Haase*/(B.Miller) 58 3 Laps Audi R8 LMS Running
37 12 GTD 81 (Barker)/Faulkner* 57 4 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
38 7 PC 52 (Montecalvo)/Jeannette* 55 6 Laps ORECA FLM09 Not Running
39 8 PC 54 (Bennett)/Braun* 53 8 Laps ORECA FLM09 Running
40 13 GTD 27 (Dempsey)/A.Davis* 50 11 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
41 10 P 10 (R.Taylor*)/J.Taylor 47 14 Laps Corvette DP Not Running
42 11 P 42 (Yacaman)/Pla* 44 17 Laps Nissan Morgan Not Running
43 14 GTD 44 (Potter)/Lally* 44 17 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
44 15 GTD 19 (Klenin)/Szymczak* 43 18 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Running
45 16 GTD 63 Balzan*/(Westphal) 18 43 Laps Ferrari 458 Italia Not Running
46 17 GTD 18 (Calvert-Jones)/A.Davison* 13 48 Laps Porsche 911 GT America Not Running
47 12 P 78 (Mayer)/Hinchcliffe* 2 59 Laps Honda Riley DP Not Running
48 9 PC 09 (Ende)/Junqueira* 2 59 Laps ORECA FLM09 Not Running
49 13 P 70 Tremblay/(T.Long*) 0 61 Laps Mazda Prototype DNS
50 18 GTD 007 (Carter)/J.Davison* 0 61 Laps Aston Martin V12 Vantage DNS
51 19 GTD 71 DNS 0 61 Laps Porsche 911 GT America DNS
52 10 PC 88 DNS 0 61 Laps ORECA FLM09 DNS

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