2014 April 12 Tequila Patrón Sports Car TUDOR United SportsCar Long Beach

April 12 Long Beach Longtime ALMS street race again in conjunction with VERIZON IndyCar Series. Prototype and GT Le Mans classes competed at the longstanding street course for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Lap 1 turn 1, 3 cars will not fit at the same time, that is how the 2014 April 12 Tequila Patrón Sports Car TUDOR United SportsCar race at Long Beach started. The crash was handed by a local yellow as well as other spins & contact but the race ran without a full course yellow.

Car 01 Prototype Scott Pruett & Memo Rojas Ford EcoBoost/Riley Chip Ganassi Racing win Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach. This makes 2 wins in a row for the team who also won the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Dominance is word to describe the team who led all but 1 lap of the race. 2nd Place was Car 10 Prototype Jordan & Ricky Taylor Konica Minolta Corvette followed by Car 5 Prototype Joao Barbosa & Christian Fittipaldi Action Express Racing Corvette DP.

In GTLM Car 3 Magnussen & Garcia Chevrolet Corvette was in 1st place, 2nd place in GTLM Car 56 Müller & J.Edwards BMW Z4 GTE followed by Car 4 GTLM Gavin & Milner Chevrolet Corvette in 3rd place.

 

8, 1, GTLM, 3, Magnussen/(Garcia) 75, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Running

9, 2, GTLM, 56, Müller/(J.Edwards), 75, BMW Z4 GTE, Running

10, 3, GTLM, 4, (Gavin)/Milner, 75, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

 

Unofficial Race Results

 

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

April 11 – 12, 2014 / Long Beach, California

 

Position, Class Postion, Class, Car #, Driver, Laps, Make, Status

 

1, 1, P, 01, Pruett/(Rojas), 77, Ford EcoBoost/Riley, Running

2, 2, P, 10, (R.Taylor)/J.Taylor, 77, Corvette DP, Running

3, 3, P, 5, Barbosa/(Fittipaldi), 77, Corvette DP, Running

4, 4, P, 42, Pla/(Yacaman), 77, Nissan Morgan, Running

5, 5, P, 90, Westbrook/(Valiante), 77, Corvette DP, Running

6, 6, P, 1, (Sharp)/Dalziel, 76, HPD ARX-03b, Not Running

7, 7, P, 2, (Brown)/van Overbeek, 76, HPD ARX-03b, Running

8, 1, GTLM, 3, Magnussen/(Garcia) 75, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Running

9, 2, GTLM, 56, Müller/(J.Edwards), 75, BMW Z4 GTE, Running

10, 3, GTLM, 4, (Gavin)/Milner, 75, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Running

11, 4, GTLM, 911, Tandy/(Lietz), 75, Porsche 911 RSR, Running

12, 5, GTLM, 912, P.Long/(Christensen), 75, Porsche 911 RSR, Running

13, 6, GTLM, 55, Auberlen/(Priaulx), 75, BMW Z4 GTE, Running

14, 7, GTLM, 91, D.Farnbacher/(Goossens)/Bom, 75, SRT Viper GTS-R, Running

15, 8, GTLM, 17, Henzler/(Sellers), 74, Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, Running

16, 9, GTLM, 62, (Fisichella)/Cameron, 73, Ferrari F458 Italia, Running

17, 8, P, 07, (Miller)/Nunez, 71, Mazda Prototype, Running

18, 10, GTLM, 93, Bomarito/(Wittmer)/Goossens, 56, SRT Viper GTS-R, Not Running

19, 9, P, 60, (Pew)/Negri Jr., 39, Ford EcoBoost/Riley, Not Running

20, 10, P, 31, Curran/(Said), 22, Corvette DP, Not Running

21, 11, P, 70, Tremblay/(T.Long), 3, Mazda Prototype, Not Running

 

Lap Leaders:

1-40 01

41-41 5

42-77 01

 

Class   Laps    Total Distance (mi)    Time               Speed (MPH)

P          77        151.536                       1:40:46.184     90.227

GTLM 75        147.600                       1:41:07.811     87.570

 

Fastest Drivers:

P Oswaldo Negri Jr

GTLM Tommy Milner

 

Green Challenge Winners:

GTLM #4 Corvette Racing

 

Next Race May 4 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, California.

 

Website: http://www.imsa.com/

 

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