May 30, 2013

Gonzalo Cortes wins 13.5T class at Reedy Race

Gonzalo Cortes wins 13.5T class at Reedy Race

The Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions, shared the spotlight with NASCAR, IndyCar, and F1 over the Memorial Day weekend and while a field of international drivers which included World, European, U.S., and Canadian champions gathered to compete in the Invitational class there where also three Open TC classes and the debut of the F1 class. In the 13.5 Open class, AE/Reedy/LRP driver and TC6.1 WC designer Bob Stellflue set the pace throughout qualifying with fastest times in each of the four qualifying rounds. After winning A1, Bob unfortunately encountered some problems in A2 and A3, which dropped him to third overall in the final standings. Gonzalo Cortes, driving an identically prepared Reedy/LRP powered TC6.1 WC, was crowned as champion thanks to an impressive A3 win. A third Reedy/LRP-powered TC6.1 WC driven by Sean Maybell claimed the second step of the podium with a consistent run of second place finishes in all three legs.

Source: Team Associated []


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