Elkhart Lake, WI - Jeff Ricca will lead the 17-car TC field to the green flag for Saturday afternoon's Round 11 at Road America. The TC America series will showcase two 40-minute TC contests at the challenging 4.048-mile, 14-turn road course September 21-22.
Early on in the 15-minute qualifying session driver championship points leader Johan Schwartz in the Rooster Hall Racing #80 BMW M240iR Cup went to the top of the TC charts with a 2:27.831, followed by Toby Grahovec, who enters the weekend second in the driver’s standings in the #26 Classic BMW BMW M240iR Cup with a 2:28.138. Slotting into third on the charts with a 2:28.733 was James Clay in the #63 Copart/BimmerWorld Racing BMW M240iR.
Ricca in the #78 GenRacer Hyundai Genesis then eclipse Schwartz' early fast time and jumped to the top with a 2:26.962. Grahovec soon followed with a faster time of 2:27.519 to slot into second. Schwartz improved to a 2:27.669 good for third on the charts.
Near the end of the session, Joseph Federl in the #23 TechSport Racing Nissan 370Z posted a 2:27.004 to move into second. At the checkered the top times held.
Results are provisional until posted final. TC teams and drivers now get set for Round 11 scheduled for a green flag start of 12:15 pm Central. The race will be streamed live on TCAmerica.us. CBS Sports Network coverage for TC America races at Road America airs October 2 at 7 pm EST. Check your local listings for additional broadcast time and channel information.
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