Thermal, Calif. - The last event of the SRO America Winter Invitational at The Thermal Club officially started with the Touring Car classes hitting the track for Round 5 competition on the 2.91-mile configuration of the Thermal Club facility.
Taking the overall top spot on the podium was Tom Capizzi, driving the #52 AutoTechnic Racing BMW M240iR. Breaking the BMW podium lockout, Lara Tallman took the #3 Rearden Racing Nissan 370Z TC to the finish line just behind Capizzi. On the last podium step, Rob Slonaker's #20 BMW M240iR took the 3rd place spot alongside AutoTechnic Racing teammate Capizzi.
In the head of the TCA class, John Geesebreght took the Miligore Motorsports Mazda Global MX-5 Cup ND1 to the top spot for the class win.
Touring Car competitors reset on Sunday for the final round of competition by qualifying at 9:10 am.