Gonzalez Jr Nabs TC America TCR Pole For Race 1 at Sonoma

7 August 2020 TCR, TC, TCA

Victor Gonzalez Jr and the #99 VGMC Honda Civic Type-R took the TCR class pole on Friday afternoon with a fastest lap time of 1:49.056, just .083 seconds ahead of Tyler Maxson and the #74 Copeland Motorsports Hyundai Veloster N.

Roy Block and the #5 KMW Motorsports w/ TMR Engineering Alfa Romeo Giulietta will start third with CJ Moses and the #04 DXDT Racing Honda Civic Type-R fourth.

Johan Schwartz and the #31 Hard Motorsport BMW M240iR would find themselves in a familiar position grabbing the TC-class pole with a best lap of 1:52.607, besting James Clay and the #36 BimmerWorld BMW M240iR by a mere .055 seconds. Joseph Federl will start third in the #23 TechSport Racing Nissan 370Z.  

Toby Grahovec and the #26 Classic BMW M240iR will roll off the the grid from fourth with his teammate Bryson Lew rounding out the top five in the #27 Classic BMW M240iR.

In TCA it was the championship-leading #60 MINI JCW Team MINI Cooper of Tomas Mejia that would take pole with a 1:57.684 fastest lap. Roy Fulmer IV and the #186 CCR Team TFB Honda Civic Si will start second. Tyler Gonzalez and the #57 Copeland Motorsports Hyundai Veloster Turbo will start race 1 from the third position.

Kevin Boehm and the #9 Boehm Racing Honda Civic Si will start from fourth with the #61 MINI JCW Team MINI Cooper of Mark Pombo fifth.

TC America Race 1 goes green in just a few hours time at 2:15pm PT, streaming live at https://www.tcamerica.us/live.