Ruud Sets Fastest Lap in Second Road America Practice

27 August 2021 TCAM
  • Ruud leads TCX practice
  • Ricca jumps to top of the TC board late in session
  • VGMC and Blanco lead TCA

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. - The fastest lap in the second practice session for TC America Powered by Skip Barber was set by Classic BMW driver Jacob Ruud in the #81 BMW M2 CS Cup in the TCX category with a time of 2:26.819 around Road America. Steve Streimer in his #30 Hard Motorsport BMW M2 CS Cup was second fastest, with a time of 2:28.076.

Jeff Ricca in the #78 Genracer Hyundai Veloster N led the TC field, with a time of 2:30.099, 0.150 seconds ahead of Auto Technic Racing’s #52 BMW M240iR driven by Tom Capizzi. The championship leading #92 Skip Barber Racing School Honda Civic Type-R of Eric Powell was fourth fastest, with Powell’s closest championship rival, Kevin Boehm (in the #9 DXDT Racing Honda Civic Type-R) right behind him in fifth.

Jose Blanco and the #99 VGMC Racing Honda Civic Si led TCA with a time of 2:38.313, ahead of Carter Fartuch’s #16 Skip Barber Racing School Honda Civic Si and Jesse Love in the #22 TechSport Racing Toyota 86.

TC America Powered by Skip Barber is on track next for Qualifying on Saturday, August 28th, at 9:40 AM CT.