Cugliari, Barbato and Wagner Top the Charts During Practice 2 at Road America

Cugliari, Barbato and Wagner Top the Charts During Practice 2 at Road America
  • Stephen Cugliari, Accelerating Performance BMW fastest in TCX
  • Nicholas Barbato, Genracer / Ricca Autosport Hyundai quickest again in TC
  • Gresham Wagner, TechSport Racing Subaru tops TCA
  • Provisional Results

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin - The TC America powered by Skip Barber field took to the track one last time today for their second practice session. Although practice sessions are not always action-packed, this one was very eventful as drivers pushed their machines to the limit while trying to set the fastest lap time. 

Times improved from the morning session, and drivers were more eager than ever to top the charts. 


Stephen Cugliari, who is currently 6 points shy of third place in the championship standings, clocked in a time of 2:26.023, setting the fastest lap time of the TCX class in his #57 Accelerating Performance BMW M2 CS (Cup). Coming in second by a mere 0.037 was 2021 Champion Jacob Ruud in his #1 Fast Track Racing BMW M2 CS (Cup), followed by newcomer Michael Kanisczack who rounded off the Top 3, commanding his #97 Random Vandals Racing BMW M2 CS (Cup). 


In the afternoon session, the Top 2 switched places, as Nicholas Barbato was now the quickest of the Hyundai Veloster N TC Genracer / Ricca Autosport cars, with his teammate Jeff Ricca in second. Championship leader Kevin Boehm was the third-quickest in his #9 CrowdStrike Racing by Skip Barber Racing Honda Civic Type-R. 


The #21 TechSport Racing Subaru BRZ of Gresham Wagner topped the charts again in the TCA class. However, he’ll need to keep a close eye on his mirrors for the #98 BRYAN HERTA AUTOSPORT W/ CURB-AGAJANIAN Hyundai Elantra N-Line of Branyon Tiner, as the young gun was only 0.053 off of pole position. Carter Fartuch in his #16 Skip Barber Racing School Honda Civic Si was also extremely close to the fastest lap time, but had to settle for third place. 

Qualifying starts at 8:30 AM CT on Saturday, followed by Race 1 at 1:10 PM CT. 

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