Filippi Finds Speed in Final TC America TCR Practice; Maxson Again in TCA

7 June 2019 TCR, TCA

SONOMA, CA - After a red flag took away most of the Practice 2 running, it was Copeland Motorsport’s Mason Filippi who topped the charts in the #12 Hyundai Veloster N with a fastest lap of 1:50.146, the second fastest lap of the day.  Practice 1 leader Michael Hurczyn would come home second in his #71 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI TCR (SEQ) with a best lap of 1:50.802.  LAP Motorsport’s Harry Cheung would round out the top three with a 1:51.022 lap time in his #14 Honda Civic Type-R TCR.

Nate Vincent would jump to fourth on his final lap of the session in the #72 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI with Victor Gonzalez, in the #99 VGMC Honda Civic Type-R, fifth fastest.  Michael McCann Jr was quickest of the TCR Cup competitors, sixth overall, in his #3 McCann Racing Audi RS3 LMS (DSG).

Tyler Maxson and the #74 Copeland Motorsports Mazda MX5 Cup was fastest once again in the TCA class with a 1:59.161 lap time, besting TechSport Racing’s Nick Wittmer by .421 seconds in the Subaru BRZ tS.  Mark Pombo and the #59 MINI JCW Team Mini Cooper would finish out the session in third with a 1:59.415 lap time. 

The TC America TCR/TCA classes  will have a 15-minute qualifying session on Saturday morning at 10:20am local time.  All qualifying and race sessions will be streamed live at https://live.sro-america.com