Thermal, Calif. - The high-desert foliage surrounding The Thermal Club served as the backdrop for the twin Touring Car competitions that helped close out the first SRO Motorsports America Winter Invitational weekend of the year.
In Touring Car action, Auto Technic Racing's Tom Capizzi took the #52 BMW M240iR to the top step of the podium in the second and final race of the weekend. Teammate Rob Slonaker piloted his #20 BMW M240iR to a second place finish. Avoiding a podium lockout, Lara Tallman drove the #3 Rearden Racing Nissan 370Z to a third place finish.
In Touring Car Overall recognition, top honors went to CJ Moses in the #04 DXDT Racing Honda Civic Type-R TCR. HPD's Kevin Boehm drove his #93 Honda Civic Type-R TCR well enough for the second overall position, while third place went to TC winner Capizzi in the Auto Technic Racing BMW.
The last rounds of the Winter Invitational series take place at The Thermal Club on February 7-9.