The initial GRAND-AM Sportsman Showcase race was held yesterday on a wet track at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The B-Spec MINI Cooper comprised half the field along with Mazda 2 and Ford Fiesta racers.
Robbie Davis took 2nd place in his No. 37 MINI Cooper for the team from MINI of Charleston. The 20-lap race was won by the No. 22 Mazda 2 driven by Ernie Francis. The unofficial results are below:
|1||22||Ernie Francis||45:57.043||2:05.805||14||63.241||Mazda 2||Breathless Performance|
|2||37||Robbie Davis||45:59.707||2.664||2:04.732||16||63.785||MINI Cooper||MINI of Charleston|
|3||50||Todd Buras||46:02.400||5.357||2:06.563||13||62.862||Ford Fiesta||Irish Mikes Racing|
|4||2||Dan Carney||46:09.603||12.560||2:06.322||19||62.982||Mazda 2||Berg Racing|
|5||55||Chip Howell||46:20.062||23.019||2:06.636||16||62.826||MINI Cooper||Pioneer Racing|
|6||68||Bruce Hollander||46:38.819||41.776||2:06.150||16||63.068||MINI Cooper||Fast Toys|
|7||51||Chip Van Vurst||47:20.160||1:23.117||2:07.509||13||62.396||Ford Fiesta||Irish Mikes Racing|
|8||48||Ed Magner||5.232||20 Laps||0||–||MINI Cooper||WTF Engineering|
We hope to have race photos soon. See the full Homestead-Miami Sportsman Series results.