A great day for Penske Motorsports as their pilots Ryan Briscoe and Sascha Maassen brought victory in the American Le Mans Series, at the Northeast Grand Prix. Ryan Briscoe took the lead over the team-mates Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas.Briscoe won the race after a long dominance of Dumas.
David Brabham and Stefan Johansson took the 3rd place for their Highcroft Racing team.
Allan McNish and Dindo Capello finished first in the LMP1 with their diesel-powered Audi R10 TDI.The Audi R10 TDI was the last year’s winner but looks like this year was the performance was repeated.
In the GT1 class, Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta won the race in their Corvette .They were followed by the Flying Lizard Motorsports in their Porsche Type 997.The win by Bergmeister and van Overbeek combined with a ninth-place finish by Risi Competizione’s Mika Salo and Jaime Melo catapulted the Lizard duo into the championship lead.
The next round of the American Le Mans Series is scheduled on July 21st at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.