First Four Race Winners of Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Fall Historics Take to the Top Step of Victory Lane

First Four Race Winners of Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Fall Historics Take to the Top Step of Victory Lane

15.10.2022: ...Friday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta - Jack Lewis in Jack Lewis Enterprises 1974 No. 9 Porsche 911 RSR and Local Legend Johnny O'Connell in 2011 No. 3 2011 No. 3 Cadillac CTS/VR Friday's Overall Race Winners at HSR Fall Historics - Full HS


...Friday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta


- Jack Lewis in Jack Lewis Enterprises 1974 No. 9 Porsche 911 RSR and Local Legend Johnny O'Connell in 2011 No. 3 2011 No. 3 Cadillac CTS/VR Friday's Overall Race Winners at HSR Fall Historics


- Full HSR Weekend Features Sports Cars and Road Racing Machines From the Last 60 Years Competing in Era-Appropriate Run Groups at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

 



Weather that couldn’t be better and a pair of weekend-opening races that can be described the same way moved the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Fall Historics off to a fantastic start Friday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.


Under sunny and clear skies with temperatures in the low 70s, the Sasco Sports International/American Challenge and Stoner Car Care Global GT sprint races combined to crown the weekend’s first four race winners ahead of two more days of on track competition Saturday and Sunday.



The Sasco Sports overall and Porsche class victory was secured by longtime HSR competitor Jack Lewis in his pristine Jack Lewis Enterprises 1974 No. 9 Porsche 911 RSR.



Friday’s other overall winner was local resident and Team Corvette racing legend Johnny O’Connell, driving his ex-GT World Challenge 2011 No. 3 Cadillac CTS/VR. O’Connell held off a field of competitive Porsches to win the Stoner Car Care Global GT race in the Bill Heifner-owned Cadillac “Johnny O” drove in its competition prime.

 





In the Sasco Sports race, Lewis was chased to the finish line by another HSR stalwart, Mike Banz, who took the checkered flag just three seconds back for second place in his Heritage Motorsports 1974 No. 13 Porsche 911 RSR.



Lewis and Banz were joined on the overall Sasco Sports podium by American division winner Jeff McKee in his popular 1964 No. 51 Ford Falcon prepared by Olthoff Racing.



Fourth overall went to International-class winner Joey Bojalad in his unique 1967 No. 12 Ginetta G12. Only 29 of the mid-engine Ginettas were produced, and Bojalad prepares and tunes his car - which is chassis No. 15 - with only his teammate Joe Serbin.



The overall top five and second in American went to Steve Cullman in his 1970 No. 74 Ford Mustang Boss 302, giving Olthoff Racing and Ford a sweep of the top-two American division finishing positions.

 







The Porsche podium was completed by Colin Dougherty in his 1988 No. 86 Porsche Turbo Cup series car prepared by DAS Sport that also finished an impressive sixth overall.


Other Sasco Sports podium players included Amber Stephenson, Steve Piantieri and Craig Joslin.



Stephenson secured second in International and eighth overall in the 2Girls Racing 1963 No. 52 Lotus Super 7.



Piantieri also cracked the overall top-10 in ninth which also locked down third place in the American class in his 1965 No. 95 Ford Mustang 2+2. Piantieri, the 2021 HSR Driver of the Year, is another always-fast HSR competitor that tunes and prepares his car with only the help of one or two hard-working teammates.



Joslin rounded out the International podium with a solid third-place finish in his 1983 No. 09 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI.

 






In Stoner Car Care Global GT, O’Connell held the lead from the pole for a flag-to-flag win ahead of the 2015 No. 96 Porsche 991 GT3 of Ben Johnston and third-place finisher Ryan Harrold in his Team Mean 2011 No. 110 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car.



Saturday’s HSR Fall Historics race schedule begins with the weekend’s first WeatherTech Sprint rounds, which includes the first of two feature races for the Can-Am Mini Challenge, which has been a popular addition to this year’s schedule.



The day’s other feature races include the B.R.M. Chronographes Endurance Challenge one-hour race for Historic, Prototype and GT Modern (GTM) competitors at 3:30 p.m. EDT.



Saturday’s schedule concludes with the HSR Classic RS Cup race at 4:40 p.m. EDT that showcases Porsches similar to those raced in the original 1970's International Race of Champions (IROC) series.

 






The Fall Historics is the final race before the eighth running of the HSR Classic Daytona presented by IMSA, the classic 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway (DIS), November 2 - 6.



The HSR Classic Daytona is once again followed in 2021 by its "HSR Classics" sister event, the HSR Classic 12 Hour at Sebring, Pistons and Props, presented by the Alan Jay Automotive Network. The seventh-annual running of the HSR Classic Sebring 12 Hour closes out the 2022 HSR racing season on the legendary Sebring airport circuit, November 30 - December 4.



The HSR Classics events at Daytona and Sebring share the card each weekend, respectively, with the Daytona Historics and Sebring Historics races that will see all season-long HSR championships decided on two of the most legendary circuits in the country.



Spectator tickets for this weekend's HSR Fall Historics are available for purchase at the driver and crew registration building at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta through the weekend. Learn more at HSRFallHistoricsTickets. Tickets for the HSR Classic Daytona 24 and the HSR Classic 12 Hour are available now at www.HSRTickets.com.



Competitor information for all events is available at www.HSRRace.com.




Adam Saal- photos HSR

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/first-four-race-winners-hsr-fall-historics-road-atlanta---243929.html

15.10.2022 / MaP

More News

Silvasti Leading After Leg 1 of the Sanremo Historic Rally - video highlights, results
14.10.2022
Ville Silvasti and Risto Pietilainen were the leading FIA EHRC contenders on the first day of the 37th Sanremo Historic Rally, the 9th and final round of the 2022 season. The no1 Lancia Rally 0 more >>
Sanremo Historic Rally day 1 - An Italian monologue
14.10.2022
 The Italian race continues to soar on the West Ligurian Coast race, thanks to Lucio Da Zanche and Angelo Lombardo, who set the best time in all special stages of the first day and finished ahead of Finland's Ville Silvasti. more >>
Sanremo Historic Rally - Numbers and dates of the October 14/15 races in Sanremo
14.10.2022
37th Sanremo Historic RallyDays: 2Special Stages: 11Total route; 371.20 kmSpecial stages route; 142.93Validity:FIA European European Historic Rally Championship for Drivers and Co-Drivers. FIA Trophy for EHRC TeamsItalian Historic Car Rally Championship (CIRAS)Michelin Historic Rally Cup more >>
37th Sanremo Historic Rally, 36th Coppa dei Fiori -scrutineering concluded, now the engines are ready to start.
14.10.2022
37th Sanremo Historic Rally, 36th Coppa dei Fiori (Flowers Cup)Thursday's day dedicated to sporting checks and scrutineering, as well as the Shakedown, with no major defections with 88 compe more >>
Rally Legend of San Marino, Pirelli fits all the cars and drivers who have made history
13.10.2022
Pirelli will be the absolute protagonist of the 20th San Marino Rally Legend, scheduled from 13 to 16 October. And not just because 90 per cent of the more than 180 cars entered will be fitted with P lunga products, but above all because the tyre manufacturer is th more >>
Porsche prepares to compete again for glory at World famous La Carrera Panamericana
11.10.2022
... where the "Carrera" and "Panamera" model namesakes were bornThe World’s Greatest Road Race Starts October 14 and Ends October 20th   For more than seventy years, La Carrera Panamericana has been re more >>
37th Sanremo Historic Rally. Entries closed, 92 crews ready for the start of the race
11.10.2022
The countdown to the green light is flowing fast. Sixty-nine crews from the historic rally and twenty-three from the regularity rally are converging on San Remo for pre-start operations on Friday, October 14. The confrontation between more >>
The 1000 Miglia 2023 is unveiled: A Race of 5 days from June 13 to 17
10.10.2022
The 1000 Miglia 2023 comes with a surprise: the Race that, from June 13 to 17 will involve the 405 cars admitted to the start from Brescia will last five days.  The Race will run between Bre more >>
Tour de Corse Historique 2022 - Alain and Sylvie Oreille make it a double, results and photos
10.10.2022
 After winning for the first time in 2020, the Oreille duo in their Porsche 911 Carrera RS emerged victorious again in the 22nd edition of the Tour de Corse Historique setting the fastest time in the last special stage to finish the rally on a high note!RESULTS HERE more >>
Historical Corsica Tour - start today
04.10.2022
      HISTORICAL CORSICA TOUROCTOBER 03 - 08, 2022On schedule of the 22th edition : 19 special stages ! A five-day race in a unique a more >>
68th NEIGE & GLACE Rally: From 12 to 15 February 2023 - Doubs & Jura
29.09.2022
End of registrations with minus prices and promotion team! The 2022 edition was a success with 80 vehicles at the start! We are looking forward to seeing you again for this new 68th edition! more >>
Tour de Corse Historique - Full house for the 2022 event !
27.09.2022
As if proof were needed of the fame of the historic Tour de Corse in France and on the international scene, the organisers took just a few weeks to fill the entry quota in the three eligible categories: VHC (historic rac more >>
Mats Myrsell and Esko Junttila Top FIA EHRC Standings in Elba - results, video and photos
24.09.2022
The second leg of the XXXIV Rallye Elba Storico took place in tricky weather conditions.  The morning had started dry and sunny but was followed by rain in the afternoon, making the roads very slippery and the choice of the tyres crucial for the competitors. more >>
Karl Wagner and Gerda Zauner Retire from Lead in Rally Elba Storico
23.09.2022
The Porsche 911 SC of 2019 champions Karl Wagner and Gerda Zauner ended the first leg of the Rally Elba Storico over 80 seconds ahead of the rest of the FIA EHRC contenders. However, a reoccurrence of the gearbox issues the car suffered more >>
Big Entry for the 34th Rally Elba Storico
15.09.2022
 The 34th edition of the Rally Elba Storico will see 49 cars from the golden era of rallying, with half of the entry being FIA EHRC point scoring competitors for the first of two visits to Italy.  Round 8 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will take place on the 22-24 September and features 10 special stages over a distance of 13 more >>
37th Sanremo Historic Rally, entries finally open
14.09.2022
  After months of underground work, the labors and fruits of which very few knew about, the triple race on Oct. 13-15, which will see historic and modern cars compete on special stages in western Liguria, finally becomes public more >>
This year’s Gulf Historic Dubai GP Revival will be a festival of motorsport and entertainment
14.09.2022
 •    Iconic motorsport marques to take to the track between 25-27 November   •    Fans can enjoy off-track action with a classic car show and Concours d’Élégance more >>
‘Zippo’ and Arena Take Overall Win in Asturias, results, video
03.09.2022
The sun was out today in the hills of Northern Spain for the second and final day of the Rally de Asturias Historico. On the schedule of leg 2 for the competitors were six stages and a total of 81km. ‘Zippo’ and Nicola Arena once again ended at more >>
Entry list for Rally de Asturias Historico - with video
27.08.2022
The entry for Round 7 of the FIA EHRC, the Rally de Asturias Historico, has been released with the championship leaders in Category 3 and Category 1 looking to increase their grip on the titles with just three events remaining on the 2022 calendar. more >>
Kivenne and Sairanen take maximum points in Lahti Historic Rally, Finland - results, video
13.08.2022
The final day of the Lahti Historic Rally, saw Kari Kivenne and Asko Sairanen pull further ahead of championship leaders Ville Silvasti and Risto Pietilainen. CLICK HERE for the result from Day 2  more >>
Lahti Historic Rally - 49 cars entered for EHRC Round 6 in Finland, with video and quiz
04.08.2022
 Round 6 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will be hosted by the Lahti Historic Rally in Finland (11-13 August), which has attracted a 49-car entry, with 15 full season cars competing for championship points.    The Lahti Historic Rally is the only gravel event on the calendar and evokes the spirit of the iconic 1 more >>
Latest Bespoke Rallies event successfully guided 26 crews 8,000km through 10 countries
03.08.2022
Bespoke Rallies is renowned for its mould-breaking international classic car rallies, but the recent Imperial Rally was ambitious even by its standards, especially in the current climate.&nbs; more >>
Over 30 racing icons confirmed to compete in this winter’s Gulf Historic Dubai GP Revival
19.07.2022
•    Winner of last year’s event, James Hunt’s Hesketh 308b, confirmed to compete again in Dubai •    Will be joined by icons of F1, Group C sports car racing, GT and 2000s prototypes, including the 1981 Constructors’ Championship winning Williams FW07C•    Former F1 and Gro more >>
‘Zippo’ and Piceno Win in Austria - results and video
18.07.2022
The Audi quattro of Italian crew ‘Zippo’ and Denis Piceno returned to the winner’s podium in Austria, the Audi running faultlessly after the technical issues that had cost them the win in Switzerland and Hu more >>
FIA EHRC - 34 Cars Entered for the Rallye Weiz
08.07.2022
Round 5 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will be the Rallye Weiz in Austria (14-16 July), which will feature 13 stages, covering 147km, in the foothills of the Styrian Alps.34 more >>
Renault takes to the track for the 2022 edition of Le Mans Classic
29.06.2022
    Three Renault 4CV replicas of the 1950 and 1951 competition versions participating to the race.    The Renault Clubs area will host an exhibition dedicated to two of the brand's icons, with nine Renault 5 and nine Renault 4CV models.    More than 100 vehicles from private collectors will also be o more >>
55th Mecsek Rallye - Erdi and Csoko Lead after First Day in Hungary, results
25.06.2022
Hungarian crew Tibor Erdi Jnr and Zoltan Csoko finished the opening day of the 55th Mecsek Rallye at the head of the table after posting the fastest overall time on Stages 3 and 4 in the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4.Erdi and Csoko are just 6.6s more >>
Racing across the eras: Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN takes on the 1000 Miglia
16.06.2022
Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN will be racing on multiple fronts this weekend, as a team representative will be taking part in the legendary open-road regularity race, the 1000 Miglia, on the same weekend as the Canadian Grand Prix.   Alf more >>
Mercedes-Benz Classic takes to the starting line at the 1000 Miglia after 2 year break
10.06.2022
    Anniversary drive of the brand at the long-distance classic race: 70 Years of the SL    From 15 to 18 June 2022, the field of noble classics will take to the road for the demanding 1,600 kilometres between Brescia and Rome    Also at the start in the historic SL: Ellen Lohr and Karl Wendlinger more >>
Valliccioni Takes Home Win in Switzerland on FIA EHRC Debut- video, results
05.06.2022
After eight gruelling stages on the second day of the Rallye du Chablais in Switzerland, the #2 BMW M3 E30 of Marc Valliccioni and Yoann Raffaelli was the first EHRC car home on the team’s championship debut. more >>
30th Historic Vltava Rallye Full Review Video Now Available
13.05.2022
The full review of the 30th Historic Vltava Rallye has been published on the FIA YouTube Channel.The 27-minute video documents the highs and lows of Round 2 of the 2022 FIA EHRC.  It also includes the second ‘The Car is the Star’ feature, which looks at the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4. more >>
‘Zippo’ and Denis Piceno Win the Historic Vltava Rallye, videos
08.05.2022
 After finishing third at the end of the first leg of the 30th Historic Vltava Rallye, the no1 Audi quattro of reigning Category 3 Champions ‘Zippo’ and Denis Piceno posted the fastest overall time on four of the seven stages to take the finish 23.8 seconds ahead of the no6 more >>
Austrian Historic at Red Bull Ring - Premiere for the top class of historic motorsport
06.05.2022
Red Bull Ring Austrian Historic 2022June 10 to 12 at Spielberg From June 10 to 12, 2022, the top class of historic motorsport will be making its first guest appearance in Austria.  Masters Historic Racing has been thrilling fans more >>
Total Look Rallies prepares to live la Dolce Vita on three-day journey through the green heart of Italy
06.05.2022
•    Latest edition in Total Look Rallies series transports enthusiasts back to the swinging sixties•    Stunning vintage machinery set to join three-day event•    Concours d’élégance, photo competition and sixties soirée form busy programme  more >>
Chocks Away for first ever Spitfire Scramble from Bespoke Rallies at Sywell Aerodrome
05.05.2022
A bright sunny spring day greeted the participants on the first ever Spitfire Scramble, Bespoke Rallies’ pop-up rally based at Sywell Aerodrome, Northants on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. (April 30-May 1).It was an early start for more >>
First cars confirmed for Gulf Historic Dubai Grand Prix Revival
05.05.2022
•    First cars including a 1986 Rothmans Porsche 962, 2006 Aston Martin DBR9 007, 1991 Ferrari 643 and 1974 Shadow DN3 confirmed for Gulf Historic Dubai Grand Prix Revival •    Former F1, more >>
FIA EHRC round 2 entry list - 46 entries for 30th Historic Vltava Rally, with video
30.04.2022
Round 2 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will be held in the Czech Republic, with the 30th Historic Vltava Rally being the host event on the 5th to 8th May.Forty-six entries have been received by the organisers, with thirty-six competitors eligible for championship points.  VIDEO: Introducing the 30t more >>
GPX Historic at Goodwood: The beauty, the brute and the cutie!
14.04.2022
It’s obvious that at an event like the Members’ Meeting, you can only find rare, amazing, extraordinary or completely mind-boggling machines in the paddock! GPX Historic has done its bit to make the 79th edition a success! The branch of the GP Extreme group, which restores, prepares and runs historic racing cars entered a svelte, streamlined more >>
Win a VIP experience for two at the iconic 1000 Miglia classic car rally
14.04.2022
Apollo Tyres is offering two lucky prize-winners a unique VIP experience at Italy’s iconic classic car rally, the 1000 Miglia, to mark the long-standing links between the event and its Vredestein Tyres brand.The prize includes return flights f more >>

Kategorien

2001-2023 automobilsport.com full copyright