Australian Matt Campbell takes another step towards claiming IMSA sportscar The Championship GTD Pro title finished second in Road America, while their Fellow countrymen failed to make an impact.
Campbell driving the #9 Pfaff Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3R with a teammate Matthew Jaminate was 0.760 seconds behind Jack Hawksworth and Ben Barnicott Leading 51 out of 62 laps in his #14 Lexus RC F GT3.
The pair of British drivers were thrilled to claim their first win of the season, as #3 Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor finish third in Corvette Racing Corvette C8.R.
Speaking after the race, Jaminate expressed disappointment at not finding a way past Barnicoat after a late race caution period.
“It looked like they finally got the right switch to get some extra top speed They didn’t have them in the beginning,” said Jaminate.
“We’ve been lucky at times this year and today was probably a little against us.
“Overall, it was a good race, and P2 is only good enough for our championship
Two rounds to go. ,
Campbell and Jaminate have a 227-point lead in the last two rounds Expedition, Barnicot’s closest challenge.
In LMP3, Australians Cameron Shields and Scott Andrews . placed sixth and seventh in class, respectively.
“One of those “character building” weekends,” Andrews said.
West Australian Aidan Reid co-piloted from Rick Ware Racing Acura NSX GT3 to ninth In GTD class.
Both GT categories will land at Virginia International Raceway Final round of the season in late August, before all categories participate In the Petit Le Mans season finale on October 1.