46 AUGUST 2020 scca.comEVENT COVERAGE
JUNE SPRINTS HOOSIER SUPER TOUR
ROAD AMERICA | ELKHART LAKE, WIS. JUNE 12-14, 2020
took the third overall spot fromMoser, but he could not hold offMoser, who passed him on lap 10.
The next race was for P2, FC,FE2, and FX. Tim Day Jr. showedonce again why he is the manto beat in P2 as he took hisStohr WF-1 to the overall win inboth goes. Tray Ayres chasedhim hard, his Elan always in thepicture. Robert Iverson, in aLigier JS 49, had a long tusslewith Ayres before moving intosecond in Sunday’s race. He thenstalked and took Day for the leadon lap 11, holding the point untilTurn 12 of the last lap, whenDay made a great inside moveto pass for the win. Iverson hadbeen third on Saturday, withGreg Gyann’s Stohr WF-1 ahead
MIND THE GAP
(Clockwise from TOP LEFT) Saturday’sB-Spec race saw 11 competitors, butup front it was Joseph Gersch with thewin. Jesse Prather never missteppedin EP, although the competition didn’tgive in easily. The SRF3 races werewon by Brian Schofield, provinghe is a formidable master of thischallenging circuit. Saturday’s FPrace saw 16 competitors take thegreen, but Ethan Shippert was theone on top come the checker.
of him in second. Gyann had ledthe first three laps on Saturdaybefore Day motored past.
The FE2 contests wereclose on both days. KentonKoch, Scott Rettich, LiamSnyder, Max Grau, and CharlesRussell Turner constantly ranin tight company fighting forfirst. Each had time in the leadand the outcome was alwaysin doubt. Grau prevailed inSunday’s longer race followedby Rettich and Snyder. Theday before, it had been Kochon the top step followed bySnyder and Rettich. Bothdays were exciting, with theoutcome constantly in doubt.
The Formula Continental
race was taken by Christopher
Miller, who had come through
the pack to take the win. Miller
had not been in Saturday’s
race, which made his run on
Sunday even more remarkable.
Robert Armington, who hadwon on Saturday, was the earlyleader until he was passed byMauro Fauza. Fauza led into thelast lap when Miller chargedby both him and Armingtonto win. On Saturday Fauzawas second behind Armingtonwith Brian Tomasi in third.
Both Group 3 races,comprised of EP, FP, HP, GTL,and BS, were owned by JessePrather. He led the entiredistance both days in his potentEP BMW Z3. Jon Brakke wassecond on Sunday in his Miataafter dropping out early onSaturday. That put EthanShippert in a Lotus 7 in thatposition, plus the FP win. Eric Prillwas in the FP lead on Saturdaywhen a lapped car seemed to biffPrill’s Mazda out of the race. Prillmade up for it on Sunday, takingthird overall and the FP win. GTLwas Chris Bovis and his HondaCRX in a breeze on Sunday, whileTaz Harvey’s Miata prevailedon Saturday when Bovis was aDNF. Steve Sargis had HP in hiscontrol, winning Saturday in hisfamiliar Triumph Spitfire, butdropping out early on Sundayallowing Christopher Schaafsmato take it in a VW Golf. B-Specwas Joseph Gersch with theSaturday win and Fritz Wilketaking top honors on Sunday.
The Spec Racer Ford Gen3races saw 64 cars on the track,filling the four-mile circuit withconstant action, with continuouspassing, drafting, ducking, andweaving throughout the pack.
Brian Schofield, however, hadthe best weekend of the group,winning both days. He led mostof the way in Saturday’s 32-mile dash, with Charles RussellTurner finishing second after abrief period in the lead. BobbySak, Denny Stripling, JohnBlack, Scott Rettich, and Dave
“ The Spec Racer FordGen3 races saw 64cars on the track, fillingthe four-mile circuitwith constant action”