Mike Skeen pulled away on a late restart and wenton to win the July 12, 2020,TA2 Powered by AEM raceduring the SCCA Pro RacingTrans Am Series presented byPirelli at Brainerd InternationalRaceway. The victory is thesecond for Skeen this year, whoopened 2020 with a win atSebring International Raceway.
Skeen was a frontrunner
during the entire race, but a
late caution set up a nine-lap
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It’s election time for the SCCA’s National Board ofDirectors. The election periodfor SCCA’s Area Directorsserving in Areas 3, 4, 9,and 11 is coming up Oct.
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The July 11-12, 2020, SCCA Pro RacingTrans Am weekend at Brainerd InternationalRaceway welcomed fans back in a uniqueway: for free as a tailgate party. The JedCopham Tribute Race Weekend encouragedfans to pull their cars to the fences and watchthe racing from their cars or tailgates.
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sprint where Skeen got thejump on three competitors,who then lost ground duringa heated back-and-forthbattle for second. ThomasMerrill ended up with secondplace, closely pursued by RafaMatos and Scott Lagasse Jr.
“The race couldn’t have gone
much better,” said Skeen, who
won the pole in his Liqui Moly
Turn 14 Chevrolet Camaro but
was beaten out at the green
by third-starting Lagasse. “It
was a little messy at the start,
going three-wide into Turn 2,
but I backed off because I knew
I had a good race car and didn’t
want to mess it up early.”