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Adderly Fong, Ian James Claim Poles for PWC’s Saturday Road America Races

2017 Lime Rock PWC Adderly Fong Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning, Absolute Racing’s Adderly Fong claimed the overall pole for today’s first race at Road America for Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes.  Fong’s lap of 124.223 seconds (117.309 mph) was just .029 of a second faster than Cadillac Racing’s Johnny O’Connell. GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing’s Jon Fogarty will start third …

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Rodrigo Baptista Gives Flying Lizard a Lime Rock GTS Sweep

2017 Lime Rock PWC Rodrigo Baptista Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

From the second the red light went out during Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park for Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS class, Flying Lizard Motorsport’s Rodrigo Baptista had the best car.  Starting in third, he blasted away the field on the start. BAM! @RBaptistaRacing goes right to the front! pic.twitter.com/XLebjUleEm — Flying Lizard Motorsports (@FlyingLizard_MS) …

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Rodrigo Baptista Claims First PWC GTS Victory at Lime Rock

2017 Lime Rock PWC Rodrigo Baptista Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday afternoon, Flying Lizard Motorsports’ Rodrigo Baptista took advantage of lapped traffic to get past Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James.  From there, Baptista held off a series of charges from James to claim his first career GTS victory by a mere .176 of a second. Afterwards, Baptista was quite pleased in the post-race press …

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