Super Trofeo North America: Mitchell, Amici score double win

Stephen Brunsdon
Motorsport

The Prestige Performance/Wayne Taylor Racing duo profited from a well-timed mandatory pit-stop during a full course caution to claim their first series win in Saturday’s opening race, before adding a second from pole in race two. 

Mitchell, who won the Silver Cup in the Spa 24 Hours last weekend, set a succession of fastest laps in the second race to build an almost insurmountable margin, leaving teammate Amici with a comfortable run to the finish. 

 (#29 Change Racing). 

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 had to surrender the lead to Mitchell after his own mandatory stop with 11 minutes remaining. 

 Huracan of D Bryce Miller crashed heavily at the Kink on the final lap. 

 offered his #24 car. 

 Huracan, while the Am class winner Mckay Snow completed the podium 

Mitchell led away from the pole in race two and quickly built a healthy lead over Ruberti’s teammate Cedric Sbirrazuoli, while Corey Lewis took the #29 Huracan past Eidson into third place. 

A plastic bag stuck in the grill of Lewis’ car appeared to affect the handling of the #29 and Eidson forced his way back into third place under braking for Turn 4. 

Mitchell extended his margin at the front to over eight seconds before taking his mandatory pit-stop, one lap after Sbirrazzuoli and Lewis. 

Keen to avoid falling victim to their own tactical gains from race one, the #1 rejoined in the net lead of the race as the Pro-Am entry of Eidson remained on track. 

Now at the wheel, Amici held onto the lead in the closing laps, despite his 12-second margin being whittled down to just five by a charging Ruberti. 

 in the late stages but the pair got caught up in backmarkers, which allowed Ruberti to bring the #27 home a comfortable second behind Amici. 

 finished third to maintain his and Lewis’ championship lead, but Mitchell and Amici are now just five points in arrears heading into the next round in Virginia in four weeks. 

 finishing third. 

 were split between the #22 Dream Racing line-up of Justin Price – replacing the injured Ryan Harwick – and the #88 of Thomas Lovelady. 

 penalty following the pit-stops as they were under the minimum 99-second time. 

Prestige Performance/Wayne Taylor Racing: Sandy Mitchell and Andrea Amici

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