[Not TiVoSafe] Motorsports Highlights: March 4-5
With his win in Mexico, Loeb moves into the championship lead.
More after the jump! NASCAR: Denny Hamlin (Chevy) held off road course veteran Boris Said (Dodge) in a two-lap shootout to win the Telcel-Motorola 200 in Mexico. Kevin Harvick (Chevy) rounded out the top three. The race was marred by numerous late-race yellow-flag sessions, as each yellow just bunched up the field, leading to another crash and another yellow. NASCAR persisted in throwing full-course yellows, often for nothing more than a spun-out car which was able to get underway without difficulty. The road course concept of a local yellow doesn't seem to be in the NASCAR playbook yet.
Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series: Homeboy Luis Diaz and teammate Scott Pruett showed the Daytona Prototype field how it's done, starting on pole and dominating the Crown Royal Special Reserve Mexico City 250 in their Lexus-powered Riley. Jorg Bergmeister and 17-year-old Colin Braun finished second, with Champ Car star Paul Tracy and teammate Mike Borkowski coming in third for Tracy's first Rolex Series podium finish. The polesitting Pontiac GTO-R of Kelly Collins and Paul Edwards claimed the win in the GT class through smart strategy and some fortunately-timed full-course yellows.
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