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Event: Road America Road Race ShowcaseDate: 18.8.2012
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.515 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road America 4 Hours

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:20
Grid:2-2-2. rolling start
Distance:4 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:37
Practiced:35
Qualified:35
Started:35
Finished:31
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 133
Le Mans Prototype 244
Le Mans Prototype Challenge77
Le Mans Grand Touring1313
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge88
Race notes:
cautions: laps 25-29 (no.52 off course), laps 49-54 (no.93 off course), laps 80-83 (no.17 off course), laps 87-89 (no.66 off course)
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 16/8
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 17/8
1 qualifying session held for a total of 15 minutes on 17/8
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:16Lola B12/60 MazdaDyson / Smith
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Morgan LM P2 NissanHeinemeier Hansson / Plowman
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:06Oreca FLM 09Popow / Kimber-Smith
Le Mans Grand Touring:55BMW E92 M3Auberlen / Müller
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:22Porsche 997 GT3 CupMacNeil / Bleekemolen
Leaders:
laps 1-21:6
laps 22-42:16
lap 43:37
laps 44-52:95
laps 53-65:16
laps 66-70:37
laps 71-75:055
laps 76-82:16
laps 83-84:055
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6HPD ARX-03a HondaGraf / Luhr1:51.248210.814 km/hlap 70
Le Mans Prototype 2:95HPD ARX-03b HondaDiaz / Tucker1:56.112201.982 km/hlap 48
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:05Oreca FLM 09Bennett / Braun1:59.454196.332 km/hlap 60
Le Mans Grand Touring:3Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1Garcia / Magnussen2:05.882186.307 km/hlap 59
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:34Porsche 997 GT3 CupFaulkner / LeSaffre2:14.247174.697 km/hlap 87
Pole Positions:
Overall:6HPD ARX-03a HondaKlaus Graf (D)1:50.191212.836 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Morgan LM P2 NissanMartin Plowman (GB)1:54.218205.333 km/h
Le Mans Prototype Challenge:8Oreca FLM 09Kyle Marcelli (CDN)1:57.172200.156 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring:44Porsche 997 GT3 RSRMarco Holzer (D)2:04.415188.504 km/h
IMSA Grand Touring Challenge:22Porsche 997 GT3 CupJeroen Bleekemolen (NL)2:12.773176.637 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Oreca (7), Lola (3), HPD (3), BMW (2), Ferrari (2), Chevrolet (2), SRT (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (12), Chevrolet (9), Honda (3), Mazda (2), BMW (2), Ferrari (2), Viper (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 997 GT3 Cup (8), Oreca FLM 09 (7), Porsche 997 GT3 RSR (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (39), D (9), GB (5), YV (4), CDN (4), MEX (3), NL (2), DK (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (48%), rear-engined (34%), front-engined (18%)
Average engine size:5017 cc (with regard to 8% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5177 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Seth Neiman (58), Tony Burgess (57), Emilio Di Guida (49)
Youngest known drivers:Colin Braun (24), Martin Ragginger (24), Tom Kimber-Smith (28)

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