Countdown to 2020 Season Opener at Sebring International Raceway
February 17, 2020
After its success in France and Europe, the Ligier JS2 R has now hit the American market. Unveiled at the SCCA Runoffs last October, the Ligier latest GT has already found its first playground there within Club Racing. It will now be featured in 2020 in the Trans Am Series, America’s Road Racing Series, next to the other impressive racing brands like Lamborghini, Porsche, Chevrolet and Ford. A promising start! Full Story- http://gotransam.com/news/The-Ligier-JS2-R-will-battle-on-American-soil-in-the-Trans-Am-Series-in-2020/70023
From the start, pole-starter Cindi Lux (No. 45 LuxPerformanceGrp/BlackRockCoffee / Dodge Viper), Ken Thwaits (No. 5 Wilwood Brakes/Franklin Road Apparel Audi R8) and Aaron Pierce (No. 26 Logical Systems Inc/Sam Pierce Chev Chevrolet Corvette) battled three-wide through turns and straightaways for multiple laps, until Pierce experienced mechanical issues and was forced to retire the race early. But, Adrian Wlostowski (No. 96 F.A.S.T. Auto Ford Mustang) was there to take Pierce’s place, inserting himself into the mix. Thwaits paid back Lux from qualifying using her drafting move to take first. He was able to hold on to claim his first win of the season and the Cool Shirt Cool Move of the Race Award. Lux took second and Wlostowski rounded out the SGT class podium in third.