NEWS FLASH: Drissi wins at Brainerd

July 12, 2020

NEWS FLASH: Drissi wins at Brainerd

Tomy Drissi took advantage of Ernie Francis Jr.’s mid-race misfortune to win Sunday’s Ryan Companies presents the Jed Copham Tribute Weekend at Brainerd International Raceway, scoring his fifth career victory in Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli competition.

Drissi was involved in a terrific battle with Amy Ruman for second prior to Francis' misfortune. Drissi finally got by just before halfway. Moments later, a suspension failure erased an 18-second lead for Francis, who was seeking his third consecutive victory.

Ruman finished second, with Simon Gregg completing the podium.

Ken Thwaits (XGT) and Lee Saunders (SGT) were class winners.

 

Full report to follow

 

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