Circuit of the Americas Multiclass
31 Dec 2016 — Matthew Overton captured fifth place in the ES_GT1 class in the Circuit of the Americas Multiclass in Round 8 of the Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro].
Overton mixed it up with John Smith in a drawn-out battle for fifth from the middle stages, battling over a range of 16 laps. Overton drove nearly equal parts leading Smith after being engaged by him on the second lap. After losing the spot on lap 21, Overton passed Smith and into fifth place on lap 35, and kept it the remaining half-dozen laps to the conclusion.
Overton finished the series 12th in the ES_GT1 class standings. He made one start and finished as high as fifth.
Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro] finished its season after eight rounds spanning two months. A total of 52 drivers competed for points in the multiclass championships.
Fahn Thomas captured the ES_GT2 class championship, leading 248 laps and taking six wins in seven races. Barrett Erickson, Gilles Lalonde, Tobias Mueller, and Bolas Plata finished out the Top 5.
Alex Freitas won the ES_GT1 class championship, leading 77 laps and taking four wins in seven races. Paul Anstey, Ramon Llupart, Jorge Herrera, and Jason Whited rounded out the Top 5.
John Van Der Geest took the ES_P2 class championship in a tight campaign over Marcos Junior, separated by just a single finishing position in the end. Van Der Geest led 218 laps and took three victories in seven races. Ken Jagger, Mike Erickson, and Andrie Ambadar finished out the Top 5.