Circuit of the Americas Multiclass
31 Dec 2016 — Steve Brown captured eighth place in the ES_GT1 class in the Circuit of the Americas Multiclass in the eighth and final round of the Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro].
Driving the Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT, Brown swapped leads multiple rounds with Jason Whited in a lengthy and unrelenting battle for seventh from the early stages, running within a scrape of each other over a stretch of 18 laps. Brown ran the majority leading Whited after being engaged by him on the first lap. After losing the spot on lap 10, Brown cleared Whited for the second time and into eighth place on lap 12, and kept it another 13 laps toward the finish before retiring early due to accident trouble.
Brown finished the series 15th in the ES_GT1 class standings. He made one start and finished as high as eighth.
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.