Circuit of the Americas Multiclass
31 Dec 2016 — Gilles Lalonde took fifth place in the ES_GT2 class in the Circuit of the Americas Multiclass in Round 8 of the Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro].
Lalonde drove all of 38 laps total pursuing Lukáš Horák after catching him on the first lap, coming from as many as four positions back. Ultimately Lalonde settled into fifth the 15 laps running to the conclusion.
Lalonde finished the series third in the ES_GT2 class standings. Lalonde made six starts and finished as high as fourth.
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.