Circuit of the Americas Multiclass
31 Dec 2016 — Matt Geddes raced at the front of the ES_GT1 field most of all drivers, leading 32 of 43 laps but ultimately settling for second place in the Circuit of the Americas Multiclass in the eighth and final round of the Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro].
Driving the Maserati MC12, Geddes traded positions multiple rounds with Alex Freitas in a lengthy and determined fight for second from the beginning, running within car lengths of each other over a range of 42 laps. Geddes ran the majority leading Freitas after being caught by him on the first lap. Geddes fended off an extended attack by Freitas in the early stages, staying just a turn ahead of him over a continuous run of 33 laps. Ultimately Geddes lost the spot on lap 39 and settled into second through attrition the few laps running to the checkered flag.
Geddes finished the series seventh in the ES_GT1 class standings. He made one start and led 32 of his 42 laps raced while finishing as high as second.
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.