07 Dec 2011 — Mike Miller started on the pole and led every lap on the way to a commanding victory in the Road Atlanta GP in Round 7 of the Vintage World Championship series.
Miller spent all of six laps total leading Andrew Williams after initially being caught by him on the first lap. Miller controlled the race lead every lap from start to win.
Miller is 12th in the standings for the series. He has one start and led 35 of his 35 laps raced while taking the victory once.
One last pass on the final lap put Andrew Williams in second place at the finish line.
Williams swapped leads multiple rounds with Darren Adams in a prolonged battle for second starting midway through, fighting over a range of 23 laps. Driving the Lotus Elan 26R, Williams drove the majority pursuing Adams after catching him on lap 9, coming from as many as five positions back. Williams cleared Adams for the second time and into second place when Adams retired on the final lap.
Williams moves up to fourth in the standings, one point behind Neil Gault. Williams has six starts and led 26 of his 175 laps while taking the victory once.
Darren Adams secured the series championship with his run to fourth place.
Adams traded positions with Bill Grewcock in a prolonged fight for second starting midway through, sparring over a span of 16 laps. Driving the Ferrari 275, Adams drove nearly equal parts leading Grewcock after originally being targeted by him on the first lap. After losing the spot on lap 17, Adams passed Grewcock and into second place on lap 23, and kept it another 11 laps toward the checkered flag before retiring early.
The series championship was clinched this round by Adams with his fourth-place run. In seven starts, he finished as high as second.
Vintage World Championship series moves on to its eighth and final round in two weeks at Goodwood. The series has 18 drivers competing for points in the championship.
The top spot in the series is owned by Darren Adams, but the remaining places in the Top 5 are an open field for five drivers in the running. Ryan Robbins, Neil Gault, Andrew Williams, and Simon Shepherd are all within one race of the current podium.
Bill Grewcock won fifth place.
Hugo Ramos won third place.
Grewcock traded positions back and forth with Andrew Williams in a long and persistent battle for fourth from the middle stages, passing each other three times over a stretch of 11 laps. Grewcock drove the majority pursuing Williams after being caught and passed by him on lap 10. In the end Grewcock settled into fifth the 11 laps running to the checkered flag.
Grewcock moves up to sixth in the standings, 27 points behind Simon Shepherd. Grewcock has six starts and finished as high as fourth.