It was yet another winning weekend for Mark Motors Racing at Road America. South of the border, drivers Roman De Angelis and Marco Cirone extended their leads in the Platinum and Masters standings respectively.
The series-leading De Angelis won both races in Wisconsin, extending his streak to nine-straight first place finishes. In qualifiers on Friday, he took the pole by 0.7 seconds and never gave up that position.
An astounding feat, as the Belle River native pulled away from the pack on the track, and in the standings with a 58-point cushion.
“I’m kind of disappointed with the way the weekend was, not for our performances, but racing wise,” said De Angelis.
“As you guys all saw, there was a lot of chaos. I come here to race. I like racing, I like battling with people, I like passing, defending. None of that could really happen with all these restarts and yellow periods.”
Driving the Mark Motors No. 88 Porsche, Marco Cirone found the Platinum Masters podium on both Saturday and Sunday. After placing second in back to back races, Cirone still tops the division standings with only one weekend left in the season.
"It was really an up and down weekend for all competitors at Road America," explained Marco.
"The Mark Motors team was very fast in practice. Unfortunately a red flag in qualifying put us in 10th position for both races. It was very difficult getting through the field from that point. Both races were filled with incidents causing long yellow flags in both races. A bit of bad luck for us but still managed to take home valuable points for the overall championship."
Executive Vice President of Mark Motors Liza Mrak was extremely excited with the weekend’s results and the team’s position with two races remaining.
“The team’s sustained success has been superb,” expressed Liza. “We knew everyone was extremely talented, but to win 9/10 races so far was quite unexpected.”
“The hard work by everyone on and off the track does not go unnoticed!”
The Mark Motors Racing team travels back to Canada to wrap up 2019 in Mont-Tremblant, QC on September 27-29. For ticket and event information please click here.
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Date Posted: August 7, 2019