Gdovic and Michimi Earn Victory at Their “Home” Track
Danville, Va. — Sunny skies and a dry racetrack were a welcome sight for the 16-car Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America field Sunday.
After yesterday’s race in wet conditions, the Huracan Evos roared to
the green flag at iconic VIRginia International Raceway for Round 8 of
Polesitter Corey Lewis in the No. 29 Change Racing, Lamborghini
Charlotte entry led the field to green. He was able to extend his lead
as Sandy Mitchell in the No. 1 Prestige Performance / Wayne Taylor
Racing, Lamborghini Paramus went off the track in Turn 2 of the first
lap and Paolo Ruberti (No. 27 Dream Racing, Lamborghini Dallas) was hit
with a drive-through penalty for jumping the start.
That left Lewis to race ahead of Brandon Gdovic in the No. 46
Precision Performance Motorsport, Lamborghini Palm Beach entry for the
first part of the race. Mitchell got back into the race before going
wide at the Oak Tree Turn before the pit window opened and was right
As the pit cycle closed with 17 minutes remaining in the race, the
No. 46 seized the lead with Shinya Michimi taking over for Gdovic. Round
7’s winner – the No. 27 quickly moved up to second with Cedric
Sbirrazzouli behind the wheel as the No. 29 fell off the pace and had to
stop in the pits a second time.
What They Said
Shinya Michimi – No. 46 Precision Performance Motorsport, Lamborghini Palm Beach
“I want to thank the team for having me back out this weekend as I
have been running in Japan this season. I am happy about coming back to
my home and favorite track in the United States and getting a pole a
Brandon Gdovic – No. 46 Precision Performance Motorsport, Lamborghini Palm Beach
“Always great to have Shinya with us. He is a great driver. Today we
had a great car and I tried to do everything I could to hold off the No.
1 car during my stint. Virginia is my home and VIR is the first road
course I ever raced on. This is a special thing for me as this is my