AUSTIN, Texas – It was a constant trip to the victory podium last Saturday and Sunday for the local Texas state road racing team at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) as the Fast Track Racing/Classic BMW contingent enjoyed a successful weekend in the SRO America road racing series at the 3.426-mile, 20-turn course east of Austin.
In the very competitive Pirelli GT4 America SprintX division, Grahovec and veteran Stevan McAleer were very impressive in the Silver category with positions on the podium in the #11 Classic BMW BMW M4 GT4 sports car. Toby and Stevan placed third in Saturday’s 60-minute, two-driver event and came back on Sunday to improve one more podium step with second in the Silver class.
“It was a good weekend for the home state team,” said Grahovec, who serves as the team manager of the Fast Track Racing team when he isn’t behind the wheel of his race car. “Another great performance by Jacob and a very good showing by John in his first TCX races. I got caught in the rain conditions on Saturday in TC, but we got back on the podium on Sunday.
“It was a delight to drive with Stevan in the BMW M4 GT4 for the SprintX competition this weekend. I hadn’t been back in the M4 in a long time and it’s always great to get on the podium in those events. The GT4 races are extremely competitive, and you have to be on your game as a driver in those events. It was great for the Fast Track Racing team to get everyone the podium too.”
The Pirelli GT4 America highlights will be televised on Saturday (May 8) at 6:30 p.m. EDT and Sunday (May 9) at 9 p.m. EDT.