TUDOR Championship: Risi Competizione Ferrari claims last-lap VIR thriller

Aug 26, 2014 1189

by John Dagys

Risi Competizione claimed back-to-back GT Le Mans victories following a thrilling last-lap pass by Giancarlo Fisichella on Wolf Henzler for the win in Sunday's Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway. The GT-only TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round came down to a seven-minute shootout for the win, following a late-race yellow for a stranded Porsche that was parked off-course.

Henzler, gambling on fuel in his Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR, restarted in the lead but came under heavy attack from a hard-charging Fisichella, who pushed his Ferrari F458 Italia to the limits in the action-packed closing laps. The two ran nose-to-tail and sometimes side-by-side, with Fisichella managing to power by Henzler for the lead on the final lap.

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Source: http://www.foxsports.com/

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