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Season 5, Round 2 – Misano

Race Report by Mark Dizon

November 9, 2020 – It was a very challenging second round of multi-class ACC racing at Misano World Circuit with heavy rain conditions during the race weekend. Teams contended with poor visibility and a very wet track while the rain showed no signs of relief. Both races splits saw plenty of drama and action especially during race start in sector 1 Variante Del Parco turns 2 and 3.

Split 1

Hamza Gulza displayed a commanding performance at Misano in his #14 Bentley Continental GT3 winning sprints race 1 and 2 as well as securing pole positions in each race. He also achieved the fastest lap of race 2 with a lap time of 1:45.786.

Josh Staffin #23 Lexus RC F GT3 secured the second-place podium in race 1 followed by Matheus Freitas #728 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with the third-place finish. Josh Staffin took the fastest lap of race 1 […]

ACC Sprint – Misano Race 2

October 21, 2019 – Results of the Misano Race by classes.

Pro – The battle for the lead may not have been as chaotic as Race 1 with only 2 drivers edging out a gap to the rest of the field, but the racelong battle between Josh Staffin and Bubba Jones showcased excellent racing from both drivers. Jones led into turn 1, but lost it after Staffin moved down the inside into turn 4. With John Paul Hidalgo and Jon Uyan coming together on lap 2 and no other driver able to match the pace of the leading pair, the fight for 3rd was on. Keith Briscoe got tagged by JT Tami (Silver) in lap 1, falling to the back with Tami. Don Bélanger drove well to maintain a gap over 4th placed Ricardo Navon, guaranteeing 3rd place. Further down, Uyan, Briscoe and Hidalgo were fighting hard over 7th until Hidalgo […]

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ACC Sprint – Misano Race 1

October 21, 2019 – Results of the Misano Race by classes.

Pro – Misano offered a real treat, with a massive collection of overtakes and a race win that any driver could have taken; Jon Uyan and Josh Staffin were the first to drop out of contention, with Uyan retiring and Staffin getting disqualified for cutting. John Paul Hidalgo had an early spin but a spectacular second half of the race, while Keith Briscoe, Don Bélanger, Bubba Jones and Ricardo Navon all fought for the podium spots. It all came down to the final lap though, as Hidalgo showed his pace and overtook Briscoe on the final lap, with Navon and Bélanger falling back through the constant battling. The final podium was Hidalgo, Briscoe and Jones.

Silver – With Eric Andersen’s performances throughout the season, he’s joined the silver class, making it a 3 way fight for the class victory between him, […]

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