PWC: Eversley wins for Acura in St. Pete; Lewis and Fogg also score victories
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PWC: Eversley wins for Acura in St. Pete; Lewis and Fogg also score victories

Ryan Eversley, Michael Lewis and Phil Fogg Jr took home Round 3 wins in GT, GTA, and GT Cup presented by MOMO classes on the streets Saturday, as part of the Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Off of the standing start, polesitter Eversley, in the No. 43 RealTime/Acura Motorsports/HPD Acura TLX-GT got a tremendous launch to take the lead into turn 1 with Ryan Dalziel in the No. 31 EFFORT Racing/World PMO Porsche 911 GT3R, who started third on the grid, tucked in behind. Second on the grid, Kevin Estre in the No. 9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3, followed Dalziel in third through turn 1.

Back in the field, Henrique Cisneros in the No. 30 MOMO NGT Motorsport Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia, who had started 19th on the grid stalled. A number of cars collided trying to avoid the No. 30 machine. Sloan Urry in the No. 02 Engel & Volkers Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, Drew Regitz in the No. 19 WWW.IRACERCOACHING.COM Audi R8 LMS Ultra, Alec Udell, in the No. 17 Amsource Capital, Panther Pipeline GMG Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, and Maximilian Voelker, in the No. 37 Blancpain Racing Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 FL2 were all collected and unable to continue. The incident brought out a full-course yellow.

The No. 11 Porsche of Bucks County/Penn Valley Constructors/Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes/Austin Hatcher Foundation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup of GT Cup class polesitter and points leader Colin Thompson also sustained damaged in the incident and he pulled off retiring further down the circuit. Fogg Jr. in the No. 18 Truspeed Autosport Porsche 911 GT3 Cup assumed the lead over Mitch Landry in the No. 97 Deep South/VersaCrane Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with Potomac, MD based Preston Calvert third in the No. 77 Calvert Dymanics/Phoenix American Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in third.

In GTA, Marcelo Hahn in the No. 0 Blau Blancpain Racing Lamborghini Gallardo R EX took the lead off of the standing start over class points leader Lewis in the No. 41 EFFORT Racing/Curb-Agajanian Porsche 911 GT3R and Bryan Heitkotter in the No. 05 AE Replay XD Nissan GT Academy Nissan GT-R GT3.

On the lap 10 restart, Eversley led Dalziel in GT into Turn 1. Johnny O'Connell, in the No. 3 Cadillac Racing Cadillac ATS-VR GT3 passed Estre to take third. Mike Skeen, in the No 2 CRP Racing DeVilbiss/Hawk Performance Audi R8 LMS Ultra, tucked in behind Estre in fifth. Skeen then passed Estre to take over fourth and began pursuing O'Connell. By lap 12 Skeen had passed O'Connell to take over third.
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