This past weekend, the Mazda MX-5 Playboy Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge visited Road America in support of the NASCAR Nationwide Series/Grand-Am Rolex Series. Starting on the pole for the second round in a row, Bryan Hixon held off Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge points leader Zach Lee to get his first win in the series.
Hixon started in the lead and built a solid lead until a restart brought him back to the pack. Off the restart, Hixon stayed sharp to finish with an impressive lead over Lee who finished in second. Lee battled with David Knight for second down the stretch. Knight finished third. Andrew Hobbs finished fourth.
Round 7 in the MAZADASPEED Pro Challenge will be held in Bowmanville, Ontario, at the Mosport International Raceway with American Le Mans Series July 25-28.
MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Point Leaders:
333 pts Zachary Lee
332 Byran Hixon
299 David Knight
182 Doug Brown
2012 MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Remaining Schedule:
Mosport International Raceway with American Le Mans Series Bowmanville Ontario - July 25 - 28
Virginia International Raceway with American Le Mans Series, Alton Va. - September 12 - 15
Coronado Speed Festival, San Diego Calif. - September 20 - 22
Petit Le Mans, Braselton Ga. - October 15 - 20