Engen the Big Winner of HSR's Final Day at Barber

The inaugural Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Barber Historics came to a safe and successful conclusion Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park where a competitive group of repeat and first-time weekend winners earned race victories on the picturesque and pristine 2.38-mile road course. Sunday's big winner was veteran HSR competitor Travis Engen in his GMT Racing 2005 No. 2 Audi R8 LMP. Engen scored the overall and Prototype class victories in the B.R.M. Chronographes Endurance Challenge and also picked up his second WeatherTech Sprint Series Prototype class win of the weekend in the Audi. 

Sunday's pair of wins gave Engen a weekend-high four victories at the HSR Barber Historics. On Saturday, Engen raced to his first WeatherTech Sprint win in the Audi as well as a WeatherTech Sprint Group 4 win in his GMT Racing 2001 No. 31 Indy Lights Lola T97/20. 

Chevron B26The B.R.M. Endurance Challenge victory in the Historic class went to Gray Gregory in his 1974 No. 26 Chevron B26. Gregory's winning run saw him cross the finish line third overall behind Engen and second place Prototype and overall finisher Larry Huang in his 2009 No. 15 Oreca FLM09 Prototype Challenge car.

The B.R.M. Challenge GT Modern (GTM) class victory went to co-drivers Price Ford and Cody Ellsworth in the 2015 No. 12 Autometrics/Team RacerInk Porsche GT3 Cup. 

Ford and Ellsworth shared the GTM podium with second-place finisher David Richardson in the FlatSix Motorsports 2007 No. 06 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup and Jose Cortes in his 2000 No. 6 Chevrolet Corvette in third. 

Richardson rebounded from his second place GTM finish for the overall win in the HSR Global GT and HSR Classic RS Cup dual-feature race that brought the curtain down on the inaugural HSR Barber Historics Sunday afternoon. Richardson also took the Global GT victory in the No. 06 and shared the top step of the podium with Classic RS Cup winner Dean DeSantis in his Heritage Motorsports 1969 No. 33 Porsche 911S. 


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