SpeedSport Article: Mike LaMarra Takes 3rd Place in TC America Circuit of the Americas
The abbreviated 35-minute race saw TCX points leader Jacob Ruud and the No. 81 Classic BMW lead the field the green flag with Steve Streimer’s No. 30 Hard Motorsport BMW second. Josef Federl would run in front of the TC field in the No. 23 TechSport Nissan with Caleb Bacon leading TCA in the No. 18 Forbush Hyundai.
On the second green flag lap Eric Powell, who started third in the TC class, would get the No. 92 Skip Barber Racing Schools Honda around Mike LaMarra’s No. 37 LA Honda World Civic Type-R and the No. 23 to grab the class lead and move up to third overall.
At the four minute mark Mike LaMarra’s No. 37 Honda would slide past Federl’s Nissan for fifth in the TC class with Kevin Boehm’s No. 9 DXDT Honda following LaMarr through for sixth in class.
The checkered flag would fly with Ricca winning overall and in TC, Powell second in class and LaMarra claiming third overall.
Part of the Honda Performance Development program, L.A. Honda World Racing is the official race team of L.A. Honda World, a factory-authorized Honda dealership in the Los Angeles suburb of Downey, CA.
About L.A. Honda World Racing
L.A. Honda World Racing is an in-house professional racing team based in Southern California and participates in the SRO / TC America and IMSA racing series exclusively racing touring cars built by Honda Performance Development. They are also a factory authorized Honda dealer for American Honda Motor Co. www.lahondaworldracing.com
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Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD), has a rich heritage creating, manufacturing, and supporting Honda Racing and Acura Motorsports customers since 1993. From pinnacle racing in INDYCAR and IMSA Sports Cars to commercial racing programs, HPD powers the dreams of professional and amateur racers from age 4 to 40+. HPD is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and leads all of Honda and Acura's high-performance racing programs in North America. HPD specializes in the design and development of powertrain, chassis, electronics, and performance parts, as well as technical and race support. HPD offers parts and race support to Honda and Acura amateur and professional motorsports racers and is continually expanding its palette of racing programs that make Honda racing products available to all racing styles, from karting and Quarter Midgets to the highest levels of pro racing. For more information, visit www.hpd.honda.com