The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR finds success in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
After exactly 113 years from the foundation of Alfa Romeo in Italy, the Giulietta Veloce TCR conquered the win at the Sahlen’s 120, the fifth round of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. The circuit of Watkins Glen, one of the most iconic track in the United States, the car for which Romeo Ferraris is manufacturer and exclusive worldwide distributor brought home the win under the technical guidance of KMW Motorsport: Tim Lewis and Roy Block ended the race on the top step of the podium, after a race full of twists and turns which made the standings uncertain up until the last minutes of racing.
It wasn’t an easy race for the team, as they started eighth and had troubles for the first half of the race, including a left front puncture that made the Argentinian driver Block go into the pits. However, the Giulietta Veloce fully proved its potential, with Tim Lewis who was able to recover many position during the final phases of the race, leading the pack with 27 minutes to go; the US driver was able to maintain the first position up until the checkered flag, crossing the finish line only 567 thousands ahead of the following car. It’s the second win of the season for the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR, after the one in Sebring also obtained by KMW Motorsport.