Published October 20, 2012
BRASELTON, Ga. – Neel Jani, Andrea Belicchi and Nicolas Prost won the Petit Le Mans on Saturday, racing to a three-lap victory in the season-ending 1,000-mile event at Road Atlanta.
The trio completed 394 laps in the Muscle Milk Pickett Racing's Lola-Toyota.
Level 5 Motorsports' Scott Tucker and Christophe Bouchut repeated as P2 driver champions with a class victory alongside Luis Diaz in their No. 95 HPD ARX-03b. The trio took the lead for good when Conquest Racing's Martin Plowman went off track and then was penalized for speeding on pit road with 20 minutes left.
Extreme Speed Motorsports' Toni Vilander went the last 70 minutes on one tank of to take the GT race win. Vilander drove the No. 01 Ferrari F458 Italia with Scott Sharp and Johannes van Overbeek.