AUSTIN, Texas – Scott Pruett held off a furious late-race charge from Alex Brundle and Joao Barbosa to win the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Lone Star Le Mans on Saturday at the Circuit of The Americas.
Pruett's Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP edged the Ligier JS P2/Honda of Brundle by 2.336 seconds at the finish of the two hour, 45-minute race. It was the third Prototype victory of the season for Pruett and co-driver Memo Rojas for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates.
Sean Rayhall and Luis Diaz took their second consecutive Prototype Challenge victory in the No. 25 8Star Motorsports Takis/Speedsters ORECA FLM09, but Colin Braun and Jon Bennett clinched the drivers' championship with one race remaining with a second-place finish in the No. 54 CORE autosport ORECA FLM09.
Jonathan Bomarito won the GT Le Mans class in a one-two finish for SRT Motorsports.