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ALTON, Virginia - Doncaster Racing dominated the three-hour Grand-Am Cup race at Virginia International Raceway today. Scott Maxwell started the #76 Porsche GT 3 Cup on the pole, and his co-driver David Empringham captured the checkered flag. The pair led the entire race to dethrone Powell Motorsports in the point standings after Powell suffered engine woes. Doncaster's #7 Porsche finished second, closely followed by TF Racing's #47 Saleen Mustang.
Shreiner Racing's #30 Mustang Cobra R edged out the points-leading #53 Mustang of Max Q Motorsports to capture the Grand Sport II win. Shreiner's Jeff Lapcevich passed Max Q's Nick Longhi at the start/finish line with only three laps remaining in the race to capture the GS II victory. The Theetge Motorsports #73 Acura NSX finished third in the class.
It was a fight to the end in the Sport Touring I class, with the top-three cars in the class running within a half a second of each other with only three laps remaining in the race. The Team Lexus #0 IS300 made a late charge to the front, but the King Motorsports #64 Acura Integra R surpassed it on lap 100 of the 102-lap race to capture its second checkered flag of the season. Team Lexus finished second, followed by the #36 BMW Z3 of Villaconn International in third.
After leading for nearly the entire race, Villaconn's #34 BMW, which won the last two races, finished in fourth place after fading in the closing laps.
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