Although Road America has been in operation since the 1950's and has challenged some of the world's best racers for over 60 years, the first modern day-era NASCAR Cup Series race at the 4-mile, 14-turn road course was in 2021.
Aidan Fassnacht earned his first career Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup win last weekend at Watkins Glen, but has limited time to celebrate as he and the No. 15 Sword Performance Mazda MX-5 are back in action this week at Road America, July 1-3.
Kenny Murillo was fastest during qualifying Friday afternoon, topping the leaderboard in his No. 72 Murillo Racing Mercedes-AMG GT4 with a track record lap at 106.997 mph and will start on the pole for Saturday’s Michelin Pilot Challenge Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 120 for the sixth round of the Michelin Pilot Challenge season.