Dan Clarke Continues to Dominate the Intercontinental Trophy Cup Racing SeriesPosted by: David Hurth / Category: Porsche, Racing, Video
Former IndyCar and open wheel star, Dan Clarke, continues to blaze a trail through the Intercontinental Trophy Cup Racing Series in his Isringhausen Motorsports Porsche Cayman. With his fourth victory in four races at Watkins Glen last weekend, the 28 year old Englishman is rightfully gaining a reputation as a GT ace.
The weekend could not have gone much better for “Speedy Dan” as he again took a clean sweep with pole position, victory and the fastest lap in rounds three and four of the ITC. It was a far cry from Clarke’s previous visit to the historic upstate New York venue. “The last time I was here I had an engine failure after 21 laps of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race so it was very satisfying to put that behind me in such an emphatic way”, Clarke went on to explain that “[taking] the lead in the championship after winning the first race was target number one for me and now my target is to win the ITC title”.
Having always been a keen student of the racing, the significance of winning at “The Glen” was not lost on Clarke, “victory in a sports car on such an historic track is really important to me”. After the race Dan then fully embraced one of the great Watkins Glen traditions with a visit to the Seneca Lodge. “Visiting the Lodge and absorbing the 50 years history of Watkins Glen was a incredibly satisfying way to complete a fantastic weekend”
Team boss Geoff Isringhausen could barely contain his delight at the performance levels being reached by his driver, “Dan’s results at the Glen are well deserved based on the incredible amount of hard work he put in to securing the drive. I am hugely excited about Isringhausen Motorsport’s prospects for the rest of the Intercontinental Trophy Cup season.”
Clarke gets the opportunity to continue his Intercontinental Trophy Cup Series hot streak at Road Atlanta on June 15 and 16.
Below is in-car footage of Clarke’s pole lap at Watkins Glen.
Source: 9 Sixty Two Media
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