Area Car Dealer Wins Endurance Racing Cup for 2nd Year in a Row
Victoria car dealer Ben Keating brought home another trophy over the weekend, marking the 2nd year in a row his team has won the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup.
Keating and his Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports captured the cup that is given based on endurance competition of 4 races including the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Lemans. The series is part of the IMSA Weather Tech Sports Car Championship schedule. Points are awarded based on driver standings at various points of each race, and Keating's team compiled 40 points.
The team also finished 3rd overall in standings for the 12-race season, and Keating also won the Bob Akin Award for a highest-finishing amateur driver, and the team took home the VP Fuels Front Runner Award for leading the most laps.
This story appeared in the Victoria Advocate, and you can read it here.