MILLVILLE, NJ (Sunday June 14, 2015) – The Trans Am Series held Round 5 of the 2015 Trans Am Championship, The MPT Industries Weekend of Thunder at the New Jersey Motorsports Park June 13-14.
In TA3, running with TA in The MPT Fuel System Cleanse 100, Ernie Francis, Jr., and Andrew Aquilante shared the glory, with Francis claiming his third TA3 American Muscle victory in a row while Aquilante was victorious in his first Trans Am start.
Francis, the defending TA3 American Muscle Champion, led the Group for the duration of the race while turning laps that saw the young driver in the midst of the International Group race and the turmoil that came with it.
Todd Napieralski, in the No. 39 Tremec/SKF/Backstreet Chevrolet Camaro, finished second in the American Muscle Group, for his fourth podium of the year; while Robert Korzen, in the No. 88 Elite Classic Collector Cars Ford Mustang, finished third for his first podium of the year.