Merchant Services Racing On The Podium at Road Race Showcase at Road America

Move To Second Place in Points Standings

Merchant Services Racing continued to cement their place as a true championship contender at Road America for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón Road Race Showcase. Taking the Prototype Challenge pole position and putting the No. 8 Lamex, Butterfield Farms ORECA on the podium made for a successful weekend.

Fielding two cars for the event, Alder slated Chapman Ducote and James French to join Kyle Marcelli in the No. 8 Lamex, Butterfield Farms ORECA, along with Anthony, Lucas and Matt Downs piloting the No. 7 sister car.

"I'm pretty happy with today's results," Alder continued. "We continued our streak of podium finishes, both cars ran flawless and the crew nailed their pit stops. I think had we caught a few breaks, we might have moved up a couple of spots."

The team had high hopes after Kyle Marcelli qualified the No. 8 car on the pole for the Prototype Challenge cars. Marcelli shattered the previous PC track record by over one second with a lap time of 1:57.172 - six tenths quicker than 3-time 24 Hour Le Mans Winner Tom Kimber-Smith, Indy Car veteran Bruno Junquiera and sports car standout, Marino Franchitti.

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