Lamb Sweeps MX-5 Cup Doubleheader at New Jersey Motorsports Park

MILLVILLE, N.J.A day after winning Round Three of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Todd Lamb, of Atlanta, Ga., took the Round Four win as well, sweeping the series doubleheader event, part of Mazda Formula X Presented by Cooper Tires. The entire podium was a repeat of Saturday’s race, with Marc Miller, of Holland, Mich., and Justin Piscitell, of Patterson, N.Y., in second and third, respectively.

Todd Lamb sweeps New Jersey in the No. 84 MX-5 (Al Merion photo).

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Despite the best efforts of second-starting Piscitell, Lamb was able to hold the top spot through Turn One in the No. 84 AMG/Traqmate/Luna-C Racing MX-5. Mimicking Saturday”s Round Three race, Lamb swiftly broke away from the rest of the pack with Miller in tow.

As the pair circulated the 14-turn, 2.25-mile course, the strengths of each car became apparent, with Miller closing the gap in the first half of the course and Lamb opening his lead back up from Turn Nine back to Turn One. Only once, when Lamb dropped a wheel at the Chicane on the penultimate lap, did a true passing opportunity present itself for Miller and his No. 28 Team MER/MOCA/RaceForAutism/Sparco MX-5.

“I came in a little too hot and got sideways on the exit,

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