Owner of the BMW specialist shop Epic Motorsports in Miami, Randy Mueller has won the GTS4 Championship three times, in 2007, 2011 and 2012. Starting from pole position, Mueller led the field and had amassed a 10-second lead over second place. Then, the caution flags came out, as did the safety car.
That bunched up the field, but on the restart Mueller was able to sprint away for the GTS4 win and his fourth GTS4 Championship.
“It was extremely hot out there,” Mueller said. “I started on the pole and opened up a gap early on, but then the yellow bunched it up. The Porsches in my rear view mirror on the restart got my attention. I just put my head down and ran fast laps.”
John Graber was driving one of those 911s that Mueller saw in his mirror. Graber held off third-place finisher and teammate Edward Baus, and took home second in GTS4.
“The race was great,” Graber said. “Randy Mueller won. He’s the class of the field but I had a great battle with Ed Baus. NASA puts on a great event. Ryan Flaherty who leads this thing has just done a tremendous job. Two podiums for Demon Speed Motorsports and we’ll look forward to next year, maybe moving up.”