Tuesday
Apr052011

Tomy Drissi Advances The No. 5 RIO in Theaters April 8 / Muscle Milk Porsche GT3 Into The Top-10

World Challenge Round 2 at St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Fla. March 27, 2011 - Tomy Drissi followed his World Challenge Series Championship round one run with a Top-10 finish in round 2 at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  Driving the No. 5 RIO in Theaters April 8 / Muscle Milk Porsche GT3, Tomy was able to improve on his Saturday 12th place finish taking the checkered flag in 10th.

As in round one, the World Challenge field was packed with a field of 49 cars combining Touring Car, GTS and GT entries. Based on Saturdays fast laps, Tomy started the No. 5 RIO  in Theaters April 8 / Muscle Milk Porsche 12th on the grid. Working traffic to his advantage and gaining more experience with the Porsche GT3, Tomy managed to finesse his way into the top group.

"The Porsche is a totally different beast" said Drissi. "I'm getting more comfortable each time out and the feedback I'm getting from other drivers has been a big help. Even though I'm driving an older 2008 version of the GT3, the insight from guys like Patrick Long and Dino Crescentini has been really helpful."

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