South Carolina. Elkhart Lake, Wis. – August 20, 2006… Bill Auberlen and Joey Hand co-drove the No. 21 BMW Team PTG M3 to a season’s best second place in the GT2 class of the American Le Mans Series’ Generac 500 today at Road America.
The duo completed 71 laps of the venerable 4.048-mile Road America circuit, finishing only 4.237 seconds behind the class-winning Porsche. Auberlen and Hand both led during the two-hour-and-forty-five minute contest – Hand relinquishing the lead only three laps from the end after a fierce battle with winner Jorg Bergmeister.