Grisham Scores Two Wins in Spec Miata Scorcher at Buttonwillow

Grisham Scores Two Wins in Spec Miata Scorcher at Buttonwillow

The points race in the SoCal Spec Miata was heating up along with the summer temperatures when the field converged at Buttonwillow Raceway in June. Coming off a DQ for avoidable contact at Auto Club Speedway, Hannah Grisham trailed Ryan Pond and Justin Crickenberger upon arrival at Buttonwillow.
Notching the top time in qualifying on Saturday, Grisham started from pole and jumped into the lead, but lost it to Pond on the first lap. She trailed him for several laps, then passed him into the Sunset turn to retake the lead. However, a couple of out-of-class cars had run off track, bringing out a full-course caution, which created a green-white-checkers finish. Grisham held on to take the win.
“This one was a fun a race,” Grisham said. “We got the yellow, so I was a little bit scared for that, because I figured we’d only have a lap or two after that.

Read More