Banner wins pole at Watkins Glen, finishes 3rd

  • June 13, 2007
  • Banner Engineering
  • News
Minneapolis, MN - June 13, 2007 - The Banner Engineering Racing Team captured the pole position for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, held Saturday, June 9. Coming off a win at Lime Rock, CT last week, the Banner Racing Team was on a high and running well when Paul Edwards drove the #07 Banner Engineering Pontiac GXP.R to the team’s first pole position of the 2007 season.The Banner Racing Team turned in a solid effort at Watkins Glen despite some setbacks and avoided several accidents among other vehicles on the track, finishing 3rd and 7th overall.Edwards and co-driver Kelly Collins started in a strong position Saturday but fell behind due to electrical problems mid-race. Despite this setback, Edwards and Collins came back from two laps behind and finished in 3rd place. Pilgrim, as co-driver with Leighton Reese and Tim Lewis Jr., had a strong race until a technical penalty cost the team a minute of time. The team delivered solid driving in the time left and finished in 7th place. About Banner. Banner Engineering is the world’s leading manufacturer of photoelectric sensors, vision and ultrasonic sensors, precision measurement systems, electronic machine guarding systems and fiber optic assemblies. Learn More

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