Jordan Taylor is accustomed to leading off races. Max Angelelli is the guy who finishes.
They figured that they were far enough out of the points race heading into Grand-Am's debut at Kansas Speedway that they might as well try changing it up - let the veteran Angelelli start and put the 22-year-old son of team owner Wayne Taylor into the car for the finish.
Well, now they have to start worry about the standings again.
Taylor managed to hold off veteran Scott Pruett over the final 30 minutes Saturday night, crossing the finish line under the lights to not only win the race but also move into the Daytona Prototype points lead with two events left in the 12-race schedule.
''We just felt like we could switch and we were both strong in all the races, so we felt, why not give it a try?'' Taylor said. ''It just turned out we had a perfect race.''
Taylor wound up winning the 2-hour, 45-minute race by 0.568 seconds over Pruett, who had to overcome a 60-second penalty that teammate Memo...