Talented Series Rookie Reigns In Toronto With Wet First Career Victory
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Morad then set his sights on Green and passed him with 17 minutes left in Turn 6 after the pair made side-by-side contact. Morad then started a breathtaking charge at Hargrove, running laps nearly two seconds quicker than the leader.

Six minutes later, Morad drove around Hargrove for the lead in Turn 8, with 11 minutes, 30 seconds left in the race. Morad then built a 2.5-second lead over the next 11/2 laps, padding that lead to 6.071 seconds by the start of the final lap.

It was a stunning arrival for Morad, who won a junior open-wheel national championship in 2007 and a world karting championship in 2010. He also competed in global open-wheel series A1GP and GP3 through 2010. But his last open-wheel drive was in 2011, and he was out of racing from 2012-14 before reviving his career this season in sports cars through the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin.

"I'm very surprised," Morad said. "This is my first time driving in the rain in a GT car. I had to learn a little bit. I was quick in open wheel (in the rain), and it looks like that transitioned into GT cars."

The victory came after Morad was eliminated from Round 3 in an accident, placing 14th. The Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsports team worked quickly Saturday evening to repair a broken tie rod and prepare a fast, steady race car for Morad to drive Sunday.

Green expanded his points lead to 74-62 over Cirone with his third-place finish. Morad climbed to third with 59 points.
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