Battle looming for qualifying

July 12, 2014

Battle looming for qualifying

July 12, 2014

Mueller_7_12_14Competition at the sharp end of the grid in both the Prototype and GTLM classes is expected to be fierce this afternoon for qualifying for the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Dirk Mueller’s BMW was fastest this morning in the GTLM battle – marginally quicker than Antonio Garcia’s Corvette. Last round podium finisher Marc Goossens was third fastest aboard the No.91 Dodge Viper.

In the Prototype ranks Ryan Dalziel was fastest in the PR versus DP battle – pushing his HPD ARX-03b into the one minute, nine second bracket – the only man to do so.

Richard Westbrook’s Corvette DP was second fastest ahead of Joao Barbosa. Qualifying kicks off this afternoon at 5:20pm today.

Top three in class (overall in parentheses):
(1) #1-P Ryan Dalziel (HPD ARX-03b) 1:09.996
(2) #90-P Richard Westbrook (Corvette DP) 1:10.224 (0.228-)
(3) #5-P Joao Barbosa (Corvette DP) 1:10.835 (0.839-)

(11) #56-GTLM Dirk Mueller (BMW Z4 GTE) 1:15.270
(12) #3-GTLM Antonio Garcia (Chevrolet Corvette C7.R) 1:15.308 (0.038-)
(13) #91-GTLM Marc Goossens (Dodge Viper SRT) 1:15.524 (0.254-)

(21) #73-GTD Kevin Estre (Porsche 911 GT America) 1:19.033
(22) #22-GTD Leh Keen (Porsche 911 GT America) 1:19.123 (0.090-)
(23) #007-GTD James Davison (Aston Martin V12 Vantage) 1:19.368 (0.335-)

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