samedi 27 août 2016

Corvette Racing dominates VIR qualifying


Corvette Racing dominated the qualifying session at the Virginia International Raceway. The factory Chevrolet team locked up the front row for Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race.

Pole position went to Jan Magnussen at the wheel of the #3 Corvette C7.R. The Danish ace set the quickest time in the session with 1:41.557. Jan Magnussen will be sharing the car with Antonio garcia.

Their team-mates Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner with the sister #4 Corvette C7.R were second fastest, just 0.011 seconds off Magnussen's time.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing's Joey Hand and Dirk Mueller completed the top-three overall with the #66 Ford GT.

Ferrari drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander were fourth with the Risi Competizione run #62 Ferrari 488 GTE. BMW Team RLL's John Edwards and Lucas Luhr were inside the top-five with the #100 BMW M6 GTLM.

The BMW Team RLL #25 BMW M6 GTLM was sixth. The Porsche North America #911 Porsche 911 RSR was seventh. The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing #67 Ford GT was eighth. The Porsche North America #912 Porsche 911 RSR was ninth.

VIR Qualifying Results

Photo: Chevrolet