Corvette Racing fastest in VIR second practice


Corvette Racing's Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia were the fastest in the second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice session at Virginia International Raceway.

At the wheel of the factory #3 Corvette C7.R, Antonio Garcia set the quickest time overall,1:42.623.

As was the case in the opening practice session, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing's Joey Hand and Dirk Mueller were second fastest with the #66 Ford GT, just 0.077 seconds behind the Corvette best time.

Their team-mates Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe completed the top-three sharing the #67 Ford GT.


Risi Competizione was fourth fastest with the #62 Ferrari 488 GTE of Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander. The car had a crash halfway through the session with Toni Vilander behind the wheel.

The BMW Team RLL #100 BMW M6 GTLM was fifth. The Corvette Racing #4 Corvette C7.R was sixth. The Porsche North America #912 Porsche 911 RSR was seventh. The BMW Team RLL #25 BMW M6 GTLM was eighth. The Porsche North America #911 Porsche 911 RSR was ninth.


IMSA GT Le Mans and GT Daytona teams will be back on track on Saturday for a third and final practice session followed by the qualifying one.

Photos: Michelin