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GT Daytona (GTD)

IMSA Point Standings
2018 Final (Top-10)
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Eric Curran 277
1 Felipe Nasr 277
2 Jonathan Bennett 274
2 Colin Braun 274
3 Jordan Taylor 270
3 Renger Van Der Zande 270
4 Misha Goikhberg 252
4 Stephen Simpson 252
5 Dane Cameron 251
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 251
6 Filipe Albuquerque 249
7 Ricky Taylor 243
7 Helio Castroneves 243
8 Oliver Jarvis 234
8 Tristan Nunez 234
9 Pipo Derani 232
10 Jonathan Bomarito 218

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 322
1 Antonio Garcia 322
2 Richard Westbrook 316
2 Ryan Briscoe 316
3 Oliver Gavin 310
3 Tommy Milner 310
4 Dirk Mueller 308
4 Joey Hand 308
5 Earl Bamber 308
5 Laurens Vanthoor 308
6 Alexander Sims 304
6 Connor De Phillippi 304
7 Nick Tandy 299
7 Patrick Pilet 299
8 John Edwards 278
8 Jesse Krohn 278
9 Bill Auberlen 106
10 Frederic Makowiecki 93

GTD
1 Bryan Sellers 333
1 Madison Snow 333
2 Katherine Legge 329
3 Jeroen Bleekemolen 299
3 Ben Keating 299
4 Cooper Macneil 295
5 Kyle Marcelli 268
5 Dominik Baumann 268
6 Alvaro Parente 264
7 Patrick Long 263
7 Christina Nielsen 263
8 John Potter 255
8 Andy Lally 255
9 Justin Marks 249
9 Lawson Aschenbach 249
10 Jack Hawksworth 239

Manufacturers
Rank Make Total
1 Cadillac 332
2 Acura 316
3 Nissan 302
4 Mazda 300

GTLM
1 Ford 351
2 Chevrolet 345
3 Porsche 341
4 BMW 332
5 Ferrari 84

GTD
1 Lamborghini 340
2 Acura 330
3 Ferrari 310
4 Mercedes-AMG 307
5 Lexus 306
6 Porsche 298
7 Audi 284
8 BMW 278
Acura Team Penske Sweeps Front Row at Mid-Ohio

BMW wins GT pole
Saturday, May 5, 2018

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Helio Castroneves
Helio Castroneves

After a thrilling intra-team battle, Helio Castroneves took his Acura ARX-05 prototype to the pole in qualifying today for Sunday’s Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio, edging teammate Dane Cameron by just fifteen hundredths of a second on his final qualifying lap.

Acura Team Penske’s Castroneves and Cameron battled for pole honors throughout the 15-minute prototype qualifying session. With just minutes remaining, Cameron appeared to have the best lap in the #6 Acura ARX-05 he will share with Juan Pablo Montoya on Sunday, posting a time of 1:11.984 around the rolling 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

But as he took the checkers, Castroneves jumped his teammate with a time of 1:11.837, to claim his first pole in the #7 ARX-05 he co-drives with Ricky Taylor. It’s the second consecutive pole for Acura in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition this year, with Montoya having taken qualifying honors at the Grand Prix of Long Beach in April.


After a difficult start to the weekend, Mazda Team Joest impressed by locking down the second row in qualifying, led by Oliver Jarvis in the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P. Jonathan Bomarito was fourth in the No. 55 Mazda, while Renger Van Der Zande the fastest of the Cadillac DPi-V.R runners in fifth for Wayne Taylor Racing.

John Edwards
John Edwards

John Edwards took pole position for Ohio-based BMW Team RLL in the hotly contested GT Le Mans class, followed closely by Nick Tandy’s Porsche 911 RSR and Alexander Sims in the sister BMW M8 GTE.

Edwards’ best lap of 1:17.853 was good enough for pole by 0.066 seconds, and just 0.079 seconds ahead of Sims’ third-place time.

Earl Bamber’s No. 912 Porsche and Antonio Garcia in the No. 3 Corvette Racing machine rounded out the top five, all within 0.261 seconds.

3GT Racing locked out the top two spots in the GT Daytona class for Lexus with Jack Hawksworth leading home teammate Kyle Marcelli by 0.053 seconds to take class honors.

Hawksworth, driving the No 15 Lexus RC F GT3, was a full 0.565 seconds faster than Madison Snow’s Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3, the first non-Lexus entry on the qualifying charts.

Katherine Legge in the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 and Dillon Machavern in Turner Motorsport’s No. 96 BMW M6 GT3 completed the top five in class.

A final 20-minute warmup session is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET Sunday morning with the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Showdown set to commence at 1:05 p.m. ET Sunday afternoon. Television coverage is available on FS2, plus live streaming audio courtesy of IMSA Radio.

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