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IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

PC
1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

GTD
1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

PC
1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

GTLM
1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

GTD
1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
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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