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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

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

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

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

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

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
Jarvis Takes Rolex 24 Pole for Mazda

Porsche takes GTLM pole
Thursday, January 24, 2019


Jarvis sets record to win pole
Jarvis sets record to win pole

Team Joest driver Oliver Jarvis broke the Daytona International Speedway lap record to clinch pole position for the Rolex 24.

After setting the best time of the Roar earlier this month, Jarvis was once again the class of the field in today’s Qualifying, the Briton setting a record-breaking 1:33.685 to take pole position for the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in the #77 Mazda Team Joest RT24-P.

His time was a couple of tenths faster than PJ Jones’ AAR Toyota GTP 1993 circuit record.

“It’s been a crazy journey, the guys have worked so hard,” John Doonan, head of Mazda’s DPi program said. “Today is an example of the results of that effort.

“This goes out to Dan Gurney. Since the Roar I’ve been in touch with Justin, we’re pleased to honor them with the track record. We’re appreciative to be able to showcase our brand here.

“This is good, but we hope we can get a great end to this month in the race. Multimatic, AER, everyone at Joest, have been non-stop, I’m proud of what we’re seeing in the results. That’s what today is, it’s another piece of this month that shows the effort that’s gone in. It’s resulted in Mazda’s first overall pole in this event.”

Jarvis added: “Most important for us, was getting pole after the Roar. I was really surprised how important that record was, at the Roar, and between the Roar and here I was thinking a lot about that lap, for a record to stand for 26 years is amazing. I read a report that the drivers were hoping for rain so the record would stand a little longer, I’m glad it didn’t.

“For Mazda, this is amazing, this is a result of the hard work from back in the workshop since Petit Le Mans.

“It was nice at the Roar, this is where it counts, this is special, my first pole with Mazda, my first pole at Daytona, and to break the record is really special.

“I built steady confidence, the tires were there straight away, I went all out on my third lap and that was the record. Had I pushed on Lap 2 I may have gone quicker, but luckily I still had life in the tire for a big third lap.”

Ricky Taylor came closest to beating Jarvis to pole, the American steering the #7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 to second spot with a 1:33.873 shortly after Jarvis set his benchmark time. Despite multiple tenths at improving, he came just shy of two tenths short.

Third in the times was Juan Pablo Montoya, who put the sister #6 Acura third with a 1:34.095, which pushed Jonathan Bomarito in the #55 Mazda to fourth.

The fastest of the Cadillacs came next, the #31 Action Express DPi V.R, with a 1:34.433 right at the end of the session, with Felipe Nasr setting the time, 0.748 off the pole time.

In LMP2, James Allen took pole in the No. 81 DragonSpeed Oreca 07 Gibson, recording a time half a second quicker than PR1/Mathiasen’s Gabriel Aubry.

Tandy Puts Porsche on GTLM Pole

Nick Tandy
Nick Tandy
Nick Tandy set a new GT Le Mans qualifying track record and scored pole position for Porsche in qualifying for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Tandy, driving the No. 911 Porsche 911 RSR, was a full 0.326 seconds clear of last year’s GTLM pole sitter Jan Magnussen in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R.

Third in the class was the #67 Ford GT with Ryan Briscoe with a time of 1:42.634. Making it four manufacturers in the first two rows was the #62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE of Davide Rigon, he set a time of 1:42.712

The only team to run into issues in GTLM was the #66 Ford GT of Joey Hand who complained of a loss of power steering. That car ended the session in sixth with a 1:42.920 after running wide at Turn One at the very end of the session.

“It’s nice to be at the front and puts us in a position that should keep us out of trouble – It’s always better to be defending from the front than fighting your way through to get there.”

Via Italia Racing Takes GTD Pole

Marcos Gomes
Marcos Gomes
Marcos Gomes set a new GT Daytona track record en route to taking the class pole position in the Via Italia Racing Ferrari 488 GT3.

Gomes put the #13 Via Italia Racing on pole in and his time of 1:45.27 beat out last year’s pole time, and set a new GTD lap record. The former lap record was set last year by Daniel Serra, it was a 1:46.049.

“I’m really happy with the pole… we are here with a lot of Brazilian mechanics this week.” Gomes said. “Daytona is a very difficult track, with the oval, and then the low speed turns… the car needs to have good grip. The engineers from Ferrari did a fantastic job of setting the car up.

This is the third straight pole for Ferrari in GTD at Daytona and nine cars in the class went quicker than the previous lap record.

Second in GTD was Ben Keating in the #33 Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Mercedes AMG-GT3, his best time was a 1:45.324. Trent Hindman in the #86 Meyer Shank Racing with Curb Agajanian Acura NSX GT3 Evo was third quickest.

Lineup (Top-42 only)

1177DPiO. Jarvis/T. Nunez/T. Bernhard/R. RastMazda DPi1:33.685+0.000s+0.000s 136.792
227DPiR. Taylor/H. Castroneves/A. RossiAcura DPi1:33.873+0.188+0.188 136.518
336DPiJ. Montoya/D. Cameron/S. PagenaudAcura DPi1:34.095+0.410+0.222 136.196
4455DPiJ. Bomarito/H. Tincknell/O. PlaMazda DPi1:34.212+0.527+0.117 136.027
5531DPiF. Nasr/E. Curran/P. DeraniCadillac DPi1:34.433+0.748+0.221 135.708
6610DPiR. Van Der Zande/J. Taylor/F. Alonso/K. KobayashiCadillac DPi1:34.479+0.794+0.046 135.642
7750DPiW. Owen/R. Binder/A. Canapino/K. KaiserCadillac DPi1:34.679+0.994+0.200 135.356
8885DPiM. Goikhberg/T. Vautier/D. DeFrancesco/R. BarrichelloCadillac DPi1:35.369+1.684+0.690 134.377
9984DPiS. Trummer/S. Simpson/C. Miller/J. PiedrahitaCadillac DPi1:35.442+1.757+0.073 134.274
10181LMP2H. Hedman/B. Hanley/N. Lapierre/J. AllenORECA LMP21:35.904+2.219+0.462 133.627
11252LMP2M. McMurry/G. Aubry/M. Kvamme/E. GuibbertORECA LMP21:36.427+2.742+0.523 132.902
121054DPiJ. Bennett/C. Braun/R. Dumas/L. DuvalNissan DPi1:36.686+3.001+0.259 132.546
13318LMP2Gonzalez/P. Maldonado/Saavedra/R. CullenORECA LMP21:37.377+3.692+0.691 131.606
14438LMP2K. Masson/R. Masson/C. Cassels/K. WrightORECA LMP21:38.121+4.436+0.744 130.608
151911GTLMP. Pilet/N. Tandy/F. MakowieckiPorsche 911 RSR1:42.257+8.572+4.136 125.325
1623GTLMJ. Magnussen/A. Garcia/M. RockenfellerChevrolet Corvette C7.R1:42.583+8.898+0.326 124.927
17367GTLMR. Briscoe/R. Westbrook/S. DixonFord GT1:42.634+8.949+0.051 124.865
18462GTLMD. Rigon/M. Molina/A. Pier Guidi/J. CaladoFerrari 488 GTE1:42.712+9.027+0.078 124.770
195912GTLME. Bamber/L. Vanthoor/M. JaminetPorsche 911 RSR1:42.796+9.111+0.084 124.668
20666GTLMJ. Hand/D. Mueller/S. BourdaisFord GT1:42.920+9.235+0.124 124.518
21724GTLMJ. Krohn/J. Edwards/C. Mostert/A. ZanardiBMW M8 GTE1:42.953+9.268+0.033 124.478
22825GTLMA. Farfus/C. De Phillippi/P. Eng/C. HertaBMW M8 GTE1:42.986+9.301+0.033 124.438
2394GTLMO. Gavin/T. Milner/M. FasslerChevrolet Corvette C7.R1:43.239+9.554+0.253 124.133
24113GTDC. Longo/V. Franzoni/M. Gomes/A. BertoliniFerrari 488 GT31:45.257+11.572+2.018 121.753
25233GTDB. Keating/J. Bleekemolen/L. Stolz/F. FragaMercedes-AMG GT31:45.324+11.639+0.067 121.676
26386GTDM. Farnbacher/T. Hindman/J. Marks/A. AllmendingerAcura NSX GT31:45.396+11.711+0.072 121.592
27446GTDE. Busnelli/F. Babini/T. Proto/G. AltoeLamborghini Huracan GT31:45.475+11.790+0.079 121.501
28511GTDR. Ineichen/M. Bortolotti/C. Engelhart/R. BreukersLamborghini Huracan GT31:45.816+12.131+0.341 121.110
29651GTDP. Dalla Lana/P. Lamy/M. Lauda/D. SerraFerrari 488 GT31:45.852+12.167+0.036 121.069
30744GTDJ. Potter/A. Lally/S. Pumpelly/M. MapelliLamborghini Huracan GT31:45.855+12.170+0.003 121.065
3189GTDS. Hargrove/Z. Robichon/L. Kern/D. OlsenPorsche 911 GT3 R1:45.945+12.260+0.090 120.962
32948GTDB. Sellers/R. Hardwick/C. Lewis/A. CaldarelliLamborghini Huracan GT31:46.040+12.355+0.095 120.854
331073GTDP. Lindsey/P. Long/M. Campbell/N. BoullePorsche 911 GT3 R1:46.103+12.418+0.063 120.782
341157GTDK. Legge/S. De Silvestro/A. Beatriz/C. NielsenAcura NSX GT31:46.116+12.431+0.013 120.767
351214GTDR. Heistand/J. Hawksworth/A. Cindric/N. CassidyLexus RC F GT31:46.214+12.529+0.098 120.656
3613540GTDT. Pappas/M. Seefried/M. Cairoli/D. WernerPorsche 911 GT3 R1:46.231+12.546+0.017 120.637
371412GTDF. Montecalvo/T. Bell/A. Telitz/J. SegalLexus RC F GT31:46.270+12.585+0.039 120.592
381529GTDD. Morad/C. Mies/R. Feller/D. VanthoorAudi R8 LMS GT31:46.309+12.624+0.039 120.548
391663GTDMacNeil/T. Vilander/Farnbacher/J. WestphalFerrari 488 GT31:46.321+12.636+0.012 120.535
401799GTDJ. Haering/K. Bachler/S. Muller/S. Goerig/A. RenauerPorsche 911 GT3 R1:46.669+12.984+0.348 120.141
41188GTDP. Chase/R. Dalziel/E. Perez Companc/C. HaaseAudi R8 LMS GT31:46.710+13.025+0.041 120.095
421919GTDA. Davis/A. Riberas/W. Hardeman/M. WinkelhockAudi R8 LMS GT31:46.781+13.096+0.071 120.015

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