IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Qualifying Report

September 8, 2018

Track:    WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Race:    Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix
Date:     September 8, 2018
No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya

Driver:                                  Dane Cameron
Position:                              2nd
Time / Speed:                    1:16.576 seconds / 105.212 mph
No. 7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Helio Castroneves/Ricky Taylor

Driver:                                  Helio Castroneves
Position:                             3rd
Time / Speed:                    1:16.662 seconds / 105.094 mph
Fastest Qualifying Time:              1:16.181 seconds (No. 10 – Jordan Taylor)

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship took to the twisting, undulating Laguna Seca layout for a final practice session on Saturday morning before an early afternoon qualifying session. Helio Castroneves placed the No. 6 Acura Prototype third in the morning practice with Juan Pablo Montoya finishing ninth in the No. 7. In qualifying, however, the two-car operation showed it has the speed necessary to compete for the win. Dane Cameron will start second in the No. 6 Acura Prototype after a lap of 1:16.576 seconds, with Castroneves just behind in third.  

The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix can be seen live on FS1 and tomorrow beginning at 5:00 pm ET.