IMSA Qualifying Report - Roar Before The 24

January 6, 2019

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Qualifying Report                
Track:    Daytona International Speedway
Race:     Rolex 24 at Daytona
Date:     January 6, 2019
No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya/Simon Pagenaud
Practice 6:                          
Position:                      7th
Time / Speed:                  1:34.989 seconds / 134.914 mph
Driver:                         Juan Pablo Montoya
Position:                       7th
Time / Speed:                   1:34.431 seconds / 135.711 mph
No. 7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Helio Castroneves/Ricky Taylor/Alexander Rossi
Practice 6:
Position:                       8th
Time / Speed:                   1:35.029 seconds / 134.857 mph
Driver:                         Ricky Taylor
Position:                       3rd
Time / Speed:                   1:34.261 seconds / 135.956 mph
Fast Practice 6 Time:           1:34.224 seconds (No. 55 – Harry Tincknell)
Fastest Qualifying Time:        1:33.398 seconds (No. 77 – Oliver Jarvis)
Recap: Sunday brought an end to the 2019 Roar Before The 24 test session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona International Speedway. The day was highlighted by the qualifying session for each class that sets the order in which garage and pit stalls will be selected. After a morning practice session Ricky Taylor led the Acura Team Penske charge by finishing with the third-fastest lap in the qualifying session at 1:33.398 seconds in the No. 7 Prototype. Juan Pablo Montoya slotted in with the seventh-fastest time in the No. 6 at 1:34.431 seconds. Acura Team Penske did not participate in the final afternoon session.
Race: Acura Team Penske and the other competitors in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will reconvene at Daytona International Speedway on January 24 for the Rolex 24 race weekend. Coverage of the weekend begins at 2 pm ET on January 24 on NBC Sports Network with the Rolex 24 Preview Show prior to qualifying at 3 pm.