IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Qualifying Report - Watkins Glen

June 29, 2019

Track:   Watkins Glen International
Race:    Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen
Date:    June 29, 2019

No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya

Practice 3:                          
Position:                       7th
Time / Speed:                   1:49.506 seconds / 111.774 mph

Driver:                          Dane Cameron
Position:                        2nd
Time / Speed:                    1:29.862 seconds / 136.208 mph

No. 7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Helio Castroneves/Ricky Taylor

Practice 3:
Position:                        9th
Time / Speed:                    1:52.290 seconds / 109.003 mph

Driver:                          Ricky Taylor
Position:                        3rd
Time / Speed:                    1:29.928 seconds / 136.108 mph

Fast Practice 3 Time:            1:43.279 seconds (No. 77 – Oliver Jarvis)

Fast Qualifier:                  1:29.639 seconds (No. 77 – Jarvis)


Recap: Rain showers greeted the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams as they arrived at Watkins Glen International for the second day of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen weekend, altering the plan to properly prepare for the qualifying session later in the day. The Acura Team Penske DPi Prototypes still showed plenty of speed in the time trials, with Dane Cameron nearly securing another pole position in the No. 6 Acura with a lap of 1:29.862 seconds only to fall a bit short to qualify second. Ricky Taylor also produced a solid lap in the No. 7 Acura at 1:29.928 seconds and will start Sunday’s endurance race from the third position.

Race: Coverage of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen will begin Sunday morning, June 30 at 9:30 am ET on the NBC Sports app with tape-delayed coverage beginning at 7 pm on NBCSN. Coverage can also be heard on IMSA Radio.