IMSA WeatherTech Qualifying Report

July 6, 2019

Track:   Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
Race:    SportsCar Grand Prix
Date:    July 6, 2019

No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya
Practice 3:                          
Position:                              6th
Time / Speed:                   1:06.178 seconds / 133.766 mph
Driver:                                  Juan Pablo Montoya
Position:                              4th
Time / Speed:                    1:05.872 seconds / 134.387 mph

No. 7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Helio Castroneves/Ricky Taylor
Practice 3:
Position:                              1st
Time / Speed:                    1:05.632 seconds / 134.879 mph

Driver:                                  Helio Castroneves
Position:                             2nd
Time / Speed:                    1:05.526 seconds / 135.097 mph

Fast Practice 3 Time:                      1:05.632 seconds (No. 7 – Castroneves)
Fast Qualifier:                                   1:05.452 seconds (No. 54 – Colin Braun)

Both of the Acura Team Penske ARX-05 Prototypes will start inside the top five for Sunday’s SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, with Helio Castroneves nearly capturing the pole position before spinning his car on his quick lap. Following a one-hour final practice sessions, Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya took the reigns for their teams to determine their starting positions. In the end, Montoya placed his No. 6 Acura in the fourth position and Castroneves will start on the outside of the front row. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner spun innocently in the track’s hairpin corner on his quick lap, but no damage was sustained to the Acura.

Coverage of the Sports Car Grand Prix at CTMP will begin Sunday, July 7 at 1:00 pm ET on NBC. Coverage can also be heard on IMSA Radio, Sirius 138 and XM 202.