Lucas Luhr completed two timed laps and registered a fastest time of one minute 51.460 seconds, placing him 2.1 seconds quicker than the second place Dyson Racing car.
Having won the last four races this season, Pickett Racing is looking to tie the record it set last year,
With the combined efforts of Rotondo Weirich (RW) and Muscle Milk, American Le Mans Series LMP1 championship points leader Lucas Luhr will race his first laps in an open wheel car for SFHR.
Edwards, Mueller take close GT victory in Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE
Braun, Pumpelly join trio as class pole winners for Northeast Grand Prix
Incident-marred qualifying sessions have teams scrambling to prepare back-in-the-pack starting spots potential roadblocks to podiums.
Repeat win in P1; NGT, PR1/Mathiasen win on last lap
The four-hour American Le Mans Monterey race will go green at 3:30 pm PT Saturday, May 11.
Prior to the start of action at the Grand Prix of Long Beach the media were invited to a luncheon to meet some of the American Le Mans Series drivers.
BMW leads Michelin sweep of top six in GT.
Klaus Graf: ""Lucas and I have now won this race three times in a row and it's a great day for everyone at Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, HPD and Michelin."
Last year, Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr became the first driver pairing to become repeat overall winners at Long Beach.