Jordan Taylor puts No. 10 Corvette DP on the front row at Road America

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In GT class, the No. 31 Marsh Racing Corvette GT.R will start 10th. The No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GT.R will occupy the final grid position following failing post-qualifying technical inspection.

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Jordan Taylor put the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP) on the outside of the front row for tomorrow’s VisitFlorida.com Sports Car 250, Round 9 of 12 for the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series (Rolex). This is the fifth consecutive race that Taylor and co-driver Max Angelelli have captured front row starting positions.

#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP: Max Angelelli, Jordan Taylor
#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP: Max Angelelli, Jordan Taylor

Photo by: Jay Alley

In total, seven Corvette DPs qualified for the 2.75-hour race Saturday around the 14-turn/4.048-mile Wisconsin road course. Sebastien Bourdais qualified the No. 4 8Star Motorsports Corvette DP in the fourth starting position on the grid. Christian Fittapaldi was fifth fastest in the No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP.

The No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Corvette DP will start sixth; the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP set the ninth fastest time; in the 10th starting position is the No. 9 Action Express Racing Corvette DP and the No. 3 8Star Motorsports Corvette DP will roll off 11th.

In Rolex Grand Touring (GT), the No. 31 Marsh Racing Corvette GT.R will start 10th in-class. The No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GT.R will occupy the final grid position following failing post-qualifying technical inspection.

The No. 9 Stevenson Camaro GS.R was fastest for Team Chevy in qualifying for the 2.5-hour Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race by posting the eighth quickest time. The No. 01 CKS Autosport Camaro GS.R was ninth in the final qualifying order.

The first race of the weekend, the CTSCC Road America Sports Car Challenge 2.5-hour contest, is scheduled to take the green flag at 12:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, August 10. It will be followed by the start of the 2.75-hour VisitFlorida.com Sports Car Challenge for the Rolex Series at 4:00 p.m. CT (5:00 p.m. ET) with live television coverage on SPEED TV. MRN Radio will also broadcast the race live on GRAND-AM.com live timing and scoring.

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