Memo Rojas turns fastest lap in opening practice at Kansas Speedway

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First practice for the GRAND-AM inaugural event at Kansas Speedway saw top teams lay down fast laps.

#01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Riley: Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas
#01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Riley: Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas

Photo by: Jay Alley

Memo Rojas turned the fastest lap in opening Rolex Sports Car Series practice on Friday, turning a lap of 1:10.276 (121.41 mph) in the No. 01 Telcel/TELMEX BMW/Riley. Joao Barbosa was second, followed by Alex Gurney.
 
Ozz Negri was fastest midway through the session before John Pew impacted the wall in the NASCAR banking driving the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford/Riley. Pew was uninjured, with the crew evaluating the damage.
 
Leh Keen was fastest in GT driving the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia, 1:15.940 (112.35 mph), while Sylvain Tremblay led GX in the No. 70 SpeedSource Mazda6, 1:21.948 (104.11 mph).

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Series GRANDAM
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Tags bmw, corvette, crash, ferrari, ford, grand-am, gurney, kansas, keen, mazda, pew, practice, riley, rojas, tremblay