Successes in the BMW Z4 GTD and in the BMW Z4 GT3, secured first place for Markus Palttala.
This 10-hour race will decide the various champions in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.
Auberlen P2 and Müller P4
The two-hour, 45-minute race on Sunday will showcase the GTLM and GT Daytona classes running in the lone standalone event this season.
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship set for Road America debut.
A total of 11 official automotive partners are competing this year in IMSA, 10 in the inaugural TUDOR Championship season.
Saturday’s race will be a one-hour, 40-minute sprint.
Dane Cameron and Markus Palttala take the Turner BMW Z4 to the top of the podium.
BMW Z4 GTLMs qualified by Edwards and Priaulx
Last year BMW Team RLL raced to a 1-2 finish at Long Beach in only the second race for the new BMW Z4 GTE.
On IMSA CTSCC BMW continues to lead championship standings.
BMW Team RLL and its BMW Z4 GTLM cars were able to consolidate its positions among the top-five of the GTLM field.
John Edwards recorded a lap time of 1:45.667, while Andy Priaulx followed directly behind his team-mate in eighth, being just five thousands of a second slower.
The Turner Motorsport team has returned to home base after a challenging but successful test in Daytona
Jan Magnussen leads in Corvette, Darren Turner Aston Martin second , and Oliver Gavin and Robin Liddell Corvette third.
Turner Motorsport will campaign two GS-class BMW M3s for race-winning drivers Paul Dalla Lana, Michael Marsal, Bill Auberlen and Tom Kimber-Smith.
Trent Hindman, who turned 18 this past fall, hails from New Jersey and competed in five CTSCC races in 2013.
Focus will be on DTM, USCC, BMW Sports Trophy and the Nürburgring 24 Hours.
12 GTLM entries representing six manufacturers and 28 entries from 18 different teams accepted in GTD.
Andy Priaulx joins BWM team RLL full time while Dirk Werner will head up the BMW Z4 GT3 program.