BMW Team RLL Lime Rock Qualifying Report

Lime Rock Park

BMW Team RLL Sweeps GT Front Row At Lime Rock Park

Joey Hand picked up right where he left off nine weeks ago - at the front of the American Le Mans Series GT field after qualifying the No. 56 BMW M3 GT on the class pole for tomorrow's Northeast Grand Prix. With a 50.925 second lap of the 1.474-mile, 7-turn Lime Rock Park circuit Hand set a new qualifying record and will lead the 15-car GT class to the green flag for the start of the two-hour-and- forty-five-minute race.

#56  BMW Team RLL BMW E92 M3: Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand
#56 BMW Team RLL BMW E92 M3: Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand

Photo by: Greg Nichols

The No. 55 M3 GT of Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner will line up second for an all BMW GT front row. Dirk Werner qualified the car with a 51.179 second lap.

Hand along with co-drivers Dirk Müller and Andy Priaulx, won the opening round of the 2011 ALMS season, leading a 1-2 BMW Team RLL GT class finish at the 12 Hours of Sebring. Hand and M ller scored a second consecutive victory at Long Beach and lead the GT point standings.

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Series ALMS
Teams Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Tags alms, american le mans series, bmw, joey hand, lakeville, lime rock, rahal, werner