Charlotte Friday track notes

2000 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES GRAND PRIX OF CHARLOTTE March 30 - April 1 Friday, March 31, 2000 ALMS - Combined Prototype, GTS and GT practice: At 10:57 - Green Flag At 10:59 - Black flag all - debris in the chicane. At 11:08 - Green...

2000 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES
GRAND PRIX OF CHARLOTTE
March 30 - April 1

Friday, March 31, 2000

ALMS - Combined Prototype, GTS and GT practice:

At 10:57 - Green Flag

At 10:59 - Black flag all - debris in the chicane.

At 11:08 - Green flag

At 11:10, car #23-GT Lambert/Pobst Porsche 911 GT3 R made light contact with tires at the chicane, continued to pits, inspected all four corners and is back on track.

At 11:14, car #43-P Auberlen/Gounon BMW V12 LMR shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:15, car #1-P Brabham/Magnussen Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S made light contact with tires at the chicane and continued. Pitted and replaced the right front trim pieces.

At 11:16, car #30-GT Petersen/Wahl/Jeannette Porsche 911 GT3 R, pit speed violation, 5 mph over the limit.

At 11:19, car #02-P Blieninger/Simon/Simo Riley & Scott Mk III/Judd shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:20, car #92-GTS Archer/Donohue/Duez Dodge Viper GTS-R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:23, car #02-P Blieninger/Simon/Simo Riley & Scott Mk III/Judd parked between the guard rails at the entrance to turn 5. Crew reports severe understeer and the car just ran straight in. They are going back to the paddock to make repairs.

At 11:24, car #5-GT Müller/Luhr Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:34, car #22-GT Nagel/Fitzgerald Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 1.

At 11:34, car #22-GT Nagel/Fitzgerald Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:35, car #6-GT Said/Stuck/van Overbeek BMW E46 M3 shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:36, car #6-GT Said/Stuck/van Overbeek BMW E46 M3 shortcut at turn 1.

At 11:38, car #22-GT Nagel/Fitzgerald Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:39, car #78-P Biela/Pirro Audi R8 and #43-P Auberlen/Gounon BMW V12 LMR shortcut at turn 3.

At 11:40, car #89-GT McCormick/Baumann/Dullum Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 1.

At 11:41, car #30-GT Petersen/Wahl/Jeannette Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:41, car #10-GT Brian Cunningham/Peter Cunningham BMW E36 M3 pit speed violation, 5 mph over the limit.

At 11:43, car #30-GT Petersen/Wahl/Jeannette Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8, smoke from right rear of car.

At 11:46, car #1-P Brabham/Magnussen Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S spun at turn 1.

At 11:50, car #43-P Auberlen/Gounon BMW V12 LMR shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:51, car #21-GT Wagner/Lewis Porsche 911 GT3 R smoking from the right rear.

At 11:53, car #70-GT Murry/Mowlem Porsche 911 GT3 R parked in turn 5, driver's left.

At 11:54, car #2-P O'Connell/Katoh Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S pushed behind the wall.

At 11:56, car #40-GTS Godin/Shalala Porsche 911 Turbo lost the left rear tire and stopped at turn 3, the tire continued.

At 11:56, car #89-GT McCormick/Baumann/Dullum Porsche 911 GT3 R shortcut at turn 8.

At 11:57, checkered flag.

Fastest by class: P : #43 - 1:05.534, #1 - 1:05.542, #42 - 1:05.587; GTS: #91 - 1:11.127, #92 - 1:12.546, #08 - 1:15.641; GT: #5 - 1:15.555, #23 - 1:15.853, #10 - 1:16.456

Note: the #91 practiced faster than their pole speed (1:12.057)

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Series ALMS , IMSA Others
Drivers Peter Cunningham , Brian Cunningham