IMSA Roar: Magnussen leads for Ganassi in FP4

Ex-Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen put Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac at the top of the times in the evening practice at the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona.

IMSA Roar: Magnussen leads for Ganassi in FP4
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The #01 Cadillac DPi-V.R lapped the course in 1min35.412sec, a mere 0.040sec faster than the similar Action Express Racing entry of Mike Conway and 0.1sec ahead of the second AXR Cadillac driven by Kamui Kobayashi.

Filipe Albuquerque was top Acura ARX-05 driver for Wayne Taylor Racing, ahead of Sebastien Bourdais in the JDC-Miller Motorsports Cadillac, Jonathan Bomarito in the Mazxa RT24-P and Olivier Pla’s Meyer Shank Racing Acura.

Nicolas Lapierre’s 1min37.099sec in the PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports car was fastest in LMP2, a tenth ahead of Antonio Fuoco of Cetilar Racing, and Ben Hanley of DragonSpeed.

Oliver Askew led Jeroen Bleekemolen in a Riley Motorsports 1-2 in LMP3, with Wayne Boyd third for Sean Creech Motorsports.

Nick Tandy led GT Le Mans in his first night practice for Corvette Racing, around a quarter second ahead of John Edwards’ BMW M8 and the second Corvette of GTLM champion Antonio Garcia.

Marcos Gomes’ Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 took top honors in GT Daytona, albeit only by 0.003sec ahead of the Grasser Racing Lamborghini Huracan of Mirko Bortolotti and a tenth ahead of the Sun Energy1 Mercedes Benz AMG GT3 steered by Luca Stolz.

Warm-up begins at 10am local (Eastern) time, with the 100-minute Motul Pole Award 100 starting at 2.05pm.

Cla Num Driver Class Chassis Time Gap Interval km/h
1 5 France Tristan Vautier
France Loic Duval
France Sébastien Bourdais
DPi Cadillac DPi 1'35.085     134.785
2 01 Netherlands Renger van der Zande
Denmark Kevin Magnussen
New Zealand Scott Dixon
DPi Cadillac DPi 1'35.097 0.012 0.012 134.768
3 55 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis
United Kingdom Harry Tincknell
United States Jonathan Bomarito
DPi Mazda DPi 1'35.132 0.047 0.035 134.718
4 10 United States Ricky Taylor
Portugal Filipe Albuquerque
United States Alexander Rossi
Brazil Helio Castroneves
DPi Acura DPi 1'35.138 0.053 0.006 134.710
5 31 Brazil Felipe Nasr
United Kingdom Mike Conway
Brazil Pipo Derani
United States Chase Elliott
DPi Cadillac DPi 1'35.752 0.667 0.614 133.846
6 48 United States Jimmie Johnson
Japan Kamui Kobayashi
France Simon Pagenaud
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
DPi Cadillac DPi 1'35.817 0.732 0.065 133.755
7 8 Canada John Farano
France Gabriel Aubry
France Timothé Buret
France Matthieu Vaxiviere
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'36.448 1.363 0.631 132.880
8 20 Denmark Dennis Andersen
Austria Ferdinand Habsburg
Denmark Anders Fjordbach
Poland Robert Kubica
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'36.572 1.487 0.124 132.709
9 60 United States Dane Cameron
France Olivier Pla
Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya
United States A.J. Allmendinger
DPi Acura DPi 1'36.754 1.669 0.182 132.460
10 11 United States Thomas Steven
United States Tristan Nunez
United States Thomas Merrill
United Kingdom Matthew Bell
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'36.871 1.786 0.117 132.300
11 81 United States Rob Hodes
Canada Garett Grist
Netherlands Rinus van Kalmthout
United Kingdom Ben Hanley
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'37.105 2.020 0.234 131.981
12 47 Italy Roberto Lacorte
Italy Antonio Fuoco
Italy Andrea Belicchi
Italy Giorgio Sernagiotto
LMP2 Dallara LMP2 1'37.755 2.670 0.650 131.103
13 82 United States Eric Lux
Canada Devlin DeFrancesco
Germany Fabian Schiller
Germany Christopher Mies
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'37.892 2.807 0.137 130.920
14 18 United States Dwight Merriman
United Kingdom Kyle Tilley
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
France Paul-Loup Chatin
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'38.104 3.019 0.212 130.637
15 51 United States Cody Ware
Turkey Salih Yoluc
United States Austin Dillon
Germany Sven Muller
LMP2 Ligier LMP2 1'38.796 3.711 0.692 129.722
16 29 Netherlands Frits van Eerd
Netherlands Giedo van der Garde
Netherlands Job Van Uitert
France Charles Milesi
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'38.803 3.718 0.007 129.713
17 52 United States Ben Keating
Denmark Mikkel Jensen
United States Scott Huffaker
France Nicolas Lapierre
LMP2 ORECA LMP2 07 1'39.188 4.103 0.385 129.209
18 62 United Kingdom James Calado
Italy Alessandro Pier Guidi
France Jules Gounon
Italy Davide Rigon
GTLM Ferrari 488 GTE 1'42.584 7.499 3.396 124.932
19 79 United States Cooper MacNeil
France Kevin Estre
Austria Richard Lietz
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
GTLM Porsche 911 RSR - 19 1'42.603 7.518 0.019 124.909
20 4 United States Tommy Milner
United Kingdom Nick Tandy
United Kingdom Alexander Sims
GTLM Corvette C8.R 1'42.726 7.641 0.123 124.759
21 25 United States Connor de Phillippi
Austria Philipp Eng
Germany Timo Glock
Canada Bruno Spengler
GTLM BMW M8 GTE 1'42.910 7.825 0.184 124.536
22 24 United States John Edwards
Finland Jesse Krohn
Brazil Augusto Farfus
Germany Marco Wittmann
GTLM BMW M8 GTE 1'42.920 7.835 0.010 124.524
23 3 Spain Antonio Garcia
United States Jordan Taylor
Netherlands Nick Catsburg
GTLM Corvette C8.R 1'43.022 7.937 0.102 124.401
24 91 United States Jim Cox
United States Dylan Murry
United States Austin McCusker
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
LMP3 Ligier JS P320 1'43.072 7.987 0.050 124.340
25 38 Sweden Rasmus Lindh
Canada Cameron Cassels
Guatemala Mateo Llarena
United States Ayrton Ori
LMP3 Ligier JS P320 1'43.709 8.624 0.637 123.577
26 6 Germany Moritz Kranz
Germany Hoerr Laurents
United States Kenton Koch
United Kingdom Stevan McAleer
LMP3 Duqueine D08 1'44.200 9.115 0.491 122.994
27 19 Canada Mikhail Goikhberg
France Franck Perera
Spain Albert Costa
Germany Tim Zimmermann
GTD Lamborghini Huracan GT3 1'45.583 10.498 1.383 121.383
28 111 Switzerland Rolf Ineichen
Italy Mirko Bortolotti
Netherlands Steijn Schothorst
Italy Marco Mapelli
GTD Lamborghini Huracan GT3 1'45.737 10.652 0.154 121.206
29 21 France Simon Mann
Denmark Nicklas Nielsen
Brazil Daniel Serra
Italy Matteo Cressoni
GTD Ferrari 488 GT3 1'45.987 10.902 0.250 120.920
30 97 United States Maxwell Root
Ireland Charles Eastwood
United States Ben Keating
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
GTD Aston Martin Vantage GT3 1'46.011 10.926 0.024 120.893
31 16 United States Trent Hindman
United States Patrick Long
Belgium Jan Heylen
Austria Klaus Bachler
GTD Porsche 911 GT3 R 1'46.094 11.009 0.083 120.799
32 88 United States Rob Ferriol
New Zealand Earl Bamber
United Kingdom Katherine Legge
Denmark Christina Nielsen
GTD Porsche 911 GT3 R 1'46.411 11.326 0.317 120.439
33 1 United States Bryan Sellers
United States Madison Snow
United States Corey Lewis
Italy Andrea Caldarelli
GTD Lamborghini Huracan GT3 1'46.425 11.340 0.014 120.423
34 12 United States Robert Megennis
United States Zach Veach
United States Townsend Bell
United States Frankie Montecalvo
GTD Lexus RC F GT3 1'46.475 11.390 0.050 120.366
35 44 United States John Potter
United States Andy Lally
United States Spencer Pumpelly
Germany Mario Farnbacher
GTD Acura NSX GT3 1'46.511 11.426 0.036 120.326
36 57 United States Russell Ward
Switzerland Philip Ellis
Netherlands Indy Dontje
Germany Maro Engel
GTD Mercedes-AMG GT3 1'47.046 11.961 0.535 119.724
37 28 Canada Daniel Morad
United States Mike Skeen
United States Billy Johnson
Germany Maximilian Buhk
GTD Mercedes-AMG GT3 1'47.061 11.976 0.015 119.707
38 9 Canada Zacharie Robichon
Belgium Laurens Vanthoor
Germany Lars Kern
Australia Matt Campbell
GTD Porsche 911 GT3 R 1'47.273 12.188 0.212 119.471
39 96 United States Bill Auberlen
United States Robby Foley
Australia Aidan Read
United States Colton Herta
GTD BMW M6 GT3 1'47.775 12.690 0.502 118.914
40 23 United Kingdom Ian James
Canada Roman De Angelis
United Kingdom Darren Turner
United Kingdom Ross Gunn
GTD Aston Martin Vantage GT3 1'48.759 13.674 0.984 117.839
41 7 United States Mark Kvamme
United States Ryan Norman
Colombia Gabby Chaves
United States Charles Finelli
LMP3 Duqueine D08 1'48.809 13.724 0.050 117.784
42 74 United States Gar Robinson
United States Spencer Pigot
Australia Scott Andrews
United States Oliver Askew
LMP3 Ligier JS P320 1'48.825 13.740 0.016 117.767
43 33 United States Lance Willsey
Portugal Joao Barbosa
United Kingdom Wayne Boyd
France Yann Clairay
LMP3 Ligier JS P320 2'03.897 28.812 15.072 103.441
44 14 United States Aaron Telitz
United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
United States Kyle Kirkwood
United Kingdom Jack Hawksworth
GTD Lexus RC F GT3        
45 42 United States Alan Metni
United States Andrew Davis
United States J.R. Hildebrand
United States Don Yount
GTD Audi R8 LMS GT3        
46 54 United States Jon Bennett
United States George Kurtz
United States Colin Braun
United States Matt McMurry
LMP3 Ligier JS P320        
47 63 United Arab Emirates Ed Jones
United States Bret Curtis
Australia Ryan Briscoe
Brazil Marcos Gomes
GTD Ferrari 488 GT3        
48 64 United States Ted Giovanis
United States Owen Trinkler
United States Hugh Plumb
United States Matt Plumb
GTD Porsche 911 GT3 R        
49 75 Australia Kenny Habul
Italy Raffaele Marciello
Canada Mikael Grenier
Germany Luca Stolz
GTD Mercedes-AMG GT3        
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