Will Turner fastest in qualifying for Lime Rock LIME ROCK, CT - 05/24/2003 - For the second time this year a Turner Motorsport BMW will start from the pole position for a round of the Speed Touring Car Championship. Will Turner, originally of ...
Will Turner fastest in qualifying for Lime Rock
LIME ROCK, CT - 05/24/2003 - For the second time this year a Turner Motorsport BMW will start from the pole position for a round of the Speed Touring Car Championship. Will Turner, originally of nearby Canton, CT was the fastest qualifier for Monday's race - beating out the Acura RSX of Pierre Kleinubing in very wet conditions. Bill Auberlen, also in a Turner Motorsport BMW qualified fifth.
With rain coming down Will Turner set the fastest time during this morning's qualifying session. With experience and development time his key assets, Will Turner piloted his Turner Motorsport/H&R Spirngs/BMW of Watertown BMW 325i to his third career pole. Lime Rock was the site for much testing for Turner Motorsport. And with his hometown not far down the road Turner has lapped Lime Rock many times in both rain and dry weather.
Bill Auberlen, driving the #93 Turner Motorsport/H&R Springs/BMW of Watertown BMW 325i, qualified in fifth place. Yesterday, Auberlen posted the fastest overall time in yesterday's two practice sessions. Following last weekend's second place finish, he leads the Speed Touring Car Championship. A win here would be his second at Lime Rock in three years.
"Rain or shine I knew these Turner guys would give me the right car," Auberlen said. "I won here two years ago because they gave me the best car. I'm looking forward to another race like that one!"
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Round 3 of the Speed Touring Car Championship gets under way at 10am on Monday, May 26 from Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. If you can't make you can keep track lap by lap with SCCA's Live Timing feature on their website, www.world-challenge.com. The Speed Channel will begin broadcasting the race on Saturday, May 31 at 3pm.