Vancouver Trans-Am Qualifying Results

VANCOUVER, B.C. (September 3) - Brian Simo, in the No. 2 Valvoline Ford Mustang Cobra, was fastest in qualifying for Saturday’s Molson Indy Vancouver BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race after posting a top time of 1:16.557 (83.749 ...

VANCOUVER, B.C. (September 3) - Brian Simo, in the No. 2 Valvoline Ford Mustang Cobra, was fastest in qualifying for Saturday’s Molson Indy Vancouver BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race after posting a top time of 1:16.557 (83.749 mph). Simo, of Carlsbad, Calif., earned his ninth career pole and seventh fastest qualifying effort of the season to continue his streak as the only driver to qualifying in the Fast Five at all 10 races to date in the season. “I’ve been driving this car for the last four years, and our team is really pulling together,” Said Simo. “This Vancouver circuit is a great street track, and I’m really looking forward to the first Trans-Am race here.” Qualifying second was Chris Neville, in the No. 88 Tommy Bahama Mustang Cobra, followed by Johnny Miller, in the No. 64 Automationdirect.com Chevrolet Corvette, Paul Gentilozzi, in the No. 1 Johnson Controls/HomeLink Mustang Cobra, and Michael Lewis, in the No. 12 AmeriSuites Mustang Cobra.

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Starters for Saturday’s 58-lap, 103.298-mile BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Seris race, part of the Molson Indy Vancouver, with starting position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour.

1. (2), Brian Simo, Carlsbad, Calif., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:16.557, 83.749. 2. (88), Chris Neville, Scottsdale, Ariz., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:16.775, 83.511. 3. (64), Johnny W. Miller IV, Johnson City, Tenn., Chevrolet Corvette,1:17.087, 83.173. 4. (1), Paul Gentilozzi, Lansing, Mich., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:17.213, 83.037. 5. (12), Michael Lewis, San Diego, Calif., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:17.833, 82.376. 6. (4), G.J. Mennen, Austin, Texas, Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:17.889, 82.317. 7. (66), Leighton Reese, Minnetonka, Minn., Pontiac Grand Prix, 1:18.354, 81.828. 8. (28), Lou Gigliotti, Garland, Texas, Chevrolet Corvette, 1:18.519, 81.656. 9. (23), Bob Ruman, Munroe Falls, Ohio, Chevrolet Camaro, 1:19.000, 81.159. 10. (15), Tomy Drissi, Hollywood, Calif., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:19.823, 80.322. 11. (40), Steve Pelke, Lansing, Ill., Chevrolet Camaro, 1:20.413, 79.733. 12. (59), Simon Gregg, Jacksonville, Fla., Chevrolet Camaro, 1:20.432, 79.714. 13. (49), Randy Ruhlman, Greensboro, N.C., Ford Mustang Cobra, 1:20.462, 79.684. 14. (8), Tom Coleman, Asheville, N.C., Chevrolet Camaro, 1:21.954, 78.234. 15. (42), James Briody, Cherry Hill, N.J., Chevrolet Camaro, 1:22.711, 77.518. 16. (13), C. David Seuss, Charlestown, Mass., Oldsmobile Cutlass, 1:24.635, 75.755. 17. (6), Frank Cioppettini, Far Hills, N.J., Chevrolet Camaro, 1:27.554, 73.230. 18. (81), Kevin Neilson, Edmonton, Alberta, Chevrolet Camaro, 1:31.417, 70.135.

Source: SCCA/SCCA Pro Racing

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Brian Simo , David Seuss , Tomy Drissi , Paul Gentilozzi , Leighton Reese , Johnny Miller , Randy Ruhlman , Steve Pelke , Lou Gigliotti , Bob Ruman , Michael Lewis , Simon Gregg , G.J. Mennen , James Briody