Dyson Claims Pole in Atlanta

Dyson Racing driver James Weaver has put the Lola on overall pole at Road Atlanta ahead of tomorrow's Grand Prix of Atlanta

Dyson Claims Pole in Atlanta

Weaver's lap of 1:11.241 was four tenths ahead of JJ Lehto in the Audi R8 was good for his second straight pole in Atlanta, and his twelfth career pole. "Our car works best with the right ride height," Weaver noted. "Tracks like here, Road America and Infineon are where we are best set up for the fast corners."

Jon Field claimed the P2 pole for Telecis Intersport Racing, while Johnny O'Connell took his first ALMS pole in the GT1 class, and Bill Auberlen earned the first GT2 pole for Panoz Motor Sports' Esperante GTLM.

Sportsbook.com Grand Prix of Atlanta - Qualifying Results:

Pos Driver Make Class Time Speed (mph) 1. James Weaver, Butch Leitzinger Lola EX257 AER P1 1:11.241 128.35 2. JJ Lehto, Marco Werner Audi R8 P1 1:11.668 127.59 3. Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro Audi R8 P1 1:11.765 127.42 4. Andy Wallace, Chris Dyson Lola EX257 AER P1 1:12.184 126.68 5. Jon Field, Clint Field, Lola B05/40/AER P2 1:12.678 125.82 6. Jeff Bucknum, John Macaluso, Chris McMurry Courage C-65 P2 1:14.996 121.93 7. Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell Corvette C6-R GT1 1:17.034 118.70 8. Oliver Gavin, Olivier Beretta Corvette C6-R GT1 1:17.323 118.26 9. Guy Cosmo, Jamie Bach Courage Mazda P2 1:17.622 117.80 10. Fabrizio De Simone, Andrea Bertolini Maserati MC12 GT1 1:17.658 117.75 11. Terry Borcheller, Johnny Mowlem Saleen S7R GT1 1:18.133 117.03 12. Ryan Dalziel, Alex Figgie Corvette C5-R GT1 1:18.365 116.68 13. Bill Auberlen, Robin Liddell Panoz Esperante GT2 1:21.647 111.99 14. Michele Rugulo, Tom Weickardt Dodge Viper GT1 1:21.987 111.53 15. Jorg Bergmeister, Lucas Luhr, Patrick Long Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:22.406 110.96 16. Johannes van Overbeek, Jon Fogarty Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:22.446 110.91 17. Tony Burgess, Sascha Maassen Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:22.822 110.41 18. Scott Maxwell, Bryan Sellers Panoz Esperante GT2 1:22.856 110.36 19. Randy Pobst, Ian Baas Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:23.499 109.51 20. Justin Jackson, Nic Jonsson Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:26.434 105.79 21. Michael Cawley, Rick Skelton Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:27.960 103.96 22. Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 1:59.902 76.26 23. Eric & Gunnar Van der Steur, Ben Devlin Lola B2K/40 AER P2 2:18.833 65.86 24. Lonnie Pechnik, Seth Neiman Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 No Time.
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