Werner on Lime Rock Pole

As at Mid-Ohio in May, all four class qualifying records were broken at Lime Rock as Audi's Marco Werner claimed pole for Monday's New England Grand Prix

Werner on Lime Rock Pole

Marco Werner/JJ Lehto edged out the two Lola EX257 AERs of James Weaver/Butch Leitzinger and Chris Dyson/Andy Wallace, with the other Audi R8 of Frank Biela/Emanuele Pirro right on the Lolas' tail.

Chris McMurry/Jeff Bucknum easily took the P2 class pole, over two seconds faster than their nearest competitor.

In GT1 it was the Oliver Gavin/Olivier Beretta Corvette C6-R which was fastest ahead of teammates Johnny O'Connell/Ron Fellows, with the Saleen S7R of Johnny Mowlem/Terry Borcheller just ahead of the Maserati MC12 of Fabio Babini/Andrea Bertolini.

Finally, in GT2 Patrick Long/Jorg Bergmeister were fastest ahead of Timo Bernhard/Romain Dumas, both in Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs, with Robin Liddell/Bill Auberlen rounding out the top three in their Panoz Esperante eGTLM.

Pos Drivers Make Class Time 1. Lehto/Werner Audi R8 P1 46.753 2. Weaver/Leitzinger Lola EX257 AER P1 46.967 3. Dyson/Wallace Lola EX257 AER P1 47.064 4. Biela/Pirro Audi R8 P1 47.077 5. McMurry/Bucknum Courage C-65 P2 49.503 6. Gavin/Beretta Corvette C6-R GT1 50.170 7. O'Connell/Fellows Corvette C6-R GT1 50.506 8. Mowlem/Borcheller Saleen S7R GT1 51.148 9. Babini/Bertolini Maserati MC12 GT1 51.170 10. Devlin/Van der Steur/ Lola B2K/40 AER P2 51.517 Van der Steur 11. Dalziel/Figge Corvette C5-R GT1 51.621 12. Bach/Cosmo Courage Mazda P2 51.804 13. Rugulo/Weickardt Dodge Viper GT1 52.629 14. Long/Bergmeister Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 53.748 15. Bernhard/Dumas Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 53.989 16. Liddell/Auberlen Panoz Esperante eGTLM GT2 54.012 17. Henzler/Rockenfeller Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 54.064 18. Sellers/Franchitti Panoz Esperante eGTLM GT2 54.364 19. Baas/Pobst Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 54.595 20. Pechnik/Neiman Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 54.824 21. Van Overbeek/Fogarty Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 54.959 22. Jackson/Sudgen Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GT2 55.161 
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