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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