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GUSTAVO YACAMAN TAKES POLE FOR MOBIL 1 SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY HAWK PERFORMANCE


(BOWMANVILLE, ON – July 12, 2014) Oak Racing driver Gustavo Yacaman of Columbia won the pole for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance. He set the pace with a best lap time of 1:09.167. Yacaman will co-pilot the Nissan Morgan Prototype with France’s Olivier Pla. Burnaby, BC native Michael Valiante will start third in the Prototype class.

SRT Motorsports driver Kuno Wittmer of Montreal won the pole in the highly competitive GTLM class, setting a track record in the process with a fast lap of 1:15.206. The Canadian racer is joined by American Jonathan Bomarito in the #93 Viper GTS-R.

In Saturday’s feature race, the Continental SportsCar Challenge, Andy Lally and co-driver Matt Bell were victorious in the Grand Sport class. Toronto’s Scott Maxwell was third. In Street Tuner action, Burnaby, BC racer Remo Ruscitti finished atop the podium.

Races were also held as the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama, Cooper Prototype Lites, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and the SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup were all were in action.

In the U.S. based IMSA GT3 Cup, Jesse Lazare of Montreal won the 31-lap race, 0.173 over Colin Thompson.

The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites also held their first of two weekend races. British Columbia native Remo Ruscitti finished seconds ahead of Robert Alon.

Sunday's schedule begins two races in the morning beginning at 9 am. The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites and Lamborghini Super Trofeo hold their second races of the weekend. The Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race gets underway at 2:06 pm ET.

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For further information:

Ryan Chalmers, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
ryan@ctmpark.com 800-866-1072 (office) (905) 260-1711 (cell)

Photo Credit – John Walker
Cutline – Gustavo Yacaman won the pole in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance on Saturday, July 12.
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada – Starting lineup for Sunday’s IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at the 3.957 km, 10-turn Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course, with starting position, car number (in parentheses), driver, car and speed.
 
1. (42) Gustavo Yacaman, Morgan Nissan, 127.986 mph; 
2. (1) Ryan Dalziel, HPD ARX-03b, 127.453;
3. (90) Richard Westbrook, Corvette DP, 127.113;
4. (2) Johannes van Overbeek, HPD ARX-03b, 126.218;
5. (5) Christian Fittipaldi, Corvette DP, 125.927;
6. (10) Ricky Taylor, Corvette DP, 125.859;
7. (01) Memo Rojas, Riley DP Ford EcoBoost, 125.685;
8. (60) Oswaldo Negri Jr, Riley DP Ford EcoBoost, 124.089;
9. (07) Tristan Nunez, Mazda Prototype Diesel, 121.550;
10. (70) Tom Long, Mazda Prototype Diesel, 118.506;
11. x-(93) Kuno Wittmer, Dodge Viper SRT, 117.709;
12. (3) Antonio Garcia, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, 117.596;
13. (17) Wolf Henzler, Porsche 911 RSR, 117.456;
14. (4) Oliver Gavin, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, 117.297;
15. (56) Dirk Mueller, BMW Z4 GTE, 117.255;
16. (911) Nick Tandy, Porsche 911 RSR, 116.903;
17. (91) Dominik Farnbacher, Dodge Viper SRT, 116.897;
18. (912) Patrick Long, Porsche 911 RSR, 116.568;
19. (62) Pierre Kaffer, Ferrari F458 Italia, 115.960;
20. (55) Andy Priaulx, BMW Z4 GTE, 115.877;
21. z-(33) Jeroen Bleekemolen, Dodge Viper SRT, 112.050;
22. (45) Spencer Pumpelly, Audi R8 LMS, 111.831;
23. (94) Dane Cameron, BMW Z4, 111.808;
24. (23) Mario Farnbacher, Porsche 911 GT America, 111.754;
25. (35) Dion von Moltke, Audi R8 LMS, 111.740;
26. (58) Jan Heylen, Porsche 911 GT America, 111.704;
27. (22) Leh Keen, Porsche 911 GT America, 111.553;
28. (007) James Davison, Aston Martin V12 Vantage, 111.550;
29. (73) Kevin Estre, Porsche 911 GT America, 111.306;
30. (48) Christopher Haase, Audi R8 LMS, 111.274;
31. (555) Townsend Bell, Ferrari F458 Italia, 111.094;
32. (44) Andy Lally, Porsche 911 GT America, 110.984;
33. (63) Alessandro Balzan, Ferrari F458 Italia, 110.942;
34. (27) Andrew Davis, Porsche 911 GT America, 110.924;
35. (81) Damien Faulkner, Porsche 911 GT America, 110.569;
36. (18) Chris Green, Porsche 911 GT America, 109.547;
37. (46) Charles Espenlaub, Audi R8 LMS, 109.221.
 
x-GT Le Mans class pole
z-GT Daytona class pole

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