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Heylen, Porsche Tops First GTWCA Practice Session at COTA

30 April 2021
  • Wet, damp conditions lengthen lap times
  • Intermittent sprinkles and showers to continue throughout the day
  • GTWCA PRAC1 - PDF Link

Austin, Texas - Under damp and cloudy conditions, Jan Heylen managed a 2:05.941-second lap to set the fastest overall lap early in the #20 Porsche 911 GT3 R (991.2) and in the course set the top lap time for the ProAm class.

In Pro, the #33 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3, driven by Russell Ward, turned a 2:06.462 to secure the top spot in the class.

Am fast lap honors went to Conrad Grunewald in the #61 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GT3, who set a 2:07.708 lap time that also found him ninth overall in the GT field.

GT World Challenge America competitors run Practice 2 at 3:35 pm CDT. Follow along with live timing and scoring at https://www.gt-world-challenge-america.com/watch-live.