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Mercedes-AMG Fastest in Pro and Pro-Am, Ferrari Tops Am In Friday Afternoon Practice at Road America

19 August 2022
  • Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG atop Pro
  • DXDT Racing Mercedes-AMG ahead in Pro-Am
  • Triarsi Ferrari still quickest in Am
  • Provisional Results

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin - Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS continued on into afternoon practice after periodic showers throughout the day at Road America. A clear session led to significantly faster lap times than the morning session.

In Pro, Russell Ward set the pace with a 2:05.750 behind the wheel of the #33 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3. The next-fastest Pro car was the #6 US RaceTronics Mercedes-AMG GT3 driven by Loris Spinelli with a 2:05.998, followed by Andrea Caldarelli in the #1 K-PAX Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3

In Pro-Am and overall, Bryan Sellers laid down a 2:05.607 in his #08 DXDT Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3, followed by Colin Braun barely off his bumper in the #04 CrowdStrike by Riley Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 with a 2:05.633. Chandler Hull finished off the top three times in his #94 BimmerWorld BMW M4 GT3.

Finally, Onofrio Triarsi set a 2:06.937 behind the wheel of the #23 Triarsi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3, which worked out to the seventh-fastest lap time overall. Kyle Washington improved on his morning time with a 2:10.463 in his #032 GMG Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R (991.ii).

Qualifying begins tomorrow at 9:00 AM, followed by Race 1 at 2:15 PM.

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