24H Daytona: an LMP2 best time in Free Practice 1
The IndyCar Series star shot in 1’49 »251 at the end of the session to lead by 0.016 seconds the #02 Cadillac DPi-VR of Earl Bamber’s Chip Ganassi Racing and the #10 Acura ARX-05 of Filipe Albuquerque.
Seven LMP2s are in the top 10 of the fastest times in this 90-minute session, which took place without a red flag. The #20 High Class Racing and #29 Racing Team Nederland Orecas completed the LMP2 Top 3.
The #13 AWA Duqueine D08 of Matt Bell was the quickest of the LMP3s, behind leaders GTD Pro and GTD. Mathieu Jaminet was the most prominent in GTD Pro, thanks to a time of 1:56.784 set by the Frenchman in the #9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R.
The #75 SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo, driven by Luca Stolz, leads the GTD class.
Forty-seven of the 61 cars entered set at least one time during the session which took place in persistent light rain, but without any major incident.
The times are HERE
The lap times driver by driver are HERE
The 2nd free practice session will start at 9:20 p.m. (French time).