Luck, Quinlan, Starkweather Lead GT America Qualifiers

5 June 2021 GT America
  • Luck, Porsche Tops SRO3
  • Quinlan, BMW Lead GT4
  • Starkweather, Saleen 1 Cup Heads Invitational

Alton, Va. - Luck is not a factor for Charlie Luck, who led the sunny and dry qualifying session for GT America competitors to capture the pole position for Saturday's Race 1. The #45 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R 991.2 driver ran a 1-minute, 46.855-second qualifying lap during the session to secure the top spot on the starting grid for the SRO3 class.

Dual-duty #70 inception racing McLaren 720S-GT3 driver Brendan Iribe ran a best 1:46.883 qualifier to slot into P2 on the starting grid, with DXDT Racing's George Kurtz (#04 Mercedes-AMG GT3) taking up the third position. Closing out the second row in SRO3 class will be George Daskalos, #27 Dasakalos Racing Audi R8 LMS pilot in P4.

Sean Quinlan (#119 Stephen Cameron Racing BMW M4 GT4) will sit in pole position for the GT4 class, having run a 1-minute, 55.495-second lap during the qualifying session. #39 RENNtech Motorsports driver Chris Cagnazzi turned a 1:55.840 lap time good for P2 next to Quinlan. The second row will see ROTR Motorsports' Alex Welch (#76 Audi R8 LMS GT4) next to GMG Racing's Jason Bell (#2 Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT4) in P3 and P4, respectively. Dominic Starkweather, driving the #112 EMG Motorsport SAleen 1 Cup, will head up the Invitational class.

All results are provisional until posted Final. Race 1 for GT America powered by AWS drops the green flag at 4:50 pm EDT on Saturday. Fans can catch all the action on the GT World YouTube channel, on SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel 392 (web app 992) and follow timing and scoring from the official GT America site at CBS Sports Network weekend highlights programming will premiere on June 13th at 2:30 pm EDT; check your local listings for channel information.