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Race Report: 2018 Northeast Grand Prix

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Northeast Grand Prix
Lime Rock Park
July 21, 2018

Use the drop-down menus or the links that follow to view post-race informationsession results, important times, entrant facts, weather forecast, track facts and history.

Post-Race

ResultsView PDF: Overall | By Class | By Driver Fastest Lap
Driver Fastest LapView PDF: Overall | By Class
Lap ChartView PDF
Best Sector TimesView PDF
Event Maximum SpeedView PDF: Overall | By Driver
Leader SequenceView PDF
Average Distance and SpeedView PDF
Fastest Lap SequenceView PDF
Analysis by LapView PDF
Drive TimeView PDF
Pit Stop AnalysisView PDF
Time CardsView PDF
WeatherView PDF

Session Results

Race

Pos.Class Pos.No.ClassDriversTeamCarLapsTotal TimeGapBest Lap
Lap Time MPH
1166GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT1782:40:12.527128 50.991 104.065
223GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R1782:40:23.95811.431 11.43179 51.181 103.678
33912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR1782:40:26.12813.601 2.17079 50.993 104.061
444GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R1782:40:50.49137.964 24.363117 51.248 103.543
55911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR1782:40:53.47640.949 2.985133 50.834 104.386
6667GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT1782:40:57.59045.063 4.11459 51.156 103.729
7725GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1762:41:05.8642 Laps 2 Laps91 51.227 103.585
8148GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT31722:40:14.6986 Laps 4 Laps54 52.575 100.929
9244GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT31722:40:33.3126 Laps 18.614113 52.474 101.124
10363GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT31722:40:51.2096 Laps 17.89752 52.535 101.006
11486GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31722:40:54.6736 Laps 3.464112 52.759 100.577
12515GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT31722:41:00.9446 Laps 6.27145 52.145 101.762
13633GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT31712:40:34.3287 Laps 1 Lap11 52.864 100.378
14714GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT31712:40:51.8517 Laps 17.523100 52.343 101.377
15858GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 R1712:41:09.1757 Laps 17.32410 52.590 100.901
16824GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1292:02:18.29049 Laps 42 Laps119 51.267 103.504
17993GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT311:36.766Not Running
181096GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT3Not Running
— Race: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Qualifying

Pos.Class Pos.Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
113GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R49.754511106.652
22912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR49.920614+0.166 +0.166106.297
3366GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT49.945313+0.191 +0.025106.244
444GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R50.048710+0.294 +0.103106.025
5567GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT50.1061011+0.352 +0.058105.903
6624GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM50.285410+0.531 +0.179105.526
7725GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM50.38589+0.631 +0.100105.316
88911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR50.656715+0.902 +0.271104.753
9158GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 R51.49158+1.737 +0.835103.054
10214GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT351.62847+1.874 +0.137102.781
11315GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT351.70546+1.951 +0.077102.628
12448GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT351.838910+2.084 +0.133102.364
13563GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT351.84857+2.094 +0.010102.345
14696GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT351.884710+2.130 +0.036102.274
15793GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT351.98969+2.235 +0.105102.067
16833GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT351.98969+2.235 +0.000102.067
17986GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.13748+2.383 +0.148101.777
181044GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT352.68067+2.926 +0.543100.728
— Qualifying: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 3

Pos.Class Pos.Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
11911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR50.4141748105.256
2266GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT50.8792056+0.465 +0.465104.294
3324GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM50.934654+0.520 +0.055104.181
44912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR50.970960+0.556 +0.036104.108
554GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R51.120852+0.706 +0.150103.802
6667GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT51.200955+0.786 +0.080103.640
773GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R51.2251243+0.811 +0.025103.589
8825GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM51.4292843+1.015 +0.204103.178
9158GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 R51.7541651+1.340 +0.325102.530
10293GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.0511652+1.637 +0.297101.945
11386GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.136547+1.722 +0.085101.779
12496GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT352.2521853+1.838 +0.116101.553
13533GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT352.255644+1.841 +0.003101.547
14648GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT352.4701649+2.056 +0.215101.131
15715GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT352.5191248+2.105 +0.049101.037
16814GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT352.634333+2.220 +0.115100.816
17944GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT352.832847+2.418 +0.198100.438
181063GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT353.0871745+2.673 +0.25599.956
— Practice 3: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 2

Pos.Class Pos.Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
113GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R50.939946104.171
2266GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT51.0011146+0.062 +0.062104.044
33912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR51.1181755+0.179 +0.117103.806
4467GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT51.1451632+0.206 +0.027103.751
55911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR51.148659+0.209 +0.003103.745
6624GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM51.2771043+0.338 +0.129103.484
7725GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM51.321619+0.382 +0.044103.395
884GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R51.529743+0.590 +0.208102.978
9144GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT352.140559+1.201 +0.611101.771
10263GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT352.2983247+1.359 +0.158101.464
11314GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT352.4682727+1.529 +0.170101.135
12458GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 R52.5704557+1.631 +0.102100.939
13533GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT352.5781240+1.639 +0.008100.924
14686GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.823352+1.884 +0.245100.455
15793GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.8311449+1.892 +0.008100.440
16896GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT352.850847+1.911 +0.019100.404
17915GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT353.0053133+2.066 +0.155100.111
181048GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT3
— Practice 2: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 1

Pos.Class Pos.Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
1166GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT50.9241346104.202
22911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR51.021751+0.097 +0.097104.003
3367GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GT51.0801137+0.156 +0.059103.883
44912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSR51.1661249+0.242 +0.086103.709
5524GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM51.2861020+0.362 +0.120103.466
6625GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLM51.490633+0.566 +0.204103.056
773GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R51.708746+0.784 +0.218102.622
884GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.R51.7231353+0.799 +0.015102.592
9114GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT352.3031135+1.379 +0.580101.454
10286GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.308939+1.384 +0.005101.444
11344GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT352.3381347+1.414 +0.030101.386
12496GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT352.506542+1.582 +0.168101.062
13548GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT352.509710+1.585 +0.003101.056
14693GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT352.511637+1.587 +0.002101.052
15763GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT352.5671031+1.643 +0.056100.945
16858GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 R52.569750+1.645 +0.002100.941
17933GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT352.592843+1.668 +0.023100.897
181015GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT352.633925+1.709 +0.041100.818
— Practice 1: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Important Times

Green Flag3:10 p.m. EDT *
Race Broadcast3 p.m. on IMSA.tv
4 p.m. on FS1 (same-day delay)
Qualifying9:35–10:15 a.m. Saturday

— 9:35–9:50 a.m. (GTD)
— 10–10:15 a.m. (GTLM)
Practice Sessions11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Friday
1:55–2:55 p.m. Friday
4:55–5:55 p.m. Friday
9:05–9:25 a.m. Saturday (warm-up)
Official ScheduleView PDF
* All times are in Eastern Daylight Time. View the green-flag time in all time zones.

Entrant Facts

Starting GridView PDF
Entry ListView Table
Pit AssignmentsView PDF
Spotter Guide
2018 Northeast Grand Prix spotter guide
View PDF

Entry List

Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarEngineTire
3GTLMJan Magnussen,
Antonio Garcia
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.RChevroletMichelin
4GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C7.RChevroletMichelin
24GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLMBMWMichelin
25GTLMAlexander Sims,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTLMBMWMichelin
66GTLMJoey Hand,
Dirk Mueller
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GTFordMichelin
67GTLMRyan Briscoe,
Richard Westbrook
Chip Ganassi RacingFord GTFordMichelin
911GTLMNick Tandy,
Patrick Pilet
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSRPorscheMichelin
912GTLMLaurens Vanthoor,
Earl Bamber
Porsche GT TeamPorsche 911 RSRPorscheMichelin
14GTDDominik Baumann,
Kyle Marcelli
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT3LexusContinental
15GTDJack Hawksworth,
Mario Farnbacher
3GT RacingLexus RC F GT3LexusContinental
33GTDBen Keating,
Jeroen Bleekemolen
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT3Mercedes-AMGContinental
44GTDJohn Potter,
Andy Lally
Magnus RacingAudi R8 LMS GT3AudiContinental
48GTDBryan Sellers,
Madison Snow
Paul Miller RacingLamborghini Huracan GT3LamborghiniContinental
58GTDPatrick Long,
Christina Nielsen
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3 RPorscheContinental
63GTDCooper MacNeil,
Jeff Segal
Scuderia CorsaFerrari 488 GT3FerrariContinental
86GTDKatherine Legge,
Alvaro Parente
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT3AcuraContinental
93GTDJustin Marks,
Lawson Aschenbach
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT3AcuraContinental
96GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT3BMWContinental
— Entry List: PDF

Weather Forecast

Track Facts

Length1.5 miles
Duration2 hours 40 minutes
Turns7
DirectionClockwise
Track Map
2018 Northeast Grand Prix track map
Photo: IMSA
Event Twitter Account & Hashtag@limerockpark, #NortheastGP

History

2017 Winners— GTLM: Patrick Pilet, Dirk Werner (Porsche GT Team)
— GTD: Patrick Lindsey, Jorg Bergmeister (Park Palce Motorsports)
2016 Winners— PC: Renger van der Zande, Alex Popow (Starworks Motorsport)
— GTLM: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner (Corvette Racing)
— GTD: Andy Lally, John Potter (Magnus Racing)
2015 Winners— PC: Mike Guasch, Tom Kimber-Smith (PR1 / Mathiasen Motorsports)
— GTD: Michael Marsal, Dane Cameron (Turner Motorsport)
2013 Winners— P1: Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr (Muscle Milk Pickett Racing)
— P2: Scott Tucker, Ryan Briscoe (Level 5 Motorsports)
— PC: Bruno Junqueira, Duncan Ende (RSR Racing)
— GT: Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand (BMW Team RLL)
— GTC: Nelson Canache, Spencer Pumpelly (Flying Lizard Motorsports)
2012 Winners— P1: Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr (Muscle Milk Pickett Racing)
— P2: Scott Tucker, Christophe Bouchut (Level 5 Motorsports)
— PC: Jon Bennett, Colin Braun (CORE autosport)
— GT: Patrick Long, Jorg Bergmeister (Flying Lizard Motorsports)
— GTC: Cooper MacNeil, Leh Keen (Alex Job Racing)

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