Race Report: 2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge

2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio logo

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Sept. 27, 2020

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Sessions

Results

Race

Pos.Class Pos.No.ClassDriversTeamCarLapsTotal TimeGapBest Lap
Lap Time MPH
117DPiHelio Castroneves,
Ricky Taylor
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051152:40:07.91839 1:12.868 111.554
2231DPiFelipe Nasr,
Pipo Derani
Action Express RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1152:40:08.5250.607 0.607107 1:12.794 111.668
3310DPiRenger Van Der Zande,
Ryan Briscoe
Wayne Taylor RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1152:40:23.77915.861 15.25441 1:13.086 111.222
4455DPiJonathan Bomarito,
Harry Tincknell
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1152:40:24.35116.433 0.57241 1:12.795 111.666
5577DPiOliver Jarvis,
Tristan Nunez
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1152:40:28.56420.646 4.21342 1:12.766 111.711
665DPiJoao Barbosa,
Sebastien Bourdais
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1152:40:32.17524.257 3.61166 1:13.325 110.859
776DPiDane Cameron,
Juan Pablo Montoya
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051122:38:35.388Not Running108 1:12.292 112.443
813GTLMAntonio Garcia,
Jordan Taylor
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1102:41:09.2325 Laps 2 Laps97 1:19.463 102.296
924GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1102:41:10.7045 Laps 1.47293 1:19.520 102.223
10325GTLMBruno Spengler,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1102:41:16.7625 Laps 6.05893 1:19.918 101.714
11424GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1102:41:16.9295 Laps 0.16797 1:20.002 101.607
12114GTDJack Hawksworth,
Aaron Telitz
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31082:40:48.0217 Laps 2 Laps36 1:21.992 99.141
13274GTDGar Robinson,
Lawson Aschenbach
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT31082:40:48.8797 Laps 0.85836 1:21.644 99.563
14316GTDRyan Hardwick,
Patrick Long
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3R1082:40:49.1057 Laps 0.22681 1:21.987 99.147
15423GTDRoman de Angelis,
Ian James
Heart of Racing TeamAston Martin Vantage GT31082:40:55.4467 Laps 6.34176 1:22.204 98.885
16586GTDMario Farnbacher,
Matt McMurry
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31082:40:56.0737 Laps 0.62779 1:22.078 99.037
17657GTDAlvaro Parente,
Misha Goikhberg
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31082:40:56.3707 Laps 0.29781 1:22.137 98.966
18744GTDAndy Lally,
John Potter
GRT MagnusLamborghini Huracan GT31082:40:56.5137 Laps 0.14341 1:22.183 98.910
19876GTDCorey Fergus,
Paul Holton
Compass RacingMcLaren 720S GT31082:40:59.0117 Laps 2.498101 1:22.343 98.718
20922GTDTill Bechtolsheimer,
Marc Miller
Gradient RacingAcura NSX GT31072:40:22.4778 Laps 1 Lap81 1:22.226 98.859
211012GTDFrankie Montecalvo,
Townsend Bell
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT3872:41:04.97828 Laps 20 Laps59 1:22.177 98.917
22885DPiTristan Vautier,
Gabriel Aubry
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R862:00:05.267Not Running67 1:13.247 110.977
231196GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT3832:40:59.84332 Laps 3 Laps67 1:22.591 98.422
241230GTDRob Ferriol,
Spencer Pumpelly
Team HardpointAudi R8 LMS GT3601:28:58.543Not Running47 1:23.178 97.727
— Race: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Qualifying

Pos.Class Pos.No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
116DPiDane Cameron,
Juan Pablo Montoya
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:10.839912114.750
227DPiHelio Castroneves,
Ricky Taylor
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:10.8551112+0.016 +0.016114.724
3355DPiJonathan Bomarito,
Harry Tincknell
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:11.0041212+0.165 +0.149114.483
4431DPiFelipe Nasr,
Pipo Derani
Action Express RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:11.0671212+0.228 +0.063114.381
5510DPiRenger Van Der Zande,
Ryan Briscoe
Wayne Taylor RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:11.271812+0.432 +0.204114.054
6677DPiOliver Jarvis,
Tristan Nunez
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:11.3651212+0.526 +0.094113.904
775DPiJoao Barbosa,
Sebastien Bourdais
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:11.3821111+0.543 +0.017113.877
8885DPiTristan Vautier,
Gabriel Aubry
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:12.0811212+1.242 +0.699112.772
913GTLMAntonio Garcia,
Jordan Taylor
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:17.9851012+7.146 +5.904104.235
10224GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:18.3611112+7.522 +0.376103.735
1134GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:18.4481012+7.609 +0.087103.619
12425GTLMBruno Spengler,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:18.5151011+7.676 +0.067103.531
13114GTDJack Hawksworth,
Aaron Telitz
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:20.9741011+10.135 +2.459100.387
14286GTDMario Farnbacher,
Matt McMurry
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.0891112+10.250 +0.115100.245
15357GTDAlvaro Parente,
Misha Goikhberg
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.1961011+10.357 +0.107100.113
16476GTDCorey Fergus,
Paul Holton
Compass RacingMcLaren 720S GT31:21.3021011+10.463 +0.10699.982
17596GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT31:21.3641011+10.525 +0.06299.906
18623GTDRoman de Angelis,
Ian James
Heart of Racing TeamAston Martin Vantage GT31:21.4311112+10.592 +0.06799.824
19712GTDFrankie Montecalvo,
Townsend Bell
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:21.442711+10.603 +0.01199.810
20816GTDRyan Hardwick,
Patrick Long
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3R1:21.6591112+10.820 +0.21799.545
21922GTDTill Bechtolsheimer,
Marc Miller
Gradient RacingAcura NSX GT31:22.189810+11.350 +0.53098.903
221074GTDGar Robinson,
Lawson Aschenbach
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT31:22.2541112+11.415 +0.06598.825
231144GTDAndy Lally,
John Potter
GRT MagnusLamborghini Huracan GT31:22.388911+11.549 +0.13498.664
241230GTDRob Ferriol,
Spencer Pumpelly
Team HardpointAudi R8 LMS GT31:22.855811+12.016 +0.46798.108
— Qualifying: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Practice 2

Pos.Class Pos.No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
117DPiHelio Castroneves,
Ricky Taylor
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:11.3953136113.856
2210DPiRenger Van Der Zande,
Ryan Briscoe
Wayne Taylor RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:11.587837+0.192 +0.192113.551
336DPiDane Cameron,
Juan Pablo Montoya
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:11.6452131+0.250 +0.058113.459
4431DPiFelipe Nasr,
Pipo Derani
Action Express RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:11.8983536+0.503 +0.253113.059
5555DPiJonathan Bomarito,
Harry Tincknell
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:12.0093137+0.614 +0.111112.885
6677DPiOliver Jarvis,
Tristan Nunez
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:12.4703737+1.075 +0.461112.167
775DPiJoao Barbosa,
Sebastien Bourdais
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:12.540735+1.145 +0.070112.059
8885DPiTristan Vautier,
Gabriel Aubry
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:12.5543640+1.159 +0.014112.037
913GTLMAntonio Garcia,
Jordan Taylor
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:18.6682938+7.273 +6.114103.330
1024GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:18.9282239+7.533 +0.260102.989
11324GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:19.0342729+7.639 +0.106102.851
12425GTLMBruno Spengler,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:19.2601033+7.865 +0.226102.558
13114GTDJack Hawksworth,
Aaron Telitz
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:20.465838+9.070 +1.205101.022
14212GTDFrankie Montecalvo,
Townsend Bell
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:20.7541036+9.359 +0.289100.661
15386GTDMario Farnbacher,
Matt McMurry
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.0701234+9.675 +0.316100.268
16496GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT31:21.075933+9.680 +0.005100.262
17516GTDRyan Hardwick,
Patrick Long
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3R1:21.1581035+9.763 +0.083100.159
18630GTDRob Ferriol,
Spencer Pumpelly
Team HardpointAudi R8 LMS GT31:21.2021036+9.807 +0.044100.105
19776GTDCorey Fergus,
Paul Holton
Compass RacingMcLaren 720S GT31:21.2203031+9.825 +0.018100.083
20857GTDAlvaro Parente,
Misha Goikhberg
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.5661932+10.171 +0.34699.658
21923GTDRoman de Angelis,
Ian James
Heart of Racing TeamAston Martin Vantage GT31:21.7831733+10.388 +0.21799.394
221022GTDTill Bechtolsheimer,
Marc Miller
Gradient RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.943935+10.548 +0.16099.200
231144GTDAndy Lally,
John Potter
GRT MagnusLamborghini Huracan GT31:21.9781032+10.583 +0.03599.158
241274GTDGar Robinson,
Lawson Aschenbach
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT31:22.0472436+10.652 +0.06999.074
— Practice 2: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Practice 1

Pos.Class Pos.No.ClassDriversTeamCarTimeLapTotalGapMPH
116DPiDane Cameron,
Juan Pablo Montoya
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:13.0572525111.266
2231DPiFelipe Nasr,
Pipo Derani
Action Express RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:13.2931238+0.236 +0.236110.908
337DPiHelio Castroneves,
Ricky Taylor
Team PenskeAcura ARX-051:13.3022733+0.245 +0.009110.894
4455DPiJonathan Bomarito,
Harry Tincknell
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:13.5983434+0.541 +0.296110.448
5577DPiOliver Jarvis,
Tristan Nunez
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-P1:13.618932+0.561 +0.020110.418
665DPiJoao Barbosa,
Sebastien Bourdais
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:13.7391834+0.682 0.121110.237
7710DPiRenger Van Der Zande,
Ryan Briscoe
Wayne Taylor RacingCadillac DPi-V.R1:13.9501734+0.893 +0.211109.922
8885DPiTristan Vautier,
Gabriel Aubry
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.R1:14.5611741+1.504 +0.611109.021
913GTLMAntonio Garcia,
Jordan Taylor
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:19.6902434+6.633 +5.129102.005
1024GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.R1:19.9911333+6.934 +0.301101.621
11324GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:20.5272641+7.470 +0.536100.944
12425GTLMBruno Spengler,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTE1:20.9662939+7.909 +0.439100.397
13196GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT31:21.8611335+8.804 0.89599.299
14214GTDJack Hawksworth,
Aaron Telitz
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:21.917933+8.860 0.05699.231
15357GTDAlvaro Parente,
Misha Goikhberg
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:21.993830+8.936 0.07699.139
16416GTDRyan Hardwick,
Patrick Long
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3R1:22.2241136+9.167 0.23198.861
17574GTDGar Robinson,
Lawson Aschenbach
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT31:22.226934+9.169 0.00298.859
18686GTDMario Farnbacher,
Matt McMurry
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT31:22.2711331+9.214 0.04598.804
19712GTDFrankie Montecalvo,
Townsend Bell
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT31:22.278835+9.221 0.00798.796
20876GTDCorey Fergus,
Paul Holton
Compass RacingMcLaren 720S GT31:22.3151133+9.258 0.03798.752
21944GTDAndy Lally,
John Potter
GRT MagnusLamborghini Huracan GT31:22.325732+9.268 0.01098.740
221023GTDRoman de Angelis,
Ian James
Heart of Racing TeamAston Martin Vantage GT31:23.0381932+9.981 0.71397.892
231122GTDTill Bechtolsheimer,
Marc Miller
Gradient RacingAcura NSX GT31:23.2841136+10.227 0.24697.603
241230GTDRob Ferriol,
Spencer Pumpelly
Team HardpointAudi R8 LMS GT3
— Practice 1: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Green Flag2:05 p.m. EDT *
Race Broadcast2:05–4:45 p.m. on NBC Sports Gold TrackPass
11 p.m. to 2 a.m. on NBCSN (tape delay)
Qualifying8–9:05 a.m. Sunday

— 8–8:15 a.m. (GTD)
— 8:15–8:40 a.m. (GTLM)
— 8:50–9:05 a.m. (DPi)
Practice Sessions6:10–7:10 p.m. Friday
10:55–11:25 a.m. Saturday (GTD Silver/Bronze)
11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Saturday (GTLM/DPi)
11:25–11:55 a.m. Saturday (GTD all drivers)
Official ScheduleView PDF
* All times are in Eastern Daylight Time. View the green-flag time in all time zones.

Official Starting GridView PDF
Entry ListView Table
Pit AssignmentsView PDF
Spotter Guide
2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio spotter guide
View PDF

Entry List

Car No.ClassDriversTeamCarEngine
5DPiJoao Barbosa,
Sebastien Bourdais
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.RCadillac
6DPiDane Cameron,
Juan Pablo Montoya
Team PenskeAcura ARX-05Acura
7DPiHelio Castroneves,
Ricky Taylor
Team PenskeAcura ARX-05Acura
10DPiRenger Van Der Zande,
Ryan Briscoe
Wayne Taylor RacingCadillac DPi-V.RCadillac
31DPiFelipe Nasr,
Pipo Derani
Action Express RacingCadillac DPi-V.RCadillac
55DPiJonathan Bomarito,
Harry Tincknell
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-PMazda
77DPiOliver Jarvis,
Tristan Nunez
Mazda MotorsportsMazda RT24-PMazda
85DPiTristan Vautier,
Gabriel Aubry
JDC-Miller MotorsportsCadillac DPi-V.RCadillac
3GTLMAntonio Garcia,
Jordan Taylor
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.RChevrolet
4GTLMOliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner
Corvette RacingCorvette C8.RChevrolet
24GTLMJesse Krohn,
John Edwards
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTEBMW
25GTLMBruno Spengler,
Connor De Phillippi
BMW Team RLLBMW M8 GTEBMW
12GTDFrankie Montecalvo,
Townsend Bell
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT3Lexus
14GTDJack Hawksworth,
Aaron Telitz
AIM Vasser SullivanLexus RC F GT3Lexus
16GTDRyan Hardwick,
Patrick Long
Wright MotorsportsPorsche 911 GT3RPorsche
22GTDTill Bechtolsheimer,
Marc Miller
Gradient RacingAcura NSX GT3Acura
23GTDRoman de Angelis,
Ian James
Heart of Racing TeamAston Martin Vantage GT3Aston Martin
30GTDRob Ferriol,
Spencer Pumpelly
Team HardpointAudi R8 LMS GT3Audi
44GTDAndy Lally,
John Potter
GRT MagnusLamborghini Huracan GT3Lamborghini
57GTDAlvaro Parente,
Misha Goikhberg
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT3Acura
74GTDGar Robinson,
Lawson Aschenbach
Riley MotorsportsMercedes-AMG GT3Mercedes-AMG
76GTDCorey Fergus,
Paul Holton
Compass RacingMcLaren 720S GT3McLaren
86GTDMario Farnbacher,
Matt McMurry
Meyer Shank RacingAcura NSX GT3Acura
96GTDRobby Foley,
Bill Auberlen
Turner MotorsportBMW M6 GT3BMW
— Entry List: PDF

LEXINGTON WEATHER

Length2.258 miles
Duration2 hours, 40 minutes
Turns13
DirectionClockwise
Track Map
2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio track map
Credit: IMSA
Event Twitter Account & Hashtag‪@Mid_Ohio, #IMSAatMO

2019 Winners— DPi: Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron (Team Penske)
— LMP2: Matthew McMurry, Eric Lux (PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports)
— GTLM: Earl Bamber, Laurens Vanthoor (Porsche GT Team)
— GTD: Richard Heistand, Jack Hawksworth (AIM Vasser Sullivan)
2018 Winners— P: Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor (Team Penske)
— GTLM: Earl Bamber, Laurens Vanthoor (Porsche GT Team)
— GTD: Dominik Baumann, Kyle Marcelli (3GT Racing)
2013 Winners (Grand-Am)— DP: Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi (Action Express Racing)
— GT: Bill Auberlen, Paul Dalla Lana (Turner Motorsport)
— GX: Tom Long, Sylvain Tremblay (SpeedSource)
2012 Winners (ALMS)— P1: Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr (Muscle Milk Pickett Racing)
— P2: Scott Tucker, Christophe Bouchut (Level 5 Motorsports)
— PC: Marino Franchitti, Ken Dobson (PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports)
— GT: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner (Corvette Racing)
— GTC: Tim Pappas, Jeroen Bleekemolen (JDX Racing)
2012 Winners (Grand-Am)— DP: Michael Valiante, Richard Westbrook (Spirit of Daytona)
— GT: Bill Auberlen, Paul Dalla Lana, Billy Johnson (Turner Motorsport)
2011 Winners (ALMS)— LMP1: Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr (Muscle Milk Pickett Racing)
— LMPC: Kyle Marcelli, Tomy Drissi (Intersport Racing)
— GT: Wolf Henzler, Bryan Sellers (Team Falken Tire)
— GTC: Spencer Pumpelly, Duncan Ende (TRG)
2011 Winners (Grand-Am)— DP: Ryan Dalziel, Enzo Potolicchio (Starworks Motorsport)
— GT: Ronnie Bremer, Robin Liddell (Stevenson Motorsports)

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