Makowiecki Puts Porsche On GT Challenge Pole

ALTON, Va. – With help from Fred Makowiecki, the Porsche GT Team made a loud statement Friday before the start of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia Int’l Raceway. Vanthoor, who was just 0.130 seconds behind Makowiecki in the team’s No. The effort in a spirited and competitive qualifying session Friday at Virginia Int’l Raceway resulted in the second pole position for Fergus in just his fourth WeatherTech Championship race. “I came over the radio after that (pole-winning) lap,” Fergus said. Robby Foley came closest to knocking Fergus off the perch, qualifying second in the No. Pole position means more, Fergus added, for Saturday’s race since only the two GT classes are competing. “Especially in a GT-only race, it means even more to start on pole because it’s a smaller field,” explained Fergus.

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