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15 Katherine Legge 17
15 Andy Meyrick 17
15 Memo Rojas 17
16 Max Angelelli 16
16 Jordan Taylor 16 Ricky Taylor 16
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7 #66 RG Racing 25
8 #50 Highway To Help Race Team 24
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11 #07 SpeedSource 21
12 #70 SpeedSource 20
13 #57 Krohn Racing 19
14 #2 Tequila Patron ESM 18
15 #0 DeltaWing Racing 17
16 #10 Wayne Taylor Racing 16

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2 Chevrolet 32
3 Honda 30
4 BMW 28
5 Mazda 26
Gainsco's Fogarty wins pole in NJ

Grand-Am
Saturday, July 17, 2010

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After finishing fifth and sixth in two GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 races at New Jersey Motorsports Park, GAINSCO Bob Stallings decided to come with a different setup for Sunday's NJMP 250 presented by Crown Royal.

Jon Fogarty found the new setup to his liking on Saturday, running a lap of 1:15.148 (107.787 mph) to capture his first pole position of the season in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Chevrolet/Riley. Friday, co-driver and defending Daytona Prototype co-champion Alex Gurney led both practice sessions at the 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway.

The NJMP 250, Round 9 of the 12-race Rolex Series season, takes the green flag at 1 p.m. ET (SPEED, live).

"We unloaded with a good car, even though we came here a package that was vastly different from what we've run here in the past," said Fogarty, who scored his Rolex Series-leading 15th career pole. "The setup is working quite well, and I'm very happy to be up front with Chevrolet's first pole of the year."

Ricky Taylor will start second in the No. 10 SunTrust Ford/Dallara after running a best lap of 1:15.416 (107.404 mph) to secure his third consecutive front-row start. His co-driver, Max Angelelli, has finished second both years the Rolex Series has raced at this circuit.

"That was the epitome of a qualifying session - flat out, 110-percent every lap," Taylor said.

Mark Wilkins qualified third in the No. 61 AIM Autosport Ford/Riley, 1:15.489 (107.300 mph) while DP points co-leader Memo Rojas will start fourth after running a lap of 1:15.671 (107.042 mph) in the No. 01 Telmex BMW/Riley that won six of eight races this season. Rojas and Scott Pruett enter the race with a 13-point in the Daytona Prototype championship over Ryan Dalziel, whose co-driver Mike Forest will start 12th in the No. 8 Flex-Box/Xtreme Indoor Karting BMW/Riley.

Chevrolets dominated qualifying for the production-based GT class, taking the top three positions. Paul Edwards ran a lap of 1:21.360 (99.518 mph) to win the pole in the No. 07 Banner Racing Corvette co-driven by motorcycle veteran Scott Russell.

"We really needed it, because we've had a tough start to the season," said Edwards, who led qualifying at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Chevrolet's only other pole position of the season. "I've felt we've deserved a good result many times, but it all hasn't come together for us. We're planning on finishing the last four races of the season strong, and that's what we did today. Scott and I have worked real hard to find a good balance here, and we're happy with the car."

Edwards will be joined on the front row by Formula 1 veteran Jan Magnussen, in the No. 97 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro co-driven by Gunter Schaldach. Robin Liddell qualified third in the No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro co-driven by Andrew Davis, running a lap of 1:21.614 (99.248 mph).

Jonathan Bomarito qualified the fastest of eight Mazdas entered, and will start fourth after running a lap of 1:21.679 (99.169 mph) in the No. 70 Castrol Syntec Mazda RX-8.

Championship leaders Emil Assentato and Jeff Segal will start 14th in the No. 69 FXDD Mazda RX-8. They enter the race with a nine-point lead over Andy Lally, who starts 18th, joining RJ Valentine in the No. 66 Advanced Aerosol Engineering Porsche GT3 that won the most recent race, the Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Sunday's schedule opens with a 30-minute practice session at 9:30 a.m. ET. In addition to SPEED, the race will be broadcast live on MRN Radio, motorracingnetwork.com and on Sirius NASCAR Channel 128.

Lineup

Pos

Num Class Team Car Time Gap To 1st Speed
1. 99 DP Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing Chevrolet Riley 1:15.148 - - 107.787
2. 10 DP SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara 1:15.416 0.268 0.268 107.404
3. 61 DP AIM Autosport Ford Riley 1:15.489 0.073 0.341 107.300
4. 01 DP Chip Ganassi Racing w/F.Sabates BMW Riley 1:15.671 0.182 0.523 107.042
5. 75 DP Krohn Racing Ford Lola 1:15.861 0.190 0.713 106.774
6. 6 DP Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley 1:16.095 0.234 0.947 106.445
7. 59 DP Brumos Racing Porsche Riley 1:16.126 0.031 0.978 106.402
8. 77 DP Doran Racing Ford Dallara 1:16.502 0.376 1.354 105.879
9. 90 DP Spirit of Daytona Racing Porsche Coyote 1:16.878 0.376 1.730 105.361
10. 60 DP Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley 1:17.063 0.185 1.915 105.108
11. 9 DP Action Express Racing Porsche Riley 1:17.216 0.153 2.068 104.900
12. 8 DP Starworks Motorsport BMW Riley 1:17.306 0.090 2.158 104.778
13. 7 DP Starworks Motorsport BMW Riley 1:17.632 0.326 2.484 104.338
14. 07 GT Banner Racing Corvette 1:21.360 3.728 6.212 99.557
15. 97 GT Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GT.R 1:21.565 0.205 6.417 99.307
16. 57 GT Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GT.R 1:21.614 0.049 6.466 99.247
17. 70 GT SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 1:21.679 0.065 6.531 99.168
18. 68 GT SpeedSource/Newman Wachs Racing Mazda RX-8 1:21.976 0.297 6.828 98.809
19. 31 GT Marsh Racing Corvette 1:22.082 0.106 6.934 98.681
20. 28 GT LG Motorsports Corvette 1:22.315 0.233 7.167 98.402
21. 40 GT Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8 1:22.352 0.037 7.204 98.358
22. 94 GT Turner Motorsport BMW M6 1:22.494 0.142 7.346 98.188
23. 43 GT Team Sahlen Mazda RX-8 1:22.680 0.186 7.532 97.968
24. 41 GT Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8 1:22.762 0.082 7.614 97.871
25. 64 GT JLowe Racing Porsche GT3 1:22.864 0.102 7.716 97.750
26. 69 GT SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 1:23.315 0.451 8.167 97.221
27. 44 GT Magnus Racing Porsche GT3 1:23.719 0.404 8.571 96.752
28. 30 GT Racers Edge Motorsports Mazda RX-8 1:23.762 0.043 8.614 96.702
29. 42 GT Team Sahlen Mazda RX-8 1:25.258 1.496 10.110 95.005
30. 66 GT TRG Porsche GT3 1:26.368 1.110 11.220 93.784
31. 67 GT TRG Porsche GT3 1:27.237 0.869 12.089 92.850

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