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11 Luis Felipe Derani 95
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Taylor Captures Fourth Consecutive Rolex Series Pole

Grand-Am at Laguna Seca
Friday, July 8, 2011

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Pole winning No. 10 Sun Trust car
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Another race, another pole for rising Daytona Prototype star Ricky Taylor. The 21-year-old second-generation driver tamed the tricky 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Friday by running a lap of 1:20.429 (100.173) in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Riley he shares with Max Angelelli to capture his fourth consecutive pole position in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.

Taylor will be joined on the front row for Saturday's Continental Tire Sports Car Festival Powered by Mazda by Jon Fogarty, who ran a lap of 1:20.866 (99.631 mph) in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Chevrolet Riley co-driven by Alex Gurney.

The two-hour, 45-minute race takes the green flag at 2:30 p.m. PT on Saturday (SPEED, Sunday July 10, 4 p.m. ET).

Max Angelelli (L) congratulates his pole winning teammate Ricky Taylor
Bob Heathcote/AR1.com
"This car is so good that it makes me look so good in front of everybody," said Taylor, who captured his sixth career DP pole. "But no matter how good the car is, I'm out there pushing 100-percent every single lap. Our engineering staff has been trying some fresh, new ideas, and I'm loving it."

Fogarty and Gurney won the most recent Rolex Series race at Mazda Raceway in 2009 - when Fogarty qualified second. DP point leader Memo Rojas was third fastest in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley co-driven by Scott Pruett.

Andrew Davis gave Brumos Racing its first Rolex Series GT pole by running a lap of 1:29.679 (89.84 mph) in the No. 59 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. It was his second career pole, and first since he led qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park in 2006.

"I've been very, very close to winning a pole for the past three years, it's great to win one," Davis said. "I've missed the pole a few times by as much as I got it today, so I'm glad one fell our way."

Wayne Nonnamaker, surprise GT pole winner for the recent race at Road America, ran his final lap of the 15-minute session in 1:29.693 (89.826 mph) to secure the outside front row berth in the No. 42 Team Sahlen Mazda RX-8 co-driven by John Edwards.

Saturday's schedule opens with a 30-minute combined practice session, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT.

Lineup

Pos

No. Class Pic Drivers Team/Car Time Speed
1 10 DP 1 Angelelli / Taylor SunTrust Racing / Chevrolet Dallara 1:20.429 100.172
2 99 DP 2 Fogarty / Gurney GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing / Chevrolet Riley 1:20.866 99.631
3 01 DP 3 Pruett / Rojas Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley 1:21.326 99.067
4 77 DP 4 Frisselle / Richard Doran Racing / Ford Dallara 1:21.443 98.925
5 5 DP 5 Donohue / Law Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 1:21.616 98.715
6 2 DP 6 Dalziel / Forest / Popow Starworks Motorsport / Porsche Riley 1:21.617 98.714
7 90 DP 7 Edwards / Garcia Spirit of Daytona Racing / Chevrolet Coyote 1:21.696 98.619
8 23 DP 8 Bell / Davison Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 1:22.342 97.845
9 60 DP 9 Negri / Pew Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 1:22.860 97.233
10 8 DP 10 Dalziel / Forest Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley 1:23.003 97.066
11 9 DP 11 Barbosa / Borcheller / France Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 1:24.451 95.402
12 59 GT 1 Davis / Keen Brumos Racing / Porsche GT3 1:29.679 89.840
13 42 GT 2 Edwards / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 1:29.693 89.826
14 57 GT 3 Bremer / Liddell / Magnussen Stevenson Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 1:29.726 89.793
15 31 GT 4 Curran / Said Marsh Racing / Corvette 1:29.785 89.734
16 70 GT 5 Bomarito / Tremblay SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 1:29.835 89.684
17 69 GT 6 Assentato / Segal SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 1:30.161 89.360
18 41 GT 7 Cameron / Gue Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 1:30.289 89.233
19 07 GT 8 Gavin / Schaldach / Skeen Banner Racing / Camaro GT.R 1:30.318 89.204
20 88 GT 9 Lester / Taylor Autohaus Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 1:30.679 88.849
21 44 GT 10 Potter / Stanton Magnus Racing / Porsche GT3 1:31.114 88.425
22 94 GT 11 Dalla Lana / Matos Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 1:31.171 88.370
23 40 GT 12 Dempsey / Foster Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 1:31.559 87.995
24 49 GT 13 Nonnamaker / Sahlen Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 1:32.494 87.106
25 43 GT 14 Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 1:32.676 86.935
26 4 GT 15 Buckler / Graeff TRG / Porsche GT3 1:34.094 85.625
27 67 GT 16 Bertheau / Eversley TRG / Porsche GT3 1:35.492 84.371

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