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1 Christian Fittipaldi 220
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2 Eric Curran 216
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5 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 191
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11 Luis Felipe Derani 95
12 Ryan Hunter-Reay 84
13 Max Angelelli 82
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15 Spencer Pigot 72
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17 Andy Meyrick 67
18 Scott Pruett 62
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Taylor Improves Daytona Prototype Pole Streak To Five

Grand-Am in NJ
Saturday, July 23, 2011

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A hot and tired Ricky Taylor is congratulated by his teammate Max Angelelli
Ricky Taylor improved his consecutive Daytona Prototype pole position streak to five Saturday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, and will lead the field to the start of Sunday’s American Red Cross 250, the ninth round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 season.

Taylor, in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, lapped the 2.25-mile, 12-turn track at a time of 1:16.719 (106.974 mph), slightly better than Antonio Garcia’s time of 1:16.769 (106.904 mph) in the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing Chevrolet/Coyote.

“I think I can’t take very much credit for it in qualifying,” Taylor said. “The car does most of the work and it’s been really, really quick this year.”

Taylor’s five-race pole streak moves him within two of the all-time record; Jon Fogarty won seven consecutive poles in 2007. Fogarty, the defending race co-winner with Alex Gurney, qualified third in the No. 99 GAINSCO Chevrolet/Riley.

In the GT class, John Edwards earned his first career Rolex Series pole, turning in a time of 1:24.673 (95.662 mph) in the No. 42 Team Sahlen Mazda RX-8. It marks the second pole in three races for the No. 42; Edwards’s co-driver Wayne Nonnamaker won the pole last month at Road America.

“The progress Team Sahlen has made is a multitude of things that have come together all at the right time,” Edwards said. “We’re shooting for more podiums and hopefully a win or two later this year.”

Joining Edwards on the GT front row will be Boris Said, who turned a time of 1:24.715 (95.615 mph) in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Corvette.

The two-hour, 45-minute race will begin at 1 p.m. ET Sunday (live on SPEED and MRN Radio).

Results

Pos

No. Class Pic Drivers Team/Car Time Speed
1 10 DP 1 Angelelli / Taylor SunTrust Racing / Chevrolet Dallara 1:15.719 106.974
2 90 DP 2 Edwards / Garcia Spirit of Daytona Racing / Chevrolet Coyote 1:15.769 106.903
3 99 DP 3 Fogarty / Gurney GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing / Chevrolet Riley 1:15.995 106.585
4 01 DP 4 Pruett / Rojas Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates / BMW Riley 1:16.115 106.417
5 7 DP 5 Dalziel / Matos / Potolicchio Starworks Motorsport / Porsche Riley 1:17.748 104.182
6 77 DP 6 Frisselle / Richard Doran Racing / Ford Dallara 1:18.029 103.807
7 60 DP 7 Negri / Pew Michael Shank Racing / Ford Riley 1:18.036 103.798
8 5 DP 8 Donohue / Law Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 1:18.360 103.369
9 9 DP 9 Barbosa / Borcheller / France Action Express Racing / Porsche Riley 1:19.054 102.461
10 42 GT 1 Edwards / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 1:24.673 95.662
11 31 GT 2 Curran / Said Marsh Racing / Corvette 1:24.715 95.614
12 70 GT 3 Bomarito / Tremblay SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 1:24.782 95.539
13 41 GT 4 Cameron / Gue Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 1:24.923 95.380
14 57 GT 5 Bremer / Liddell Stevenson Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 1:24.926 95.377
15 07 GT 6 Schaldach / Skeen Banner Racing / Camaro GT.R 1:25.126 95.153
16 59 GT 7 Davis / Keen Brumos Racing / Porsche GT3 1:25.391 94.857
17 44 GT 8 Potter / Stanton Magnus Racing / Porsche GT3 1:25.405 94.842
18 88 GT 9 Lester / Taylor Autohaus Motorsports / Camaro GT.R 1:26.068 94.111
19 94 GT 10 Aschenbach / Dalla Lana / Johnson Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 1:26.639 93.491
20 69 GT 11 Assentato / Segal SpeedSource / Mazda RX-8 1:26.771 93.349
21 43 GT 12 Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker / Nonnamaker Team Sahlen / Mazda RX-8 1:27.170 92.921
22 40 GT 13 Dempsey / Foster Dempsey Racing / Mazda RX-8 1:27.370 92.709
23 93 GT 14 Bassett / Gidley / Marsal Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 1:35.395 84.910
24 2 DP 0 Matos / Popow / Potolicchio Starworks Motorsport / Ford Riley - -

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