Beretta Fastest on Friday at COTA

Beretta in the No. 61 Ferrari
Beretta in the No. 61 Ferrari

Olivier Beretta, of Monte Carlo, Ricardo Perez of Mexico City, MX and Colin Thompson, of Doylestown, PA, topped the charts in GT, GTA and GT Cup for the second practice session at the Circuit of the Americas and the Nissan Grand Prix of Texas brought to you by Motul.

In GT, Beretta, in the No. 61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari of Ontario/Toronto/Alberta Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia posted a 2:05.323. Guy Cosmo, of Palm Beach Garden, FL, in the No. 23 M1 Racing LLC Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Centers Audi R8 LMS ultra posted the second fastest lap of the session with a 2:05.609. Mike Skeen, of Charlotte, NC, in the CRP Racing Hawk Performance Audi R8 LMS ultra posted the third fastest time with a 2:05.804.

In GTA, Perez in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia posted the fastest lap with a 2:06.354. Bryan Heitkotter, of Fresno, CA in the No. 05 AE Replay XD Nissan GT Academy Nissan GT-R-GT3 posted the second fastest time with a 2:07.030. Michael Lewis of Laguna Beach, CA in the No. 41 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3R recorded the third fastest time with a 2:07.055.

In GT Cup, Thompson, in the No. 11 Kelly-Moss Motorsports Porsche of Bucks County/Penn Valley Constructors/Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes/Austin Hatcher Foundation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup had the fastest time with a 2:10.628.

Second was Sloan Urry, of Salt Lake City, UT in the No. 02 TruSpeed Autosport Cup Engel & Volkers car with a 2:11.948. Alec Udell, of The Woodlands, TX, in the No. 17 GMG Porsche 911 GT3 Cup had the third fastest time with a 2:11.951.

Qualifying for the GT, GTA, and GT Cup classes is scheduled for Saturday at 9:30am central with Round 1 of 2015 at 2:50 pm central. All races are streamed live at www.world-challenge.com.

Results

POS NO CLS PS DRIVER/HOMETOWN/STATE SPONSOR/CAR TIME SPEED
1 61 GT 1 Olivier Beretta/Monte Carlo/ FerrariOntario/Toronto/Alberta/Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:05.323 97.667
2 23 GT 2 Guy Cosmo// Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:05.609 97.445
3 2 GT 3 Mike Skeen/Charlotte/NC Hawk Performance/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:05.804 97.294
4 9 GT 4 Kevin Estre/Locmau Austria/ McLaren 650S GT3 2:06.049 97.105
5 62 GT 5 Ricardo Perez(R)(A)/Mexico City/MX Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:06.354 96.870
6 21 GT 6 Madison Snow/Provo/UT UnivIndSales/GMG/AudiSpRacing/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:06.510 96.751
7 6 GT 7 Robert Thorne/Littleton/CO K-PAX Racing/McLaren 650S GT3 2:06.640 96.652
8 25 GT 8 Nick Catsburg// Lamborghini Gallardo 2:06.667 96.631
9 14 GT 9 James Sofronas/Pound Ridge/NY GMG Racing/Spyder/Mobil 1/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:06.798 96.531
10 33 GT 10 JD Davison/St Petersburg/FL AE/ReplayXD/NISSANNISMO GTRGT3/Nissan GT-R-GT3 2:06.837 96.501
11 3 GT 11 Johnny O Connell/Flowery Branch/GA Cadillac Racing/Cadillac ATS-VR GT3 2:06.857 96.486
12 05 GT 12 Bryan Heitkotter(A)/Fresno/CA Nissan GT Academy GT-R/Nissan GT R GT3 2:07.030 96.355
13 41 GT 13 Michael Lewis(R)(A)/Laguna Beach/CA Porsche 911 GT3R 2:07.055 96.336
14 8 GT 14 Andy Pilgrim/Boca Raton/FL Cadillac Racing/Cadillac ATS-VR GT3 2:07.123 96.284
15 66 GT 15 Frank Montecalvo/Highlands/NJ Bayshore Racing/Mercedes Benz AMG SLS GT3 2:07.123 96.284
16 30 GT 16 Henrique Cisneros(A)/Miami/FL MOMO/Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:07.263 96.178
17 65 GT 17 Mike Hedlund/Woodside/CA Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:07.347 96.115
18 31 GT 18 Ryan Dalziel/Windermere/FL Porsche 911 GT3R 2:07.605 95.921
19 20 GT 19 Butch Leitzinger/Rebersburg/PA Bentley/Breitling/Mobil 1/Bentley Continental GT3 2:07.705 95.845
20 43 GT 20 Ryan Eversley/Atlanta/GA RealTime/Acura Motorsports/HPD/Acura TLX-GT 2:07.828 95.753
21 42 GT 21 Peter Cunningham/Milwaukee/WI RealTime/Acura Motorsports/HPD/Acura TLX-GT 2:07.936 95.672
22 10 GT 22 Henrik Hedman(A)/Ft Lauderdale/FL DragonSpeed/MercedesBenzAMG SLS GT3 2:07.940 95.669
23 7 GT 23 Christina Nielsen(R)(A)/Aarhus Denmark/ Aston Martin Vantage GT3 2:08.314 95.391
24 07 GT 24 Martin Fuentes(A)/Mexico City/MX Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:08.364 95.353
25 16 GT 25 Chris Dyson/Pleasant Valley/NY Bentley/Breitling/Mobil 1/Bentley Continental GT3 2:08.489 95.261
26 54 GT 26 Timothy Pappas/Boston/MA Black River Caviar/Mercedes Benz AMG SLS GT3 2:08.750 95.068
27 08 GT 27 Eric Lux(A)/Buffalo/NY Rembrandt Charms/Monticello MC/Mercedes Benz AMG SLS 2:08.884 94.969
28 64 GT 28 Duncan Ende/Los Angeles/CA MerchantSrvLTD/Linospresso USA/Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia 2:09.015 94.872
29 99 GT 29 Jeff Courtney(A)/Milwaukee/WI Kenda/RecStuff.com/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:09.506 94.513
30 32 GT 30 Bret Curtis(A)/Lake Sherwood/CA Spectra Resources/United Steel/BMW E89 Z4 GT3 2:09.806 94.294
31 37 GT 31 Maximillian Voelker(A)// Lamborghini Gallardo 2:10.128 94.061
32 76 GT 32 Alex Welch(A)/Englewood/CO GMG/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:11.060 93.392
33 19 GT 33 Drew Regitz(A)/Denver/CO WWW.IRACERCOACHING.COM/Audi R8 LMS Ultra 2:12.002 92.725
34 90 GT 34 Joseph Toussaint(R)(A)/Houston/TX Prisms.org/NationalAbilityCntr/Porsche 911 GT3R 2:12.745 92.206
35 95 GT 35 Bill Ziegler(A)/Ponte Vedra/FL Swisher Racing/BMW E89 Z4 GT3 2:14.715 90.858
36 4 GT 36 Jorge De La Torra(A)/Mexico/ Aston Martin Vantage GT3 2:16.127 89.916
37 28 GT 37 Lou Gigliotti/Plano/TX LG Motorsports/Aston Martin GT3 V12 no time
38 80 GT 38 Dan Knox(A)/Pilot Point/TX ACS MFG/Lone Star Racing/Dodge Viper GT3-R no time
39 09 GT 39 Mark McKenzie(A)// Aston Martin Vantage GT3 no time
40 11 GTC 1 Colin Thompson/Doylestown/PA Porsche of Bucks County/Porsche 911 GT3 CUP 2:10.628 93.701
41 02 GTC 2 Sloan Urry/Salt Lake City/UT Engel & Volkers/Porsche 911 GT3 CUP 2:11.948 92.763
42 17 GTC 3 Alec Udell/The Woodlands/TX Porsche 911 GT3 CUP 2:11.951 92.761
43 18 GTC 4 Phill Fogg Jr/Portland/OR Zoro/TruSpeed/Porsche 911 GT3 CUP 2:12.544 92.346
44 13 GTC 5 Lorenzo Trefethen(R)/Napa/CA Trefethen Family Vineyards/Porsche 911 GT3 CUP 2:13.768 91.501

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