Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR Practice 1

There are three ALMS P1 cars at Virginia International Raceway this weekend. The first practice was paced by the Smith/Mowlen Lola Mazda with a time of 1:37. The Muscle Milk machine of Klause Graf and Lucas Luhr were more than a second behind their pace, with the Delta car driven by former IndyCar driver Katherine Legge around 6 seconds slower than the leader. LMP2 was paced by former IndyCar star Ryan Briscoe, more than a second faster than the nearest competition. Fastest GT was Matteo Malucelli, and fastest GTC was Jeroen Bleekemolen.

Qualifying starts around 3:45, with the race tomorrow starting at 2:15. TV coverage will be on ESPN2 on Sunday, at 5:30 EST.

Tim Wohlford, reporting from VIR

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