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Ford GT Qualifies 4th, 5th In GTLM At COTA

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The two Chip Ganssi Racing Ford GT GTLM entries qualified in fourth and fifth for the the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas.

The faster of the two Ford GTs was the No. 66 entry of Ryan Briscoe, who had a fastest lap of 2:03.014 around the 3.427-mile Austin, Texas based raceway. Dirk Mueller was right behind Briscoe, narrowly getting edged out by the former IndyCar driver after posting a lap of 2:03.023.

The pole-sitter for Satuday’s race will be John Edwards after he set the fastest lap of the session, a 2:02.83, in his No. 24 BMW M6 GTLM. Giancarlo Fisichella’s Ferrari 488 GTB will start second after the Italian turned in a lap of 2:02.865, while Edwards’ BMW teammate Alexander Sims was third in the No. 25 BMW with a lap of 2:02.990.

The Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown from COTA will go green on Saturday, May 6th at 2:35 p.m. EDT. Click here for full results from qualifying.

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Written by Sam McEachern

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