Luhr Fastest in Morning Warm-Up
Gearing up for today’s showdown in the Oak Tree Grand Prix, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing and Dyson Racing took turns at the top of the chart in the Saturday morning warm-up at Virginia International Raceway.
Lucas Luhr wound up with the fastest lap, 1:37.409, in the No. 6 Muscle Milk HPD ARX-03c co-driven by Klaus Graf. Johnny Mowlem was second, 1:38.361, in the No. 16 Dyson Racing Mazda/Thetford/Norcold Lola B12/60 that Guy Smith put on the pole in Friday’s qualifying.
Anthony Lazzaro bounced back from Friday’s problems to run third and lead P2 in the No. 01 Extreme Speed Motorsports Tequila Patrón HPD ARX-03b, 1:41.700.
Other class leaders were GT, Matteo Malucelli, 1:46.662 in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia co-driven by Olivier Beretta; PC, Tristan Nunez, 1:43.867 in the No. 18 Performance Tech Motorsports Komplete Meal/Dash Neighborhood Stores Phillips 66 ORECA FLM09 co-driven by Ryan Booth; and GTC, Jeroen Bleekemolen, 1:53.460 in the No. 22 Alex Job Racing WeatherTech Porsche 911 GT3 Cup co-driven by Cooper MacNeil.
Currently it’s 66 degrees under sunny skies, and it is expected to warm up to 87 degrees for the green flag at 2:15 p.m. ET.