Filippi Qualifies on Top in TCR; Maxson in TCA

8 June 2019 TCR, TCA

Copeland Motorsports’ Mason Filippi wasted no time getting up to speed in the session to put his #12 Hyundai Veloster N on pole with a time of 1:48.189  Michael Hurczyn, who holds a commanding lead in the TCR championship, will start second in the #71 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI TCR after laying down a fastest lap of 1:48.711.  Harry Cheung, in the LAP Motorsports #14 Honda Civic Type-R, will start from third after a best lap of 1:49.134. 

Nate Vincent and the #72 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI will start fourth with the #99 VGMC Honda Civic Type-R TCR of Victor Gonzalez fifth.

In TCR Cup it was the #18 EXR Team by Premat Audi RS3 LMS TCR (DSG) of Stephen Vadja claiming the class pole with a 1:49.891 lap time, good enough for seventh overall.

The TCA class pole was claimed by Tyler Maxson, who has lead every session of the weekend, in the #74 Copeland Motorsports Mazda MX5 Cup after posting a time of 1:57.275.  Chris Haldeman in the #69 X-Factor Racing Honda Civic Si will start second with championship leader Nick Wittmer third in the #91 Tech Sport Racing Subaru BRZ tS. 

Mark Pombo and the #59 MINI JCW Team Mini Cooper will start fourth, making it four different brands in the top four.  Cole Ciraulo and the #25 X-Factor Racing Honda Civic Si rounds out the top five.

TC America TCR/TCA race 1 will go green on Saturday afternoon at 4:30pm local time with the race being streamed live at live.sro-america.com.