Michael McCann Jr Leads TCR Class in Practice 1; Hagler in TCA

30 August 2019

Watkins Glen, NY - Michael McCann Jr took his #3 McCann Racing Audi RS3 LMS to the top of the time sheets to lead practice session 1 with a best lap time of 1:57.808, two-tenths of a second faster than championship leader Michael Hurczyn and his #71 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI TCR.  James Walker and the #34 Risi Competizione Alfa Romeo would leap to third in the late running with a 1:58.605.  Nate Vincent would bring the #72 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI home fourth with a 1:58.697 fastest lap with Victor Gonzalez finishing the session fifth in his #99 VGMC Racing Honda Civic Type R.  The TCR Cup class would be lead by Christian Cole and the #27 McCann Racing Audi RS3 LMS with a 1:59.385 fastest lap, which was good enough for the seventh fastest lap of the first session.

Taylor Hagler and the #77 X-Factor Racing Honda Civic Si would best the class with a 2:10.934  lap time with Tyler Maxson and the #74 Copeland Motorsports Mazda MX5 Cup second.  Nate Norenberg was the third fastest with a 2:11.540 best lap in the #60 MINI Cooper JCW.  TCA championship leader Nick Wittmer would run the fourth fastest lap in his #91 TechSport Racing Subaru BRZ tS with Mark Pombo and the #59 Mini Cooper JCW rounding out the top five. 

TCR/TCA practice session 2 will go live at 4:40pm ET.