The grid for at the moment’s third annual working of the Indianapolis 8 Hour Race is about, together with the drivers who will begin the race at 12:00 PM (midday) EDT.
Russell Ward of Texas may have the honour of beginning the race from pole place aboard his #33 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3, after co-driver Jules Gounon certified the automotive on pole throughout yesterday’s Pole Shootout. He’ll share the entrance row with Alessandro Balzan who certified the #34 Conquest Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 in second.
Steven Aghakhani will be capable of begin his #6 US Racetronics Mercedes-AMG GT3 from twenty first on the grid, after co-driver Tristan Vautier was concerned in a crash through the first leg of Qualifying with TR3 Racing’s Jeff Burton.
Each the #91 TR3 Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 and the #94 BimmerWorld BMW M4 GT3 have been given pit lane begin penalties for inflicting collisions throughout Qualifying.
Neither group has formally nominated a beginning driver – however talking with BimmerWorld’s Invoice Auberlen, who took a penalty for colliding with AF Corse-Francorchamps’ Miguel Molina through the third leg of Qualifying, he informed DSC that he plans to begin at the moment’s race on behalf of his group.
The Beginning Lineup
1st: #33 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Russell Ward ℹ
2nd: #34 Conquest Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 (2020) – Alessandro Balzan ℹ
third: #23 Triarsi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 (2020) – Charlie Scardina
4th: #3 Ok-PAX Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 – Misha Goikhberg ℹ
fifth: #1 Ok-PAX Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 – Marco Mapelli ℹ
sixth: #96 Turner Motorsport BMW M4 GT3 – Michael Dinan
seventh: #93 Racers Edge Motorsports Acura NSX GT3 – Mario Farnbacher
eighth: #13 Triarsi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 (2020) – Conrad Grunewald ℹ
ninth: #218 Andretti Autosport x Very important Velocity Ferrari 488 GT3 (2018) – Jeff Westphal
tenth: #38 ST Racing BMW M4 GT3 – Nick Wittmer
eleventh: #45 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3-R – Charlie Luck ℹ
twelfth: #04 CrowdStrike Racing with Riley Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 – George Kurtz
thirteenth: #08 DXDT Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Valentin Pierburg
14th: #88 Zelus Motorsports Lamborghini Huracán GT3 – Jason Harward ℹ
fifteenth: #77 Group Craft-Bamboo Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Daniel Morad ℹ
sixteenth: #75 SunEnergy1 Racing by Akkodis ASP Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Kenny Habul ℹ
seventeenth: #51 AF Corse-Francorchamps Ferrari 488 GT3 (2020) – Pierre Ragues ℹ
18th: #71 AF Corse-Francorchamps Ferrari 488 GT3 (2020) – Daniel Serra ℹ
nineteenth: #43 RealTime Racing Acura NSX GT3 – Michael Cooper (five-place grid penalty carried over from Sebring Race 1)
twentieth: #39 Stephen Cameron Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Shane Lewis
twenty first: #6 US Racetronics Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Steven Aghakhani ℹ
twenty second: #32 GMG Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R – James Sofronas ℹ
twenty third: #63 DXDT Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 – Dirk Müller (no time set in qualifying)
Pit Lane Begin: #91 TR3 Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 – TBD ℹ (penalty for inflicting a collision in Qualifying Driver 1)
Pit Lane Begin: #94 BimmerWorld BMW M4 GT3 – TBD (penalty for inflicting a collision in Qualifying Driver 3)
ℹ – denotes Intercontinental GT Problem Competitor
Photographs © Brian Cleary / SRO Motorsports Group America; Chris Jones / Penske Leisure Group