ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Jack Baldwin, of Marietta, Ga., in the No. 73 GTSport Racing Porsche Cayman S scored his third pole of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season for Saturday afternoon’s Round 9 GTS race at the DeVILBISS Grand Prix at Road America presented by Cadillac. Michael Cooper, of Syosset, NY and Dean Martin, of Westland, Mich. will sit
second and third on the grid.
Early on in the 30-minute session Baldwin set a fast lap of 2:17.547. Cooper set a mark of 2:17.705 soon after Baldwin’s fast lap.
Late in the session, Martin set a 2:17.862 to secure the third spot on the grid.
Baldwin’s lap set a new Pirelli World Challenge GTS qualifying lap record for Road America. The previous mark was held by Mark Wilkins in 2014 with a 2:19.659. The top 11 on the grid all eclipsed last year’s lap record with their times.
The GTS Round 9 race from Road America is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at 3:25 p.m. Central. Watch live streaming of the race at world-challengetv.com and torque.tv.