Austin, Texas – Johnny O’Connell, Frank Montecalvo and Corey Fergus led GT, GTA and GT Cup warm-up, respectively, from the Nissan Grand Prix of Texas brought to you by VP Racing Fuels at Circuit of the Americas, ahead of Round 2 of the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge season.
O’Connell, in the No. 3 Cadillac Racing ATS-V.R, posted a best lap of 2:05.818 in GT. In GTA, Montecalvo, in the 66 DIME Racing Mercedes AMG SLS GT3 posted the fastest time at 2:07.121. Fergus, in the No. 00 Motorsports Promo Byers Porsche, US LED, Motul Porsche 911 GT Cup, ran a 2:12.483 to pace GT Cup.
GT/GTA/GT Cup competitors close out their weekend from the Circuit of the Americas with Round 2 of the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge season, scheduled for 2:15 p.m. central time. Watch the race live and follow live timing and scoring at world-challenge.com; you’ll find the links on the COTA page.