PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports posts fastest LMP2 lap at the Roar

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports posts fastest LMP2 lap at the Roar

08.01.2019: PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports had an impressive first outing in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship posting the fastest lap time of the LMP2 class with a 1:35.930 (133.591 mph) in the #52 ORECA. PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports put togethe

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports had an impressive first outing in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship posting the fastest lap time of the LMP2 class with a 1:35.930 (133.591 mph) in the #52 ORECA.
 
 


 
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports put together the LMP2 program just in time for the Roar Before the Rolex 24 and were more than ready to get on track after deciding to run the new ORECA 07 chassis at the end of the 2018 season.

 

 

Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry came into the weekend prepared to take on the high banks of Daytona International Speedway and were joined by their third teammate, Mark Kvamme, who got to take his first laps with PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports.
 


The Roar Before the Rolex 24 provided a crucial opportunity for teams and drivers to get acclimated with their machines and the 3.56-mile circuit. A specific “qualifying session” also runs to determine where the teams will be placed in the paddock and their garage positions. Despite driving the historic track for the first time, it was Aubry who posted the fastest lap time in the LMP2 category. Running the fastest lap time will put the team in the best paddock and garage position behind the DPi class for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.


 
Now, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports’ primary focus is to keep fine-tuning their race strategy and setup of the #52 ORECA. An announcement of the final driver to add to the lineup will be announced shortly. Activities for the Rolex 24 at Daytona begin on Thursday, January 24 with the green flag set to wave at 12:35 p.m. EST on January 26.

 



Matt Mcmurry
Driver
#52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports ORECA 07 LMP2



 
“The Roar this year went very well. We were fast from the start and made great progress improving the setup of the car. I think that the team, Gabriel, and I all worked together well and I’m excited to see what we can do at the Rolex 24!”

 




Gabriel Aubry
Driver
#52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports ORECA 07 LMP2


 
"I'm really happy about my first experience in IMSA. The first contact with the team has been great and I had a warm welcome from everyone. We showed good pace from the beginning and we kept on working to improve our car to clinch the best lap time over the 3 test days. It has been a problem-free Roar and this is what we will be looking after for race week!”
 



Mark Kvamme
Driver
#52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports ORECA  07 LMP2


 
“I’m very excited to have joined PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. So far, I am impressed with the team and my co-drivers Gabriel and Matt. I hope I can hold my end of the bargain during the race being the old slow guy.”

 
 



 
Bobby Oergel
Team Principal
#52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports ORECA 07 LMP2


 
“We are really happy with the weekend. This program came together late, but it’s such a great feeling to be the fastest in qualifying. Gabriel and Matt and did a great job. The car was fast right out of the box, so we were able to focus on getting these guys some good track time and working on the setup for the race. It’s always nice to be on the top of the charts, but now we will focus on preparing for the race. We will figure out the right person for the fourth seat and look forward to announcing that soon.”

 
 
 

 
 

 
Alejandra Zubieta-photo Speedgroup

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/pr1-mathiasen-motorsport-lmp2-fastest-lap-daytona---184985.html

08.01.2019 / MaP

Weitere Beiträge

Title defence for the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and GT4 in 24h Daytona
08.01.2019
•    Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports and P1 Motorsports to compete in Daytona endurance racing classic•    Mercedes-AMG GT4 racing in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge weiter >>
Alessandro Zanardi interview after 24h Daytona test
07.01.2019
“I can’t wait to take on the 24-hour race weekend.”In an interview, the BMW works driver and BMW brand ambassador talks about the significance of the 24-hour race of Daytona, the reception of the American weiter >>
Paul Miller Racing Debuts New Car, Lineup, Livery at Roar Before the 24
07.01.2019
Reigning IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Champions complete successful test with new Lamborghini EVOPaul Miller Racing kicked off the 2019 season this week at Daytona International Speedway, participating in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship&rsquo weiter >>
Risi Competizione concludes successful Roar before the Rolex 24 test at Daytona
07.01.2019
Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTLM No. 62: Davide Rigon (ITA)                                                     &nbs weiter >>
Moorespeed Leaves Daytona Roar Test Pleased with Preparations for Rolex 24 At Daytona Debut
07.01.2019
Hardeman, Riberas and Davis Complete Productive Two-Day Session in No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Audi R8 LMS   Moorespeed completed a successful IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before the Rolex 24 Test Friday and Saturday weiter >>
Second consecutive victory for the #4 Ansa Motorsports Ligier JS P3 at Daytona
07.01.2019
4-5 January 2019, first race of the year, first round of the IMSA Prototype Challenge on Daytona International Speedway track, first pole position and first victory for Ligier. The #4 Ansa Motorsports Ligier JS P3 took the victory f weiter >>
Albuquerque Roars to Fourth with Mustang Sampling in Daytona Qualifying
07.01.2019
Filipe Albuquerque gave Mustang Sampling Racing a prime choice of garage and pit positions for the upcoming Rolex At Daytona, turning in the fourth-fastest lap of a 15-minute qualifying session Sunday to highlight the Roar Before the Rolex 24.&nb weiter >>
Porsche driver on the Roar Before The Rolex 24 in Daytona
07.01.2019
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Roar Before The Rolex 24, Daytona/USANick Tandy (Porsche 911 RSR #911): The test was an important preparation – for both the r weiter >>
Perfect tests for Porsche at Daytona
07.01.2019
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Roar Before The Rolex 24, Daytona/USAThe Porsche GT Team has wrapped up its preparations for the 2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship. On the occasion of the three-day official tests on the Dayton weiter >>
Roar Before the Rolex 24, Day 3 review
06.01.2019
British Driver Tincknell Posts Fastest Practice Time of 3-Day Test in Mazda DPi •       Mazda Prototypes lead 4 of 7 Rolex 24 At DAYTONA Practices•       Special Qualifying Se weiter >>
Roar before 24 Daytona - IWSC session 7 classification
06.01.2019
IMPC - Session 7Roar before 24 Daytona -Daytona International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th, 2019        *     1     weiter >>
DAYTONA IMPC Session 6 classification
06.01.2019
1    77    5    1:54.086    -    -    180.8    17    Park Place Motorsports    GS   weiter >>
Roar before 24 Daytona - IWSC Qualifying DPi, LMP2 classification
06.01.2019
IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIPRoar before 24 Daytona -Daytona International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th, 2019       *     1     1     Oliver Jarvis#77 weiter >>
Roar before 24 Daytona - IWSC Qualifying GTLM classification
06.01.2019
IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIPRoar before 24 Daytona -Daytona International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th, 2019    *     1  &n weiter >>
Roar before 24 Daytona session 6 classification
06.01.2019
IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIPRoar before 24 Daytona -Daytona International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th, 2019    1    55    4    1:34.224 & weiter >>
IMSA Announces Broadcast Schedules for Support, Single-Make Series
06.01.2019
As fans get ready for IMSA’s 50 Anniversary season in 2019, they can start marking their calendars to watch their favorite IMSA Challenge and Single-Make series in 2019 as the sanctioning body, in conjunction with NBC, today announced the broadcast schedule for four series.As part of the IMSA’s new agreement with the NBC Sports Group, 28 races from the IMSA Micheli weiter >>
Video Roar before 24 Daytona - Saturday review
06.01.2019
Video Roar before 24 Daytona -Daytona International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th, 2019 weiter >>
IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Daytona session 5 classification
06.01.2019
IMSA MICHELIN PILOT CHALLENGEDAYTONA International SpeedwaySunday, January 6th  2019    1    77    25  weiter >>
IMSA Prototype Challenge Daytona race classification
06.01.2019
SCOUTS OF AMERICADaytona International Speedway1    4    Classified    93    3:01:03.445    -    -    86    1:44.903 &n weiter >>
Roar Before the Rolex 24, Day 2 review
06.01.2019
All-Star Cadillac Team Tops Speed Chart in Rolex 24 At DAYTONA Practice;Neil Alberico Wins IMSA Prototype Challenge in Sports Car Racing Debut•       Qua weiter >>
Roar before 24 Daytona GTD qualifying classification
06.01.2019
IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar ChallengeRoar before 24 Rolex DaytonaSaturday, January 5th  20191    57    5    1:45.537    -    -  &nbs weiter >>
Daytona IMPC session 4 classification
05.01.2019
Daytona International SpeedwayIMPC - Session 4Session time: 00:50:04Saturday, January 5th  2019        *   weiter >>
Roar before Rolex 24 Daytona IWSC Session 4 classification
05.01.2019
Daytona International SpeedwayIWSC - Session 4Saturday, January 5th  201910    3    1:34.534    -    -    218.2    19  weiter >>
Roar before Rolex 24 Daytona Practice 3 classification
05.01.2019
Daytona International SpeedwayIWSC - Session 3Session time: 01:27:08Saturday, January 5th  2019    *     1     1     Jonathan Bomarito#55 Mazda DPiMDPi   &nbs weiter >>
Daytona - IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Combined practice results
05.01.2019
IMSA MICHELIN PILOT CHALLENGERoar before Rolexx 24 DaytonaDAYTONA International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th 2019Combined Practice Results weiter >>
IPC Roar before 24 Daytona qualifying fastest lap by drivers
05.01.2019
IMSA PROTOTYPE CHALLENGEScouts of AmericaDAYTONA International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th 2019Qualifying Results by Driver Fastest Lap1 LMP3 51 K2R Moto weiter >>
IPC Roar before 24 Daytona qualifying classification
05.01.2019
IMSA PROTOTYPE CHALLENGEScouts of AmericaDAYTONA International SpeedwaySaturday, January 5th 20191    51    7    2:00.030 & weiter >>
Roar Before the Rolex 24 Daytona day 1 review
05.01.2019
24 Hours of Racing, Countless Sports Car Storylines to Start IMSA’s 50th Anniversary SeasonHigh-Profile Drivers Such as Alonso, Zanardi Helping Transform Rolex 24 Into All-Star Event•     &nb weiter >>
Mazda MX-5 Cup Champion Nikko Reger Moves up Mazda Road to 24 Ladder
05.01.2019
Set to Compete in IMSA Prototype Challenge2018 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Champion Nikko Reger will convert his $200,000 prize package from Mazda weiter >>

Kategorien

STROOSSEN ENGLEN ASBL www.stroossenenglen.lu

© 2001-2017 automobilsport.com full copyright automobilsport.com