Lone Star Racing Drivers Gar Robinson and Lawson Aschenbach Look Forward to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Race After Qualifying

Lone Star Racing Drivers Gar Robinson and Lawson Aschenbach Look Forward to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Race After Qualifying

07.07.2019: The No. 74 Lone Star Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Team Starts Inside of Row Six in Tight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Field on Sunday Lone Star Racing is set for Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Canadian Tire Mo

The No. 74 Lone Star Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Team Starts Inside of Row Six in Tight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Field on Sunday

 


Lone Star Racing is set for Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park after Gar Robinson qualified the No. 74 Lone Star Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 on Saturday.



Robinson turned a lap of 1:17.368 (114.419 mph) around the 2.459-mile circuit just east of Toronto, and the team will start 11th in the tightly packed GT Daytona (GTD) field. Just a half-second separates the Lone Star Racing team from fourth on the grid.



“I’m feeling pretty good about the race,” Robinson said. “We showed in testing that we’re pretty consistent and I think we can keep the car under us for the duration of the race. From what I saw at Mid-Ohio, a lot of cars couldn’t. This track’s just a blast. It’s so fast, and the corners are so serious. I love this place.”



Running in 2019 with the support of ACS Manufacturing and 74 Ranch Resort, this is just the third race of the season for the Lone Star Racing team, Robinson will start Sunday’s race before handing the car to co-driver Lawson Aschenbach to finish the run.


“We have a fairly good idea of what we need for the race, and that’s really important going into tomorrow because this is such a unique track,” Aschenbach said. “I think tire wear is going to be a big concern for a lot of people, and if we can keep the tires under us and keep picking people off, we’ll be in good shape for the end of the race.”



The two-hour and 40-minute race will get the green flag at 1:05 p.m. EDT on Sunday afternoon and can be seen live on cable network CNBC.

 
 
 
 
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