Brent Crews took pole position for the Trans Am Presented by Pirelli’s TA2 class at Road America in Nitro Motorsports’ #70 Ford Mustang, setting a new track record with a lap time of 2m11.144s, making him the youngest winner of the Motul Pole Award in Trans Am History at 14 years, three months and three days.
“To be the youngest person to take pole in Trans Am and to have the new track record at Road America is awesome,” Crews said. “It’s a really historic circuit, it’s a lot of fun to drive, it’s the longest circuit we’re going to this year in the national championship, and I’m just super pumped. We will have a very good racing car for tomorrow’s race.
Austin Green was second fastest in his Fields Racing/M1 Race Cars Camaro with a time of 2m11.326s, and last week’s poleman Connor Mosack was third in his #28 Ford Mustang Nic Tailor/IFS -SLR/M1 with a time of 2m11.378s. . Mike Skeen in the #89 3-Dimensional Services Group Mustang was fourth with a time of 2m11.406s, and last week’s winner Thomas Merrill was fifth in his #26 Ford Mustang BridgeHaul/HP Tuners/ Cope Race Cars with a time of 2m11. 460s.
Full qualifying results are available here.
The TA2 race will be contested on Sunday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. CT. Fans at home can follow the action with a real-time feed from the Road America jumbotron. Check @GoTransAm social handles tomorrow for a link to the stream. The race will air on CBS Sports Network and will premiere Sunday, July 10 at 2:30 p.m. ET, with an encore presentation later that evening at midnight ET.