NOLASPORT Porsche and Notlad Racing by RS1 Aston Martin Take Rounds 5 and 6 Poles

NOLASPORT Porsche and Notlad Racing by RS1 Aston Martin Take Rounds 5 and 6 Poles
  • NOLASPORT/Notlad Racing by RS1 take Pro-Am poles
  • Murillo Racing grab both Silver poles
  • Smooge Racing/NOLASPORT on top of Am
  • GT4 Am Qual 1
  • GT4 Am Qual 2

Alton, Virginia - Matt Travis, Pro-Am championship leader in the #47 NOLASPORT Porsche, kept the speed going at VIR and grabbed the Round 5 overall pole with a 1:54.145 fastest lap, just .043 seconds ahead of the #72 Murillo Racing Mercedes-AMG GT4 of Kenny Murillo. Murillo will start second overall, first in the Silver class. Nick Wittmer and the #38 ST Racing BMW will start third overall, second in Silver.

John Geesbreght put the #68 Smooge Racing Toyota on top of the Am division with a 1:54.445 flier, good enough for a very impressive fourth overall. Tim Barber put the #22 CCR Racing/Team TFB BMW fifth, third in Silver, with Kris Wilson starting the #16 Capstone Motorsports Mercedes sixth overall, second in Am.

Jon Miller, driver of the #94 BimmerWorld BMW M4 GT4, will start seventh overall, fourth in Silver, with Stevan McAleer eighth overall, fifth in Silver, in the #11 Classic BMW entry. Ryan Dexter ran the ninth fastest time overall to put the #062 Dexter Racing Aston Martin on the grid with Paul Terry and the #59 WR Racing Aston Martin tenth, second in the Pro-Am Division.

After a weekend-ending crash at COTA, the #00 Notlad Racing by RS1 Aston Martin of Patrick Gallagher took the overall and Pro-Am pole position for Sunday’s Round 6 with a 1:52.963 time, .263 seconds clear of the #52 Auto Technic Racing BMW of John Capestro-Dubets. Gregory Liefooghe will start the #119 Stephen Cameron Racing BMW third overall.

Kenton Koch put the #15 BSport Aston Martin fourth with Bill Auberlen and the #34 BimmerWorld entry fifth, a mere .083 seconds ahead of Spencer Pumpelly’s #66 TRG LaSalle Solutions Porsche. Aaron Povoledo paced the #89 RENNtech Mercedes and will start steventh overall with the #72 Murillo Racing Mercedes eighth overall, first in Silver after Christian Szymczak’s 1:53.826 fastest lap.

Russell Walker and the #46 NOLASPORT Porsche grabbed the Am-class pole with a 1:54.571 lap time, good enough for seventeenth overall. 

Round 5 of the 2021 Pirelli GT4 America season goes green at 11:30am ET streaming live at the GT World YouTube page and at SiriusXM Channel 392 and WebApp channel 992.