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Machavern Storms to Road America Pole for Turner

Turner Motorsport BMW M4 GT4 on pole again ahead of Road America 120…

Photo: IMSA

Dillon Machavern claimed his second IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge pole in the last three races after storming to the top of the time charts in qualifying for this afternoon’s Road America 120.

The Turner Motorsport driver took his No. 95 BMW M4 GT4 to a best lap of 2:16.886 to outpace the No. 23 Notlad by RS1 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 of Patrick Gallagher by 0.046 seconds.

Machavern currently leads the GS championship standings alongside co-driver Bill Auberlen heading into today’s two-hour contest.

Ryan Hardwick will start third in the No. 16 Wright Motorsports Porsche 718 Cayman Clubsport followed by Russell Ward’s No. 4 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT4 in fourth.

The No. 46 Team TGM Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R of Hugh Plumb completed the top-five, which saw representation from five different GT4 manufacturers.

Hyundai Continues Pole Streak in TCR

Ryan Norman gave Hyundai its third consecutive pole in TCR, taking the No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport Elantra N TCR to the top qualifying spot in class.

Norman edged out the No. 17 JDC-Miller Motorsports Audi RS 3 LMS TCR of Chris Miller by 0.413 seconds for the pole.

The No. 84 Atlanta Speedwerks Honda Civic Type R of Bryan Henderson, which lost a wheel in practice on Friday, will start third in class.

Roy Block will line up fourth in class in the No. 5 KMW Motorsports with TMR Engineering Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR, which is coming off its first career podium finish at Lime Rock Park.

The Road America 120 starts at 5:35 p.m. ET with live coverage on Trackpass on NBC Sports Gold and IMSA Radio.

RESULTS: Qualifying

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