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Stacy Doubles Up, on Pole for Mid-Ohio Race 2

KohR Motorsports completes perfect Saturday with two poles, win in Race 1…

Photo: IMSA

Nate Stacy and KohR Motorsports picked up where they left off in Saturday’s opening Michelin Pilot Challenge race of the weekend by claiming pole for Race 2 of the doubleheader weekend.

Stacy earned his fourth career pole late Saturday, having reeled off a quick time of 1:26.917 in the No. 60 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 he shares with Kyle Marcelli.

Race 1 runner-ups, CarBahn with Peregrine Racing, will start second on Sunday, thanks to Tyler McQuarrie’s 1:26.996 lap time in the No. 39 Audi R8 LMS GT4.

Russell Ward qualified third in his No. 4 Winward Racing Mercedes-AMG GT4.

Taylor Hagler scored her first career pole in TCR, becoming only the third female driver to do so in Pilot Challenge history.

Hagler took her No. 77 LA Honda World Racing Honda Civic Type-R to a 1:30.597 lap time in the session.

It came just hours after Hagler and co-driver Ryan Eversley earned their first podium of the season, finishing second in Race 1.

The second Pilot Challenge Race at Mid-Ohio is set for Sunday at 10:35 a.m. EDT, with live coverage on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold and IMSA Radio.

RESULTS: Qualifying 2

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