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Udell, Spinelli Claim Watkins Glen Poles

Loris Spinelli sets quickest time overall in qualifying at Watkins Glen…

Photo: Jamey Price/Lamborghini

Alec Udell and Loris Spinelli will start from overall pole positions for the pair of Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America races at Watkins Glen International following qualifying on Friday morning.

Udell recorded a 1:45.793 lap time in his No. 48 Kelly-Moss Road & Race Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo in Q1 to edge out the No. 27 Dream Racing Motorsport entry of Richard Antinucci by 0.009 seconds for top qualifying honors.

Am class competitor Giano Taurino qualified third overall in his No. 88 entry ahead of the No. 16 Change Racing Lamborghini of Stevan McAleer in fourth.

Bryan Ortiz claimed Pro-Am class pole honors with the fifth quickest time outright in the 15-minute session, with Justin Price quickest in LB Cup.

Spinelli, who topped the time charts on Thursday, reeled off a session-best 1:45.091 in Q2 in his Pro-Am class No. 51 Taurino Racing entry to start Race 2 from overall pole.

It was 0.529 seconds faster than Antinucci, who will line up second overall and first in Pro ahead of the No. 6 O’Gara Motorsport/USRT entry of Jacob Eidson.

Am pole honors for Race 2 again went to Taurino, despite having his fastest lap deleted for track limits, while Mark Kvamme took LB Cup class pole in Q2.

Race 1 is scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET with live coverage on, Trackpass on NBC Sports Gold and

RESULTS: Qualifying 1/Qualifying 2

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