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KCMG Quickest in Practice 3 at Sepang

Tsugio Matsuda puts Morgan-Nissan on top of time sheets in Practice 3…

Photo: John Dagys

Photo: John Dagys

KCMG topped the time sheets in the third and final practice session prior to qualifying for Sunday’s Asian Le Mans Series season-ending Three Hours of Sepang.

The No. 18 Morgan-Nissan of Tsugio Matsuda laid down a best lap of 1:58.419, which was more than three seconds clear of the competition in LMP2.

Friday’s pace-setting Craft Racing Oreca 03 Nissan was second quickest with a best lap of 2:01.727, ahead of the No. 24 OAK Racing team Total Morgan Judd of David Cheng, who completed the top-three overall and in class.

The No. 77 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 of Andrea Bertolini, Michele Rugolo and Steve Wyatt paced GTC with a 2:07.208 lap time, followed by similarly prepared Prancing Horse from Clearwater Racing in second.

Other class pace-setters included the No. 35 AAI-RSTRADA Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (GTE) and the No. 36 Gama Racing Lamborghini (GTC-Am).

The 30-minute session ran without any reported incidents.

Qualifying is on tap for 10:45 a.m. local.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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