ELHART LAKE, Wis. - The Heart of Racing driversMario Farnbacher (Germany) and Alex Riberas (Spain) will start from pole position for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase to run at Road America tomorrow afternoon.
Riberas took the No. 23 The Heart Racing Porsche out on the four-mile, 14-turn Road America circuit for qualifying. On his third flying lap he posted a time of 2:07.520 that was good for the pole position in GTD for tomorrow's 4 p.m. ET race start. The pole is the team's fourth of the year in GTD.
"I am very happy to be able to get the pole position for The Heart of Racing Porsche team today," Riberas said. "The team is doing a great job with the car. In practice we were struggling, the team was able to make some adjustments and the car is running fast. We will start first and we will be looking to finish that way as well in the race."