Marks goes two-for-two with NOLA Trans Am pole – EAST AUTO NEWS

Marks goes two-for-two with NOLA Trans Am pole

Observe and qualifying are within the books for the Trans Am Sequence introduced by Pirelli at NOLA Motorsports Park. Justin Marks earned his second-consecutive Motul Pole Award, laying down a lap time of 1m34.394s in his No. 99 Trackhouse Chevrolet Camaro. Marks earned the pole within the season opener at Sebring Worldwide Raceway two weeks in the past, main for a lot of the race earlier than {an electrical} failure took him out of rivalry.

“This can be a very difficult racetrack; it’s a really technical, bodily place,” stated Marks. “There’s quite a lot of actually tight sections which are a problem to get arrange for, however then there’s some actually high-speed esses that it’s important to discover a good aero steadiness for, so it’s actually a little bit of a compromise right here. The group made actually good adjustments by means of all of the exams and apply. We have been in a position to sticker up in closing apply to see the place the steadiness would go along with a qualifying setup, so we have been ready to place an excellent setup on the automobile for qualifying. I simply went on the market and gave all of it that I might. I attempted to get it accomplished in three laps in order that I might avoid wasting tire life for the race. We’re beginning to get this automobile discovered, and it appears like we’re a little bit bit higher each day out.”

The TA/XGT/SGT/GT race will likely be contested on Sunday, March 12 at 12:30 p.m. ET and will likely be streamed dwell right here. The TV broadcast of the race will air on MAVTV on Thursday, March 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET.



Marks goes two-for-two with NOLA Trans Am pole – EAST AUTO NEWS


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