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The 20th Annual Motul Petit Le Mans was the 2017 edition of the Petit Le Mans automotive endurance race, held on October 4–7, 2017, at the Road Atlanta circuit in Braselton, Georgia, United States. It was the 12th and final race of the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and the fourth Petit Le Mans run since the formation of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2014.

QualifyingEdit

Provisional pole positions in each class are denoted in bold. All Prototype and Prototype Challenge cars were grouped together on the starting grid, regardless of qualifying position.[1]

Pos. Class No. Team Car Driver Time Grid
1 P 6   Team Penske Oreca 07   Hélio Castroneves 1:11.314 1
2 P 22   Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan Onroak DPi   Pipo Derani 1:11.475 2
3 P 2   Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan Onroak DPi   Brendon Hartley 1:11.499 3
4 P 13   Rebellion Racing Oreca 07   Mathias Beche 1:11.623 4
5 P 90   VisitFlorida Racing Ligier JS P217   Renger van der Zande 1:11.934 5
6 P 52   PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Ligier JS P217   Olivier Pla 1:12.106 6
7 P 10   Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R   Ricky Taylor 1:12.121 7
8 P 85   JDC-Miller Motorsports Oreca 07   Mikhail Goikhberg 1:12.388 8
9 P 5   Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R   Christian Fittipaldi 1:12.393 9
10 P 31   Whelen Racing Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R   Eric Curran 1:13.051 10
11 PC 38   Performance Tech Motorsports Oreca FLM09   James French 1:16.059 11
12 PC 26   BAR1 Motorsports Oreca FLM09   Garett Grist 1:17.244 12
13 PC 20   BAR1 Motorsports Oreca FLM09   Don Yount 1:17.628 13
14 GTLM 62   Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE   Toni Vilander 1:17.660 14
15 GTLM 67   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT   Richard Westbrook 1:17.705 15
16 GTLM 3   Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R   Antonio García 1:17.714 16
17 GTLM 66   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT   Joey Hand 1:17.729 17
18 GTLM 25   BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM   Bill Auberlen 1:17.731 18
19 GTLM 4   Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R   Oliver Gavin 1:17.823 19
20 GTLM 24   BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM   Martin Tomczyk 1:18.084 20
21 GTLM 912   Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR   Gianmaria Bruni 1:18.161 21
22 GTLM 911   Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR   Patrick Pilet 1:18.426 22
23 GTD 63   Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3   Matteo Cressoni 1:20.661 23
24 GTD 93   Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Acura NSX GT3   Andy Lally 1:20.739 24
25 GTD 15   3GT Racing Lexus RC F GT3   Jack Hawksworth 1:20.798 25
26 GTD 29   Montaplast by Land-Motorsport Audi R8 LMS   Sheldon van der Linde 1:20.830 26
27 GTD 96   Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GT3   Jesse Krohn 1:20.904 27
28 GTD 28   Alegra Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R   Michael Christensen 1:20.968 28
29 GTD 86   Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Acura NSX GT3   Oswaldo Negri, Jr. 1:20.998 29
30 GTD 16   Change Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3   Jeroen Mul 1:21.063 30
31 GTD 14   3GT Racing Lexus RC F GT3   Sage Karam 1:21.115 31
32 GTD 57   Stevenson Motorsports Audi R8 LMS   Andrew Davis 1:21.220 32
33 GTD 48   Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3   Madison Snow 1:21.393 33
34 GTD 73   Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R   Patrick Lindsey 1:21.470 34
35 GTD 23   Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS   Townsend Bell 1:21.648 35
36 GTD 75   SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3   Dion von Moltke 1:21.915 36
37 GTD 33   Riley Motorsports - Team AMG Mercedes-AMG GT3   Ben Keating 1:21.959 37
38 GTD 50   Riley Motorsports - WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R   Cooper MacNeil 1:22.177 38
39 GTD 54   CORE Autosport Porsche 911 GT3 R   Jon Bennett 1:23.379 39

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kilshaw, Jake (6 October 2017). "Castroneves, Penske on Petit Le Mans Pole in Sports Car Return". sportscar365. John Dagys Media. Retrieved 6 October 2017.

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