Despite the wet conditions at the Circuit of the Americas, the #9 K-PAX Racing Bentley Continental GT3 topped the speed chart with a time of 2:11.491 with Andy Soucek behind the wheel. The team swept the front row with the #3 Bentley taking the second spot, motivated by Rodrigo Baptista to a 2:11.541 best lap.
With battles taking place among multiple manufacturers, the #61 Ferrari of Miguel Molina puts the R. Ferri team in third with the 2:11.835 lap.
The #22 Porsche of Alegra Motorsports, as driven by Daniel Morad, closes out the second row of Pro class contenders.
Fastest in the Pro-Am class was the #71 Mercedes-AMG GT3 from P1 Motorsports with JC Perez at 2:17.424. In the Am class, the top time goes to Autometrics Motorsports with the #991 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Joe Toussaint.
The second qualifying group, featuring secondary drivers behind the wheel in contention for Race 2 positioning, battled on with the #80 Acura NSX from Racers Edge Motorsport driver Kyle Marcelli coming up with the pole with a time of 2:07.206. }The #71 Porsche from P1 Motorsports found itself on the front row with Maxi Buhk turning a 0.05-second-slower lap than the Acura.
The #22 Porsche 911 GT3 R from Alegra Motorsports took the first Pro Spot in Race 2 by turning a 2:07.582-second lap as driven by Michael DeQuesada that was good enough for P3.
Top Am spot went to the #7 Squadra Corse Ferrari 488 GT3 driven by defending co-champion Martin Fuentes with a 2:07.957-best lap, less than one second behind the Race 2 leader.
Race 1 for the Blancpain GT World Challenge goes green this afternoon at, while Race 2 commences on Sunday. All races will be live streamed; check your local times at World-Challenge.com and stream directly for free all around the world and without geoblocking at Stream.World-Challenge.com.