JPM Qualifyes 7th – Roar Before The 24

No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya/Simon Pagenaud
Practice 6:    Position: 7th
Time / Speed: 1:34.989 seconds / 134.914 mph
Qualifying Driver:  Juan Pablo Montoya
Position: 7th
Time / Speed: 1:34.431 seconds / 135.711 mph
Recap: Sunday brought an end to the 2019 Roar Before The 24 test session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona International Speedway. The day was highlighted by the qualifying session for each class that sets the order in which garage and pit stalls will be selected. After a morning practice session Ricky Taylor led the Acura Team Penske charge by finishing with the third-fastest lap in the qualifying session at 1:33.398 seconds in the No. 7 Prototype. Juan Pablo Montoya slotted in with the seventh-fastest time in the No. 6 at 1:34.431 seconds. Acura Team Penske did not participate in the final afternoon session.

Road Atlanta race recap

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race Report
October 14, 2018
Track: Road Atlanta  / Race: Petit Le Mans / Date: October 13, 2018
No. 6 Acura ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya/Simon Pagenaud
Start: 8th  /Overall Finish: 32nd / Class Finish: 13th /Status: Running
Laps Completed: 263/396 / Laps Led: 0 / Points Position: 5th (-26)
•Juan Pablo Montoya qualified the No. 6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 in the eighth position for the 21st Annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Friday evening.

#6 Acura Team Penske Acura DPi, P: Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, pit stop


•As the 10-hour race began, Montoya made one of the moves of the race just on the first lap, going from eighth to fifth as the field stormed down into turn one.  Montoya, despite complaining of an ill-handling car, would continue to ride in the fifth-spot through the first round of pit stops. 

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Penske Race Report- JPM 3rd Laguna seca

MSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race Report
September 10, 2018 Track:  WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca/  Race:  Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix /Date: September 9, 2018
No. 6 Acura ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya Start: 2nd Overall Finish: 3rd
Class Finish: 3rd Status: Running
Laps Completed: 103/103 Laps Led: 40
Points Position: 4th (-21)  Recap:
•Dane Cameron qualified the No. 6 Acura ARX-05 Prototype in the second position in Saturday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at the historic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
•Despite a multi-car incident on the first lap that put the field under the yellow flag, Cameron was able to quickly maneuver past the No. 10 of Jordan Taylor to take over the lead. He would hold the top spot for the next 40 laps.
•On the 41st lap of the race, Cameron made his way down pit road for four tires, fuel and to relinquish the driving duties to Juan Pablo Montoya, who was making his first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship start at Laguna Seca.
•When the pit stops cycled through, Montoya found himself running in the third position after a fierce battle with the No. 31 of Felipe Nasr that saw Montoya briefly run off course.

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