Daniel Serra captures pole for second year in a row at 6 Hours at the Glen in GTD Pro Class

Brazilian Daniel Serra captured today’s GTD Pro class pole in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 296 GT3 entry for tomorrow’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen race for the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

Serra clocked a fastest qualifying lap time of 1:44.203 at the 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course and ran a total of seven laps in the 15-minute qualifying session. There are 11 GTD Pro entries this year GTD Pro field has eight class entries and a 56-car field.

Serra was a tenth of a second faster than the second place GTD Pro qualifier in his seventh pole position in 29 IMSA starts. He and co-driver Italian Davide Rigon, both Ferrari factory drivers, have finished second the past two years at the upstate New York road course. They are competing for the 2024 IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup (IMEC) Championship, which they won in 2022. So far this season the Risi Competizione team won the opening Rolex 24 At Daytona race and finished second at the 12 Hours of Sebring.


Daniel Serra, qualifying driver, No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 296 GT3:

“I’m very happy after qualifying. It’s amazing to be on pole. A big thank you to the team. The car was super nice to drive. This track is amazing for qualifying. You need a lot of commitment and we could push a lot because the car was amazing and I had a lot of confidence. The track changed a lot from this morning, but I think they did the correct changes on the set up. Now we see what happens tomorrow.”

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