Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 09:19
BRAUN FASTEST IN PC FOR CORE AUTOSPORT
SEBRING, Fla. (March 13, 2014) – The No. 02 Ford EcoBoost/Riley of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates came out of the blocks strong in Thursday’s practice sessions, leading TUDOR United SportsCar Championship preparation for Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
Saturday’s race serves as both the second round of the TUDOR Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. The event begins at 10:15 a.m. ET with live FOX Sports 1 coverage from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET and the remainder of the event streamed on IMSA.com. FOX Sports 1 also will air a three-hour highlight telecast on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Three-time and defending IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon had the fastest lap of the day on Thursday, at 1 minute, 52.357 seconds (119.832 mph) in the Ford he co-drives with fellow open-wheel drivers Tony Kanaan and Sage Karam to lead the Prototype (P) class. After running his best lap in the first of three sessions, Dixon also was fastest in night practice with a lap of 1:53.090 (119.056 mph).
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