In soaking moist circumstances, Kevin Magnussen (Ganassi Cadillac) set the early tempo at 2m09.774s, 0.4s quicker than Ricky Taylor (Wayne Taylor Racing Acura) and Nasr.
Nasr then jumped to the highest of the instances at 2m08.114s, following Taylor on observe. He improved once more to 2m07.919s, three quarters of a second quicker than the automotive he was bodily chasing.
Climate circumstances then worsened as Nasr spun at Flip 5 – narrowly averted by Magnussen – and continued, whereas Olivier Pla hit the wall at Flip 3 in his Meyer Shank Acura. Magnussen then had his personal off-track tour at Flip 3.
Oliver Jarvis was third quickest – fractionally slower than Taylor – within the sole Mazda, forward of Magnussen, Tristan Vautier (JDC-Miller Cadillac) and Pla.
In LMP2, Ben Keating (PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports) dominated regardless of a spin, forward of Steven Thomas (who additionally spun his WIN Autosport ORECA) and John Farano.
Dan Goldburg was quickest in LMP3 on a drying observe, 0.313s forward of Gar Robinson and Jarrett Andretti.
#3 Corvette Racing Corvette C8.R, GTLM: Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor
Picture by: Invoice Gulker
The GTLM session was held in full moist circumstances, Jordan Taylor outpacing his Corvette Racing team-mate Nick Tandy with a 2m20.979s towards 2m21.606s, which was 0.627s quicker. In the one different entry, Cooper MacNeil was method off their tempo within the WeatherTech Porsche 911 RSR at 2m24.184s.
In GTD, which kicked off the qualifying course of, the observe was dry because the inexperienced flag flew however spots of rain had been already falling so drivers had been eager to get their laps in as quickly as attainable. Aaron Telitz set the tempo in his Vasser-Sullivan Lexus at 2m07.195s and can begin the #14 automotive from pole place at school.
Trent Hindman was closest to him, getting inside 0.667s in his Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3R, earlier than the rain intensified. Each had laps deleted as a result of observe limits infringements, however that didn’t impression their quickest instances.
Robby Foley was third quickest in his Turner Motorsport BMW M6, forward of Zacharie Robichon (Pfaff Motorsports Porsche) and Richard Heistand in his Audi R8.
Within the point-scoring session that adopted, the observe was absolutely moist. Laurens Vanthoor, driving with a broken nose after his Spa 24 Hours paddock mishap, was quickest by 0.9s to attain most factors within the Pfaff Porsche, forward of Invoice Auberlen within the Turner BMW and Bryan Sellers (Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini).