Pootmans, Sallenbach Fastest in Castrol Touring Car Practice at the Grand Prix of Mosport

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Team Aldo/Northwest's Gregory Pootmans laid down the fastest practice time for the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Toyo Tires at the Grand Prix of Mosport.

Pootmans, driving a BMW 328, led the Super Touring class with a quick lap of 1:31.317, which was just over two tenths of a second faster (0.226) than the G1 Racing Hyundai Genesis of Sasha Anis (1:31.597). Dave Ciekiewicz of Donington Motorsports was third in ST with a time of 1:31.643 in his Subaru WRX STi.

In the Touring class, Michel Sallenbach of Octane Motorsports set the pace in his Mini Cooper with a time of 1:36.263. Anthony Rapone of Durabond/Compass360 Racing was close behind (0.544) in his Honda Civic Si with a best lap of 1:36.807. M&S Racing’s Tom Kwok was third in Touring with top time of 1:36.900 in his Honda Civic.

The 30-minute weekend qualifying session will get underway on Saturday morning at 11:45 a.m.

Follow all the action from Mosport, including session reports, live timing and scoring and the latest championship news at www.touringcar.ca.

The Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship Presented By Toyo Tires is Canada's Premiere Touring Car Series and features Canada's Best Drivers Racing Today's Hottest Touring Cars. The Championship is showcased at eight event weekends in Quebec and Ontario with marquee events at Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres and Honda Indy Toronto.

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