Ricky Taylor wins 3rd straight pole

Updated: June 24, 2011, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Ricky Taylor captured his third straight pole in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series at Road America's 4.048-mile road course on Friday.

Taylor, of Apopka, Fla., and co-driver Max Angelelli of Monaco will team Saturday in a Chevrolet/Dallara, trying to win a third consecutive race in the Daytona Prototype class.

Wayne Nonnamaker of Bend, Ore., earned the pole in the production-based GT class in a Mazda RX-8. It was his first Rolex Series pole since 2004.

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