Opinion: Why IMSA's Two-Stage Qualifying Format Needs a Change

Thoughts after the debut of new GTD qualifying format from Sebring last weekend...

Last weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring delivered a number of firsts and down-to-the-wire drama, although one of the new elements in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship that’s gotten people talking the most is the new qualifying format for the GT Daytona class.

Having debuted at Sebring, the two-stage system saw each GTD entry complete a p…

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