Kevin Estre has set the fastest time in opening practice for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.
The Frenchman is partnering with full-season driver Cooper MacNeil for only the second time this season, joining the team for the GT-only round at Virginia International Raceway.
Estre topped the charts in the #79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR-19 with a time of 01:41.124.
That was enough to beat out the #4 Corvette C8.R of Nick Tandy by 0.797s, with Antonio Garcia third in the #3 Corvette C8.R.
GTD was led by the #96 Turner Motorsports BMW M6 GT3 of Bill Auberlen, who led the 15-car GTD field with a time of 01:44:391.
Franck Perera took second in the #11 GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo, 0.275s behind Auberlen.
Ross Gunn took third in the #23 Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3, with Jack Hawksworth fourth for Vasser Sullivan Racing and the top five rounded out by the #28 Alegra Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo of Daniel Morad.
Track action at Virginia International Raceway continues with the second free practice session at 11:55 a.m. ET.