Round one of the 2012 Global Time Attack Series has officially started at Buttonwillow Raceway Park. More than 40 of the top time attack teams are waging a war against time at the infamous 13CW configuration.

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Here are the current times after the first two sessions:

Unlimited AWD

P1 Sauce Bause (Travis Barnes) – Snail Performance Subaru WRX – 2:00.603

P2 Russ Taylor – FusionofIdeas.com Mitsubishi Evo X – 2:09.970

P3 Jeff Westphal – GST Motosports Subaru Impreza L – 2:23.337

Unlimited RWD

P1 Billy Johnson – FX Motorsports Development Acura NSX – 1:49.241*

P2 Thomas Merrill – AM Racing Nissan 370Z – 1:57.520

P3 Will Faules – EDGE Motorworks BMW Three Series – 1:57.756

P4 Taoby Aleman – Mazda RX-7 – 2:23.524

Unlimited FWD

Chris Rado – Team Need for Speed WORLD Racing Scion tC – NT

Limited AWD

P1 Michael Chang – Evasive Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo – 1:49.546

P2 Istvan Klag – Nightmotorsport Subaru WRX – 2:13.588

Limited RWD

P1 Carl Rydquist – Berk Technology BMW 135i – 1:52.487

P2 Eiji “Tarzan” Yamada – Platte Forme a.g. BMW M3 – 2:03.63

P3 Bryan Friday – Project Import Honda S2000 – 2:07.397

P4 Chad Boyles – AM Racing Nissan 370Z – 2:14.453

P5 Jacob Tanaka – Tanaka Racing Chevrolet Corvette – NT

P5 Patrick Tam – DNA Motoring Honda S2000 – NT

Limited FWD

P1 Tim Kuo – Sportcar Motion Integra Type-R – 1:56.214

P2 Alex Peng – Novak Racing Honda Civic – 2:01.359

P3 Carlos Valenzuela – Honda CRX – 2:13.392

Street AWD

P1 Taylor Wilson – Fat Snail Perfomance Subaru WRX – 2:01.293

P2 Roy Narvaez – RD Engineering Nissan GT-R – 2:03.335

P3 Thomas Smith –Subaru STI – 2:05.507

P4 Tony Brown – Nightmotorsport Subaru WRX – 2:07.071

P5 Matt Dennison – Matt Dennison Mitsubishi Evo – 2:12.346

P6 Clint Boisdeau – Apollo Performance Subaru WRX – NT

P7 – Chris Frick – HG Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo – NT

Street RWD

P1 VJ Mirzayan – Evolution Racewerks BMW 135i – 1:57.569

P2 Andrie Hartanto – TunerPlayground.com Honda S2000 – 2:00.773

P3 Alex Peng – momofoolio Racing/ Novak Racing/ JRZ USA Honda S2000 – 2:01.249

P4 Kazuyuki Saegusa – Honda S2000 – 2:05.360

P5 Carl Rydquist – Berk Technology BMW 135i – NT

Street FWD

P1 Kevin Courtney – Project Import Honda Accord – 2:07.281

P2 Ken Suen – Godspeed X Sportcar Motion Honda Civic – 2:04.187

P3 Mike Bonanni – Team Need for Speed Scion tC – NT

P3 Clint Boisdeau – Apollo Performance Ford Focus – 1:59.311

The next session will be hot at 3:30 and we’re live streaming now at this link. Stay tuned for more from Buttonwillow.