BMW takes pole for 2011 ALMS Long Beach Grand Prix - Sets new qualifying lap recordBMW has qualified in the 1st and 3rd positions for the 2011 Long Beach Grand Prix. In addition to taking the pole, BMW set a new qualifying lap record. The M3's started the season strong with a 1-2 finish at Sebring and taking the pole bodes well for BMW's chances at Long Beach. The race will be on Sunday April 17, at 3:30 PM PST. Full qualifying results are below.