July 18, 2013 – Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada – Flying Lizard's No 44 and No 45 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars will return to the racetrack this weekend for the Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Seth Neiman (USA) and Dion von Moltke (South Africa) will again pilot the No 44 PR Newswire / eSilicon car with Nelson Canache Jr. (Venezuela) and Spencer Pumpelly (USA) sharing the No 45 Venezuela / eSilicon car. Nelson and Spencer are coming off of a two-lap win at Lime Rock Park and currently sit in 2nd place in the drivers' championship, just one point behind Henrique Cisneros. They are currently four points ahead of the tandem of Cooper MacNeil and Jeroen Bleekemolen in the championship. In addition, Spencer has won the last two GTC races at Mosport starting in 2011 and will be looking to continue his streak.
The weekend will feature a bit more track time than was available at Lime Rock, with a 1.5 hour promoter test day on Friday followed by two 1-hour practices on Saturday along with qualifying. Race day schedule will include a 25-minute morning warmup prior to the 2 hour and 45 minute race itself.
The 2013 Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix gets the green flag at 12:00pm ET on Sunday, July 21st. Qualifying will be broadcast live on ESPN3.com and ALMS.com on Saturday, July 20th from 3:20pm to 4:55pm ET. The race will be broadcast live in the United States on ESPN2 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm ET (note: joined in progress) and internationally on MotorsTV on Sunday, July 26th, from 11:45am to 3:00pm ET, with live online coverage on ESPN3.com and ALMS.com as well.
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