Jennifer Tumminelli To Compete In ALMS

Jennifer Tumminelli To Compete In American Le Mans Series (June 23, 2000) San Francisco, California -- Jennifer Tumminelli, Tiburon, California resident has just signed with returning title sponsor, Scient to compete in the (8) ...

Jennifer Tumminelli To Compete In American Le Mans Series

(June 23, 2000) San Francisco, California -- Jennifer Tumminelli, Tiburon, California resident has just signed with returning title sponsor, Scient to compete in the (8) remaining races in the American Le Mans Series to include the race finale in Adelaide, Australia on New Years Eve.

The Scient racing team will debut in the American Le Mans Series on July 20-23rd at Sears Point Raceway, California (her hometrack).

This 1999 inaugural pole-sitter for the Women's Global GT Series will make a step up into the American Le Mans Series campaigning the #67 (Blue/Green) Scient Porsche 996 GT3R with her co-driver, Steve Ariana under the Racers Group team banner.

"I am excited to have my title sponsor, Scient return in 2000 and pleased they have stepped up their level of sponsorship commitment. Scient is a great company with legendary people. To have all 1400 colleagues worldwide extremely supportive of the Scient racing program gives you an idea of how legendary our racing program is going to be this year." stated Jennifer Tumminelli.

Jennifer Tumminelli will join Claudia Hertzug of Germany (Roock Racing) as the only other female driver competing in the 2000 - American Le Mans Series.

In addition to her driving duties, Jennifer will join Radio Le Mans commentator John Hindhaugh in the booth to guest commentate on the ALMS support race - Women's Global GT Series.

To kick off the July ALMS Scient race car debut, Jennifer Tumminelli will race down Market street in downtown San Francisco with a private Scient party to follow at their downtown SF headquarters.

Last week Jennifer Tumminelli and her co-driver, Steve Ariana completed a successful ALMS test at Sears Point. Look for their debut in the American Le Mans on July 20-23rd at Sears Point Raceway in California.

Jennifer Tumminelli is a former Star Formula Mazda driver and the first polesitter for the Women's Global GT Series. She also served as a member of the CART / PPG Pace Car Team. Jennifer is sponsored by Scient, Compaq and Wyle Systems. For more information go to www.jennifertumminelli.com

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