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Flying Lizard Heads to Canada for Mosport, ALMS Round 8 Sonoma, Calif. -- With three races left to go in the ALMS season, Flying Lizard heads to Canada next week for Round 8 of the American Le Mans Series season: the 2009 Grand Prix of Mosport...

Flying Lizard Heads to Canada for Mosport, ALMS Round 8

Sonoma, Calif. -- With three races left to go in the ALMS season, Flying Lizard heads to Canada next week for Round 8 of the American Le Mans Series season: the 2009 Grand Prix of Mosport on Sunday, August 30. The driver lineup for the race is Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long in the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and Darren Law and Johannes van Overbeek in the No. 44. van Overbeek and Law are trading off driving duties in the No. 44 this season with Seth Neiman and will drive together for next weekend's event.

In the No. 45, Bergmeister and Long are leading the ALMS GT2 driver championship, 39 points ahead of Jaime Melo and Pierre Kaffer in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari. The Lizard duo has held the championship lead since the second race of the season and won five races in a row at St. Pete, Long Beach, Utah, Lime Rock and Mid-Ohio. Flying Lizard also holds a 39-point lead in the ALMS GT2 team championships. There are three races left to go: Mosport, a 2-hour and 45 minute race, Petit Le Mans, which runs 10 hours or 1000 miles, and Laguna Seca, which is a four-hour race.

-credit: flm

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Series ALMS
Drivers Darren Law , Jaime Melo , Patrick Long , Johannes van Overbeek , Seth Neiman , Pierre Kaffer
Teams Risi Competizione , Flying Lizard Motorsports