Road Atlanta: Series announces grand marshal

GEORGIA GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE DEAL TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR PETIT LE MANS BRASELTON, Ga. -- Nathan Deal, the Republican gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, will be the Grand Marshal for the 13th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA...

GEORGIA GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE DEAL TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR PETIT LE MANS

BRASELTON, Ga. -- Nathan Deal, the Republican gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, will be the Grand Marshal for the 13th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2, which returns to Road Atlanta this Saturday. Deal, a Hall County resident, will be recognized in pre-race festivities and also wave the green flag to start the race.

Petit Le Mans is shaping up to be arguably the most anticipated North American endurance race in a generation. The annual 1,000-mile/10-hour sports car classic is the cornerstone event of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron and features the most technically advanced sports cars in the world. It's also the largest annual international sporting event in Georgia.

Saturday's race is set for 11:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, October 2. SPEED will air the race starting at 11 a.m., with live radio coverage available on American Le Mans Radio presented by Porsche -- a production of Radio Show Limited -- as well as Sirius Channel 127 and XM Channel 242. Americanlemans.com will stream qualifying live starting at 3:15 p.m. ET on Friday, October 1. Visit the Series' schedule page for ticket and accommodation information. Live Timing and Scoring, track schedule, entry list and much, much more will be available on Racehub at americanlemans.com.

-source: alms

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