Laguna Seca preview

SCCA PRO RACING 1995 PLAYER'S LTD./TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP LAGUNA SECA PREVIEW by Robert Heathcote, for SpeedNet (Note: Most of the preview for Laguna Seca was in my previous post. Consider this addendum. The entire, combined report...

SCCA PRO RACING 1995 PLAYER'S LTD./TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP

LAGUNA SECA PREVIEW by Robert Heathcote, for SpeedNet

(Note:  Most of the preview for Laguna Seca was in my previous post.
Consider this addendum.  The entire, combined report now appears in
UseNet newsgroup rec.autis.sports.indy    -Robert)

MMONTEREY, Calif. (9/5/95) -- SpeedNet -- The fight for the 1995 Player's Ltd./Toyota Atlantic title between Richie Hearn (185 points) and David Empringham (183) is not the only title up for grabs this weekend at Laguna Seca.

Another battle going down to the wire is the fight for Rookie of the Year honors. Zeca Giaffone has a single-point lead over broth Felipe Giaffone and a 13-point edge on rising star Lee Bentham. Also, Bernie Schuchmann has a 21-point lead in Category 2 standings over Mike David, with a maximum of 22 points to be awarded.

The Player's Ltd./Toyota Atlantic schedule for Toyota Grand Prix of Monterey at Laguna Seca is as follows:

   Test Day      Thursday Sept. 7    10:20am to 4:20pm
   Qualifying    Friday   Sept. 8     4:45pm to 5:16pm
                 Saturday Sept. 9    10:15am to 10:45am
   Race          Saturday Sept. 9     3:00pm to 4:00pm

Prize Money: $85,000 -- Winners Purse: $22,000

Previous Player's Ltd./Toyota Atlantic winners at Laguna Seca:

1994 Richie Hearn 1993 Jacques Villeneuve (race 1) Jacques Villeneuve (race 2) 1992 Mark Dismore (race 1) Mark Dismore (race 2) 1991 John Tanner (race 1) Jimmy Vasser (race 2) 1990 Mark Dismore (race 1) Mark Dismore (race 2) Mark Dismore (race 3) 1988 Mitch Thieman 1987 Johnny O'Connell (race 1) Jimmy Vasser (race 2) 1986 Ted Prappas (race 1) Tom Phillips (race 2) 1985 John David Briggs 1984 John David Briggs 1976 Gilles Villeneuve (race 1) Price Cobb (race 2)

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--- SpeedNet: Motorsports at the speed of thought! (310-641-9627)

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Mark Dismore , Jimmy Vasser , Johnny O'Connell , Richie Hearn , Gilles Villeneuve , David Empringham , Price Cobb , Mike David , David John , Lee Bentham