Montreal Qualifying 98-06-05

Player's Forsythe to Start 1-2 at Player's Challenge at Grand Prix Player's du Canada WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Player's Forsythe teammates Lee Bentham, of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Alexandre Tagliani, of nearby Lachenaie, Que., will start on...

Player's Forsythe to Start 1-2 at Player's Challenge at Grand Prix Player's du Canada

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Player's Forsythe teammates Lee Bentham, of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Alexandre Tagliani, of nearby Lachenaie, Que., will start on the front row for Saturday's KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at the Grand Prix Player's du Canada.

Bentham, in a Swift 008.a, broke the qualifying record of 1:38.687 set last year by Bertrand Godin with a time of 1:37.305 around the 2.729-mile Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, for an average of 100.96 miles per hour. Tagliani, also in a Swift 008.a, posted a time of 1:38.061 for an average of 100.18 miles per hour.

Buddy Rice, of Phoenix, Ariz., will start third in a Ralt RT-41, alongside Anthony Lazzaro, of Acworth, Ga., in a Swift 008.a, in the second row.

Round Five of the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship is scheduled for a 2:30 p.m. start on Saturday. The race will be the first of four Player's Challenge races held in Canada.

Sean Marchant

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Starting lineup for Saturday's 60-lap, 61.92-mile KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship at the Milwaukee Mile, with position, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour.

1. Lee Bentham, Richmond Hill, Ont., Swift 008.a, 1:37.305, 100.965. 2. Alexandre Tagliani, Lachenaie, Que., Swift 008.a, 1:38.061, 100.186. 3. Buddy Rice, Phoenix, Ariz., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.215, 100.029. 4. Anthony Lazzaro, Acworth, Ga., Swift 008.a, 1:38.254, 99.989. 5. Andrew Bordin, Woodbridge, Ont., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.261, 99.982. 6. Memo Gidley, San Rafael, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.264, 99.979. 7. Matt Sielsky, Northbrook, Ill., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.309, 99.933. 8. Derek Hill, Costa Mesa, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:38.424, 99.817. 9. Andrea Delorenzi, Italy, Ralt RT-41, 1:38.503, 99.737. 10. Case Montgomery, Salinas, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:38.656, 99.582. 11. Masaoki Nagashima, Tokyo, Japan, Swift 008.a, 1:38.856, 99.380. 12. Luc Lesage, Trois-Rivieres, Que., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.956, 99.280. 13. Michael Conte, Seattle, Wash., Ralt RT-41, 1:38.957, 99.279. 14. Kenny Wilden, Burlington, Ont., Swift 008.a, 1:39.041, 99.195. 15. David Pook, Long Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:39.109, 99.127. 16. John Brooks, Tucson, Ariz., Ralt RT-40, 1:39.774, 98.466. 17. Eric Lang, New York, N.Y., Ralt RT-41, 1:39.888, 98.354. 18. Michael David, Corona, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 1:40.025, 98.219. 19. Cam Binder, Calgary, Canada, Swift 008.a, 1:40.107, 98.138. 20. Mark Tague, Laguna Hills, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 1:40.262, 97.987. 21. Rob MacDonald, Keswick, Canada, Swift 008.a, 1:40.341, 97.910. 22. Zak Brown, Indianapolis, Ind., Swift 008.a, 1:40.405, 97.847. 23. Joe Sposato, Arcadia, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 1:40.814, 97.450. 24. Steve Forrer, Meqon, Wis., Ralt RT-40, 1:42.172, 96.155. 25. Sergi Szortyka, Sinking Spring, Pa., Ralt RT-41, 1:42.215, 96.115. 26. Alessandro Cerundolo, Montreal, Canada, Ralt RT-40, 1:43.151, 95.242. 27. David Rutledge, West Vancouver, Canada, Swift 008.a, 1:43.202, 95.195. 28. Jean-Francois Dumoulin, Trois-Rivieres, Canada, Ralt RT-41, 1:43.208, 95.190. 29. Eric Andrew Jensen, Toronto, Canada, Reynard 93H, 1:43.271, 95.132. 30. George Frazier, Prospect, Ky., Ralt RT-41, 1:44.438, 94.069. 31. Stephane Roy, Saint-Sauver, Canada, Ralt RT-40, 1:44.564, 93.955. 32. Bob Siska, San Francisco, Calif., Ralt RT-40, 1:44.797, 93.746. 33. Kevin Cogan, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Raven RVN 93, 1:46.899, 91.903. 34. Pierre Gonyou, Los Angeles, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:47.192, 91.652. 35. John Rutherford, Ft Worth, Texas, Swift 008.a, 4:30.959, 36.257. 36. Robert Sollenskog, Antioch, Ill., Swift 008.a, no time.

Sean Marchant

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Derek Hill , Memo Gidley , David Rutledge , Anthony Lazzaro , Gilles Villeneuve , John Rutherford , Buddy Rice , Bob Siska , Andrew Bordin , Jean-Francois Dumoulin , Masaoki Nagashima , Bertrand Godin , Kevin Cogan , Eric Lang , Zak Brown , Lee Bentham , Luc Lesage