Flying Lizard Motorsports to field two cars at 24H race

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Flying Lizard Motorsports press release

Flying Lizard Announces Two-Car Program for the 2012 24 Heures du Mans

#45 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR: Jörg Bergmeister, Patrick Long
#45 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR: Jörg Bergmeister, Patrick Long

Photo by: James M. Holland

February 2, 2012 – Sonoma, Calif. – Flying Lizard announced today that the team has received two entries for the 2012 24 Heures du Mans in Le Mans, France, on June 16-17, 2012. The full entry list was unveiled today by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) in a press conference in Paris.

The Flying Lizard entries will be the No. 80, which will compete in the GTE Pro class, and the No. 79, which will compete in the GTE Am class. Both racecars will be Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs.

Flying Lizard team principal Seth Neiman commented, "It's an honor to be invited to participate at this prestigious event. 2011 was our first year fielding two entries and we are pleased to be able to return in 2012 with the No. 80 and No. 79 Porsches."

Flying Lizard has competed in the 24 Heures du Mans for seven consecutive years: 2005 to 2011. The Flying Lizard No. 80 finished third in 2005, fourth in 2006, sixth in 2008 and sixth in 2011.

The driver lineup will be announced later this Spring.

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