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G&W Motorsports Heads to Mid-Ohio for Round Two of Star Mazda Series LEXINGTON, Ohio (June 24, 2004) - G&W Motorsports, based outside of Danville, Va., will field two cars in round two of the Star Mazda Series at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this...

G&W Motorsports Heads to Mid-Ohio for Round Two of Star Mazda Series

LEXINGTON, Ohio (June 24, 2004) - G&W Motorsports, based outside of Danville, Va., will field two cars in round two of the Star Mazda Series at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend. Nineteen-year-old Brian Frisselle (Kihei, Hawaii) will pilot the Ventura Travel Services No. 15 Pro Formula Mazda, and 16-year-old Brad Coleman (Houston, Texas) will be at the wheel of the Podium No. 33 Pro Formula Mazda.

Frisselle, son of renowned sports car driver Brad Frisselle, qualified on the front row in round one at Sebring International Raceway earlier this season. The 19 year old was leading the race in the opening laps when contact from the second-place car took them both out of race, resulting in a disappointing 31st-place finish.

However, this weekend the rookie hopes for a clean race and a shot at Victory Lane in his No. 15 car sponsored by Ventura Travel Services, Skip Barber Racing Series, Sparco and Axcel Fast Graphics.

Coleman, the 2003 Fran-Am West Coast champion, is the youngest competitor in the Star Mazda Series this season. In his series debut at Sebring International Raceway he finished 13th. This weekend the rookie is looking to improve upon that finish in the Podium No. 33 Pro Formula Mazda of G&W Motorsports.

The Star Mazda Series is part of the American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio event weekend. A full day of practice is on tap for Friday, and qualifying for the Star Mazda Series will be held on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., with the 45-minute race getting underway Saturday afternoon at 3:35 p.m.

G&W Motorsports, based at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va., made its debut into open-wheel racing this season at Sebring International Raceway. After accumulating numerous wins and championships in sports car racing, the team looks to continue its success in the Star Mazda Series with its pair of entries. For additional information on G&W Motorsports, visit www.gandwmotorsports.com.

More information on the Star Mazda Series is available at www.starmazda.com. Additional information on this weekend's event at Mid-Ohio, including ticket sales, can be found at www.midohio.com.

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Series Pro Mazda
Drivers Brad Coleman , Brian Frisselle