Gentilozzi Leads Rocketsports Triumvirate in Second Round at Trois-Rivieres TROIS-RIVIÃˆRES, Quebec (July 30, 2004) -- Paul Gentilozzi led a trio of Rocketsports Racing Jaguar XKRs during second-round practice Friday for Sunday's Le Grand Prix...
Gentilozzi Leads Rocketsports Triumvirate in Second Round at Trois-Rivieres
TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 30, 2004) -- Paul Gentilozzi led a trio of Rocketsports Racing Jaguar XKRs during second-round practice Friday for Sunday's Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Round 6 of the 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series title chase. Gentilozzi (No. 3 Jaguar R Performance XKR) turned the 1.502-mile temporary street circuit in one minute, 4.497 seconds 84.897 miles per hour.
Gentilozzi's teammate Tommy Kendall (No. 11 Jaguar Performance XKR) was second quickest, ahead of Tomy Drissi (No. 5 Taxi-The Movie Jaguar XKR). Jorge Diaz, Jr. (No. 8 Puerto Rico Grand Prix Jaguar XKR) and Randy Ruhlman (No. 49 Preformed Line Products Canada Chevrolet Corvette) completed the top five.
Qualifying for Sunday's race is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:40 a.m., followed by final practice at 2:30 p.m.
The 35th Anniversary Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 30-Aug. 1. The Trans-Am race is scheduled to start at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday. The Trans-Am Series is the featured event of a full weekend of racing, which also includes the Formula Renault 2000 North American Championship, Historic Formula Atlantic, Formula 1600, Championship Auto Quebec, Honda/Michelin Challenge, Coupe Toyota Echo Pirelli Cup and FASCAR.
The Motorock Trans-Am Series features closed-fendered, production-based, V-8-powered sports cars, competing on permanent road courses, and temporary street and airport circuits throughout North America. The Trans-Am Series is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and celebrates its 39th year of competition in 2004.