Trois-Rivieres: Rain delays qualifying

Trans-Am Qualifying Postponed at Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 31, 2004) -- Qualifying for tomorrow& ...

Trans-Am Qualifying Postponed at Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 31, 2004) -- Qualifying for tomorrow’s Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Round 6 of the 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series title chase, has been re-scheduled by Trans-Am officials to 2:30 p.m. today due to inclement weather.

Today’s 30-minute qualifier was originally scheduled from 10:40 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. That session will be run as a practice. The 30-minute practice session scheduled for this afternoon will be replaced by qualifying.

The qualifying record (1:02.710, 86.455 mph) is owned by Tommy Kendall in a Ford Mustang. That record dates to 1997.

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.

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Tommy Kendall