Dyson Lola-MG makes history at Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. (March 12, 2003) -- The Dyson Racing Lola-MG set the fast time in Wednesday afternoon's American Le Mans Series practice session for Saturday's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the first time in series history that a car from the LMP...

SEBRING, Fla. (March 12, 2003) -- The Dyson Racing Lola-MG set the fast time in Wednesday afternoon's American Le Mans Series practice session for Saturday's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the first time in series history that a car from the LMP 675 class has led a practice session.

Andy Wallace of England turned a lap of 1:51.192 on the 3.7-mile, 17-turn Sebring International Raceway in the Dyson car that he will co-drive with James Weaver and Butch Leitzinger in the race.

The runner-up time in the session of 1:51.560 was posted by the Bentley Speed 8 of Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello and Guy Smith, a car competing in the larger and more powerful LMP 900 class. The ADT Champion Racing Audi R8 of Emanuele Pirro, JJ Lehto and Stefan Johansson was third at 1:51.939.

Wednesday practice two report

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Series ALMS
Drivers Andy Wallace , Stefan Johansson , Rinaldo Capello , Tom Kristensen , Guy Smith , Butch Leitzinger , James Weaver , Emanuele Pirro , JJ Lehto
Teams Dyson Racing