Mid-Ohio: Miracle Motorsports Saturday report

Miracle Motorsports Gears Up for Second Event in The Alms Series Lexington, Ohio (June 26, 2004) Qualifying commenced today for the second event in the 2004 Season for IMSA's American LeMans Series. The Series is visiting the esteemed Mid-Ohio...

Miracle Motorsports Gears Up for Second Event in The Alms Series

Lexington, Ohio (June 26, 2004) Qualifying commenced today for the second event in the 2004 Season for IMSA's American LeMans Series. The Series is visiting the esteemed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend.

With a test day (Friday) under the belt, general practice began this morning at 9:30 am. Miracle Motorsports, now partnered with Yokohama Motorsports/ADVAN, posted some of the quickest times in the morning practice session. Miracle Motorsports/Yokohama/ADVAN's #10 Nissan powered Lola LMP2 car, posted a fast time of 1.21.587, with Ian James (Orlando, FL) piloting the entry.

Qualifying sessions for the LMP 2 class took place at 2:55 PM today. Coming off of a recent Class Victory at the Mobil One 12 Hours of Sebring, the #10 entry was thrilled to post a time of 1:20.465, an average speed of over 101 miles per hour. "We are very excited that this quick time has placed us in 3rd place in our class for the starting grid," states John Macaluso (Winter Haven, FL), team owner and driver. "Being is this position puts us in contention for another possible victory, and a great shot at the Championship contention so early in the season. James Gue (Cumming, GA) has joined us for the next few events and we are very glad to have him on board. He brings a great deal of enthusiasm to the team and we look forward to a great weekend."

Competition around the 2.25 mile circuit begins at 1 PM, Sunday, June 27. Look for the race to be aired LIVE on CBS at 2 PM EST, with Round 2 lasting 2 hours and 45 minutes.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Ian James , John Macaluso , James Gue