TAVARES, Fla. -- Aug. 14, 2003 -- Alex Job Racing is getting ready for the high speed 2.459-mile road course of Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario this Sunday. The Florida team will field the No. 23 and 24 McKenna ...
TAVARES, Fla. -- Aug. 14, 2003 -- Alex Job Racing is getting ready for the high speed 2.459-mile road course of Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario this Sunday. The Florida team will field the No. 23 and 24 McKenna Porsche/mail2web.com Porsche 911 GT3 RS racing machines. Lucas Luhr of Monaco and Sascha Maassen of Raeren, Belgium will drive the No. 23 Porsche and will be joined by teammates Jörg Bergmeister of Langenfeld, Germany and Timo Bernhard of Miesau, Germany who will share driving duties in the team's No. 24 Porsche.
The team is hoping to end the two hour, 45 minute race on the podium this year more than ever because of the past difficulties AJR has experienced at Mosport. Last year, Maassen and Luhr finished the race with the fixchdriver side door missing while Bergmeister and Bernhard finished just shy of a podium in fourth.
"Mosport is a great track, unfortunately, AJR hasn't had a lot of terrific finishes there, but we hope to turn that around this weekend. I always enjoying coming to Mosport and the drivers really like driving the track. Our sponsor, mail2web.com is headquartered in Toronto and we hope to finish on the podium in their own backyard," team owner Alex Job commented.
The four European drivers as well as their racing machines will make an appearance at Canada's oldest Porsche dealership, Pfaff Porsche this evening in nearby Toronto. "This is a good way to connect with the public and answer questions about the GT3 RS Porsches. I always like doing these promotions and being around my favorite cars for an evening is a bonus," Maassen said. The promotion takes place from 6 to 9 p.m.
Based in Tavares, Fla., Alex Job Racing serves as a race prep, chassis-building and tuning facility. On a day-to-day basis, team owners Alex and Holly Job are involved in the growth and administrative functions of the team and business.