Most Popular Driver Award update 2003-10-06

Close Race for Most Popular Driver Award in American Le Mans Series BRASELTON, Ga. - After just over three weeks of voting, a close race is underway to determine the recipient of the inaugural Most Popular Driver Award on the American Le Mans ...

Close Race for Most Popular Driver Award in American Le Mans Series

BRASELTON, Ga. - After just over three weeks of voting, a close race is underway to determine the recipient of the inaugural Most Popular Driver Award on the American Le Mans Series.

Voting for the award is being conducted on the American Le Mans Series website, located at www.americanlemans.com, and will continue through the season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct. 18.

Among the leaders in early returns are Ron Fellows, driver for the factory Chevrolet Corvette team in the GTS class; Jan Magnussen, Prodrive Ferrari driver in the GTS class; and James Weaver, driver of the Dyson Racing Lola-MG in the LMP 675 class.

Also receiving strong fan support in early voting are JJ Lehto, driver of the ADT Champion Racing Audi in the LMP 900 class; Butch Leitzinger, Weaver's teammate at Dyson Racing; Gunnar Jeannette, driver for JML Team Panoz in the LMP 900 class; and Johnny O'Connell, Fellows' teammate at Corvette Racing.

The name of the winner will be announced at the American Le Mans Series awards banquet at the Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga., on Sunday, Oct. 19.

-www.americanlemans.com

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Series ALMS
Drivers Jan Magnussen , Butch Leitzinger , James Weaver , Ron Fellows , Johnny O'Connell , Gunnar Jeannette , JJ Lehto
Teams Corvette Racing , Dyson Racing