Road America: Flying Lizard Motorsports qualifying report

Flying Lizard Qualifies Sixth and Eighth at Road America 500 Aug. 21, 2004 - Elkhart Lake, Wis. - Lonnie Pechnik put the No. 44 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in sixth position in the GT class during the qualifying session...

Flying Lizard Qualifies Sixth and Eighth at Road America 500

Aug. 21, 2004 - Elkhart Lake, Wis. - Lonnie Pechnik put the No. 44 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in sixth position in the GT class during the qualifying session for Sunday's American Le Mans Series Road America 500. Pechnik qualified the No. 44 Porsche with a lap time of 2:09.529 on the 4.048-mile road course.

The team's No. 45 Porsche, driven by Johannes van Overbeek and Darren Law, qualified eighth in GT class today with Law driving.

The two-car team holds the lead for GT Drivers' points after five consecutive podium finishes, including a third-place GT finish at the last ALMS race at Mosport International Raceway.

The Road America 500 will be broadcast live in its entirety on SPEED Channel on Sunday, August 22 at 1 p.m. Central Time. The ALMS Radio Web will have live coverage of the race online at www.americanlemans.com. The race will also be broadcast live in Europe by MotorsTV.

Visit www.lizardms.com for Flying Lizard Motorsports race results and photos.

About Flying Lizard Motorsports

Flying Lizard Motorsports is a new team on the scene of the American Le Mans Series of sports car racing. At their second ALMS race as a team, the 2004 American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio, they won the GT class. At their first race of 2004, the Rolex 24 At Daytona, they qualified on the pole in the GT class, and finished second in class and third overall.

The team is managed by six principals, including drivers Johannes van Overbeek, Lonnie Pechnik and Seth Neiman; chief engineer Craig Watkins; crew chief Tommy Sadler; and team manager Eric Ingraham.

The Flying Lizard metallic silver and red Porsches are sponsored by ShoreTel, the innovation leader in enterprise IP telephony; eSilicon, a manufacturer of custom computer chips; and Brocade, the leading provider of storage area networking solutions.

Visit the team website at www.lizardms.com.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Johannes van Overbeek , Lonnie Pechnik
Teams Flying Lizard Motorsports