Road Atlanta: Alex Job Racing race report

Alex Job Racing finishes one-two at Chevy Grand Prix of Atlanta. BRASELTON, Ga. -- June 29, 2003 -- From France to Georgia, Alex Job Racing is having a good month of June with a class win at today's Chevy Grand Prix of Atlanta to add to the ...

Alex Job Racing finishes one-two at Chevy Grand Prix of Atlanta.

BRASELTON, Ga. -- June 29, 2003 -- From France to Georgia, Alex Job Racing is having a good month of June with a class win at today's Chevy Grand Prix of Atlanta to add to the team's class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans earlier this month. The No. 24 McKenna Porsche/mail2web.com™

Porsche GT3 RS of Jorg Bergmeister and Timo Bernhard started on the pole and held onto the position at the checkered flag. AJR's second team car, the No. 23 McKenna/mail2web.com™ Porsche GT3 RS was less than seven seconds behind, finishing in second place.

The battle between the two team cars began almost immediately with three lead changes between the first and second place No. 24 and 23 racing machines in the first 45 minutes of the two hour, 45-minute race. "It was really good fun between Sascha and I at the beginning. He was able to overtake me and then I was back in first. I like that kind of racing, especially when it's with my teammate," Bergmeister said.

"I am really happy with today. We were on the pole and we finished first, there is nothing better than that. The crew was really, really good. I like the close racing and I had fun during my stint. It couldn't be a better day," Bernhard commented.

"Today was another good day at Road Atlanta. We had good fortune and it continued throughout the race. It was a very hard race between our two cars with less than seven seconds separating the two at the end of the race. They really fought hard all day. It really was a hot day and the drivers did an outstanding job in the heat. We really had a near perfect race with few mistakes. I want to thank McKenna Porsche and mail2web for helping make this win possible. I'm really proud of the crew and drivers and I'm looking forward to California," team owner Alex Job said of his second win this month.

The team will travel across the country to California for round three in the American Le Mans Series, The Infineon Grand Prix of Sonoma slated for July 25, 26, 27.

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.

To learn more about Alex Job Racing, visit www.alexjobracing.com.

-ajr-

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Series ALMS
Drivers Jörg Bergmeister , Timo Bernhard , Alex Job , Holly Job
Teams Alex Job Racing