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Dumas Gains Lap Lead in Petit Le Mans GT Class After Two Hours in Alex Job Porsche; Points Leader Bernhard Second and Long/Wagner Third --Romain Dumas, driving the ...

Dumas Gains Lap Lead in Petit Le Mans GT Class After Two Hours in Alex Job Porsche; Points Leader Bernhard Second and Long/Wagner Third

--Romain Dumas, driving the #24 Alex Job Racing McKenna mail2web.com Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, started Petit Le Mans from the GT pole, and then picked up a full lap on the field when it was positioned in front of the leader when a yellow flag came out--

BRASELTON, Georgia - September 24, 2004 - Even after a strategic pit stop during an early yellow flag, the #24 Alex Job Racing McKenna mail2web.com Porsche 911 GT3 RSR gained a full lap lead on the rest of the GT field when it was in the right place at the right time when the second yellow flag came out.

Marc Lieb took over the #24 Porsche from Romain Dumas at the one hour, 50-minute mark of the 10-hour, 1000-mile race. Second is the #23 Alex Job Racing Porsche of Bernhard/Bergmeister/Maassen, with the Petersen/White Lightning Porsche of Stanton/Murry third.

The #78 J3 Racing Porsche, being driven by Manuel Matos, collided with a P1 prototype and shattered its transmission, ending its day. In the second hour, the #45 Law/van Overbeek/Huisman Porsche was hit by another prototype, putting the Lizard car into the gravel, causing a flat tire, fender damage, and several lost laps. Law and van Overbeek, chasing Bernhard for the points championship, are 11th place after their incident.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Marc Lieb , Romain Dumas , Manuel Matos , Alex Job
Teams Alex Job Racing