Elkhart Lake Final Qualifying

TAGLIANI POSTS RECORD QUALIFYING TIME AT ROAD AMERICA ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Alexandre Tagliani, of Lachenaie, Que., Canada, will start from the pole for Sunday's KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at Road America. Tagliani,...

TAGLIANI POSTS RECORD QUALIFYING TIME AT ROAD AMERICA

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Alexandre Tagliani, of Lachenaie, Que., Canada, will start from the pole for Sunday's KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at Road America. Tagliani, who led wire to wire at the previous race, posted a record time of 2:03.553 around the 4.048-mile road circuit on his last qualifying lap. Andrew Bordin, of Woodbridge, Ont., will start alongside Tagliani on the front row after recording a time of 2:03.970. Buddy Rice, of Phoenix, Ariz., will start third while points leader Anthony Lazzaro, of Acworth, Ga., will start fourth. Tagliani's point for the pole moved him into a second-place tie with Rice in the championship standings at 58 points. Sunday's race, round six of the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship, is scheduled for a 10:30 a.m. start.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Starting lineup for Sunday's 17-lap, 68.816 mile KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at Road America, with starting position, driver, hometown, car, time and qualifying speed in miles-per-hour.

1. Alexandre Tagliani, Lachenaie, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:03.553, 117.947. 2. Andrew Bordin, Woodbridge, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:03.970, 117.551. 3. Buddy Rice, Phoenix, Ariz., Swift 008.a, 2:04.293, 117.245. 4. Anthony Lazzaro, Acworth, Ga., Swift 008.a, 2:04.351, 117.190. 5. Nicolas Rondet, San Diego, Calif., Swift 008.a, 2:04.635, 116.923. 6. Lee Bentham, Newmarket, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:04.786, 116.782. 7. Tony Ave, Indianapolis, Ind., Swift 008.a, 2:04.864, 116.709. 8. David Rutledge, W. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:04.888, 116.687. 9. William Langhorne, Washington, D.C., Swift 008.a, 2:04.906, 116.670. 10. Kenny Wilden, Burlington, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:05.005, 116.577. 11. Alex Gurney, Newport Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, 2:05.098, 116.491. 12. Cam Binder, Calgary, Alta., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:05.342, 116.264. 13. Sam Hornish, Jr., Defiance, Ohio, Swift 008.a, 2:05.518, 116.101. 14. Jean-Francois Veilleux, Boucherville, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:05.637, 115.991. 15. Mike Conte, Seattle, Wash., Swift 008.a, 2:05.932, 115.719. 16. Masaoki Nagashima, Tokyo, Japan, Swift 008.a, 2:06.606, 115.103. 17. Christophe Beauvais, Montreal, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 2:07.649, 114.163. 18. Peter MacLeod, Seattle, Wash., Swift 008.a, 2:08.199, 113.673. 19. Bob Perona, Denver, Colo., Swift 008.a, 2:08.281, 113.600. 20. David Cutler, Medina, Wash., Swift 008.a, 2:09.334, 112.675. 21. Joe Sposato, Arcadia, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 2:09.783, 112.285. 22. John Brooks, Tucson, Ariz., Swift 008.a, 2:09.815, 112.258. 23. Bob Siska, San Francisco, Calif., Ralt RT-40, 2:11.815, 110.554. 24. Brian Westerlund, Surrey, B.C., Canada, Ralt RT-41, 2:12.302, 110.148. 25. Stephen Sardelli, Jamestown, R.I., Swift 008.a, 2:12.558, 109.935. 26. Giuseppe Asturi, Solon, Ohio, Ralt RT-41, 2:15.550, 107.508. 27. Tom Wieringa, Oakbrook, Ill., Swift 008.a, 2:14.403, 108.426.

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Alex Gurney , Tony Ave , David Rutledge , Christophe Beauvais , Anthony Lazzaro , David Cutler , Buddy Rice , Bob Siska , Andrew Bordin , Masaoki Nagashima , Tom Wieringa , Sam Hornish Jr. , Lee Bentham
Teams HART