Flying Lizard Wednesday practice report

Flying Lizard's First Take From Le Mans June 10, 2009, 23:00 CET - Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France -- Flying Lizard had its first on-track session at Le Mans today: a six-hour practice which was run mostly on rain tires on a...

Flying Lizard's First Take From Le Mans

June 10, 2009, 23:00 CET - Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France -- Flying Lizard had its first on-track session at Le Mans today: a six-hour practice which was run mostly on rain tires on a wet, rain-soaked track. In the No. 80 Flying Lizard Porsche, Le Mans "rookie" Darren Law completed the ten laps required for him to drive in Thursday's qualifying session, and he and teammates Joerg Bergmeister and Seth Neiman all completed their three mandatory night laps.

Law may be a Le Mans rookie, but he's no stranger to endurance racing: he's driven with the Lizards in the American Le Mans Series since 2004, and earlier this year, he won the Rolex 24 at Daytona. After his first run on the track this evening, he said, "It's an incredible experience to be here. The corners come up pretty quick: the slower corners to me are fairly standard, it's the fast stuff that's pretty tricky. There are several fast corners that will take a bit to get up to speed -- Tertre Rouge, Indianapolis, the Porsche Curves. It was a tough initiation today to have my first laps in the wet, but luckily I got a few dry ones. I've still got a lot of work to do in learning the track but I'm ready to look at some data and get back out there."

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Series Le Mans
Drivers Darren Law , Seth Neiman