Long Beach: Friday practice one notes

Said Starts Long Beach Weekend off Right with Fast Time in First Round LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2004) -- Boris Said started off the 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series at the top of the time charts as the driver of the No. 33 New Century ...

Said Starts Long Beach Weekend off Right with Fast Time in First Round

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2004) -- Boris Said started off the 2004 Motorock Trans-Am Series at the top of the time charts as the driver of the No. 33 New Century Mortgage/GE Access/ACS Express Ford Mustang set the fastest time in first-round practice Friday for Sunday's race. Said turned a 1:23.673-minute lap around the 1.967-mile temporary street course at an average speed of 84.672 miles per hour.

Tommy Kendall (No. 11 Jaguar R Performance XKR) was second fastest in his return to Trans-Am competition after his retirement following the 1997 season. Michael Lewis (No. 12 Autocon Engineering Jaguar XKR), Greg Pickett (No. 6 Cytosport Jaguar XKR) and Said's teammate Mike Davis (No. 10 New Century Mortgage/GE Access/ACS Express Ford Mustang) completed the top five.

Second-round practice is scheduled from 4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today, while qualifying is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. tomorrow. The Trans-Am race is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 18, immediately following the Champ Car World Series event.

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Boris Said , Michael Lewis , Mike Davis , Tommy Kendall