Mosport: Saturday practice report

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario -- Scott Pruett continued his dominance at Mosport International Raceway Saturday morning, and set the fastest time during the third and final practice for Sunday's Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup ...

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario -- Scott Pruett continued his dominance at Mosport International Raceway Saturday morning, and set the fastest time during the third and final practice for Sunday's Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup race.

Pruett--who is undefeated at Mosport, having won in all three of his previous Series starts here--turned a 1:18.611-minute lap (112.610 miles per hour), to top the speed charts, after rain washed out both practices Friday. Pruett was less than a second off the record 1:17.44 (113.866 mph) speed set by Butch Leitzinger in last year's qualifying session.

Pruett's Rocketsports Racing teammates Tomy Drissi (No. 5 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The Movie Jaguar XKR), Johnny Miller (No. 64 Eaton Cutler-Hammer Jaguar XKR), Paul Gentilozzi (No. 3 Jaguar R Performance XKR) followed, ahead of Michael Lewis (No. 12 Trans-Am Tools by ProQuest Jaguar XKR).

The Victoria Day Trans-Am race, Round 3 of the 2003 Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup championship, is scheduled for Sunday, May 18. The race will air on a tape-delayed basis on SPEED May 25, at 2 p.m.

Notebook:

Local racer Charlie Webster has had a busy weekend. Webster, driver of the No. 95 CJ Webster of Canada Ltd./Neil's Auto Body Chevrolet Camaro, crashed hard during the promoter's test day on Thursday. He left Mosport that night, went back his Burlington, Ontario shop and his crew worked feverishly to get his car ready for final practice today.

-scca pro racing/trans am-

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Butch Leitzinger , Scott Pruett , Tomy Drissi , Paul Gentilozzi , Johnny Miller , Michael Lewis