Trois-Rivieres: Friday practice one report

Tommy Kendall Fastest in First Round at Trois-Rivières TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 30, 2004) -- Tommy Kendall proved he hadn't forgotten his way around Trois-Rivières' tight 1.506-mile temporary street course as the three-time winner set ...

Tommy Kendall Fastest in First Round at Trois-Rivières

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec (July 30, 2004) -- Tommy Kendall proved he hadn't forgotten his way around Trois-Rivières' tight 1.506-mile temporary street course as the three-time winner set the fastest time in Friday morning's first-round practice. Kendall (No. 11 Jaguar R Performance XKR) turned in a 1:04.462-minute lap at 84.943 miles per hour.

Paul Gentilozzi was second fastest in the No. 3 Jaguar R Performance XKR, ahead of Canadian Ron Fellows (No. 40 Derhaag Motorsports Chevrolet Corvette). Randy Ruhlman (No. 49 Preformed Line Products Canada Chevrolet Corvette) and Bob Ruman (No. 23 Cenweld/McNichols Chevrolet Corvette) completed the top five.

The next practice session for the Motorock Trans-Am Series is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. today.

The 35th Anniversary Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 30-Aug. 1. The Trans-Am race is scheduled to start at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday. The Trans-Am Series is the featured event of a full weekend of racing, which also includes the Formula Renault 2000 North American Championship, Historic Formula Atlantic, Formula 1600, Championship Auto Quebec, Honda/Michelin Challenge, Coupe Toyota Echo Pirelli Cup and FASCAR.

The Motorock Trans-Am Series features closed-fendered, production-based, V-8-powered sports cars, competing on permanent road courses, and temporary street and airport circuits throughout North America. The Trans-Am Series is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and celebrates its 39th anniversary in 2004.

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Ron Fellows , Paul Gentilozzi , Randy Ruhlman , Bob Ruman , Tommy Kendall