Porsche eager to extend championship lead in Canada
Sunday, at Toronto, Canada, will take place the only race of the American Le Mans Series outside the United States. Porsche is keen to extend its clear lead with another success after claiming six overall victories and seven class wins in succession.
The race track from Canada represents the most challenging and fastest on the American Le Mans calendar. This fact is confirmed by Porsche driver Romain Dumas, who won the LMP2 class here last year with the Porsche RS Spyder.Dumas says that you can hardly find a track with so many corners back-to-back, but he confirms that the Porsche RS Spyder is a well-fitted car for this track.
After the victory on the legendary Road America race track, Porsche driver Timo Bernhard tackles the Canadian race with high hopes. Bernhard says that over the last years Porsche performed well on this track and since the aerodynamics of the car improved they are expecting to win the Canadian Grand Prix.
In the GT2 class Ralf Kellerners (Germany) and Tom Milner (USA) are eager to comtinue their performance from the Road America, where the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR from Rahal Lettermann Racing took the second place and climbed the podium for the second time this season. The only problem for Rahal Lettermann Racing represents Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) and his team mate Johannes van Overbeek , drivers of the Flying Lizard Motorsports 911 GT3 RSR, who are determined to secure their third class victory this season .
The race in Mosport starts on Sunday, 26 August 2007, at 15.00 hours local time (21.00 CEST) and runs over 2:45 hours.