Franchitti In The Panoz – Confirmed
Ed Triolo, General Manager at Panoz Motor Sports, has confirmed that Marino Franchitti will be driving the Panoz Motor Sports Esperante GT-LM at both the Petit Le Mans and Laguna Seca events."I'm absolutely delighted," said Marino, "they are a great bunch of guys and having now driven the car, it's so well prepared, and there's so much more to come from it.”

The Scot sampled the car at Road Atlanta last Thursday, in a test that bodes well for next week’s race.

"The team have been making great progress with the car in the break since Road America and by the time the race in Atlanta comes round, the Panoz should be much improved. I'm really looking forward to it.”

Franchitti and Gunnar Jeannette will be testing again at the end of this week: the third driver in the Esperante for Petit Le Mans has still to be announced.


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