Two Porsches For The Lizards
We’ve been trying to pin down Seth Neiman and Lonnie Pechnik
regarding their 2006 ALMS plans for a few weeks, but today it’s
confirmed - Flying Lizard Motorsports will again field two Porsche
911 GT3-RSRs in the GT2 category.
van Overbeek and Jon Fogarty will again pair up in the team’s
#45 Porsche: these two finished third in the GT2 Class in 2005.
The #44 Porsche will feature three drivers: Seth Neiman will be
paired for four races with his partner from the last two seasons,
Lonnie Pechnik, and for four races with Darren Law. All three will
drive together at the two longer races (Sebring and Petit Le Mans).
Darren Law ran with the Lizards in the #45 car for the full 2004
season and two races in 2005.
change is that Stefan Pfeiffer will join the team for the 2006 season,
working with Flying Lizard crew chief Tommy Sadler and chief engineer
Craig Watkins on the #45 Porsche. Pfeiffer moves to the Lizards
after serving as crew chief for the Petersen / White Lightning team
for the last two years.
first two years of competition, we finished in the top three in
the Drivers and Team Championships: second in 2004 and third in
2005,” comments Tommy Sadler. “We will do everything
in our power in 2006 to fight for the GT2 championship.
be bringing back both of our 2005 Porsches. We have about twelve
weeks before Sebring to refresh, prep and livery both cars, do some
pre-season testing, and get the team ready for the season. We’re
looking forward to being back on track with the ALMS in what should
shape up to be a competitive GT2 field again in 2006.”