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Scott Tucker & Level 5 Swap American Le Mans For French Classic

June 10, 2012

Scott Tucker and the Level 5 Motorsports team are in France ahead of next weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) schedule always leaves a space in their schedule for drivers and teams who are fortunate enough to be competing in the legendary endurance race. After three rounds of the of the 2012 American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Scott Tucker is in first place in the points standings as he looks to retain the LMP2 class championship that he won in 2011. Tucker will be making his third appearance in the 80th staging of the most famous sports car race in the world.

(PRWEB) June 09, 2012

At 3pm Central European time next Saturday, June 16 the world’s most famous sports race will get under way in the rural French countryside about 120 miles south west of Paris. What follows for the next 24 hours is a grueling test of endurance around a circuit for the most part is nothing more than a French public road. Scott Tucker, from Leawood, KS will be driving the Level 5 Motorsports #33 Honda HPD-ARX-03b prototype car along with team mates Christophe Bouchut, from France and Luis Diaz who hails from Mexico.

The three drivers will take turns behind the wheel for a 24 hour non stop test of endurance. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is widely recognized by most auto racing enthusiasts as the toughest test of racing in the world. The Level 5 Motorsports team earned an automatic invitation into the 24 Hours of Le Mans by securing victory in the LMP2 class of last season’s ALMS Petit Le Mans Race.

The Petit Le Mans race is help annually at the Road Atlanta circuit in Braselton, GA and the winners of each class in the race earn an invitation to the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans race the following year.

About Level 5 Motorsports

Level 5 Motorsports has fielded successful entries in GT and Prototype classes in the American Le Mans Series, GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, Ferrari Challenge Series, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites, IMSA GT3 Cup and the Sports Car Club of America since 2008. The team has competed throughout North America and Europe, extensively in France and Spain. Team owner and driver Scott Tucker has earned five national championships and has more than 100 podium finishes and 75 victories in his driving career. Level 5 is based in Madison, Wisconsin.

http://www.level5motorsports.com

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