August 4, 2012 11:37 AM
The two 2013 SRT Viper GTS-Rs are undergoing last-minute tuneups
after successfully completing warm-ups this morning prior to the
American Le Mans Series (ALMS) race this afternoon at Mid-Ohio
Sports Car Course.
There was some concern yesterday when the No. 91 car blew an engine
and had to cut short its qualifying run. But team mechanics worked
the problem and those in the know say the car is good to go.
"We're still making some changes on the suspension side," says Gary
Johnson, Road Racing Manager, SRT Motorsports. "We're limited on
the powertrain side, but overall things are going well."
Because of having to drop out of yesterday's qualifying heat,
Dominik Farnbacher and Kuno Wittmer, drivers of the 91 car, will be
starting today's race in the 12th -- and last -- position. Marc
Goossen and Tommy Kendall, piloting the No. 93 Viper GTS-R, will be
The race is a timed event and runs two hours and 45 minutes.
Coverage begins at 2 p.m.(EDT) on ABC.