Gentilozzi and his C5 at Lime Rock - May, 1998
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Working in the pits on the #3 Gentilozzi car then pushing it back from tech inspection.
Paul stops to sign autographs for kids and pose for pics with the photographer! All the above photos taken by Bob Baker.
1999 BFGoodrich Tires
Trans-Am Series Schedule*
Race Date Event/Venue
April 18 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif.
May 23 Mosport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
May 31 Dodge Dealers Grand Prix, Lime Rock Park, Lime Rock, Conn.
June 6 The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio
July 10 The Texaco/Havoline 200 Weekend, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.
August 1** Le Grand Prix Player's de Trois-Rivieres, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec,
August 7 Tenneco Detroit Grand Prix, Detroit, Mich.
August 29 West Michigan Grand Prix, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Sept. 19 Pikes Peak International Raceway, Fountain, Colo.
Sept. 25 The Texaco Houston Grand Prix, Houston, Texas
* - Three to four additional venues are TBA.
** - Date subject to change.
Pictures of the NTB Trans-Am Season opener at Long Beach, CA April 3-5, 1998 and the C5 CORVETTE WINS!!!
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Dateline LONG BEACH, CA(April 5, 1998) - Paul Gentilozzi, making the professional racing debut of the 5th Generation Chevrolet Corvette, LED FLAG TO FLAG to score his fourth career NTB Trans-Am Series victory with a 6.536-second margin of victory.
"We got started late building the Corvette and we had to put in hundreds of hours in the last few weeks to get ready, but we worked hard and here we are," said Gentilozzi.
All photos by Mark Weber, additional photos avialable - contact Mark Weber at 314-961-4571