|Flying Lizard Announces ALMS GTC Racing Plan and Customer
Program for 2013
November 15, 2012
Flying Lizard Motorsports announced today
that the team will run the No. 44 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in the
American Le Mans Series GTC class in 2013 with drivers Seth Neiman and Spencer
|Flying Lizard Chief Engineer Craig Watkins to Retire
November 13, 2012
Flying Lizard announced today that chief engineer Craig Watkins is retiring from the team. "It's been an amazing run with the Lizards in GT racing," said Watkins.
|Flying Lizard Statement on
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Transition Announcement
October 26, 2012
Seth Neiman, Flying Lizard team principal: "I
and the entire Flying Lizard family would like to thank Porsche for their support and
partnership over the last nine years.
|Flying Lizard Fifth and Seventh in GT at Petit Le Mans
October 20, 2012
The Flying Lizard No. 45 and No. 44
Porsches finished a difficult Petit Le Mans fifth and seventh in GT, respectively. The
caution-filled 1000-mile race ran to nine hours and thirty-eight minutes.
|Bergmeister Qualifies No. 45 Seventh in GT, Holzer Ninth in the
No. 44 for Petit Le Mans
October 19, 2012
In today's Petit Le Mans GT Pro qualifying
session Joerg Bergmeister clocked the seventh fastest time in the No. 45 Flying
Lizard Porsche with a time of 1:19.225; Marco Holzer was ninth in the No. 44 with a
|Countdown to Petit Le Mans, ALMS Season Finale; Lizards Round out
Driver Roster with Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy
October 4, 2012
The countdown has begun to the ALMS
season finale, the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. The series' flagship event, which
runs 1000 miles or 10 hours maximum, gets the green flag on Saturday, October 20
at 11:30 am ET.
|Flying Lizard No. 45 Second in GT at VIR, No. 44 Fifth;
Fourth Podium of 2012
September 15, 2012
Joerg Bergmeister brought the No. 45 Flying
Lizard Porsche in second in GT today at the four-hour VIR 240 and teammate Marco
Holzer crossed the finish fifth in GT in the No. 44.
|Bergmeister Fifth and Holzer Sixth in VIR GT Qualifying
September 14, 2012
Joerg Bergmeister qualified the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche fifth in GT with a time of 1:46.583 and Marco Holzer was sixth in the No. 44 with a 1:46.601 for tomorrow's VIR 240 race.
|Lizards Arrive in Virginia for Inaugural ALMS VIR 240 Race
September 12, 2012
The Lizards continue the final east coast swing
of the 2012 ALMS season with the inaugural VIR 240 race at Virginia International
Raceway. This will be the ALMS' first time competing at the beautiful circuit in
|Lizards Fifth and Seventh at Steamy Baltimore Street Race
September 1, 2012
With nearly one-quarter of the
Baltimore street race run under caution, the finishing order was effectively
determined early in today's two-hour Sports Car Challenge. The No. 45 finished fifth
in GT (and eighth overall) and the No. 44 seventh in GT (eleventh overall).
|Patrick Long Qualifies No. 45 Fourth in GT at Baltimore
August 31, 2012
In sweltering afternoon heat, Flying
Lizard driver Patrick Long qualified the No. 45 fourth in GT for Saturday's Baltimore
Sports Car Challenge with a time of 1:30.665.
|Lizards Take it to the Streets of Baltimore: ALMS Round 8
August 28, 2012
The Flying Lizard squad returns to the
streets of Baltimore this week for the second running of the Baltimore Sports Car
Challenge. The eighth event on the ALMS 10-race schedule, this weekend's 2-hour
street race gets the green flag Saturday, Sept 1 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time.
|No. 45 Second in GT at Road America, Third Podium of 2012;
No. 44 Eighth
August 18, 2012
The Lizard squad fought their way
through heavy traffic, multiple full course cautions and some bad luck on caution
timing to the third podium of the year.
Marco Holzer Takes First ALMS Career Pole at Road America in GT;
Joerg Bergmeister P2 in No. 45
August 17, 2012
Flying Lizard locked out the front
row today for the Road America Road Race Showcase with a one/two GT qualifying
finish. Marco Holzer took his first ALMS career pole in the No. 44 Flying Lizard
|Lizards Land in Wisconsin for Road America, ALMS Round 7
August 15, 2012
Flying Lizard lands at Road
America this week for the four-hour Road Race Showcase this Saturday. The seventh
race of the ALMS 10-race schedule, this weekend's event gets the green flag
Saturday at 2:30 pm Central Time.
|Another Podium for the Lizards: No. 45 2nd in GT at Mid-Ohio;
No. 44 7th
August 04, 2012
The Lizards celebrated their second podium
of the year today as Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long brought the Porsche 911
GT3 in to second place at Mid-Ohio, just over two-tenths behind the No. 4 Corvette.
The No. 44 of Seth Neiman and Marco Holzer finished 7th.
|Patrick Long Qualifies the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche
Third in GT for Mid-Ohio
August 03, 2012
Patrick Long qualified the No. 45 Flying
Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR third in GT for tomorrow's Mid-Ohio Sports Car
Challenge, the sixth race on the 2012 ALMS schedule.
|Mid-Ohio Starts Second Half of Lizard's 2012 ALMS Season
July 31, 2012
The Lizards head to the heartland this week for
Saturday's Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio, the sixth event on the 10-race ALMS
schedule. The driver lineup for the race is Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long in the
No. 45 and Marco Holzer and Seth Neiman in the
|Bergmeister and Long win GT at Mosport; No. 45 Disqualified after
Post-Race Inspection, Appeal Denied
July 22, 2012
Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick
Long fought a long battle to bring home the
second win in a row at today's Grand Prix of Mosport. Unfortunately, at the standard post-race
inspection, the No. 45 did not pass.
|Bergmeister Qualifies the No. 45 Lizard Porsche Fifth in GT for
the Grand Prix of Mosport
July 21, 2012
Joerg Bergmeister set the fifth
fastest time of 1:16:212 in GT qualifying today for the Grand Prix of Mosport, which
gets the green flag Sunday, July 22 at noon ET.
|Lizards Set for Grand Prix of Mosport This Sunday
July 18, 2012
The Lizards continue the ALMS
East Coast swing with round five on Sunday, July 22: the Grand Prix of Mosport at
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
|Lizards Win GT at Lime Rock: First Win of 2012 for Bergmeister and Long
July 7, 2012
Patrick Long and Joerg
Bergmeister brought the No. 45 in for the GT win at today's Northeast Grand Prix at
Lime Rock Park. It's the first win – and the first podium finish – for the Lizards this
|No. 45 Porsche Fourth in GT in Lime Rock Qualifying
July 6, 2012
Patrick Long brought
the No. 45 in fourth with a time of 51.483 in today's GT qualifying for the 2012 Northeast Grand Prix, which gets the green flag this Saturday, July 7 at Lime Rock
|Flying Lizard Returns to U.S. for ALMS Round Four at Lime Rock
July 5, 2012
The Lizards are back in
the U.S. for round four of the ALMS season, the 2012 Northeast Grand Prix, which
gets the green flag this Saturday, July 7 at Lime Rock Park.
|Flying Lizard No. 79 Fourth in GTE Am at Le Mans; No. 80 Retired in
Hour 10 After Accident
June 17, 2012
The 24 Heures du Mans
proved again to be a long, difficult race for both Lizard Porsches. The No. 79 finished
fourth in GTE Am but the No. 80 (competing in GTE Pro) was retired in hour 10.
|Patrick Pilet puts the Flying Lizard No. 79 on GTE Am Pole for 24 Heures du Mans
June 14, 2012
Porsche factory driver and French national Patrick Pilet set the fastest time in GTE Am this week over the three qualifying sessions for the 24 Heures du Mans.
|Patrick Pilet to Join Flying Lizard No. 79 Porsche for the
24 Heures du Mans
June 6, 2012
Lizard announced today that Porsche factory driver and French national Patrick Pilet
will join the No. 79 Flying Lizard Porsche for the upcoming 24 Heures du Mans.
|Flying Lizard Completes Successful Le Mans Test Day
June 3, 2012
Flying Lizard completed
a successful test today for the 2012 24 Heures du Mans. The California-based team
used the test day to begin setup of the team's two Le Mans entries.
|No. 45 Sixth and No. 44 Ninth at Laguna Seca: Late-race Penalty Ends No.
45 Podium Hopes
May 12, 2012
It was a disappointing end to today's six-
hour ALMS race at Laguna Seca when a late-race stop and go penalty for a pit stop
infraction pushed the No. 45 from second in GT to seventh.
|Patrick Long Qualifies the No. 45 Fourth in GT; No. 44 12th
May 11, 2012
Patrick Long qualified the No. 45 fourth in
GT today for Saturday's American Le Mans Series Monterey race at Mazda Raceway
Laguna with a time of 1:22.919. Teammate Seth Neiman was twelfth in the No. 44.
|Flying Lizard Ready for Season Jump Start at Laguna Seca
May 10, 2012
The Lizards are ready for the six-hour
American Le Mans Series Monterey race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The driver lineup will be Joerg Bergmeister,
Patrick Long and Richard Lietz in the No. 45 and Seth Neiman
and Marco Holzer in the No. 44.
|Flying Lizard Announces 2012 Le Mans Driver Lineups
No. 80: Bergmeister, Long and Holzer; No. 79: Neiman, Pumpelly and Law
May 9, 2012
Flying Lizard announced today the
preliminary driver lineups for the 2012 24 Heures du Mans, to be run June 16-17 at
the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.
|Lizards 7th and 9th at ALMS Long Beach; Early Race Tire Puncture
Ends Chances for Podium
April 14, 2012
The Lizards' hopes for a podium finish
came to an early end today in the two-hour American Le Mans Series at Long Beach
race when a tire puncture sent Patrick Long into the pits for an unexpected stop.
|Long Beach Qualifying Rained Out; Cars to Grid in order of Points
April 13, 2012
It was a wet and wild Friday here at
Long Beach in advance of the American Le Mans Series at Long Beach race.
|Flying Lizard Ready for the Streets of Long Beach
April 10, 2012
Flying Lizard returns to Long Beach this
week for the American Le Mans Series at Long Beach race, which gets the green flag
Saturday April 14 at 4:30 pm PT.
|Flying Lizard No. 44 6th and No. 45 10th in ALMS GT at
Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring
March 17, 2012
Sebring proved to have it in for the Lizards again this year
when the No. 45 was collected before the race even started by the No. 58 Luxury Racing Ferrari.
|Flying Lizard Qualifies 8th and 15th in Combined WEC/ALMS GT for
2012 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring
March 16, 2012
In today's qualifying session for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours
of Sebring, Joerg Bergmeister qualified the No. 45 8th in GT with a time of 2:00.119. There are 15
cars comprising the combined WEC and ALMS GT class.
|Flying Lizard Announces Driver Lineup for
2012 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring
February 6, 2012
Flying Lizard Motorsports announced
today its driver lineup for the 2012 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The team will
field two new racecars in the GT class for the ALMS season: the No. 45 and No. 44
2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs. Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long, both Porsche
factory drivers, will return for their fourth consecutive season driving together in the
No. 45; this will be Bergmeister's fifth year with the team. Bergmeister is a five-
time ALMS GT drivers' champion (2005-2006 and 2008-2010).
|Flying Lizard Announces Two-Car Program for the
2012 24 Heures du Mans
February 2, 2012
Flying Lizard announced today that the
team has received two entries for the 2012 24 Heures du Mans in Le Mans, France,
on June 16-17, 2012.
|Flying Lizard No. 45 Fifteenth in GT in the Rolex 24 At Daytona
January 29, 2012
The Flying Lizard No. 45 finished fifteenth in GT at today's Rolex 24 At Daytona. Patrick Long started fourth on the 44-car GT grid in the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, which was run in conjunction with Wright Motorsports.
|Patrick Long Qualifies the No. 45 Flying Lizard Porsche Fourth
in GT for Rolex 24 At Daytona
January 26, 2012
Patrick Long qualified the No 45
Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 Cup fourth in GT for Saturday's Rolex 24 At Daytona.
There were 42 GT cars on track for the 15-minute qualifying session today.
|Flying Lizard Completes Successful Roar Before the 24 Test
January 8, 2012
Flying Lizard leaves Daytona today
after a successful test of the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Over the three-day test,
drivers Joerg Bergmeister (Germany), Patrick Long (USA), Mike Rockenfeller
(Germany), and Seth Neiman (USA) took the Porsche through its paces.