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SBN at VIR

Friday, April 21, 2006 ALTON, Va. – Late entrant Chris Wehrheim surprised everyone with the quickest time in the first practice session in preparation for qualifying later this afternoon for Saturday’s race one. A second practice session is scheduled for 1:00 today; the qualifier is set for 4:15.

Rain was called for today, but it’s yet to show up.

Friday Practice I, Skip Barber National Presented by RACER, Virginia International Raceway, as part of VIR 400 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car race weekend:

1. Chris Wehrheim, Norcross, Ga., 2:09.111 / 91.117 mph
2. Marco Di Leo, Markham, Ont., Canada, 2:09.273 / 91.063
3. Richard Heistand, Orlando, Fla., 2:09.658
4. Justin Moon, Shingle Springs, Calif., 2:09.728
5. Ricky Taylor, Altamont Springs, Fla., 2:09.885
6. Mario Adrian Ochoa, Mexico, 2:09.907
7.Jonathan Gore, Franklin, Tenn., 2:10.256
8. Alex Doman, Conifer, Colo., 2:10.260
9. Alexander Rossi, Nevada City, Calif., 2:10.447
10. Jonathan Goring, Norfolk, Conn., 2:10.669
11. Andy Rossetto Grafton, Wis., 2:10.783
12. Cory Turner, Bakersfield, Calif., 2:10.984
13. Duncan Ende, Los Angeles, Calif., 2:11.146
14. A.J. Riley, Wilton, Conn., 2:11.150
15. Kyle Lawrence, Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 2:11.418
16. Enzo Pastor, Philippines, 2:11.759
17. Jason Fennessey, Andover, Mass., 2:12.133
18. Kyle Wiegand, Bargersville, Ind., 2:12.202
15. Chris Castagna, South Boston, Mass., 2:12.534

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Chris Wehrheim, who won Skip Barber sponsorship money in the 2005 Karting Scholarship Shoot-out, missed the 2006 A1GP Skip Barber National opener — but that didn’t slow him down any…

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The driver who won twice at Laguna, Marco Di Leo, was second-quick, .162 behind Wehrheim.

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The quickly improving Richard Heistand, third fastest after practice I.

Rick Roso

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