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02/21/10
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Fan can win the ultimate Sebring hot lap  Less than a week remains for Sebring fans to register to win the ultimate on-track experience during the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. A hot lap around the Sebring circuit with five-time Le Mans winner Derek Bell is now up for auction on ebay from now until February 27th.

Bell, a member of the Sebring Hall of Fame, will drive a Lola T70 at speed with the high-bidder riding along (lap will take place Saturday morning, March 20th, exact time to be determined). The winning bidder will also receive two four-day Sebring Supertickets, an invitation to Friday's Hall of Fame cocktail party, and a souvenir program.

Bidding closes at 7:07 pm EST on Saturday, February 27. The winner must wear a helmet and driver suit (provided).

Bid now by going to ebay item #250582478963.

Bell still holds the record for the fastest race lap ever at Sebring – 130.70 mph – so get ready for a ride of a lifetime! And remember, this could make a great gift for someone special. The Lola T70 Derek will drive is powered by a 5.7-liter Chevy V8, developing about 500 HP. Owned by Archie Urciuoli, it has an extensive racing history dating back to 1966.

The Sebring Sports Car Racing Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity. Your bid is a donation to help the Hall of Fame's mission of preserving Sebring's sports car racing heritage.

The American Le Mans Series will open its 12th season with America’s greatest sports car race, the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida from March 17-20. The green flag will fall at 10:35 a.m. on Saturday, March 20 with live coverage on SPEED. Visit the American Le Mans Series' schedule page for ticket and accommodation information.

The annual American Le Mans Series Winter Test is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, also at Sebring International Raceway. American Le Mans Series cars will be on track from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. both days. Tickets are $10 per day with no public paddock access or overnight camping. Live Timing & Scoring will be available on americanlemans.com.

You can follow the Series on Twitter (almsnotes), our Facebook page and the official YouTube channel.

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