Flying Lizard announces Sebring lineup Flying Lizard Motorsports on Monday announced its driver lineup for the 2012 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring. The team will field two new cars in the GT class this 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 GT drivers' champion (2005-06 and 2008-10). The 2008, 2009 and 2010 championships were won with Flying Lizard in the No. 45. Long has won the title three times, 2005 and 2009-10, each with Bergmeister. At Sebring, the pair will be joined by Porsche factory driver Marco Holzer. This will be Holzer's second year with the team. After Sebring, he will return to his regular seat in the sister No. 44 Porsche for the season.
For Sebring, in the No. 44, Seth Neiman will be joined by Darren Law and Andy Lally. Law has driven with the Lizards since 2004 and will return as a guest driver at in 2012.
Sebring will be Lally's first race with the team. He heads to Sebring following a GT win last week at the 2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona (with Magnus Racing). This year marks Lally's fourth GT win at the Rolex 24. Among his notable achievements in endurance racing and stock-car racing, Lally was named NASCAR Sprint Cup rookie of the year for 2011.
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