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2002 Rolex 24 lineup

January 31, 2002

QUALIFIED TEAMS
1. (27) Didier Theys, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Fredy Lienhard, Switzerland; Max Papis, Miami Beach, Fla., Mauro Baldi, Monaco, SRP, Doran Lista Racing Judd Dallara, 01:42.058, 125.576.
2. (49) Werner Lupberger, South Africa; Timothy Bell Jr., Sparks, N.Y., Harri Toivonen, Finland, SRP, Team Ascari Judd Ascari, 01:42.157, 125.454.
3. (2) Jan Lammers, Netherlands; Tony Stewart, Cornelius, N.C., Johnny Mowlem, Great Britain, SRP, Crawford Racing Judd Crawford, 01:42.478, 125.061.
4. (36) Guy Smith, Great Britain; Jim Matthews, Indianapolis, Ind.; Scott Sharp, Indianapolis, Ind., Robby Gordon, Mooresville, N.C., SRP, Jim Matthews Racing Elan R&S, 01:42.538, 124.988.
5. (16) James Weaver, Great Britain; Butch Leitzinger, State College, Pa., Oliver Gavin, Great Britain, SRP, Dyson Racing Team Ford R&S, 01:42.856, 124.601.
6. (13) Eric van de Poele, Belgium; David Brabham, Great Britain; Stefan Johansson, Sweden, Ralf Kelleners, Germany, SRP, Risi Competizione Ferrari 333SP, 01:43.159, 124.235.
7. (20) Elliott Forbes Robinson, Sherrills Ford, N.C.; Rob Dyson, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.; Dorsey Schroeder, Little Torch Key, Fla., Chris Dyson, Pleasant Valley, N.Y., SRP, Dyson Racing Team Ford R&S, 01:43.915, 123.332.
8. (38) Andy Wallace, Great Britain; Hurley Haywood, Ponte Vedra, Fla.; , Lucas Luhr, Monaco, SRP, Champion Racing Porsche Lola, 01:44.231, 122.958.
9. (74) Jack Baldwin, Marietta, Ga.; George Robinson, Houston, Texas; Wally Dallenbach Jr., Daytona Beach, Fla., Mark Simo, Carlsbad, Calif., SRP, Robinson Racing Judd R&S, 01:45.019, 122.035.
10. (37) Jon Field, Dublin, Ohio; Michael Durand, Wayland, Mass., Duncan Dayton, North Salem, Mass., SRP, Intersport Racing Judd Lola, 01:45.079, 121.965.
11. (23) Ben Collins, Great Britain; Klaas Zwart, Scotland, Christian Vann, Great Britain, SRP, Team Ascari BMW Ascari, 01:45.485, 121.496.
12. (06) Ian James, Kissimmee, Fla.; Michael Jacobs, Stamford, N.Y.; John Paul Jr., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Travis Duder, Los Altos, Calif., SRP, Jacobs Motorsports Ford R&S, 01:45.634, 121.325.
13. (95) Jeret Schroeder, Vineland, N.J.; Thomas Volk, Blissfield, Mich.; John Macaluso, Winter Haven, Fla., John Schneider, Dallas, Texas, SRP, TRV Motorsport Chevrolet R&S, 01:47.437, 119.289.
14. (63) Charles Nearburg, Dallas, Texas; Jim Downing, Atlanta, Ga.; Chris Ronson, Modesto, Calif., John Lloyd Jr., Chicago, Ill., SRP, Downing Atlanta Mazda Kudzu, 01:47.546, 119.168.
15. (3) Paul Gentilozzi, Lansing, Mich.; Brian Simo, Carlsbad, Calif.; Scott Pruett, Auburn, Calif., Michael Lauer, Greenwich, Conn., GTS, Rocketsports Racing Jaguar, 01:48.277, 118.363.
16. (30) Joe Field, Dublin, Ohio; Rick Sutherland, Los Gatos, Calif.; Mark Neuhaus, Ketcham, Idaho, Larry Oberto, Seattle, Wash., SRP, Intersport Racing Judd Lola, 01:48.619, 117.990.
17. (8) Anthony Lazzaro, Atlanta, Ga.; Bill Rand, Plano, Texas; Terry Borcheller, Crystal River, Fla., Ralf Kelleners, Germany, SRPII, Rand Racing / Risi Competizione Nissan Lola, 01:49.449, 117.096.
18. (00) David Empringham, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Klaus Bytzek, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, , GTS, Bytzek Motorsports Porsche GT1, 01:49.623, 116.910.
19. (29) Irv Hoerr, Peoria, Ill.; Darin Brassfield, Phoenix, Ariz.; Jack Busch, Torrington, Conn., Woodson Duncan, New Canaan, Conn., AGT, Sky Blue Racing Mustang, 01:50.957, 115.504.
20. (51) Chris Bingham, Kirkland, Wash.; Peter MacLeod, Bellevue, Wash., Wade Gaughran, Auburn, Wash., GTS, Park Place Racing/ Team Seattle Saleen S7R, 01:51.194, 115.258.
21. (78) Anthony Kumpen, Germany; Joon Krolowitz, Germany, Yannick Roussel, France, SRP, Sezio Florida Racing Team BMW Norma, 01:51.403, 115.042.
22. (90) Kevin Harvick, Winton Salem, N.C.; Dave Liniger, Greenwood Village, Colo.; Rick Carelli, Greenwood Village, Colo., John Metcalf, Aurora, Colo., AGT, Flis Motorsports Corvette, 01:51.537, 114.904.
23. (08) Cor Euser, Netherlands; Calum Lockie, Great Britain, Duncan Huisman, Netherlands, GTS, Marcos Racing International Marcos, 01:51.778, 114.656.
24. (83) Mike Youles, Great Britain; Geoff Lister, Great Britain, , GTS, Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7R, 01:51.885, 114.546.
25. (77) Christophe Bouchut, France; Jean-Luc Chereau, France; Carl Rosenblad, Sweden, Patrice Goueslard, France, GTS, Larbre Competition Viper, 01:52.261, 114.163.
26. (22) Chad Block, York, Pa.; Steve Knight, Denver, Colo.; Mel Hawkins, Scottsdale, Ariz., Brian DeVries, Grand Rapids, Mich., SRPII, Archangel Motorsport Services Nissan Lola, 01:52.807, 113.610.
27. (46) Charles R Morgan, Little Rock, Ark.; Stephen Richards, Locust Valley, N.Y.; Andrew Richards, Laguna Niguel, Calif., Charles D Morgan Jr., Little Rock, Ark., AGT, Morgan Dollar Motorsports Corvette, 01:52.959, 113.457.
28. (09) Craig Conway, Ormond Beach, Fla.; Doug Goad, Farmington Hills, Mich.; Michael Ciasulli, Green Brook, N.J., Andy Pilgrim, Delray Beach, Fla., AGT, Flis Motorsports Corvette, 01:53.301, 113.115.
29. (7) Luca Riccitelli, Italy; Dieter Quester, Austria; Vincent Voss, Belgium, Boris Said, Carlsbad, Calif., GTS, RWS Motorsport Porsche 996, 01:53.856, 112.563.
30. (45) Mike Hezemans, Netherlands; Simon Gregg, Jacksonville, Fla.; Stefano Zonca, Italy, Mark Bunting, Baltimore, Md., GTS, American Viper Racing Viper, 01:53.968, 112.453.
31. (24) Joao Barbosa, Portugal; Thierry Perrier, France, Michel Neugarten, Monaco, GT, Perspective Racing Mosler MT900R, 01:53.988, 112.433.
32. (31) Charles Slater, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Franz Konrad, Germany; Toni Seiler, Switzerland, Vic Rice, San Rafael, Calif., GTS, Konrad Motorsport Saleen S7R, 01:54.713, 111.722.
33. (62) Dennis Spencer, Denver, Colo.; Richard Grupp, Atlanta, Ga.; Ryan Hampton, Phoenix, Ariz., Barry Waddell, Evansville, Ind., SRPII, Team Spencer Motorsports Mazda Kudzu, 01:54.944, 111.498.
34. (07) Darren Law, Phoenix, Ariz.; Armando Trentini, Houston, Texas; Danny Marshall, Danville, Va., Steve Marshall, Christiansburg, Va., SRPII, G&W Motorsports BMW Picchio, 01:55.126, 111.322.
35. (60) Anthony Puleo, St. Augustine, Fla.; Ernie Gschwender, Germany; Hans Hauser, Switzerland, Robert Dubler, Switzerland, AGT, Xtreme Racing Group Corvette, 01:55.536, 110.926.

TEAMS FAILED TO QUALIFY
36. (89) Robert Julien, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Adam Merzon, Greenwich, Conn.; Lynn Wilson, Westport, Conn., Mayo Smith, Westport, Conn., SRPII, Porschehaus Racing Nissan Lola, 01:55.681, 110.787.
37. (72) David Murry, Atlanta, Ga.; Jack Lewis, Atlanta, Ga.; Keith Fisher, Hamburg, N.Y., Tommy McGlynn, Orono, Minn., GT, Jack Lewis Enterprises Porsche GT3 Cup, 01:56.033, 110.451.
38. (34) Spencer Pumpelly, Mason Neck, Va.; Steven Ivankovich, Chicago, Ill.; Randy Pobst, Melbourne, Fla., Kimberly Hiskey, Belevue, Wash., GT, ZIP Racing Porsche GT3 R, 01:56.062, 110.424.
39. (57) Hugh Plumb, Chadds Ford, Pa.; Tony Burgess, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Philip Collin, Chicago, Ill., David Shep, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, GT, Seikel Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 01:56.226, 110.268.
40. (56) Luca Drudi, Italy; Gabrio Rosa, Italy; Fabio Rosa, Italy, Alex Caffi, Monaco, GT, Seikel Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 01:56.253, 110.242.
41. (66) Kevin Buckler, Sonoma, Calif.; Michael Schrom, Ghent, N.Y.; Timo Bernhard, Germany, Jorg Bergmeister, Germany, GT, The Racers Group Porsche GT3 R, 01:56.899, 109.633.
42. (43) Peter Baron, San Mateo, Calif.; Leo Hindery, Hillsborough, Calif.; Kyle Petty, Randleman, N.C., Mike Borkowski, Scottsdale, Ariz., GT, Orbit Racing Porsche GT3 R, 01:57.041, 109.500.
43. (73) Mike Jordan, Great Britain; Mark Sumpter, Great Britain; David Warnock, Great Britain, Graeme Langford, Great Britain, GT, Team Eurotech Porsche GT3 R, 01:57.101, 109.444.
44. (79) Michael Fitzgerald, Fountain Hills, Ariz.; Justin Jackson, Alpharetta, Ga.; Manuel Matos, , Marino Franchitti, Scotland, GT, J3 Racing Porsche GT3 R, 01:57.173, 109.377.
45. (68) Robert Nearn, Great Britain; BJ Zacharias, Cincinnati, Ohio; Larry Schumacher, West Chester, Ohio, Robert Nagel, Clearwater, Fla., GT, The Racers Group Porsche GT3 R, 01:57.262, 109.294.
46. (33) Cort Wagner, Los Angeles, Calif.; Constantino Bertuzzi, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Bill Auberlen, Hermosa Beach, Calif., Derrike Cope, Huntersville, N.C., GT, Scuderia Ferrari of Washington Ferrari 360GT, 01:57.419, 109.148.
47. (19) Kerry Hitt, Camp Hill, Pa.; Owen Trinkler, Nashville, Tenn.; Jim Ludvik, Littleton, Colo., Jim Briody, Cherry Hill, N.J., AGT, ACP Motorsports Corvette, 01:57.513, 109.060.
48. (21) Jeff Clinton, St. Louis, Mo.; Jeff Tillman, Lake Ozark, Mo.; Curtis Francois, St. Louis, Mo., Larry Connor, Centerville, Ohio, SRPII, Archangel Motorsport Services Nissan Lola, 01:57.518, 109.056.
49. (10) Nick Longhi, Nyack, N.Y.; Emil Assentato, Locust Valley, N.Y.; Todd Snyder, Roxboro, N.C., Rick Fairbanks, Greenville, S.C., GT, Genesis BMW M3, 01:57.653, 108.930.
50. (39) Tom Papadopoulos, Forest Hills, N.Y.; Anthony Bartone, Manhasset, N.Y., David Friedman, Melville, N.Y., GT, Autosport Race Team Porsche GT3 R, 01:57.987, 108.622.
51. (86) Romain Dumas, France; Stephan Ortelli, Monaco; N. Amorim, Portugal, Hans Fertl, Germany, GT, Freisinger Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 01:58.716, 107.955.
52. (99) Rob Wilson, Great Britain; Paul Dawson, Great Britain; Martin Konig, Great Britain, Peter Hannen, Great Britain, GT, Cirtek Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 01:59.099, 107.608.
53. (9) Horst Felbermayr Jr., Austria; Horst Felbermayr Sr., Austria; Andre Ahrle, Germany, Paul Knapfeeld, Great Britain, GT, RWS Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 01:59.235, 107.485.
54. (98) Kurt Thiel, Great Britain; Marco Saviozzi, Italy; David Terrien, France, Pierre Bes, France, GT, MAC Racing Porsche GT3 R, 01:59.246, 107.475.
55. (82) Dick Greer, Columbus, Ohio; John Finger, Greenville, S.C.; Jack Willes, Cornelius, N.C., Terry Lingner, Indianapolis, Ind., AGT, Dick Greer Racing - Wendy's Corvette, 01:59.400, 107.337.
56. (35) Gerry Green, Somerset, N.J.; Richard Valentine, Hingham, Mass.; Rick DiIorio, Harvard, Mass., Jim Walsh, Kirkland, Wash., GT, ZIP Racing Porsche GT3 R, 01:59.981, 106.817.
57. (40) Brady Refenning, Stuart, Fla.; Carlos De Quesado, Miami, Fla.; Catesby Jones, Hillsboro Beach, Fla., Jake Vargo, Memphis, Tenn., GT, Alegra Motorsports/ 901 Shop BMW M3, 02:00.178, 106.642.
58. (44) Gary Schultheis, Boca Raton, Fla.; Anthony Kester, Michigan City, Ind.; Sylvain Tremblay, Sunrise, Fla., Selby Wellman, St. Petersburg, Fla., GT, Orbit Racing Porsche GT3 R, 02:00.247, 106.581.
59. (96) Andrea Montermini, Italy; Sergey Zlobin, Russia; Franco Bertoli, Italy, Vincenzo Polli, Italy, GT, Mastercar S R L Ferrari 360GT, 02:01.494, 105.487.
60. (85) Philippe Heazebrouck, France; Ross Bleustein, Weston, Fla., , GT, Freisinger Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 02:01.554, 105.435.
61. (91) Bill Beilharz, Phoenix, Ariz.; Steven Lisa, Scottsdale, Ariz., Paul Jenkins, Chicago, Ill., AGT, Paladin Racing Olds Aurora, 02:02.025, 105.028.
62. (03) Martin Shuster, Daytona Beach, Fla.; Toto Lassally, ; John Annis, Tamp, Fla., Larry Baisden, Tampa, Fla., GT, Marcos Racing Int'l USA Marcos Mantis, 02:02.843, 104.328.
63. (67) Matthew Talbert, Templeton, Calif.; Jim Michaelian, Seal Beach, Calif.; Ludovico Manfredi, Key Biscayne, Fla., Paul Daniels, Great Britain, GT, The Racers Group Porsche GT3 R, 02:02.899, 104.281.
64. (92) Mauro Casadel, Italy; Raffaele Sanguiolo, Italy; Jay Wilton, Los Angeles, Calif., Derek Clark, Glendale, Calif., GT, Swiss GT Racing Porsche GT3 R, 02:03.942, 103.403.
65. (84) Mike Newton, Germany; Tom Herridge, Great Britain, , GT, Graham Nash Motorsport Porsche GT3 R, 02:04.519, 102.924.
66. (93) Sergey Krylov, Russia; Roman Rusinov, Russia, Anton Smekalkin, Russia, GT, Mastercar S R L Ferrari 355, 02:08.145, 100.012.
67. (04) Peter Van Der Kolk, Netherlands; Cougar Jacobsen, Deland, Fla.; Stephan De Groot, Netherlands, Pim Van Riet, Netherlands, GT, Marcos Racing Int'l USA Marcos Mantis, 02:08.458, 99.768.
68. (4) Grahame Bryant, Great Britain; Kari Maenaa, Finland; David Gooding, Great Britain, Norm Goldrich, Cincinnati, Ohio, GTS, Brookspeed Viper, 02:11.474, 97.479.
69. (42) Richard Millman, McLean, Va.; Tommy Byrne, Ormond Beach, Fla., Peter Peterson, Lumberton, N.C., GTS, Team Greeneman Porsche GT3 R, 02:15.240, 94.765.
70. (18) Charles Lamb, Great Britain; Scott Deware, Easton, Mass.; Dilantha Malagamuwa, Sri Lanka, Martin Short, Great Britain, GT, Boston Motorsports Group Mosler MT 900R, 02:16.782, 93.697.
71. (54) Brian Cunningham, Danville, Ky.; Andras Petery, Greenwich, Conn.; Alan Van Der Merwe, Switzerland, Ron Atapattu, Boca Raton, Fla., GT, Bell Motorsports BMW M3, 02:43.105, 78.575.
72. (12) R.K. Smith, Rancho Sante Fe, Calif.; Rodney Mall, Riverside, Calif.; Douglas Dwyer, Fallbrook, Calif., Joey Scarallo, Hamppauge, N.Y., GTS, K&N Filters Racing Ultima GTR, 05:07.351, 41.698.

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