Madison, WI -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/29/2012 -- The 60th Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida is set to take place in just a couple of weeks, and defending champions Level 5 Motorsports headed by Scott Tucker are concentrating on concluding their preparations. For the initial 2012 test session, they concluded the practice with some remarkable lap times and appeared ready to get the title again.
Scott Tucker stated they were fortunate to implement their plans and the performance of the latest HPD ARX-03b car was remarkable to see. He added that after driving both vehicles, there is a huge development driving the new car. Scott Tucker was also pleased finishing the day getting the 1-2 position, which he thinks gives an enormous advantage in preparing for further testing before the race on March 17.
During the testing session, Luis Diaz and Christophe Bouchut joined Leawood, Kansas native Scott Tucker who were teammates last year. They posted over 1,300 miles to finish the test session in readiness for one the most difficult endurance car races today. Scott Tucker also stated that he considers the 12 Hours of Sebring a challenging event. He added in 2012, the ALMS will see new tougher drivers and increased competition.
On February 27 to 29, the team returns to Sebring to complete the final test, right before the 60th annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida main event. Scott Tucker will be trying to win America's oldest endurance race for the third straight year. The season-opener of the American Le Mans Series start on March 17, 10:30 in the morning - ET, which also begins the new FIA World Endurance Championship series. ABC will broadcast the race the following day and it will be available live on ALMS.com or ESPN3.
Scott Tucker and the Level 5 Motorsports team have achieved success competing in different Prototype and Grand Touring (GT) divisions, which include the IMSA GT3 Cup, American Le Mans Series, Ferrari Challenge Series, GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, Sports Car Club of America and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites since the year 2008.
The Majority of the events that competed are in Spain and France, yet they compete all over Europe and States as well. Scott Tucker, the owner and driver of the team received 5 national driving champions, has completed seventy driving career wins and over 100 podium finishes.
You can find the Level 5 team in Madison, Wisconsin.