Lamb Wins Three Straight in Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup
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June 15, 2009 - ATLANTA, GA - Todd Lamb, driving the #84 Luna-C/Traqmate Mazda for Atlanta Motorsports Group, won Rounds 3&4 of the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup series double-header at New Jersey Motorsports Park this past weekend. In addition to capturing 2 wins, Lamb qualified on pole for both races and led the most laps, gaining maximum points three races in a row including Round 2 at Mazda Raceway.



Todd Lamb: "What a great weekend for the AMG team! I'm really fortunate to have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and experienced crew. They really nailed the setup on the car and made my job easy in the driver's seat."

Lamb's AMG teammate, Brett Smrz, qualified second for Saturday's race before mechanical issues forced him to retire from the race. In Sunday's race Smrz came through the field to finish 6th after contact from another car on the start.

AMG Team Owner, Jason Hoover: "We're really pleased with our performance this weekend. Todd did a great job maximizing points for the championship. Brett (Smrz) had a great run through the field on Sunday, and for him it was a good learning experience that will pay off in future races. We're disappointed that Bob (Michaelian) couldn't make it due to flight cancellations. We're already looking forward to Barber."



After factoring in the drop of the lowest event points, Lamb now leads the points standings over Team MER's Marc Miller by 14 points with 6 races remaining in the series.

Round 5 of the series is July 17-19 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, AL. Lamb will be competing in both Koni Challenge and MX-5 Cup at the event. Races are available to view a few weeks after each event on YouTube.






About:



Todd Lamb has been racing Mazdas for the past two years, earning two National Championships in Spec Miata competition with OPM/SafeRacer/Traqmate/East Street Auto sponsorship, and winning the 13 Hours of VIR in 2008.

Atlanta Motorsports Group, founded by Jason Hoover and recently relocated to Georgia, campaigns several front-running cars in MX-5 Cup competition. Formerly known as Hooverspeed, AMG has been involved with MX-5 and Spec Miata racing for many years.