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Jon Bennett’s double play
Apr29

Jon Bennett’s double play

Jon Bennett does not have a split personality, but the quiet owner of CORE autosport will find himself in two different roles in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship doubleheader here on Sunday, May 4 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. As the CORE team owner and PC class co-driver with Colin Braun, Bennett returns to the scene of his first major sports car victory. Since Braun’s bold pass on PC rival Bruno Junqueira coming down The...

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Long and Porsche aim to pounce at night
Mar15

Long and Porsche aim to pounce at night

As the race at Sebring enters its final four hours, Porsche North America remain in contention for a race victory in the GTLM class to back up their win in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Patrick Long, Joerg Bergmeister and Micahel Christensen were unlucky at Daytona when they had to watch their teammates spray the champagne but at Serbing they remain in strong contention in second place – trading postions with the Corvette squad....

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Porsche targets “36 hours of Florida”
Mar10

Porsche targets “36 hours of Florida”

Porsche’s return to North American motorsport with a factory team in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship has got off to a brilliant start. Victory at Daytona and fastest in Sebring testing – the next step for the team will be the 12 Hours of Sebring. This week’s event is the second leg of the “36 hours of Florida” kick off for the new combined championship which brings together the American Le Mans...

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Porsche’s “other” Patrick
Feb21

Porsche’s “other” Patrick

While Patrick Long is renowned in North America as a key Porsche pilot in North America, for 2014 another Patrick is joining the party for the major endurance races – Frenchman Patrick Pilet. Both the No.911 and No.912 Porsche machines have been incredibly fast at the Sebring test, following on from their success at Daytona where Pilet, Richard Lietz and Nick Tandy took the victory. Pilet contested the FIA World Endurance...

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Porsche factory team wins on debut
Jan26

Porsche factory team wins on debut

Porsche kicked off its factory assault on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the best possible way with victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona for Richard Lietz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet. For Porsche, the most successful manufacturer in the history of the Rolex 24, it was the company’s 76th class-win to accompany the 22 overall wins at the historic event. The victory by Porsche North America in its debut as a factory...

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