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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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Rolex 24 flashback
Feb07

Rolex 24 flashback

Take a look back at the Rolex 24 at Daytona – the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Porsche North America teamed with Michelin to take victory in the GT Le Mans class – winning on debut in their first race as a factory team. Porsche factory drivers Richard Lietz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet took the win with BMW’s Bill Auberlen, Andy Priaulx, Joey Hand and Maxime Martin taking second. The...

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Jon Bennett’s perfect day
Jan26

Jon Bennett’s perfect day

After three consecutive PC team championships, you would think you could class CORE autosport team owner Jon Bennett as one of the sport’s true high achievers. Today however the South Carolina racer/businessman had a day that he won’t forget for a very long time. Not only did he team up with Colin Braun, James Gue and Mark Wilkins to comfortably win the PC class at the Rolex 24 at Daytona – as the competition partner...

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Pat’s Porsche departs the Rolex

Through the middle of the night it looked like the Porsche juggernaut was going to charge away with the GTLM class with a 1-2 finish on debut for the new CORE autosport-run Porsche North America squad. But as if often the case in endurance racing, just when you think you have things covered, gremlins start to arrive. Sadly for Pat Long, Michael Christensen and Joerg Bergmeister those gremlins sent the No.912 Porsche back to the garage...

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The new “great Dane”

Sportscar fans are very familiar with ace Danish aces winning races thanks to Jan Magnussen and Tom Kristensen. However, Porsche North America has unveiled a new “great Dane” in the form of Michael Christensen. He made his debut with CORE autosport at Petit Le Mans last year but now has a full-time ride alongside Pat Long in the No.912 entry. Christensen is actually driving with the original Porsche “odd...

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