CORE autosport finished 7th in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series annual visit to California’s Monterey Peninsula this weekend, after Patrick Long put in a strong effort to qualify 2nd in class.
May 13, 2013
May 9, 2013
Patrick Long and CORE autosport will make their 2013 ALMS GT debut this weekend at Laguna Seca, a race Patrick has won three times. CORE’s debut in the class comes right on schedule after a winter and spring of preparation, and has been highly anticipated in the sportscar world. Long and CORE will jump directly into the deep end of ALMS GT competition, the most competitive class in endurance racing.
April 20, 2013
The Patricks Long and Lindsey claimed an historic first podium finish for the new racing team, Park Place Motorsport, in the Grand-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Visual Studio Grand Prix of Atlanta, as Long made a last-lap pass to claim second place.
March 3, 2013
In just the second race of its existence, the three-car, Dallas-based Park Place Motorsports Porsche GT3 stable of racecars and drivers has shown it could be a serious contender for a GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series title before all is said and done in 2013 after a solid performance in Saturday’s inaugural GRAND-AM of The Americas at the beautiful, new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
January 28, 2013
On Sunday afternoon after 24 hours of hard-fought wheel-to-wheel racing, Patrick Long and Mike Skeen crossed the finish line together at the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona. Long was behind the wheel of the Park Place Motorsports No. 73 Racing4Research Porsche GT, and Skeen was piloting the No. 72 Vess Energy Services Porsche GT3. After 24 grueling hours, they placed 16th and 14th respectively.
January 22, 2013
Back-to-back American Le Mans Series PC class champions CORE autosport will take on an additional challenge in 2013 with a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR GTE class assault headlined by Porsche factory star, Patrick Long and three-time Le Mans class winner, Tom Kimber-Smith. The new entry will be in addition to the team’s confirmed return to the PC class where team owner/driver Jon Bennett and young star Colin Braun are targeting CORE’s third consecutive championship.
January 7, 2013
Porsches, Audis, Ferraris, BMWs, Camaros, Corvettes and Vipers; after the Rolex 24 at Daytona the end of this month, who knows who will be at the top of the podium for the 51st running of what has become a sprint race. The stellar Rolex GT field ran seven sessions during the day and one under [...]
October 21, 2012
Patrick Long and his teammates Jörg Bergmeister and Patrick Pilet wrapped up the 2012 American Le Mans Series season with a 5th place in the hyper-competitive GT class. Having started in 6th position, the first four hours of the race went well, as the #45 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR climbed as high as 3rd in class.
September 16, 2012
Patrick Long and teammate Jörg Bergmeister drove a strong and consistent race at Virginia International Raceway Saturday, avoiding trouble at the outset of the race and going on to finish 2nd, their 4th podium finish of the season. Their result, combined with strong race finishes in the second half of the racing season, mean that the duo now sit 3rd in the driver’s championship, and importantly, 2nd in the manufacturer’s championship with one race remaining at Road Atlanta in October.
September 3, 2012
In an odd race which would see Patrick Long drive both his normal #45 Flying Lizard Porsche as well as the team #44 car, Long went on to finish 5th and 7th in class. Sister Porsche team Falken Motorsport claimed their second straight win on the streets of Baltimore, cheering the Porsche faithful.