Go for a lap around the 3.27-mile Virginia International Raceway with CORE autosport’s Patrick Long.
The Porsche factory driver led the way in Thursday’s test session as American Le Mans Series teams gear up for the Oak Tree Grand Prix.
Last week’s announcement that CORE autosport would become the operational partner for Porsche’s new factory program in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship may have turned some heads, but for team owner Jon Bennett and team manager Morgan Brady, it was the culmination of a long-term goal fulfilled in an surprisingly short period of time.
As originally reported at sportscar365.com
Less than four years ago, the idea of going racing in the American Le Mans Series was still a dream for Bennett, who assembled a team as an extension to his manufacturing business, Composite Resources, in 2010. Brady, a former Atlantic engineer who had been part of the ill-fated US F1 project, was one of his first hires, turning down an offer to work for Penske Racing to instead lead efforts at the upstart CORE outfit.
The team over at CORE Autosport has released a fantastic time-lapse video of its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR rebuild ahead of this weekend’s American Le Mans Series race at Circuit of the Americas.