TRG Celebrates Historic First Sebring Podium
Sebring, Fl (March 20, 2011)- Following a wild event at the 59th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, TRG took a valuable podium at the famed endurance classic, with drivers Duncan Ende, Alain Li, and Spencer Pumpelly finishing second in the GT-C category. Capping off a successful weekend, the #68 team entry of Peter Ludwig, Dion von Moltke, and Dr Jim Norman, would also take the checkered flag in fifth place.
Driving the no. 66 Racer’s Roast / Fox River Coffee TRG Porsche GT3 Cup car, Duncan Ende, from Los Angeles, CA was elected to qualify and start his vehicle for the team. Running a solid opening stint, an opportune yellow in the first 30 minutes of the race gave the team a perfect opportunity to come in for an early driver change. This gave Alain Li, from Hong Kong, a chance to run his first stint in the historic event, and he drove flawlessly.
Meanwhile, TRG’s no. 68 PR Newswire / parathyroid.com / Dietz & Watson / South African Airways Porsche GT3 Cup car was also off to an amazing start. Qualifying and starting, Dion von Moltke, driving under the South African flag, was the leading TRG vehicle throughout the early stages of the race. Impressing everyone with speed and consistency, the no. 68 was a definite dark horse to be noticed early on.
Last Updated (Wednesday, 23 March 2011 23:00)