Sebring: The Racer's Group first race notes

The Racer's Group: 2 Hours into the 12 Hours of Sebring. Sebring, FL. -- Mar. 15, 2003 -- Two hours into the grueling 12 Hours of Sebring, the three Monster Cable/mail2web.com Porsche 911 GT3 RS es were in 4th, 7th and 8th positions. Car ...

The Racer's Group: 2 Hours into the 12 Hours of Sebring.

Sebring, FL. -- Mar. 15, 2003 -- Two hours into the grueling 12 Hours of Sebring, the three Monster Cable/mail2web.com Porsche 911 GT3 RS es were in 4th, 7th and 8th positions. Car #66, qualified and started by team owner Kevin Buckler, took advantage of mistakes and technical problems in the rest of the GT field to drive the car to 6th place. Jim Pace entered the car at the first pit stop, and has piloted the car to its current 4th place position.

Michael Schrom, 2003 24 Hours of Daytona overall winner, piloted #67 to a 9th position in the first hours of the race. Pierre Ehret, of Santa Rosa, CA, has driven the Monster Cable/mail2web.com Porshe 911 GT3 RS to its current 7th place.

Cort Wagner, 1999 Porsche Cup winner and 2002 Grand-Am GT class driver's champion, drove #68 to 10th position in his first stint as a TRG driver. Marc Bunting, of Monktown, MD, is currently driving, and has advanced the car to 8th in place.

Hours three and four will see Eliseo Salazar, Vic Rice and Chris Gleason drive their first stints.

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The Racer's Group is a manufacturer and distributor of high performance Porsche parts, an engine and chassis building and tuning facility, a full service Porsche prep facility, and a professional race team. Additionally, they provide electrical and mechanical engineering services, driver development and "arrive and drive" services. They are also the North American distributor of the UNICHIP, a fully programmable piggyback computer system that enhances the performance of streetcars and currently support approximately 130 dealers in the U.S. The Racer's Group is based at Infineon Raceway, formerly Sears Point Raceway, in Sonoma, Calif.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Eliseo Salazar , Kevin Buckler , Michael Schrom , Pierre Ehret , Chris Gleason , Jim Pace , Marc Bunting , Vic Rice , Cort Wagner