Earl Bamber named Porsche factory driver

New Zealand's own Earl Bamber is an official Porsche factory driver.

24-year-old Earl Bamber will join Porsche's factory GT squard in 2015, competing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. He was recently awarded the Porsche Motorsport International Cup Scholarship.

According to a release from Porsche, Bamber was supported during the 2014 season with funding of 200,000 Euro. In the 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, Bamber went back-to-back, defending his 2013 title.

He competed in the season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, filling in for the injured Richard Lietz and finishing second in the GTLM class.

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Series IMSA
Drivers Richard Lietz , Earl Bamber
Article type Breaking news
Tags porsche