Alex Job Racing - Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing bring on new partners for Le Mans. TAVARES, Fla. -- May 29, 2003 -- Alex Job Racing and Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing have taken on a full time job to partner with new...
Alex Job Racing - Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing bring on new partners for Le Mans.
TAVARES, Fla. -- May 29, 2003 -- Alex Job Racing and Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing have taken on a full time job to partner with new sponsors for the No. 93 Porsche GT3 RS that will compete at the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 14 and 15. The team's new partners include mail2web, Westward Ho Hotel and Casino, MMPIE, John Carrino Group, Florida Choice Bank, Justice Brothers and C-Now, CraigStanton.net and Florida and Georgia-area Porsche Club of America chapters.
The new sponsors are diverse businesses. mail2web is a free Internet-based e-mail application which allows users to pick up and send e-mails from anywhere in the world, regardless of location; Westward Ho Hotel and Casino is one of the premier casinos in Las Vegas; MMPIE is a commercial and residential real estate development company; Florida Choice is a community bank with locations throughout Central Florida; John Carrino Group is a Florida-based company that handles commercial development and investments; Justice Brothers is an international manufacturer and distributor of car care products and C-Now is a dynamic technology company that specializes in interactive video conferencing technology and services.
"I'm very pleased to have such a diverse group of companies to partner with us at this world-famous race. It is heartwarming that our friends have come to support us at LeMans," team owner Alex Job said.
The No. 93 Alex Job Racing-Petersen Motorsports White Lightning Racing Porsche will be piloted by one-time Le Mans winner Lucas Luhr and Alex Job Racing driver Sascha Maassen as well as Emmanuel Collard who will be returning for his eighth start at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The distinctive alliance of Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing with Alex Job Racing is a truly cooperative effort with members of both Alex Job Racing and Petersen /White Lighting preparing and crewing the car. While rivals in the GT-class of the ALMS, the two have joined to create a formidable team to compete at the prestigious endurance race. Neither team has competed at Le Mans before. Michael Petersen is the car owner while Alex Job acts as entrant and manager. Dale White is the program manager for the operation.
Formed in 1988, Alex Job Racing is considered one of the top sports car competitors in the American Le Mans Series. The team has continued its success in the ALMS with numerous podiums, wins and track records including five 2002 championships in the ALMS GT class, IMSA Cup championships, Lucas Luhr and Sascha Maassen shared the driver championship and crew chief Jeff Gamroth won the GT technician-of-the-year award.
Based in Tavares, Fla., Alex Job Racing serves as a race prep, chassis-building and tuning facility. On a day-to-day basis, team owners Alex and Holly Job are involved in the growth and administrative functions of the team and business.
Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing began operation in the late 1980s competing in off-road endurance events. Major successes have included championships in SODA, SCORE and SNORE and more than 50 wins and 80 podiums. The team has competed in ALMS, Grand Am and World Challenge races with many impressive victories and podiums including a class win, second overall, at the grueling Rolex 24 at Daytona. The Las Vegas-based effort has regularly ranked as the ALMS' highest-placing, non-factory GT team including a 2002 second-place finish at the prestigious Petit Le Mans.
To learn more about Alex Job Racing, visit www.alexjobracing.com. To learn more about Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning, visit www.petersenmotorsports.com.