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  • P1 Groupe Celebrates 10-years

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    On November 14, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2016 P1 Groupe, Inc. (P1) was started on this day in 2006 by partners Eric Burch and Jeff Easterling to provide the motor sports industry much needed services such as Driver Management, Driver Placement for funded drivers, public relations/media, and at-track hospitality for VIP clients.  Easterling has moved on to a successful career in the gaming industry, but remains an important part of the fabric that has made P1 Groupe what it is today.

    During the past decade P1 Groupe has had the pleasure to work with some of the top professional drivers in NASCAR through the sports car racing ranks.  P1 has placed hundreds of drivers from all over the world into events ranging from the Daytona 500 to the 24 hour races at Le Mans, Daytona, Dubai and many more.  P1 takes great pride when drivers and teams we’ve supported achieve success on and off the race track.

    On the track, P1 drivers have taken countless podium finishes, race wins and series championships.  Off the track, the unique client hospitality program catering to our clients’ corporate partners, have achieved amazing Return on Investment (ROI).  That ROI is what allows those companies to justify their marketing spend to make the racing wheels go around, year after year.  Additionally, P1 is equally proud of the various Business-to-Business relationships that have been created during that time to drive funding back into the sport.

    “I’m humbled by the results we’ve achieved during the past decade.”  P1 Groupe President Eric Burch states, “The relationships created, and the lives we’ve touched over the years.  The careers of up-and-coming drivers that are now paid professionals, and the funded drivers that looked to us to protect their interests.  The camaraderie we experience in the paddock each race weekend is second to none, and that means more than any trophy hoisted or champagne sprayed.”

    P1 Groupe would like to thank all the various staff members that have played a role, no matter how large or small, in our success during the past decade.  As well, we want to thank all the drivers that have entrusted their careers and sponsors to P1 to put them in position to achieve success.

    We’re looking forward to what the next 10-years has in store for P1 Groupe and our clientele.  If you’re a driver looking for guidance, protecting the interests of your financial backers, or just looking to broaden your image within the sport, we look forward to working with you.

    From all of us at P1 Groupe, to all of  you that we’ve had the fortune to work with, Thank you!

    For more information, visit www.p1groupe.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @P1Groupe

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  • Road Atlanta 150 Race Preview

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    On September 28, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2016– Rebel Rock Racing rolls through the gates at Road Atlanta this week for the season finale of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series (CTSC).  The team will take on both the Grand Sport (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) field in the Road Atlanta 150 as they campaign their Porsche 997 for its final race in CTSC series.

    Taking the wheel in the GS class #6 Gran Turismo East/Visit St Pete/Clearwater entry will be local Braselton, GA driver Casey Carden and Ethan Low.  Back with the team after their initial run at Lime Rock Park earlier this season are Lee Carpentier and Kieron O’Rourke in the ST class #7 eEuroparts.com/Blipshift/Spectro Oils Porsche Cayman.  The ST class #8 Urban Grid Porsche Cayman remains in the very capable hands of Theo Bean and Robin Liddell.

    Last round at Circuit of the America’s (COTA) saw Bean and Liddell pace the field going P2 and P1 in the first two practices respectfully, with entry running as high as third in the race before an axle failure ended their day prematurely. The team is looking forward to ending the season on a high note with all three entries and going into the offseason with momentum.

    Driver Quotes:

    Casey Carden: “The Rebel Rock Racing team has really come on strong in the last half of the season, and I look forward to seeing what we can do at my home track.  Road Atlanta is practically in my back yard, so it’s great to be part of a solid effort this weekend.”

    Ethan Low: “Rebel Rock Racing is giving me my first opportunity to move into the GS class, and I look forward to taking advantage of it.  Casey (Carden) and I have worked together as instructors at the Skip Barber Racing School right here at Road Atlanta.  Between Casey, me and the hard working Rebel Rock Racing crew, we should have a lot of fun competing in the strong GS field.”

    Lee Carpentier: “It’s great to be racing with Kieron (O’Rourke) and Rebel Rock Racing again. Thank you to our sponsors’ eEuroparts.com, Blipship and Spectro Oils for making this happen.”

    Kieron O’Rourke: “Very happy to be back with Rebel Rock Racing at Road Atlanta.  I’m looking forward to racing in such a great event on a circuit I know.  At Lime Rock Park it was a new track, new team, and new car to me, so this will be welcomed since the track, car and team are all familiar to me, I can just focus on the racing.”

    Theo Bean: “The season has had its up and downs, but I’m excited about Road Atlanta where I think we can earn a good result.  We had good pace at COTA, so hopefully we can carry that over.”

    Robin Liddell: “I’m very happy with the strides Rebel Rock Racing has made over the course of this season.  The team works very hard, and the overall program is much improved since we started in Daytona.  I’m confident we can keep the momentum going we had at COTA for a strong result here, and bring that into the offseason to keep building.”

    The Road Atlanta 150 kicks off with Practice on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:35 pm EDT.  The race will drop the green flag on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 12:25 pm EDT and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, October 9th at 11:00 am EDT.

    For more information, visit www.rebelrockracing.com, for sponsor information, visit: www.urbangridco.com, www.konicaminolta.com, www.ompamerica.com, www.borla.com, www.euroclassics.porschedealer.com, www.guardtransmission.com, and www.oakley.com.  Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebelrockracing2

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  • CRG – I Do Borrow Road Atlanta 150 Race Preview

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    On September 27, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2016 – CRG will roll through the gates this week at Road Atlanta for the final round of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series season at the Road Atlanta 150.   The team and their drivers Sarah Cattaneo and Owen Trinkler look to end the season on a high note with a strong result at a track both drivers are very familiar with.

    Looking to pick up where they left off just two weeks ago that saw Cattaneo qualify her #44 I Do Borrow/A&C Properties Nissan Altima Coupe on the front row and lead the race prior to turning the car over to Trinkler, who also took the lead before a mechanical issue ended their race prematurely.   The team knows they’ve got the car, crew, and drivers to get the job done as they look to take home their third victory of the season.

    Cattaneo states, “I’m very proud of how our team has done this year.  Our crew works very hard to provide Owen and me a car to compete with, and I know we have the ability to end the season strong.”

    The series race starts leader, Trinkler, mentions, “I’m very pleased with the leap forward that Sarah’s taken this year in her race craft.  She’s one of the top starting drivers in the Street Tuner class this year as she’s shown in both qualifying and races.  The team has done an excellent job of giving both of us a car that we can be both comfortable and competitive with and we’re looking to head into the offseason with some momentum on a track we both are strong at.”

    The Road Atlanta 150 kicks off with Practice on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:35 pm EDT.  The race will drop the green flag on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 12:25 pm EDT and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, October 9th at 11:00 am EDT.

    For more information, visit www.p1groupe.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @IDoBorrow @SarahCattaneo @OwenTrinkler @P1Groupe

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  • Circuit of the Americas 150 Race Recap

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    On September 22, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2016– Rebel Rock Racing has been steadily making strides in the second half of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series season.  The team knows the rewards for all their hard work and continued development as a team are bound to pay dividends.  This past weekend at Circuit of the America’s (COTA) started to show what the team is capable of with their two Street Tuner (ST) class Porsche Caymans.

    Robin Liddell and Theo Bean were quickly up to pace in their #8 Urban Grid Cayman, ending the two practice sessions P2 and P1 respectfully.  While Frank DePew and Sean Rayhall acclimated themselves further in the #7 entry as DePew was making just his second start in the ST class, and Rayhall was making his series debut.

    Bean and DePew would take on qualifying and race start duties for their respective Rebel Rock Racing liveried machines, with Theo setting a time to start the race from the 11th position.  Frank would be one of the first in the ST field to pit for the driver change, with Sean stepping behind the wheel to finish out the race.  A fast pit stop was thwarted by a failed air regulator, forcing Rayhall to enter the fray two laps adrift of the race leaders.  Late race braking issues, due to the extremely high temperatures in Austin forced the #7 back into the pits forcing an early retirement, but with enough laps to still maintain a 19th place result.

    Rayhall states, “It was great to join Rebel Rock this weekend.  We unfortunately didn’t get a chance to finish due to the issue, but hats off to the team for working hard all week.  I’m really looking forward to finishing out the year at Road Atlanta with the team.”

    Meanwhile, in the sister #8, Bean was able to make his way up to 7th during his stint before turning over to Liddell.  Robin was able to take the wheel and started making his way through the field, up to third in the ST class, before a driveshaft failure prematurely ended their run.

    “COTA was an exciting, but ultimately frustrating weekend for us at Rebel Rock as we really showed that we had front running pace.  Having posted the quickest time in final practice before qualifying, we were feeling pretty optimistic about our chances for the race given our strong performance.”  Liddell continues, “Theo had his best qualifying to date despite only managing one lap due to the session being red flagged, whilst most had two laps.  Having started 11th, he moved up into the Top-10, and when I took the car over I felt we could take the fight to the leaders.  Unfortunately, after only a few laps I completely lost drive exiting Turn-1, and realized we had lost a driveshaft.  A disappointing end to a competitive showing, and I really hope we can turn the speed we’ve worked so hard to find into a result at Road Atlanta.”

    Bean also reflected on the race weekend.  “COTA was a bit disappointing considered we had the pace, but a mechanical problem ended our day early.  I’m excited to see how Road Atlanta goes where we’ll be fast if it’s anything like we were this weekend.  Road Atlanta’s my home track, and I’m looking forward to sleeping in my own bed each night following the long days at the circuit.”

    The Circuit of the America’s 150 can be viewed via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 25th at 5:00 pm EDT.

    For more information, visit www.rebelrockracing.com, for sponsor information, visit: www.urbangridco.com, www.konicaminolta.com, www.ompamerica.com, www.borla.com, www.euroclassics.porschedealer.com, www.guardtransmission.com, and www.oakley.com.  Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebelrockracing2

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  • CRG – I Do Borrow Circuit of the Americas 150 Race Recap

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    On September 21, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2016 – The ninth round of a scheduled 10 in the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series got off to a very strong start for the CRG-I Do Borrow team.  Throughout the first two practices team drivers Sarah Cattaneo and Owen Trinkler were inside the Top-10, and the prospects of qualifying and the race looked positive.

    Cattaneo was able to put the #44 Nissan Altima Coupe on the front row during qualifying in second place, and the much desired outside position going into turn one for the race start.  This was Sarah’s first front row qualifying effort since the 2011 season, and put a great deal of confidence into the team and fear into the competition.

    At the drop of the green flag Cattaneo had a very strong start and within the first few laps had taken the lead.  After swapping places with the championship points leading Mazda throughout her stint, she was able to take the lead for good several laps before turning the car over to teammate Trinkler.  Following the pit stop Owen was able to pick up where Sarah left off.  Before long he too passed for the lead in the Street Tuner (ST) class.

    Trinklers lead was short lived, he had an electrical issue with 30-minutes remaining that took him out of the lead and ultimately out of the race.  The extreme heat approaching 100 degrees and long laps around Circuit of the America’s (COTA) 3.41 mile road course wreaked havoc on many of the competitors during the race with much higher attrition throughout the field than normally takes place in the ultra-competitive ST class.

    Sarah’s enthusiasm about her and her teams’ performance at COTA rang through in her post-race comments.  “The beginning of the weekend was awesome.  Qualifying on the front row and leading the race, you really can’t ask for anything more than that.  I really happy with my opening stint, and the crew did a great job getting the car prepared.  I really can’t thank the team enough for all they do for Owen and me.  The races don’t always go as planned, which is why we do this, but we’ll be prepared and back at Road Atlanta for the final round.”

    Owen, always the optimist, focused more on the positives of the weekend, then on the disappointment of how it ended.  “Sarah did a great job this weekend in both qualifying and the race.  She’s come a long way with this car in a short period of time.  As a team we expect that she’ll be able to qualify and run towards the front of the field, and she’s doing that.  It’s great to see her confidence grow as the season’s gone on.  The crew executed a great pit stop, and I was able to run the leaders back down to retake the lead before the issue arose.  I’m mostly disappointed for the crew, they work so hard to prepare this car, and they see what the car is capable of.  They know the podium was in reach the past few events, and we want to reward them with that at Road Atlanta to end the season with momentum.”

    The Circuit of the America’s 150 can be viewed via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 25th at 5:00 pm EDT.

    For more information, visit www.p1groupe.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @IDoBorrow @SarahCattaneo @OwenTrinkler @P1Groupe

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  • Circuit of the Americas 150 Race Preview

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    On September 13, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016– Rebel Rock Racing enters the gates at Circuit of the America (COTA) tomorrow for the penultimate round of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series with their two Street Tuner (ST) class Porsche Caymans.  The team welcomes driver Sean Rayhall to the fray to share the #7 Urban Grid backed entry with team-owner Frank DePew, while the lineup of Theo Bean and Robin Liddell remain in the #8 Cayman.

    The picturesque circuit is the favorite of many in the sport, and for those that haven’t had the opportunity to race on it, it’s typically on their individual ‘to do’ list.  DePew is one of those that’s looking forward to checking this one off his list.  “I’m glad I was able to get some time in the Cayman at Virginia the last round so I have a little experience with the platform. Now that I’ve gotten acclimated to the car, I’ll get my first laps at COTA, and I’ve watched some video and reviewed some driving notes so I’ll know my way around after a few laps.  Sean (Rayhall) is a really good driver that’s had a lot of success, I’m looking forward to sharing the car with him.  The teams’ been hard at work constantly improving these cars, and I’d like to reward them with a strong result.”

    Rayhall echoed Frank’s enthusiasm as well about his series debut, “I’m excited to join Rebel Rock Racing for the last two races of the series after a busy season.  I’ve always wanted to race in this series, and I’m thankful they are giving me the opportunity.  COTA and Road Atlanta are two of my favorite tracks here in the States, so let’s see what we can get done!”

    Robin Liddell’s been with the team all season and has played a large part in the continuing development of the program and the cars.  Going into this round he states, “Every track we go to with the Rebel Rock Racing Porsche Cayman this year has been a new experience for me.  In terms of overall performance or track suitability with the car, it’s very hard for me to predict the potential outcome.  That being said, the team has undoubtedly made some major improvements over the last couple of events, and we’ve been consistently able to fight inside the Top-10.  We have a much stronger baseline from which to move forwards as we look to achieve success in these last couple of races and onwards into 2017.”

    Bean states, “Coming off a challenging race in some of the worst rain I’ve ever raced in, where we had a strong car despite the unfortunate yellow flag scenario that dictated the final results, I’m really looking forward to this week and getting behind the wheel at COTA.  I know our Rebel Rock Racing Porsche will be strong there, and the team has been putting in a lot of work to make sure Robin and I have something to take the fight to the rest of the ST field.”

    The Circuit of the America’s 150 kicks off with practice at 2:25 am EDT on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  The race will drop the green flag at 1:40 pm EDT on Friday, September 16, 2016 and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 25th at 5:00 pm EDT.

    For more information, visit www.rebelrockracing.com, for sponsor information, visit: www.urbangridco.com, www.konicaminolta.com, www.ompamerica.com, www.borla.com, www.euroclassics.porschedealer.com, www.guardtransmission.com, and www.oakley.com.  Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebelrockracing2

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  • CRG – I Do Borrow Circuit of the Americas 150 Race Preview

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    On September 13, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016 – The penultimate round of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series is upon us as the CRG-I Do Borrow team enters the gates at Circuit of the America’s tomorrow.  The team will make a strong push in these final two rounds of the season to enter the offseason with momentum.

    Most racing seasons has its ebbs and flows, and this is no different.  The team led the points championship early in the season following their win at Sebring.  Then they made a car switch mid-season, winning with their Nissan Altima Coupe at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park following their debut.  Team driver Owen Trinkler took over the series all-time starts record just a few races later.

    In between all those highs were the expected lows that come with developing a car that is new to the team.  In all, this season has been an overwhelming success for the drivers and team alike.  Sarah Cattaneo has become a known quantity  in the series for her qualifying and opening stints, and Trinkler has acclimated himself well to the Nissan, and opposing teams dread the moments the development issues don’t take hold, as they know the #44 I Do Borrow backed machine is a force to be reckoned with.  All of this bodes well for the 2017 season as 2016 winds down.

    “I’m really looking forward COTA (Circuit of the America), it should be a really good track for us, and you can’t find a better venue or facility in North America.”  Cattaneo continues, “It’ll be our first time there with the Nissan and we expect to come out with great results.”

    Trinkler states, “The good parts of this season far outweigh the low ones.  Sarah has really come into her own this season, and in a two-driver scenario, you can’t stress enough how important it is to have a strong qualifying and starting driver.  I’d put her against any in the field!  The team has done a great job with coming to terms with the Nissan; it’s a car with great potential that we’re really excited about going forward.”

    The Circuit of the America’s 150 kicks off with practice at 2:25 am EDT on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  The race will drop the green flag at 1:40 pm EDT on Friday, September 16, 2016 and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 25th at 5:00 pm EDT.

    For more information, visit www.p1groupe.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @IDoBorrow @SarahCattaneo @OwenTrinkler @P1Groupe

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  • Oak Tree Grand Prix Race Preview

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    On August 26, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2016– A race team is an always evolving entity.  It’s about finding the right chemistry within the team to go into battle with.  That exists both in and out of the race car.  The Rebel Rock Racing certainly is a team that’s embracing their own evolution within the sport this season.  This race season the new team owners, Frank DePew and Tom FitzGerald, are determined to ensure a great experience for their fans and sponsors, but also their crew and drivers that have to spend so much time in that team environment.

    This weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for the eighth round of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series the process continues.  Again the team will be fielding their two Porsche Cayman’s in the Street Tuner (ST) class, with drivers Robin Liddell and Theo Bean once again behind the wheel of the #8 Urban Grid machine.  In the #7 however, the team welcomes for the first time 2009 World Challenge Champion and 2011 All American State (California) Champion Brandon Davis to the fold to share the #7 Urban Grid backed entry with team owner Frank DePew.

    Team owner Tom FitzGerald states, “We’ve done a lot of development on the cars this year, and feel we have a pretty good product going on the track these last few races. We’ve also done a lot of development within the team itself, and have a number of people within the team now that have come from top programs that are really gelling together as a cohesive unit.  We’re really excited about where we’re going as a team towards the later part of this season to be in a position to fight for a championship in 2017.”

    About this weekend in particular, driver Theo Bean adds, “I’ve never been to VIR, but I’m excited to finally drive there as I’ve heard great things about the track.  I think our car will be strong here, and all the work this team has put into the car during the break will pay off.”

    Frank DePew mentions, “VIR was repaved in the offseason, it’s a really smooth and fast surface.  It’s also my home track, so I’m really excited to drive this weekend in front of our local friends and family.  I look forward to driving with Brandon (Davis), I know he’ll do a fine job in our car.  The crew has been working very hard since Road America, it’d be great to reward them with some good results this weekend with both our cars, and we have the drivers to do it with Theo, Robin and Brandon.”

    The Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway kicks off with practice today at 10:25 am EDT.  The race will drop the green flag at 1:55 pm EDT on Saturday, August 27, 2016 and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 4th at 10:00 am EDT.

    For more information, visit www.rebelrockracing.com, for sponsor information, visit: www.urbangridco.com, www.konicaminolta.com, www.ompamerica.com, www.borla.com, www.euroclassics.porschedealer.com, www.guardtransmission.com, and www.oakley.com.  Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebelrockracing2

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  • CRG – I Do Borrow Oak Tree Grand Prix Race Preview

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    On August 25, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25th, 2016 – Next up for the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series is the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for round eight of a scheduled 10 on the season calendar.  The CRG-I Do Borrow team bring their Nissan Altima Coupe to the picturesque landscape of Alton, VA to take on the Street Tuner (ST) field with drivers Sarah Cattaneo and Owen Trinkler ready to do battle against the best the series has to offer.

    The paring has had a strong showing this season with multiple wins and podium finishes, and makes a final push in these last three events in their quest to bring home the small teams’ first Team and/or Drivers Championship.  VIR is a track that’s very familiar to them, and one the team has marked on their calendar.  Their #44 I Do Borrow/A&C Properties Altima has turned a number of laps around the circuit leading up to its debut in the series, and both the team and drivers are confident their efforts and knowledge will pay dividends come the checker flag.

    Cattaneo mentions, “I’m very excited to be heading to VIR.  We’ve done a fair amount of testing there and feel good about the weekend.  Being a Nissan Sponsored track, I think we have a good chance at  bringing it home for them, and will certainly do our best to make Nissan proud.”

    Sarah’s co-driver Owen Trinkler echoed her sentiments, “Our team feels good about the set-up going into this weekend.  Sarah and I both have a lot of time on this track, so we should be up to speed relatively quickly.  This being Nissan’s track, we obviously want to show well for them, and look forward to putting on a good show for all the Nissan fans and guests in attendance.”

    The Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway kicks off with practice at 10:25 am EDT on Friday, August 26, 2016.  The race will drop the green flag at 1:55 pm EDT on Saturday, August 27, 2016 and can be viewed live on IMSA.tv or via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, September 4th at 10:00 am EDT.

    For more information, visit www.p1groupe.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @IDoBorrow @SarahCattaneo @OwenTrinkler @P1Groupe

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  • Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America Recap

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    On August 11, 2016 • By

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2016– The Rebel Rock team anxiously passed through the gates at Road America this past weekend anticipating the opportunity to continue both the development of the team and their Porsche Cayman race cars.  Returning behind the wheel would be local driver Sam Adams and Elliott Skeer in the #7 Urban Grid Cayman with Robin Liddell and Theo Bean once again in the #8 machine.

    A great deal of time was dedicated to the set-up of the cars during the promoter test, which continued well into practice.  Due to red flag conditions during practice meant less time on track, and the Rebel Rock crew had to make do with the time they were allotted to get ready for qualifying.

    Adams and Bean would qualify the #7 and 8 respectfully in the Street Tuner (ST) class Porsche’s.  An immediate issue forced the #7 to stop on the circuit during qualifying, ending its’ session prematurely.  The rest of the field would have a one-lap shoot-out to finish qualifying, and Bean had a Top-10 run going, but a miscommunication thwarted his effort and left him with a time fast enough for 18th in the ST class.  With that, Adams would start from the rear of the field, but being his home track, and confident in the car the team put under him, knew he’d be able to make up spots once the green flag dropped.

    At the start, both drivers immediately began picking up positions on their competition, and setting up their teammates for strong results.  Adams would go from 24th in class to ninth before turning over to Skeer, while the team had a great strategy call to pit the #8, and when the field cycled through their stops, Liddell would be up to fourth in the ST class with a great shot at a strong result to finish it out.

    As Sam was about to turn over the car to Elliott, he noticed a brake issue, and the car had to go behind the pit wall to render a quick repair.  Liddell had an incident where one of the Audi’s checked-up in front of him in one of the turns, Robin had nowhere to go, and hit the S3 in the rear, damaging the front of his Porsche Cayman.  The nose damage sustained would hinder the car’s performance the balance of the way, but Liddell was able to hold on for a very respectable 11th place finish, while Skeer was able to pick up a few more spots during his stint to bring the #7 home in 17th.

    “When the car was at its best, the weekend went really well.  I had limited time in practice and wasn’t able to get a qualifying lap, but the Rebel Rock crew gave me a really fast car for the race, that allowed me to drive from 24th to ninth during my stint.” Adams continues, “Unfortunately on my pit-in lap we had a problem with the brakes, which put us down a few laps from the leaders.  I’d like to thank the Rebel Rock Racing team for giving me the opportunity to drive with them this season.”

    Skeer adds “Road America was another strong race where the result doesn’t show the performance.  We were able to sort out the car for the race, and Sam did a great job getting through the field on his stint.  The Rebel Rock guys performed an amazing pit stop, but mechanical issues brought down the performance after that.  I’d like to thank the team for all their hard work.”

    Bean sums up his weekend, “The car has made huge gains since Watkins Glen, and due to a bold strategy call we were able to get the car up to fourth place, but weren’t able to hold on in the end.”

    Having been with the team since the start of the season, Liddell has seen how far the program has come in a short time.  “As Elliott mentioned, the results don’t show how competitive the program was this weekend.  We had a few little issues come up that held us back, both in qualifying and the race, but I know this teams’ on the verge of coming through the other side and get the results to reward them for all the hard work.”

    The Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America can be viewed via tape delayed broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

    For more information, visit www.rebelrockracing.com, for sponsor information, visit: www.urbangridco.com, www.ompamerica.com, www.borla.com, www.euroclassics.porschedealer.com, www.guardtransmission.com, and www.oakley.com.  Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebelrockracing2

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