Team Penske
Patrick Long - Grand-Am/Sports Car

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Birth Date:Jul, 28, 1981 Height:5' 9" Primary SponsorDHL
Birth Place:Thousand Oaks, CA Weight:145 lbs. Car:Porsche RS Spyder
Residence:Belleair, FL   Crew ChiefVance Welker
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Biography

Though only 26-years-old at the beginning of the 2008 season, Patrick Long has a resume any seasoned sports car veteran would be proud of.

The only American Porsche factory driver, Long has already amassed a number of impressive victories and championship, well beyond his years. The California born Long has a pair of class wins in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, a victory at the 12 Hours of Sebring, two wins at Petit Le Mans and an American Le Mans Series class championship all to his credit.

With nine victories in just 34 ALMS starts entering this season, Long is bound to add to his totals in 2008 as a regular member of the Penske Racing team. The talented young driver has competed for the Penske team in the longer endurance events over the past two seasons, but he'll be a full-time driver for the squad this season. Long will drive the No. 6 Porsche RS Spyder with experienced sports car racer and former series champion Sascha Maassen, creating another dynamic combination for the two time Penske LMP2-class team, which has won both the drivers and team titles both years it has competed in ALMS.

Patrick Long