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Patrick Long (born July 28, 1981) is a professional racing driver, one of 10 Porsche factory racing drivers, and the only American to hold that distinction.[citation needed]

Patrick Long
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Patrick Long in 2015
NationalityAmerican
Born (1981-07-28) July 28, 1981 (age 38)
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Pirelli World Challenge, FIA World Endurance Championship career
Debut season2016
Current teamWright Motorsports (PWC), Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing (WEC)
Car no.58 (PWC), 88 (WEC)
Championship titles
ALMS GT2 Class Champion ('05, '09, '10), Pirelli World Challenge ('11, '17)
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years20042016
TeamsWhite Lightning Racing, Petersen Motorsports, Flying Lizard Motorsports, IMSA Performance, Dempsey-Del Piero Racing, Dempsey Proton Racing, Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing
Best finish1st
Class wins2 (2004, 2007)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish58th (2012)
First race2012 Finger Lakes 355 (Watkins Glen)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish104th (2010)
First race2010 Bucyrus 200 (Road America)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of August 12, 2012.

Racing careerEdit

Sports Car RacingEdit

Following a successful career in karts and the open wheel ladder system, Thousand Oaks-born Long caught the eye of Red Bull, and was included in the inaugural Red Bull Formula 1 Driver Search. During that test, he came to the attention of Porsche, for whom he has driven — first as a Junior driver, then as a Factory driver, since 2003. Patrick has had notable success racing for Porsche, including class wins at all four sportscar "classics" - the 24 Hours of Le Mans (2005, 2007), the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2009), Petit Le Mans (2005, 2006, 2007) and the Mobil One 12 Hours of Sebring (2005). Patrick is a three-time American Le Mans Series driver's champion, winning the GT2/GT class in 2005, 2009 and 2010, and won the Pirelli World Challenge Driver's Championship in 2011 and 2017. Additionally, he was part of the driving trio that claimed the first international competition victory for the innovative Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, in the 2010 1000 km of Zhuhai, China. From 2006 to 2008, Patrick drove for the legendary Penske Racing team in a Porsche RS Spyder, culminating in an LMP2 class victory and second place overall at the 2008 Petit Le Mans. In 2015, Patrick led the Dempsey-Proton team to success in the FIA World Endurance Championship, co-driving with Marco Seefried and Patrick Dempsey, notably scoring a 2nd-place finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and helping secure Dempsey's first professional racing victory in the GTE-AM class at Fuji, in Japan.

For 2016, he raced twin programs: again in the FIA WEC in #88 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR with Khaled Al-Qubaisi and David Heinemeier Hansson, as well as a full-season attack on the Pirelli World Challenge with Wright Motorsports.

He has made two starts in the Australian V8 Supercar Series — in 2010 for Garry Rogers Motorsport Fujitsu Racing where he finished 4th and 11th in the dual races at the Gold Coast, and in 2011 for Walkinshaw Bundaberg Racing where he finished 5th and 17th in dual races.

NASCAREdit

Patrick has made starts in various NASCAR racing series, including one start in the Sprint Cup (Watkins Glen, 2012) and Nationwide Series (2010, Road America.) In a K&N Pro Series East race on June 6, 2009, Long was leading the race at Watkins Glen on the last lap before being passed in the final turn.[1] Just two weeks later, Long was in second place on the last lap of the K&N Pro Series West race at Infineon Raceway when he made contact with the leader (Joey Logano) who spun out. Although Long took the checkered flag first, he was stripped of the win by NASCAR due to contact and placed at the tail end of the lead lap.[2] After the questionable penalty, Long finished 23rd after having started on the pole.[3] Later that season he took a convincing first victory in Salt Lake City. In 2010, Long won the NASCAR West event at Portland and was leading at Tooele when a flat tire ended his day with three laps remaining. He finished 14th at the Elkhart Lake Nationwide race after starting 6th leading two laps in a D'Hondt-Humphrey Toyota. He has one ARCA start where he took pole position and victory at NJMP after a race long scrap with Parker Kligerman.

Personal lifeEdit

His younger brother, Kevin "Spanky" Long, is a professional skateboarder.

Career resultsEdit

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2004   White Lightning Racing   Jörg Bergmeister
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS GT 327 10th 1st
2005   Petersen Motorsports
  White Lightning Racing
  Jörg Bergmeister
  Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 331 11th 2nd
2006   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Johannes van Overbeek
  Seth Neiman
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 309 18th 4th
2007   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 320 15th 1st
2008   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 26 DNF DNF
2009   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 265 DNF DNF
2010   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GT2 321 17th 5th
2011   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Jörg Bergmeister
  Lucas Luhr
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
310 18th 6th
2012   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Jörg Bergmeister
  Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Pro
114 DNF DNF
2013   Dempsey Del Piero-Proton   Patrick Dempsey
  Joe Foster
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR GTE
Am
305 28th 4th
2014   Dempsey Racing-Proton   Patrick Dempsey
  Joe Foster
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
329 24th 5th
2015   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Patrick Dempsey
  Marco Seefried
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
330 22nd 2nd
2016   Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing   Khaled Al Qubaisi
  David Heinemeier Hansson
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
330 28th 3rd
2017   Proton Competition   Mike Hedlund
  Abdulaziz Al Faisal
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
329 37th 9th
2018   Proton Competition   Tim Pappas
  Spencer Pumpelly
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
334 29th 4th
2019   Dempsey-Proton Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Niclas Jönsson
Porsche 911 RSR GTE
Am
- WD WD

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2015 Dempsey Racing-Proton LMGTE Am Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL
6
SPA
5
LMS
2
NÜR
4
COA
4
FUJ
1
SHA
4
BHR
3
5th 131
2016 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing LMGTE Am Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL SPA
6
LMS
2
NÜR
4
MEX
1
COA FUJ
5
SHA
4
BHR
1
4th 130

Rolex Sports Car Series resultsEdit

(key)

Year Team Car Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Rank Points
2004 The Racer's Group/Monster Cable Porsche 911 GT3 RS Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT DAY
5
MIA PHX
Doncaster Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 SGS MTT
DNF
S6H DAY MDO WGI MIA VIR ALA FON
2005 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT DAY
13
Aasco Motorsports MIA FON
4
LAG
DNF
MTT S6H DAY
12
ALA WGI
10
MDO PHX
6
VIR
DNF
MEX
Essex Racing Crawford DP03 Ford 5.0 L V8 DP WGI
9
2006 Alex Job Racing Crawford DP03 Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6 DP DAY
3
MEX MIA
1
LBH
2
VIR
1
LAG
24
PHX
20
LRP S6H
15
MDO
20
DAY
2
ALA
3
WGI
3
SON
20
UTA 10th 359
2007 Alex Job Racing Crawford DP03 Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6 DP DAY
12
MEX
5
MIA
9
VIR
9
LAG
1
S6H
8
MDO
6
DAY
14
IOW
10
ALA
8
MON
DNF
WGI
9
SON
7
UTA
5
7th 319
Synergy Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT LRP
8
2008 Alex Job Racing Crawford DP03 Porsche 3.9 L Flat-6 DP DAY
DNF
Farnbacher Loles Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT MIA
18
MEX
Synergy Racing VIR
14
LAG LRP S6H MDO DAY ALA MON WGI SON NJY
The Racer's Group UTA
3
2009 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT DAY
1
VIR NJY LAG S6H MDO DAY ALA WGI MON UTA MIA 50th 35
2010 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT DAY
2
MIA ALA VIR LRP S6H MDO DAY NJY WGI MON UTA
2011 Flying Lizard Motorsports Riley Mk. XI Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 DP DAY
DNF
MIA ALA VIR LRP S6H ELK LAG NJY WGI MON MDO
2012 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6 GT DAY
15
ALA MIA NJY DET MDO ELK
Magnus Racing S6H
DNF
IMS WGI MON LAG LRP
2013 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT DAY
16
COA
4
ALA
8
ATL
2
DET
6
MDO
5
WGI
8
IMS
DNF
ELK
2
KAN
2
LAG
4
LRP
9
5th 303

American Le Mans Series resultsEdit

(key)

Year Team Car Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
2003 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT SEB ATL SON TRO MOS ELK LAG MIA PET
4
2004 The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT SEB
8
MDO
4
LRP
6
SON
5
POR
5
MOS
5
ELK
4
PET
7
LAG
5
2005 Petersen Motorsports
White Lightning Racing
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT2 SEB
1
ATL
3
MDO
2
LRP
2
SON
2
POR
8
ELK
1
MOS
1
PET
1
LAG
1
2006 Penske Racing Porsche RS Spyder Porsche MR6 3.4L V8 LMP2 SEB
DNF
NC 0
Petersen Motorsports
White Lightning Racing
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT2 HOU
4
MDO
7
LRP
1
UTA
2
POR
2
ELK
1
MOS
6
PET
1
LAG
2
3rd 137
2007 Tafel Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 3.6 L Flat-6 GT2 SEB
3
17th 51
Flying Lizard Motorsports STP LBH
2
HOU UTA LRP MDO ELK MOS DET
2
Penske Racing Porsche RS Spyder Porsche MR6 3.4L V8 LMP2 PET
1
LAG 20th 26
2008 Penske Racing Porsche RS Spyder Porsche MR6 3.4L V8 LMP2 SEB
DNF
STP
3
LBH
3
UTA
2
LRP
3
MDO
4
ELK
4
MOS
3
DET
5
PET
3
LAG
8
5th 129
2009 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT2 SEB
4
STP
1
LBH
1
UTA
1
LRP
1
MDO
1
ELK
4
MOS
5
PET
5
LAG
1
1st 181
2010 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT SEB
4
LBH
1
LAG
1
UTA
5
LRP
1
MDO
4
ELK
2
MOS
1
PET
5
1st 157
2011 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT SEB
6
LBH
DNF
LRP
2
MOS
13
MDO
9
ELK
4
BAL
11
LAG
1
PET
2
4th 106
2012 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT SEB
10
LBH
7
LAG
6
LRP
1
MOS
DSQ
MDO
2
ELK
2
BAL
5
VIR
2
PET
5
5th 111
2013 CORE Autosport Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GT SEB LBH LAG
7
LRP
4
MOS
8
ELK
5
BAL
DNF
COA
DNF
VIR
2
PET
8
11th 55

WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Team Car Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
2014 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GTLM DAY
DNF
SEB
1
LBH
5
LAG
8
WGI
8
MOS
9
IMS
3
ELK
5
VIR
8
COA
3
PET
2
6th 303
2015 Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 GTLM DAY
DNF
SEB
3
LBH LAG WGI MOS LRP ELK VIR COA PET
7
16th 80
2016 Black Swan Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
2
SEB
13
LAG DET WGI MOS LRP ELK VIR COA PET 26th 52
2017 CORE Autosport Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
22
SEB COA DET WGI MOS 29th 90
Alegra Motorsports LRP
3
ELK VIR
9
LAG
DNF
Riley Motorsports - WeatherTech Racing PET
DNF
2018 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
19
SEB
6
MDO
7
DET
11
WGI
9
MOS
9
LRP
8
ELK
1
VIR
2
LAG
11
PET
4
7th 263
2019 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0L Flat-6 GTD DAY
7
SEB
6
MDO
4
DET
2
WGI
MOS
LRP
ELK
VIR
LAG
PET
4th* 77*

* Season is still in progress.

Blancpain GT World Challenge America resultsEdit

(key)

Year Team Car Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Rank Points
2016 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R GT COA1
1
COA2
DNF
STP1
7
STP2
4
LBH
3
BAR1
5
BAR2
4
2nd 1629
Wright Motorsports MOS1
1
MOS2
1
LRP1
7
LRP2
2
ELK1
4
ELK2
5
MDO1
12
MDO2
9
UTA1
3
UTA2
3
SON1
8
SON2
4
LAG
4
2017 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R GT STP1
3
STP2
1
LBH
2
VIR1
6
VIR2
DNF
MOS
2
LRP1
1
LRP2
DNF
ELK1
2
ELK2
1
MDO1
5
MDO2
2
UTA1
3
UTA2
6
COA1
1
COA2
8
COA3
2
SON1
3
SON2
2
1st 365
2019 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R GT COA1
3
COA2
3
VIR1
13
VIR2
2
MOS1
6
MOS2
4
SON1
6
SON2
1
WGI1
WGI2
ELK1
ELK2
LVS1
LVS2
4th* 101*

* Season is still in progress.

V8 Supercar resultsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Final Pos Points
2010 Garry Rogers Motorsport YMC
R1
YMC
R2
BHR
R3
BHR
R4
ADE
R5
ADE
R6
HAM
R7
HAM
R8
QLD
R9
QLD
R10
WIN
R11
WIN
R12
HDV
R13
HDV
R14
TOW
R15
TOW
R16
PHI
R17
BAT
R18
SUR
R19

4
SUR
R20

11
SYM
R21
SYM
R22
SAN
R23
SAN
R24
SYD
R25
SYD
R26
NC 0 +
2011 Walkinshaw Racing YMC
R1
YMC
R2
ADE
R3
ADE
R4
HAM
R5
HAM
R6
PER
R7
PER
R8
PER
R9
WIN
R10
WIN
R11
HDV
R12
HDV
R13
TOW
R14
TOW
R15
QLD
R16
QLD
R17
QLD
R18
PHI
R19
BAT
R20
SUR
R21

5
SUR
R22

15
SYM
R23
SYM
R24
SAN
R25
SAN
R26
SYD
R27
SYD
R28
58th 171

+ Not Eligible for points

24 Hours Nürburgring resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2011   Porsche Team Manthey   Jörg Bergmeister
  Richard Lietz
  Marco Holzer
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid E1-XP Hybrid 139 27th 1st

Bathurst 12 Hour resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2014   Competition Motorsports   David Calvert-Jones
  Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 284 9th 2nd
2015   Ice Break Racing   David Calvert-Jones
  Chris Pither
Porsche 997 GT3-R AP 267 11th 8th
2017   Competition Motorsports   David Calvert-Jones
  Marc Lieb
  Matt Campbell
Porsche 911 GT3 R APA 289 2nd 1st
2018   Competition Motorsports   David Calvert-Jones
  Alex Davison
  Matt Campbell
Porsche 911 GT3 R APA 271 4th 2nd

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Courchesne, Shawn (6 June 2009). "Last Lap Pass At Watkins Glen Gives Ryan Truex First Camping World East Victory". courant.com. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  2. ^ Pockrass, Bob (20 June 2009). "Joey Logano punted out of lead on last lap of Sonoma's Camping World West race". SceneDaily.com. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Bennett Lane Winery 200 Presented by Supercuts Race Results". RacingWest. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2011.

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