Patrick Long on Racing

Patrick Long

Patrick Long, whose 2009 victory at Daytona made him the youngest-ever American to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 at Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans, is the sole U.S. driver on Porsche's factory team. Patrick spent 2008 at the wheel of a Porsche RS Spyder and is a three-time American Le Mans Series GT champion at the wheel of a 911 RSR. In 2011, Patrick scored a World Challenge Series title and was named to the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association’s All-America team for the third time. His regular column gives Panorama on the Web readers the inside view of a driver's life at the highest level of sports car racing.