PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports On Pace In Bid To Repeat In PC

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Sunday, 10 January 2016 19:53
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PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports On Pace In Bid To Repeat In PC IMSA

One year ago, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports scored a dramatic PC victory in the Rolex 24, taking the lead in the closing minutes of the race. The team followed up with class victories in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida and Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda – in addition to the sprint race at Lime Rock Park – capturing the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

 

Tom Kimber-Smith returns to the No. 52 Precision Security Consultants/Prisma/Vista Del Mar ORECA FLM09 with the same goal with a new set of co-drivers, Robert Alon, Jose Gutierrez and Nicholas Boulle.

 

“It’s great to be back with the same team with new co-drivers,” Kimber-Smith said. “My three teammates are all rookies, but throughout the three-day test they haven’t done anything wrong and we seem to be fairly quick. This is similar to the same boat we had with the three drivers we were with last year.

 

“I think we’re going to have a good race. The competition is up from last year, and I think we’re going to have a close, tight battle. I’m not going to say we’re a specialty team in long-distances races, but they seem to play to our strength a little bit more than the short races.”

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