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A Win and a Miss for Pumpelly at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2015) – In the 2015 IMSA season opener at Daytona International Speedway, Spencer Pumpelly walked away with a Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge win and an unfortunate retirement in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

 
For 2015, Pumpelly is balancing driving duties between Rennsport One in the CTSCC ST class and Park Place Motorsports in the TUDOR GTD class.
 
The weekend got off to a fantastic start, as Pumpelly’s co-driver in the No. 17 RS1 Porsche Cayman, Luis Rodriguez Jr., qualified the car fourth on the ST grid in his first professional race event. At the start of the race, the rookie kept a cool head and a clean nose and brought the Cayman back to pit lane in sixth place for Pumpelly.


 
Not long after Pumpelly took over the controls, a full-course yellow was issued, enabling the No. 17 to catch up to the leaders. On the restart, Pumpelly rocketed into second behind the Cayman of Eric Foss.

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Pumpelly Bowl IV Date Announced

December 9th, 2014 - Atlanta, Georgia 
 
The Pumpelly Bowl Committee announced today that Pumpelly Bowl IV will be held at 11:00 am on Sunday, December, 28th in Atlanta's Piedmont Park. The highly anticipated annual event, which is held in celebration of Spencer Pumpelly's birthday, will make it's return to the park that served as the site of the inaugural Pumpelly Bowl in 2011. The co-ed, two hand touch game features Spencer's friends and family playing football and getting injured in creative ways. Players are known to wear goofy outfits and all female participants are highly encouraged to wear tight pants, because, well you know, it is football after all. Someone need tight pants.  Read more...

Petit Le Mans Ends Early for Pumpelly

 


BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 6, 2014) – What was shaping up to be a promising 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar season finale for Spencer Pumpelly ended prematurely in the tire wall at Turn 12. Though he walked away from the accident unharmed, Pumpelly and team were left wondering what might have been—a sentiment that could be applied to the entire season.
 
Pumpelly and Flying Lizard Motorsports were looking forward to the 10-hour season-ending endurance race at Road Atlanta. The Audi R8 LMS has been strong in cooler temperatures and the forecast for Saturday’s race predicted highs in the low 60s.

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Pumpelly Salvages Seventh-Place Finish at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 11, 2014) – Spencer Pumpelly and the No. 45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS could not catch a break in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. A series of on track incidents and two punctured tires made the eighth round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship one to forget.
 
The heavier Audi R8 LMS continues to fight an uneven battle against its lighter GTD competitors. A disappointing qualifying session on Saturday resulted in a 12th-place grid position for Pumpelly. On Sunday morning, the withdrawal of the GTD pole-sitting car after the morning warm up promoted the No. 45 to 11th on the grid. Read more...

Pumpelly Hangs on for Seventh at Le Mans

 

 

LE MANS, France (June 18, 2014)
 – In his third trip to France’s legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, Spencer Pumpelly finished seventh in the No. 66 JMW Motorsport Ferrari 458 Italia with co-drivers Seth Neiman and Abdulaziz Alfaisa.
 
For Pumpelly and team, the event began more than a week before the green flag, with official scrutineering taking place Sunday, June 8, in the city center. It wasn’t until Wednesday, June 11, that the No. 66 first took to the 8.469-mile course made up of numerous public roads. After three rounds of qualifying over two days, the trio put the Ferrari 10th on the GTE-Am grid with a lap of 3:57.757. Read more...

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