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Pumpelly Back to Winning Ways in ALMS

Pumpelly Back to Winning Ways in ALMS


LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 8, 2013) – Spencer Pumpelly returned to the top step of the podium in the American Le Mans Series Saturday at Lime Rock Park, earning his first GTC win with Flying Lizard Motorsports.

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Promising Watkins Glen Weekend Goes Awry for Pumpelly

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 1, 2013) – The GRAND-AM weekend at Watkins Glen International Raceway in upstate New York provided Spencer Pumpelly with two strong opportunities to take BGB Motorsports to the podium. Despite promising starts to both the Continental Tire Sports Care Challenge and Rolex Series races, cruel mechanical failures resulted in early exits.
 
Starting 15th on the grid for the Continental Tire 150 at The Glen, Pumpelly’s co-driver Dr. Jim Norman put in an impressive opening stint, pushing the No. 38 BGB Motorsports Porsche Carrera up to eighth in the GS class before handing the car over to Pumpelly. Eager to continue the Porsche’s climb through the field, Pumpelly rejoined the race, but halfway through his out lap, the engine gave up. Read more...

Long Beach Podium for Pumpelly

 

 

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 22, 2013) - A Late-race charge from Spencer Pumpelly came up just 2.130 seconds short of a win at the Grand Prix of Long Beach, but resulted in the Porsche driver's second-straight American Le Mans Series GTC podium finish.

For his third career Long Beach race, Pumpelly partnered with Nelson Canache Jr. in the No. 45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Pumpelly qualified the car third with a lap of 1:23.014 (85.345 mph) around the 1.968-mile temporary street circuit.
 
Canache started the No. 45 and quickly moved into the GTC lead. The first half of the race was marred by full-course cautions. After two restarts, Canache was third when he handed the car over to Pumpelly during the race’s third and final full-course caution.
 
Spencer Pumpelly at the 2013 Grand Prix of Long Beach

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GX Victory at Barber Pairs with GS Disappointment for Pumpelly

GX Victory at Barber Pairs with GS Disappointment for Pumpelly

 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 8, 2013) – Following a strong performance at Circuit of the Americas, Spencer Pumpelly arrived at Barber Motorsports Park for Round Three of the Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge riding a wave of podium momentum. While Pumpelly was able to keep his winning ways alive in GX, the Porsche ace’s GS race was over before it began.
 
Teaming again with Dr. Jim Norman in the No. 38 BGB Motorsports Porsche Cayman, Pumpelly was on a mission to get the team it’s second-straight GX class win. A transmission issue in qualifying relegated Norman to third on the grid, but the BGB crew was able to fix the issue in time for Saturday’s race. Read more...

Pumpelly Second at Sebring

Pumpelly Second at Sebring
 

SEBRING, Fla. (March 18, 2013) – Spencer Pumpelly scored a podium finish at the legendary 12 Hours of Sebring, the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The race marked Pumpelly’s full-season debut with Flying Lizard Motorsports as he helped the veteran Porsche squad take home a runner-up finish in its first race in the GTC category.
 
This year’s GTC grid at Sebring was likely the strongest and most talented the category will ever see. The 10 entries were stacked with international driving talent from Porsche Supercup, Indycar and NASCAR Sprint Cup. It was up against this competition that Pumpelly qualified the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
 
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