Celebrating the Recent Chapters of Brumos Racing History.
He has also driven and won with Porsches at Le Mans and Sebring. And, with Porsche Motorsport concentrating on its early prototype development for Le Mans and elsewhere, there wasn’t much initial effort by the factory for racing the 911. Fuel consumption was recorded on vehicles with standard specification. Hurley Haywood, who joined forces with Gregg in the cockpit for the 1973 and 1975 outright Daytona wins, notched up four titles in the North American sports car series in the No. 59 car. With five overall victories at Daytona to his credit, the now 70-year-old from Chicago (USA) is the most successful Porsche driver at long-distance races. I really hope that it will be as successful as my 2014 season. Raced in the 1970 season in SCCA races, it was campaigned by Gregg in the 1971 IMSA series, where it won four races and Gregg claimed the IMSA GTU Championship. The 2.0L 6-cyl. emngine produced 220 bhp, for a top speed of 150 mph.For this race, the car was sponsored by new Virginia Porsche dealer, Cavalier rather than Gregg’s Brumos Porsche dealership. But it would be terrific to end a 40-year career by getting that sixth win at Daytona.” Brumos will go into Saturday s 3:30 p.m. start (Speed Channel) as the defending champion. The No. 58 Porsche-powered Riley prototype driven by Darren Law, David Donohue, Buddy Rice and Antonio Garcia beat the Lexus-Riley of Juan Pablo Montoya, Memo Rojas and Scott Pruett by less than 100 yards — the closest finish in 24 Hours of Daytona history. I had no idea where we were going, but it didn’t really matter. In the 1950s, his enterprise Brundage Motors had the telex address BRUMOS.
Brumos Porsche 964 Turbo #59 fan belt failure Daytona 24h 1994
Full Circle: Brumos Racing’s return to GT endurance racing.
Although this will be his first appearance in the Rolex 24, he has driven in 24-hour races at Dubai twice in the past. Brumos Porsche Dealer Principal Dan Davis retained the legendary name and the cars of the Jacksonville-based Brumos Collection. The 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for March 10-12, 2017. The circuit is also the venue for the famed NASCAR Daytona 500 race with over 250,000 spectators annually. Alex Job Racing has Marco Holzer (Germany) onboard, with Patrick Pilet (Franc) taking the wheel of the second TRG-Porsche. The decision to purchase should be based solely on the buyers personal inspection of the lot at the auction site prior to the auction. The lot and information presented at auction on the auction block supersedes any previous descriptions or information. Even in the darkest hours of bad breaks and poor finishes, Brumos as a team was always looking forward to the time they would stand atop the competition once again. A few years spent in Grand Am’s premier Daytona Prototype category had been fruitful, but it was the return to production based sports cars that really caught my attention. He explained, “Coming into Lime Rock, we had everything on the table because we wanted to get that win. Both Jan and Madison were always on top of the timesheet at the Petit Le Mans in 2014, so I am sure we will have a good shot at the Rolex 24. Darren Law was one of the drivers with reason to smile at Daytona after seeing team-mate David Donohue secure victory for Brumos Racing in the Rolex 24. Crash.net spoke to him afterwards to get his thoughts. Crash.net: A fantastic battle throughout with the sister car and the Ganassi entry. After Gregg’s death in 1980, his widow, Deborah, assumed ownership and kept Brumos Racing in operation. The pair focused the dealership’s mission on its racing heritage. A total of 57 cars were produced, of which 49 were sold to customers and 8 retained for use by the works. Click here for information on transporting classic cars from Plycar. This car in Brumos Racing livery and was driven by Dario Franchitti and Gunnar Jeannette in a IMSA GT3 race at Barber Park.Closed cockpit chassis made of tube frames, instead of high cost carbon fiber composites from seven makers including Riley were available. Also in 2013 it was invited to the Amelia Island Concours where it was a prize winner and then on to the Sebring 12 Hours to be displayed in the Hall of Fame on the 40th Anniversary of its win. A short film was made of the reunion by Porsche Cars North America and 0705 was featured on the front cover of Porsche Panorama magazine.
Rolex 24 at Daytona as seen by Brumos Racing Champion Leh Keen
Brumos Racing wins Rolex Grand-Am GT class at Laguna Seca.
Among the GTs, Keen was leading Jeff Segal’s Mazda by 1.067 seconds. Some of the faces in the Brumos pits were buried in their hands, others stared silently at the race monitors, and the rest screamed and waved their arms as Keen shot past. In his free time he enjoys surfing, golfing, riding dirt bikes and getting out and exploring all that Jacksonville has to offer. He uses his passion for cars to provide top notch service on every customer’s vehicle. He eventually transitioned into his current role as a Porsche Certified Service Advisor. That momentum carried into 2012 as Brumos kicked off their new season with a pole position and podium finish in the historic 50th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Think back to the Gulf Racing colors on a Porsche 917, the distinctive 555 scheme on Subaru rally cars, or the Alitalia paintwork pasted on the legendary Lancia Stratos. The distinctive white cars with blue and red stripes scored 15 titles and 48 victories in International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) events. The Brumos name comes from the telex address of BRUMOS the dealer had. The name was known around the world,” He continued, “No matter if we competed in Porsche sports cars or Daytona Prototypes with Porsche engines, Brumos was always one of the premier teams.” This historic livery on the latest Porsche 911 RSR racing cars is a great homage to an iconic name in endurance racing. The blue oval’s Ford GTs, run by the Chip Ganassi Racing team, are bringing two retro liveries back to life. The GT class booms, the competition is stronger this year than ever before. Late last year, Brumos Porsche was acquired by the Field Automotive Group and after 56 years, during most of which the Jacksonville, Florida Porsche dealer was heavily involved in sports car racing under the Brumos Racing banner, the Brumos Porsche signs came down, to be replaced by new Porsche Jacksonville signage. Brundage owned a Volkswagen shop called Brundage Motors in Miami Springs.