Last Saturday was the eventful conclusion of the inaugural USCC Tudor season at Road Atlanta, and while Porsche failed to produce an overall win, the manufacturer still has a lot to celebrate.
In the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup – which encompasses the season’s four endurance races at Daytona, Sebring, Watkins Glen, and Road Atlanta – Porsche managed to win the manufacturer championship in the GTLM class, while Michael Christensen and Patrick Long of the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR shared a GTLM driver championship. The No. 912 Porsche also clinched the team championship in the four race Endurance Cup.
Additionally, the No. 17 Porsche 911 RSR of Team Falken Tire placed first in the Petit Le Mans for the GTLM class, echoing their Petit Le Mans victory last season when the series went by a different name (and different program).
Unfortunately, no Porsche car or driver can claim similar dominance throughout the overall USCC Tudor series. SRT Motorsports took both the driver and team championships for the broader USCC Tudor series, a victory that was largely assured after the Lone Star Le Mans race at COTA several weeks ago.
The second season of the captivating USCC Tudor series starts January, 2015. So rest up, lads; if this season was any indication, anything and everything can happen.