PORSCHE SWEEPS GT PODIUM, EXTENDS DP DRIVERS LEAD AT NJ GRAND-AM
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MILLVILLE, NJ - May 3 -- Whether they were tears of joy or extra large rain drops dripping down their
cheeks, nearly every Porsche driver was smiling after the Verizon Wireless 200 Rolex Grand-Am Sports
Car series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 race on a dismal and dreary day in New Jersey Sunday.

Porsches swept the podium in GT - indeed, Porsches 911 GT3 Cup cars finished one through four - with victory going to the #87 Farnbacher Loles Racing Porsche of Dirk Werner (Germany) and Leh Keen
(Charleston, SC). They led 38 of the GT race's 86 laps, including the final 22 with Werner at the wheel.
They finished eighth overall in the 31-car field.

Rain fell throughout the race and Grand-Am officials even ran 12 laps under caution because track
conditions were so treacherous - unusual for normally all-weather sports car racing.

"The conditions were really difficult," Werner said. "When I was behind Spencer (Pumpelly), it took me 15 minutes to see where I could pass him. Once I got around him, I could pull away and get a pretty
comfortable margin. In these conditions, it is the driver's responsibility to keep the car on the track.
Leh did a great job and I look forward to racing with him again."

The #86 TRG Porsche 911 GT3 Cup of Pumpelly (Mason Neck, VA) and Ted Ballou (Corona del Mar, CA)
finished second in GT, one lap down. With their second place at Daytona and sixth last week in Virginia,
the TRG duo now lead the GT points after three events. Third in GT went to the #86 Farnbacher Loles Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup of Eric Lux (Jacksonville, FL) and Bryan Sellers (Dayton, OH).

Fourth, and just missing the GT podium, was the #67 TRG Porsche GT3 of Justin Marks (Chico, CA) and Andy Lally(Newport, NY).

"When it rains, it goes really well for the Farnbacher Loles Racing team," Keen said. "From the first green lap, we knew we had a good car and could win the race."

Overall victory in the two hour, 45-minute race went to the Krohn Racing Ford Lola of Nic Jonsson
(Sweden) and Ricardo Zonta (Brazil), who led 52 of the 87 laps.

A spirited battle for third place overall in the final minutes grabbed all the attention from a good-sized,
but very soaking wet, crowd. Passing his Porsche counterpart just four minutes from the finish, Tim
Bernhard (Germany) gave Penske Racing its first Grand-Am DP podium finish after a sixth at Daytona and
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