Tavares, FL, (Mar. 12, 2012), Alex Job Racing (AJR) has added Louis-Philippe Dumoulin to the driver line-up on the No. 022 WeatherTech/Alex Job Racing Porsche GT3 Cup entry for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida to be run on Mar. 17.
Dumoulin (Quebec, Canada), the 2011 NASCAR Canadian Tire Rookie of the Year, joins Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Illinois) and Leh Keen (Charleston, South Carolina) behind the wheel of the No. 022 WeatherTech Porsche.
"I am very excited to be participating in this American Le Mans Series endurance race, internationally renowned alongside the Daytona 24 hours and the 24 hours of Le Mans," Dumoulin said. "Teams from all over the world will be participating and this makes me proud to be a part of the WeatherTech team prepared by Alex Job Racing and to compete with highly ranked pilots. The walls are very narrow at Sebring and mistakes are not forgiven. The track is long, uneven and physically demanding for the drivers. There is a series of fast, tight corners, and you can find a bit of everything at Sebring. You need to be intelligent in order to be on the lead lap at the end of the race."
MacNeil, who is a student at the University of Colorado, is excited to run at Sebring and is already thinking about car set-up and the other 63 competitors.
"We need to focus on getting the Porsche handling well in the slow corners because Sebring has a lot of those, particularly 16 because it leads onto the longest straight of the track," MacNeil said. "I'm really excited to be running this historic track with AJR and a 63 car field will make it that much better. My favorite part of Sebring has to be turns 10-16 because when you set it up perfectly, it feels so good. I have to thank WeatherTech and AJR for this great opportunity."
Keen heads to Sebring looking for a third consecutive pole position in as many years in the GTC class and his second with AJR.
"Sebring really has a split personality," Keen said. "This makes it interesting and challenging when setting up the car. Turn One and Turn 17 are so bumpy and really infamous corners. At some points throughout the corner you will only have one tire on the ground! It's hard to set-up a