TPC Racing Ready for Circuit of the Americas

Jessup, MD., (Sept. 16, 2013) – For rounds thirteen and fourteen of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Series, the TPC Racing / Porsche of Towson team takes on Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. This will be the first time that the series and the team will be at Circuit of the Americas, but the Porsche of Towson team is ready for the challenge as point’s leaders in the Gold Class.

After coming off of two wins at the previous rounds in Baltimore, the team has been working around the clock to prepare the cars for Texas. The 35 and 36 Porsche of Towson GT3 Cup cars were taken down to the frame as they were involved in incidents during the weekend. The team has rebuilt the cars and plans to be competitive at Circuit of the Americas.

The three TPC Racing / Porsche of Towson / Merkle drivers are excited to take on another new course this season. Ben Keating, a Texas resident is thrilled to take on the track in the 35 Porsche of Towson entry, Michael Levitas, born in Waco, Texas looks forward to being at Circuit of the Americas in his 36 Porsche of Towson entry and David Williams looks forward to racing in Texas and hopes to fight for the top step of the podium after taking his first win of the year in Baltimore.

“I am very excited to be racing in my home state and especially with the TPC Racing / Porsche of Towson team at Circuit of the Americas,” stated Ben Keating. “The TPC Racing prepared GT3 Cup has always been great this season, and I know we will have a good car that will have a chance to run to the front of the field.”

“Circuit of the Americas is a track I have been looking forward to running this season,” stated Michael Levitas. “The track seems like it is a technical track, and our TPC Racing / Porsche of Towson team has always been able to find a good chassis setup on tracks like that. The team has worked hard since the last round to rebuild the car after an incident in race 2, so I know we will have a good car for Texas and I hope to have a good race with my teammate David Williams in the 37 Merkle / Porsche of Towson car as he won the last race in Baltimore.”

“I am looking forward to racing at Circuit of the Americas,” stated David Williams. “I have heard the track is technical which should make for great racing. The TPC Racing team has always provided me with a great car that I can stay at the front of the pack with, so I look forward to learning this new track and hope to fight for the top step of the podium.”

The team takes to the track for the first time on Wednesday, September, 18 2013. You can follow along with the TPC Racing / Porsche of Towson team updates by following TPC Racing on Facebook and @TPCRacing on Twitter.

About TPC Racing:

TPC Racing is the Mid-Atlantic’s premier maintenance, service, tuning and modification center dedicated solely to Porsche sports cars. This long time focus on only one make, Porsche, has enabled us to become experts in Porsche service, tuning and racing.

TPC Racing has its roots in the IMSA Supercar Series of the late 1980’s and early 1990s, as well in the Grand Am Rolex Series with over 28 race wins and 40 podium finishes. In 2004, the team won the team and drivers championship in the SGS class. In 2006, TPC Racing won the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in the GT Class.

By combining a lifetime of automotive enthusiasm, business experience and technical skill with advanced aeronautical training and certifications, Levitas has managed to extend the engineering of some for the most advanced and well-regarded machines in existence – Porsche race cars.

About Porsche of Towson

Porsche of Towson is Baltimore’s only exclusive Porsche center. That means that our Porsche staff is 100% dedicated to the Porsche brand and nothing else. They will be able to assist you with all of your Porsche needs. On behalf of the entire Priority 1 Automotive Group family of dealerships, welcome to Porsche of Towson. We look forward to meeting all of your Porsche needs.

Porsche of Towson is a part of the Priority 1 Automotive Group which is a family owned and operated group of dealerships. As a family dealership, the family’s reputation in the community is of the utmost importance. Therefore, there is a tremendous focus on providing exceptional customer service. With a brand new state-of-the-art Porsche dealership (completed in 2010), the most elite and experienced group of client advisors for sales and service, and a highly trained team of service and support personnel, your sales and service experience is assured of being second to none. Our clients appreciate the way we do business. We know you will too!

About Merkle

Merkle is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing customer relationship marketing (CRM) agency. For more than 20 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. Employing data-driven strategies, Merkle combines a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines to offer complete integrated customer marketing solutions. With a strategically led, consultative approach, we work closely with clients to design, execute and continuously evaluate CRM programs throughout the buying cycle, across channels and media.

About CrunchDaddy Popcorn

CrunchDaddy Popcorn makes “Popcorn Unusual!™”, an array of sweet and savory inventions that take the sophisticated snacker beyond the common recipes for caramel, kettle and cheese popcorn. All CrunchDaddy Popcorn flavors are available on-line through their website,

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