TPC Racing Ready for Road Atlanta

(October 14, 2013) Jessup, MD – For the season finale of the 2013 IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series, the TPC Racing team is ready to take to the track at Road Atlanta. Since the last round at Circuit of the Americas, the 35, 36 and 37 Porsche of Towson GT3 Cup cars have been prepared to be successful for the season finale.

For Road Atlanta, the 35 Porsche of Towson GT3 Cup will see a new pilot for the weekend. After securing his Championship in the Gold Class at Circuit of the Americas, Michael Levitas will be behind the wheel of the teams #35 Porsche of Towson Platinum Class entry for the weekend. Levitas expects to run strong and learn what the Platinum class is like for the transition into Platinum next season in a new car.

“I am very excited to drive the 35 Porsche of Towson entry in the Platinum Class”, stated Michael Levitas. “I have had an amazing season in the 36 Porsche of Towson entry in the Gold Class, and it is an absolute honor to have secured the Gold Class Championship. Being that the Championship has been secured and that I will be running in Platinum next season, I want to see what the field is like. I know that the TPC Racing team has prepared a fantastic car for me to run competitive laps in, so I hope to be at the front of the pack!”

The Gold Class Championship winning 36 Porsche of Towson GT3 Cup will run at Road Atlanta for the season finale, and Ben Keating will be behind the wheel. Keating has proven to be a strong driver, always driving smooth and consistent, but also fast. The Gold Class car is different from the Platinum Class machine that Ben Keating is used to driving, but TPC Racing team has worked hard and will have a strong car for Keating to drive to the front with.

David Williams will be running the 37 Merkle / Porsche of Towson entry for the season finale as he has already secured the second position in the Gold Class Championship. Williams has run strong all season and has been quicker and quicker each time out. Road Atlanta is a track that David Williams has run at before, so with his knowledge of the circuit and the chassis setup by TPC Racing, expect to see the 37 Merkle / Porsche of Towson GT3 Cup running up front in the Gold Class.

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.

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