Porsche Announces Patrick Long to Return to Compete in Pirelli World Challenge in 2016

Porsche celebrated its outstanding 2015 motorsport season achievements at the traditional Night of Champions gala Saturday night in Weissach, Germany. During the evening events, Porsche CEO, Dr. Oliver Blume, provided the first prospects for the upcoming season and as part of his address announced that Porsche Factory racing driver Patrick Long will return to compete in Pirelli World Challenge for EFFORT Racing in 2016.

Long last competed in the series in 2011 and won the GT Drivers’ Championship. The announcement marks the continuing tradition of Porsche supporting 911 GT3 R customer teams with works drivers.