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Rebel Rock Steps Up For 2014 Season

Rebel Rock Racing will field entries in both the GS and ST classes in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2014.

Rebel Rock Racing will field entries in both the GS and ST classes in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2014.

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Rebel Rock Racing will enter three Porsche race cars in the 2014 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, including two Porsche 997s in the GS class and one Porsche Cayman in the ST class.

Rebel Rock Racing founder Jim Jonsin will be behind the wheel of his own No. 88 Porsche Cayman ST and will co-drive with Jarett Freeman.

“I’m proud to be a part of Rebel Rock Racing. I’m a race fan at heart and to actually be a partner and driver on a new team is so amazing and inspiring,” said Jonsin. “Our 2014 driver lineup is at the top level, and our management, engineers and crew are masterminds! Rebel Rock Racing is a championship team, so lets go racing.”

Jonsin’s new teammate Freeman has been racing since 2009 and got his first taste of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge during a race in 2011 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

“Driving a Rebel Rock prepared car is truly a great opportunity for anyone,” said Freeman. “I am proud to be part of Jim Jonsin and his many accomplishments. Rebel Rock Racing has shown that they can compete with the best, and hopefully as a team we can showcase what we have for 2014.”

The No. 7 Rebel Rock Racing B+ Foundation/Eagle Technology Systems Porsche 997 entered in the GS class for 2014 will be co-driven by experienced racer Al Carter and young gun Brett Sandberg. The second of the two Rebel Rock Racing Porsche 997s, the No. 8 Rebel Rock Racing MBRP Performance Exhaust Porsche will feature an all-Canadian effort with Martin Barkey from Huntsville, Ontario, and co-driver Kyle Marcelli, also from Ontario.

On the technical side, Rebel Rock Racing will be engineered by racing veteran Ron Mathis. Mathis brings decades of racing experience to Rebel Rock Racing. During his 30 year professional career, Mathis won many major race and championship wins and led major factory competition programs with Audi, Dodge, Jaguar and Lotus as well as high-profile independent teams.

Posted by on Jan 2 2014 Filed under IMSA, Latest Headlines, Road Racing. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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