This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Younessi Racing Enters American Driver Rodin Younessi In The 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  U.S. auto racing team Younessi Racing enters American driver Rodin Younessi ( Indy Car, ALMS) in the 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series through MRS (Molitor Racing Systems) as the operating team. The German outfit, MRS has already announced Brazilian Carlos Kray as one of the drivers for the season, as well as Austrian Philipp Eng. The three drivers will share the work behind the wheel of the McLaren MP4-12C GT3. Younessi, a successful entrepreneur, attorney, professional race car driver and team owner of Younessi Racing, will be the only American driver of the series competing in a McLaren.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130401/CL86302 )

"I'm looking forward to competing on behalf of Younessi Racing in the MRS McLaren," said Rodin Younessi. "I was able to compete in the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 at 24hr of Dubai a few months ago, and was very impressed with the car's performance. I anticipate good results with my teammates."

Blancpain Endurance Series, the world's best supported GT series, is set to return for the 2013 racing season beginning at Monza on April 13-14. The five-date 2013 series also takes place at Silverstone ( June 1-2), Paul Ricard ( June 29-30), the prestigious 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps ( July 24-28), and the season finale, Nurburgring 1000km ( September 21-22).

Younessi gained experience in endurance racing, recently competing at the 8th Edition Dunlop 24hr of Dubai in the MRS McLaren MP4-12C GT3. In addition to private testing at Hockenheimring in Germany, he worked with the factory race simulator at the McLaren Technology Center in the UK, to prepare for the upcoming season.   

From a young age, Younessi gained significant experience in the motorsports industry, starting with motorcycle racing, which eventually led into open-wheel and sports car racing. He has competed in the USF2000 National Championship in the series' National Class, as well as the F2000 Championship Series. In 2012, he formed his own team, Younessi Racing, and competed in the Firestone Indy Lights series as the first owner-driver of the series. He also competed in a Performance Tech Prototype Challenge Car at the 2012 ALMS Grand Prix of Baltimore.

Facebook: YounessiRacingTeam / Twitter: @YounessiRacing / www.younessiracing.com

PRESS CONTACT: Samantha Chiz / The Patton Group / samantha@thepattongroupinc.com / 305.534.0081 x12

SOURCE Younessi Racing

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,826.30 -279.47 -1.54%
S&P 500 2,081.18 -23.81 -1.13%
NASDAQ 4,931.8150 -75.9760 -1.52%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs