Drissi Joins BAR1 Motorsports at 61st 12 Hours of Sebring

Tomy Drissi will kick off his American Le Mans Series 2013 Championship run this weekend joining BAR1 Motorsports in the No. 7 G.I. Joe Prototype Challenge car at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Fla. This is the 61st running of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. The green flag drops 10:45am, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Race coverage will be provided by SPEED, please check your local listings.

"You wait all winter for this day," smiled an enthusiastic Drissi. "I'm really excited about this year's program. I've positioned myself with a fantastic team in BAR1 Motorsports and I'm teamed with a talented co-driver in Rusty Mitchell. We're in a good position to contend for the podium at every race."

BAR1 Motorsports returns to the American Le Mans Series and the 2013 Prototype Challenge Championship for the teams second full season and with its strongest effort to-date. BAR1 will field two ORECA Prototype Challenge cars. Tomy Drissi and Rusty Mitchell will campaign the No. 7 car in G.I. Joe Retaliation livery. While Chris Cumming and Kyle Marcelli will drive the No. 8 Evident Capital car. Chapman Ducote will join Tomy and Rusty in the No. 7.

Joining Marcelli and Cumming at Sebring will be veteran pilot, Stefan Johansson.

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