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EFFORT Racing Porsche Development Driver
Michael James Lewis is an American Race Car Driver from Laguna Beach, California. As a young, up-and-coming Race Car Driver, Michael has competed in a diverse number of racing vehicles including Formula 3, Formula BMW, Ford Focus Midgets, Touring Cars, Late Model Stock Cars, Quarter Midgets, & Go-Karts. Michael also officially tested a Formula One car for Scuderia Ferrari F1 in the F60 chassis on November 15, 2011 (as a result from his accomplishments in Formula 3 Italia). Michael's passion for racing is paramount and he enjoys every aspect of his racing career. The Laguna Beach, California native is known for his professionalism, work ethic, and he lives every day for motorsport.
EFFORT Racing Pro Driver
Patrick Long is a three-time ALMS GT driver's champion, class winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 At Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans, the only North American employed as a factory racing driver by Porsche and a class winner at the 2013 SCORE Baja 1000. With California roots and a European racing pedigree, he has been one of the top sportscar drivers of his generation, and races around the world in support of Porsche's objectives. For 2016, Patrick will contest both the FIA WEC in GTE-AM with Abu Dhabi Proton Racing, the Pirelli World Challenge in GT with EFFORT Racing and select IMSA endurance races, including the Rolex 24 at Daytona with Black Swan Racing.