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Born   April 4, 1968
Residence   Phoenix, Arizona
Family   married with two daughters

• drives both Daytona Prototype and GT Porsche race cars, one of a few drivers who compete in multiple series – "I've been doing both prototype and GT since '04, so I'm comfortable with it, but the cars are very, very different to drive. The prototype is very stiff and the GT car moves around a lot. The prototype has basically the same motor that's in the GT car, so the driving characteristics of the engine are very similar."

• has started more Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series races than any other driver – 137 through the 2010 season

• endurance racing with co-drivers – "I enjoy the camaraderie and having a teammate to work with. If you have the right driving partner, there are no excuses about your lap times, because you have a direct comparison in the same car to your co-driver. You can also feed off each other – if one person's quicker in one area, you can learn from each other."

• instructor at Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving 1991 to 1997, still provides private coaching services – "It keeps me in a race-car all year round and keeps me sharp. I think it helps from a driver standpoint to be able to explain how to go faster, rather than just trying to always figure it out for yourself."

• raced in England – "I moved over there on my own and I lived with the team, didn't have any money and the team didn't have much money, so it was a difficult, but a good learning experience. The younger kids racing formula cars in England are so aggressive, it's so much different than in the States. It definitely gave me experience in more competitive racing."

• father Peter was an SCCA driver and a Penske Racing mechanic – "I grew up around cars. What little kid at 10 or 11 years old doesn't want to be a race-car driver? My father and I spent a lot of time together, go-kart racing every weekend. We had a great relationship and we shared a sport together. Racing was always my dream."

• grew up in Orange County, Calif., moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1991

• off-track pursuits include fitness training, cycling and off-road biking with his daughters; tried skydiving in a tandem jump in 2008, a birthday gift from wife Karrie

1982 – 1989   two U.S. karting championships
1991   British Formula Ford and Formula Renault
1996   North American Super Touring Series – second
1998   inaugural Petit Le Mans GT – second
1999   American Le Mans Series GT – two podiums, four top-five finishes
2000   Rolex Sports Car Series GTU – second, four poles, five wins, eight podiums
2001   Rolex Sports Car Series GT champion – one win, six podiums; Grand-Am Cup SGS, ST and GS – four podiums
2002   Rolex Sports Car Series SRPII – second, one pole, one win, six podiums, GT – one win, two podiums; Grand-Am Cup GSI – one pole, one podium, three top-five finishes
2003   Rolex Sports Car Series DP – fourth, five podiums including Rolex 24 At Daytona; Petit Le Mans GT; Grand-Am Cup GS and GSII – three podiums
2004   American Le Mans Series GT – second, one win, seven podiums
2005   Rolex Sports Car Series DP – one pole; American Le Mans Series GT2 – three podiums; Grand-Am Cup GS – three podiums
2006   Rolex Sports Car Series DP – Rolex 24 At Daytona fourth; American Le Mans Series GT2 – one podium, four top-five finishes; Grand-Am Cup GS – one pole, one top-five finish; SCORE Baja 1000 Challenge – sixth
2007   Porsche Cup – second; Rolex Sports Car Series DP – sixth, two podiums, seven top-five finishes; American Le Mans Series GT2 – two podiums, six top-five finishes; KONI Challenge Series GS
2008   Porsche Cup – fourth; Rolex Sports Car Series DP – fourth, five podiums, seven top-five finishes; American Le Mans Series GT2 – 12 Hours of Sebringpodium; KONI Challenge Series GS
2009 Rolex Sports Car Series DP – Rolex 24 At Daytona winner; 24 Heures du Mans GT2; American Le Mans Series GT2 – three top-five finishes, including 12 Hours of Sebring
2010 Rolex Sports Car Series DP – one podium, six top-five finishes; 24 Heures