GRAND-AM Road Racing: Alliance Autosport Adds Mark Jensen for Watkins Glen Debut
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Alliance Autosport has signed Mark Jensen to pilots the team’s Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the upcoming Watkins Glen 200. The Florida State University Sports Management major will be looking to build on the success he had earlier this season finishing in the top 10 at VIR in ST and claiming the SunTrust Improve Your Position Award. Mark, an experienced Porsche driver, will be making his fifth career Rolex GT start. Jensen will be driving alongside Scott Rettich as the team makes its GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series GT debut.
“We are very excited to sign Mark Jensen to the Alliance Autosport Team for our inaugural Rolex Series race at the Glen,” said Alliance Autosport team manager Suren Tchobanian. “Even at a young age Mark has already accumulated a lot of experience and shown that he is a very talented sports car driver. Teamed with Scott Rettich and his skills we will have a strong driver line up.”
Alliance Autosport has had an incredible amount of success so far in 2011 with Rettich behind the wheel. The team has accumulated numerous wins and podium finishes and currently leads both SCCA Pro Racing Championships it competes in. Also, Rettich not only leads both SCCA Club Racing classes he competes in, but is also the Super Sweep overall point leader, accumulating the most points of any SCCA Club Racing driver in 2011.
Alliance Autosport competes throughout North America at many major road racing venues. With multiple championships, including a SCCA National Championship and a SCCA Pro Racing Championship, the team has found success at each level it has competed. Currently the team is competing in SCCA National, SCCA Pro Racing, and GRAND-AM Rolex series events. More information about the team is available at http://www.allianceautosport.com
Source: GRAND-AM Road Racing