Lonnie Pechnick Set to Drive P1Motorsports Second Car for IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Series

Monday, March 13, 2017

P1 announces Lonnie Pechnick set to drive the No. 17 Ligier JS P3 entry in the LM P3 category for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series along with owner and teammate JC Perez also piloting the No. 71.

“After giving careful thought to our goals," said Perez, "I decided to get Lonnie behind the wheel of my second LM P3.  This is going to be a very competitive series and I feel confident Lonnie can show everyone that we are all about having fun and testing the limits.”

Lonnie Pechnick raced car No. 44, a Porsche GT3-RSR for Flying Lizard.  He has raced at the highest level, including placing third at 24 Heures du Mans.

The team also announced Jon Shapiro as lead Engineer for the team, and a third Ligier that is now available for the season.

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Based out of coconut creek Fl, P1Motorsports is JC Perez' win seeking racing project. The youngest team owner in his series, JC has connected engineers, car techs, a seasoned GM and a pro driver to take the team from new to competitive. With the goal to improve and simplify the process for anyone who is getting serious about racing, P1Motorsports services include track support, coaching, transportations, storage,car sales and rentals. For more information about P1Motorsports visit www.ponemotorsports.com, contact 954-494-3652; or follow on Instagram @P1Motorsports and Facebook.com/POneMotorsports.