Briscoe joins Porsche

Ryan Briscoe, the former Toyota F1 test driver, has signed to race this year for Porsche in the American Le Man Series. Briscoe will join LMP2 champion Sascha Maassen in one of the Penske Motorsports Porsche RS Spyders, while the second will be raced by Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas. For the Sebring 12 Hours the teams will be joined by Emmanuel Collard and Helio Castroneves, who is contracted by Penske Racing for the 2007 IndyCar Series. Completing the driver line-up is American Patrick Long, who will also compete in the American Le Mans Series in a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR as well as in the Alex Job Racing Porsche Crawford Daytona Prototype in the Rolex Grand-Am series.

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