Postcards From The Edge > Tequila Patront American Le Mans Series at Long Beach
Gil de Ferran finally got his win at Long Beach, and de Ferran Motorsports took its first victory in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday as de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud won at the Tequila Patron American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. de Ferran and his Acura ARX-02a beat Patron Highcroft Racing's David Brabham across the finish line on Shoreline Drive under yellow. There was both joy and relief in the de Ferran camp. In its rookie season in 2008, the team finished on the P2 podium three times including a runner-up finish at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to close the season. The team jumped up to P1 with Patron Highcroft to start the season.