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Fergus Rebounds From Tough Race Thursday for Third Place Friday; Will Hardeman Races in Top Three Before Wing Damage Cuts Short Strong Friday Run SEBRING, Florida (March 18, 2017) – Debuting Moorespeed driver Corey Fergus finished third Friday in his No. 00 US LED/Byers/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup in the second and final round of the season-opening IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama doubleheader at Sebring International Raceway. After a challenging first round of the weekend on Thursday that saw third-year driver Will Hardeman finish eighth in the No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup and Fergus 10th, both drivers had much better races in Friday’s final 45-minute sprint. Starting fifth, Fergus stayed with the lead pack from the drop of Friday’s green flag. He was soon joined in the top five by Hardeman who made up several positions from his eighth-place starting position in the opening laps of the race. “The first race made...

Returning Team Driver Will Hardeman and Debuting Moorespeed Driver Corey Fergus Set for Full-Season Platinum Cup Campaigns SEBRING, Florida (March 14, 2017) – Moorespeed’s two-car IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama team kicks-off the 2017 season this week at Sebring International Raceway where third-year team driver Will Hardeman will join new-for-2017 teammate Corey Fergus for full-season bids in the top-level Platinum Cup class. Hardeman will compete this year in the No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup and Fergus will race the No. 00 US LED/Byers/Moorespeed Porsche GT3. Both Moorespeed machines are the latest Generation 2 Porsche GT3 Cup race cars that will make their IMSA debut this week in a pair of 45 minute races Thursday and Friday. Moorespeed, Hardeman and Fergus were among the first to test one of the new Porsches at MSR Houston in January, tested again last month at Barber Motorsports Park and also ran the two-day IMSA...

Moorespeed, Will Hardeman and Corey Fergus Shake Off Rainy Start for Productive Two Days of Testing in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (February 10, 2017) – Moorespeed, team drivers Will Hardeman and Corey Fergus, and several of their IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors, didn’t let damp weather stand in the way of a productive two-day test at Barber Motorsports Park this past Tuesday and Wednesday. Hardeman tested his No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup while Fergus wheeled his No. 00 US LED/Byers/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup on the 2.38-mile road course. The Moorespeed Platinum Cup contenders shared the track with more than 10 other Porsche GT3 Cup entries from Wright Motorsports, Alex Job Racing, TOPP Racing and Pfaff Motorsports in what was the largest gathering of new Generation 2 Porsche GT3 Cup cars on track together to date. “The first day was not great due to lightning and heavy rain keeping us off the...

Moorespeed and Team Drivers Will Hardeman and Corey Fergus to Test Alongside Entries from Four Other IMSA GT3 Cup Teams BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (February 6, 2017) – Moorespeed and its two-car Porsche GT3 Cup team is hosting a two-day test at Barber Motorsports Park this Tuesday and Wednesday where Moorespeed drivers Will Hardeman and Corey Fergus will test alongside entries from four other IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama teams on the 2.38-mile road course. Hardeman will be at the wheel of his No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup while Fergus will test in his No. 00 US LED/Byers/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup. Both entries will compete for the top-tier IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Platinum division championship this year. The Moorespeed duo will share the track with more than 10 other Porsche GT3 Cup entries from Wright Motorsports, Alex Job Racing, TOPP Racing and Pfaff Motorsports in what will be the largest on-track gathering...

Fergus Brings Byers Porsche and Motul Support to Moorespeed and Hardeman for 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Season AUSTIN, Texas (January 3, 2017) – Moorespeed will run a two-car IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama operation in 2017 with Corey Fergus joining third-year Moorespeed driver Will Hardeman for full-season Platinum Cup campaigns. Fergus comes to Moorespeed with the backing of Ohio dealership Byers Porsche and Texas-based US LED. Fergus will race the No. 00 US LED/Byers/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup with Hardeman competing in the No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup. “Our entire organization is pumped to have two really strong drivers teamed together in our IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama racing program for 2017,” said Moorespeed President David Moore. “This will be Will’s third year in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup with us and Corey’s first, however, he is no rookie, coming over from Pirelli World Challenge and the GT3 Cup class...

Eye-Catching Saleen Among Dozens of Notable Cars at Moorespeed’s Austin-Based Street-Performance and Race Shop AUSTIN, Texas (December 24, 2016) – With dozens of rare and exotic sports cars and race cars always in-service or in-storage at Moorespeed, every day is pretty much Christmas day at the leading street-performance and race shop that is based in Austin, just minutes from Circuit of The Americas. A stroll through the Moorespeed shop stops most visitors in their tracks more than once as a wide variety of Porsches, Ferraris and other notable sports cars and muscle cars are always on hand and in full view. This holiday-season, however, one particular car in for some of Moorespeed's signature specialized service has struck the fancy of not only customers but even Moorespeed’s experienced and highly-trained staff of technicians and mechanics. A Saleen S7 turbo as red as Santa’s sleigh has been at Moorespeed the last few weeks, quickly becoming a...

- Hardeman Back in No. 19 WPD/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup After Ending 2016 Racing Season on a High Note - Moorespeed and Hardeman Testing Right Now in Texas with Potential Teammates AUSTIN, Texas (December 8, 2016) – Moorespeed and Will Hardeman will return for a third-straight IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season in 2017 where they will once again campaign the No. 19 WPD/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup in the top-level Platinum class. Determined to pick up where they left off after closing out 2016 with a string of podium finishes in IMSA GT3 Cup, and a top-10 showing in the Mobil 1 Supercup race at Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Moorespeed and Hardeman are shooting for nothing short of the Platinum Cup Championship in 2017. “The entire team is really looking forward to 2017,” said Moorespeed President David Moore. "We are working to bring a few new drivers to IMSA GT3 Cup...

Competitor Penalty Moves Alec Udell to Sixth in No. 70 Euroworld Motorsports/Panther Pipeline Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup and Will Hardeman to 10th in No. 69 WPD/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup AUSTIN, Texas (October 23, 2016) – Moorespeed team drivers Alec Udell and Will Hardeman both finished in the top-10 Sunday in Race 2 of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup doubleheader at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) where Moorespeed and its drivers did Texas and the United States proud against the world’s best Porsche GT3 Cup competitors. Udell and Hardeman originally finished seventh and 11th respectively in the race, but each driver was moved up a spot in the final results after the competitor that crossed the finish line just ahead of Udell was assessed a 30-second penalty for "causing an avoidable collision." “I am really proud of both the guys,” Moorespeed President David Moore said. “They did a good job today, they had good, clean starts,...

Alec Udell Seventh in No. 70 Euroworld Motorsports/Panther Pipeline Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup and Will Hardeman 11th in No. 69 WPD/Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup AUSTIN, Texas (October 23, 2016) – Moorespeed and team drivers Alec Udell and Will Hardeman improved to seventh and 11th place finishes respectively Sunday in Race 2 of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup doubleheader at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) where Moorespeed and its drivers did Texas and the United States proud against the world’s best Porsche GT3 Cup competitors. Competing this weekend in Porsche’s flagship GT3 Cup series in support of the United States Formula 1 Grand Prix, Texans Hardeman and Udell were the only American drivers in the race. Moorespeed and Hardeman are based in Austin while Udell is from Houston. Moorespeed in turn was the only team racing this weekend that regularly competes in North American Porsche GT3 Cup racing series. The Moorespeed race shop is...

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