EFR Joins Larry Huang and SRE at the Daytona Classic 24!
November 15, 2015 - Racing legend Elliott Forbes-Robinson joined forces with Larry Huang and SRE to compete in the Classic 24 at Daytona. Co-driving the Oreca FLM-09 with Larry, the pair took on the very fast and very experienced Group E racers. Against much higher powered cars, the SRE team finished a very respectful eighth overall in the large 37 car field. Running a completely IMSA LMPC legal engine configuration, much of what the car lacked in straight line speed, both EFR and Larry made up for in the infield section. The goal of the weekend was to finish all four segements of the race and continue to optimize the set-up of the chassis. Both goals were accomplished.
work with such an iconic race drive as as Elliott. There is no substitute for experience and his knowledge and and years behind the wheel in everything from prototypes to NASCAR showed. In the race, Elliott drove the first and third segments of the race with Larry running the first night session and final checked flag race.
Larry's next outing with the Oreca will be at Sebring the first weekend of December at the HSR Sebring Historics.
EFR provided valuable feedback to both Larry and the team during the practice sessions and throughout the race. It is quite an honor to