HISTORY

2010

MARCH 2010

Jon Bennett meets Morgan Brady at a gym in Charlotte, North Carolina

JUNE 2010

CORE autosport is founded and begins operations in the back of a used car dealership in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

JULY 2010

CORE autosport name appears on entry list for the first time in IMSA Prototype Lites race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

OCTOBER 2010

CORE wins IMSA Prototype Lites Championship.

2011

MARCH 2011

CORE makes American Le Mans Series debut in the Prototype Challenge class.

APRIL 2011

 CORE gets first ALMS win at Grand Prix of Long Beach.

OCTOBER 2011

CORE wins ALMS PC team and driver championships.

2012

MARCH 2012

CORE opens new 30,000 sq. ft. shop in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

OCTOBER 2012

CORE wins ALMS PC team and driver championships.

2013

MARCH 2013

CORE enters ALMS GT class with a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in addition to single PC entry.

SEPTEMBER 2013

Porsche names CORE as its official partner to operate its GTLM factory team in the new IMSA SportsCar Championship.

OCTOBER 2013

CORE wins ALMS PC team championship.

2014

JANUARY 2014

In IMSA debut, CORE wins Rolex 24 at Daytona in PC class and Porsche GT Team wins GTLM class.

MARCH 2014

Another double victory; CORE wins 12 Hours of Sebring in PC and Porsche GT Team wins in GTLM.

OCTOBER 2014

CORE wins IMSA PC team and driver championships. Porsche GT Team wins North American Endurance Cup team and driver championships.

2015

OCTOBER 2015

CORE wins IMSA PC team and driver championships. Porsche GT team wins IMSA team and driver championships.

2016

JUNE 2016

CORE expands with two-car Global RallyCross Lites program.

AUGUST 2016

CORE announces switch from PC class to GT Daytona class with a Porsche 911 GT3 R.

2017

OCTOBER 2017

Porsche GT Team wins North American Endurance Cup team and driver championships.

2018

JANUARY 2018

CORE moves into Prototype class with an ORECA 07 LM P2. Team finishes third in the Rolex 24 at Daytona: it’s debut in IMSA’s top category.

JUNE 2018

CORE makes its first appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in the form of Porsche GT Team, racing in the GTE Pro class.

JUNE 2018

CORE earns first overall podium in IMSA, finishing second in the Six Hours of the Glen.

JULY 2018

Jon Bennett and Colin Braun stun the sportscar world with an overall victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

AUGUST 2018

Team continues Prototype success with its second-consecutive win, this time at Road America.

OCTOBER 2018

CORE arrives at season finale with a chance to win IMSA Championship but ends the year three points shy. In its debut in IMSA’s top class, CORE ends the season in second place despite being a private, non-factory funded team.

DECEMBER 2018

Following a class restructure in IMSA, CORE switches to a Nissan Gibson DPi to compete in the DPi category.

2019

JANUARY 2019

CORE finishes fourth in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, its debut with the Nissan. The car is outfitted in a throwback livery to commemorate IMSA’s 50th Anniversary.

MARCH 2019

Porsche GT Team wins its fourth 12 Hours of Sebring.

JUNE 2019

Porsche GT Team entry No. 93 finishes third in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

JULY 2019

Porsche GT Team sets the longest win streak in IMSA history with five in-a-row; Sebring, Long Beach, Mid-Ohio, Watkins Glen, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

August 2019

Jon Bennett announces he will no longer race full-time in IMSA.

OCTOBER 2019

Porsche GT Team finishes 1-2 in the GTLM team and driver Championships. Porsche wins the GTLM manufacturer Championship.

OCTOBER 2019

Porsche goes to Talladega! Porsche GT Team takes the No. 911 Porsche 911RSR straight from Petit Le Mans to Talladega Super Speedway to do demo laps prior to the start of the NASCAR race.