David Murry, racer, talks about the Porsche Boxster

David Murry, racer, talks about the Porsche Boxster. The Boxster was Porsche’s biggest seller by volume since introduction, up until 2003, when the Cayman was released. The name Boxster comes from the “boxer” engine, and the “roadster” convertible top it features.

according to davidmurry.com:

David will begin his 2007 race season as a factory driver for Nissan and will compete in the Grand American/Rolex Series driving Daytona Prototypes, GT cars, and Grand Am Cup/Koni Challenge cars. This would be Davids employment by a fourth different manufacturer.

Murry’s career began in Formula Fords, leading to the Sports Renault series. From 1981 to 1991, while driving everything he could get his hands on, he won numerous races and the 1985 Sports Renault Championship.

1991 saw the beginning of Davids long tern relationship with manufacturers. He drove an Esprit for the Lotus factory and immediately won two races, so impressing Porsche that they hired him away from Lotus as a factory driver.

Driving a Porsche 968 in the Firestone Firehawk Series, Murry recorded three wins in the 1992 and 1993 seasons. In the same 968, he won five races and claimed the 1994 Firehawk Drivers Championship and the manufacturers title for Porsche while finishing second in the prestigious World Porsche Cup standings. David also won the World Challenge Championship in a Porsche 911 Turbo. David also drove for the Porsche factory at LeMans in their LMP1 car competing for the overall win.”

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

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