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Patrick Long

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Born and raised in Southern California, Patrick Long is an unusual American race car driver. Growing up in a motorsports-mad family, Patrick was riding motocross bikes at the age of 5, and his Dad built him his first kart at age 6. Patrick began racing karts competitively at age 8, and went on to capture several State and National championships before moving to Europe alone, to pursue a professional driving career, at age 16. Long competed in Italy for factory karting team CRG in 1998, and in 1999, he picked up an Elf Fuels scholarship, then moved to France to make his debut in formula cars. For the next five years, Long lived all over Europe and drove in s...

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  • Music and Motorsports Collide: Superstar Producer Jim Jonsin Launches Rebel Rock Racing in Palm Beach with Oakley


    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Music is intoxicating. Fast cars and racetracks: Exhilarating. Put them together, and something kicka** can happen. Enter Rebel Rock Racing. The funky concept was the brainchild of superstar music producer and a good friend of Oakley, Jim Jonsin. The man behind such insanely huge current artists like Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga, BOB, Usher and T.I., he took his immense enthusiasm for sports car racing/the motorsports lifestyle and turned his business model on its head. Partnering with Champion Porsche Motorsport and Oakley – a leader in the motorsports world – Jim assembled a Cup team with Action Sports Superstar Bucky Lasek and other pro drivers. Jim’s vision consisted of track spectacles – complete with fast cars (exhibitions of speed), great people and his huge music influence to lead up to sports car races. Lo and behold, it became a reality.

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