GT4 competitors Hart and Travis take a fun approach to serious business

After two years of coming oh-so-close, the Pirelli GT4 America Pro-Am pair of Matt Travis and Jason Hart may be on the verge of a championship. The drivers of the No. 47 NOLASPORT Porsche Cayman dominated the first half of the season, and while the wins haven’t come in the latter half, they could leave Sebring International Raceway this weekend with an unassailable lead in the championship.

The hood of their Cayman is emblazoned with a picture of a Cougar and the word “ME” – just like the hood of Ricky Bobby’s stock car in the final race of the movie Talladega Nights. Indeed, a conversation with the two Texans featured a few quotes from the movie itself, including Hart’s response to the reason for their success: “I’m the best that ever was. I wake up in the morning and piss excellence.” But the discussion did get more serious after that.

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