Starting his career in motorsports on the Peterson Motorsports/White Lightning Racing 911 GT3 RSR, learning the craft of chassis setup in the brutal series of American Le Mans, IMSA, and the hardcore 24 hours of Le Mans where every millisecond counts. The Team won the 2005 Team and Drivers' Championships and 2006 Drivers' Championship in ALMS including wins at Sebring and Petit Le Mans.