Who are the black Sheep?
Black Sheep Racing is the premier race team in the Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West. Black Sheep Racing enters multiple Porsche GT3 Cup drivers throughout the race season in hopes of achieving race wins and podium results.
In 2008 she founded a business analytics software company for automobile dealers. In 2016 she purchased a Porsche Cayman GT4. Now with a true track car she began doing driving events and fell in love with going fast on the track. One year later with her newly acquired 2016 GT4 Cayman Clubsport she began racing.
Success came quickly for her as she has won three Porsche series class championships since 2018. Most recently in 2022 she captured the 991 class championship of the Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West series. For the 2023 season she will move up a class to be competing in the 992 AM class in the Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West.
Kenton has climbed the ranks of his GT peers and hopes to make his mark on the gentleman racing field. For the 2022 season, Kenton will be competing in the Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West Series driving in the 991 GT3 Cup Class. Kenton will also be competing in the World Racing Endurance League under the GTO class driving the Porsche 718 GT4 Clubsport.
Dr. Barb B
Dr. Barb B Bio: Grew up in Southern California playing with hot wheels and as a young girl, always loved cars. Barb B test-drove her first Porsche when she was 18 and her mom was encouraged her to continue college to become a physician.
- Attended PCA event in March of 2022 and now even more addicted. Purchased a GT3 and attending as many events as possible
- Finished Skip Barber school in January 2023 and then an advanced course in May 2023.
- Looking forward to driving a cup car with Black Sheep Racing! I love it! It's become a passion and a great release from the pressures of medical practice
“I am so inspired by Laura's success as a woman at a particular age in a young male-dominated sport! I can’t wait to follow in her footsteps.”
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His racing career began in high school with Go Karts; then into many other forms of racing after high school. Brian was rookie of the year runner up in the Pro Formula Vee in 1996. He competed in many open wheel and Sportscar classes over the years; including Go karts, Formula Vee, Formula Ford ( Spec Ford, Club Ford), Toyota Atlantic, Super Production, ITC, ITB, Porsche 997.2 Cup Car and Drag Racing - on asphalt and also 360 Sprint Cars on Dirt. Brian has also crewed on many different cars from Formula Cars to Prototypes, Touring Cars and Sedans.
His love with racing has always been with the mechanical and over the wall aspects of the sport. He has spent time doing Restorations on Vintage VWs and Can Am cars and also customizing VWs and Audis.
Brian achieved Factory VW and Audi Master Tech with Dealerships and independent Shops. He helped start a couple of company’s racing programs. He has been an “over the wall crew man” in IMSA, ALMS, NASA, SCCA, NASCAR, CART, World Of Outlaws, and Club Racing. Has worked with teams in Sprint Races as well as Endurance races including the Daytona 24 (3), 24 Hours of Le Mans (1 win) and 25 Hours of Thunderhill (6 with one over all win) including GTC, GS, TCR, P3, GTD and many others
Brian joined Black Sheep Racing as the Shop Manager / Crew Chief / Engineer in 2017 and has helped lead the team to Championships in 2018 GT4 Porsche, 2019 GT3 Porsche and 2020 F4 US West and 2 class runner up season finishes in 2020 and 2021.
Devin Alexandria Hofmann
The hobby of making car parts led her to build and racing her own car, a 2015 Subaru STi in grassroots ‘Time Attack’ where she worked with her sponsors to test and develop performance parts on track with her own car. During this time Devin got picked up by BMW Manufacturing doing lean manufacturing engineering as well as testing and analysis for new products. This change motivated Devin to go back to school and get her Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
Devin’s love for the physics and data analysis of race cars lead her to volunteer for teams ranging from NASA Spec Miata, WRL, GTO, to Super Trofeo to Trans-Am TA2. Devin has been working for teams doing pit crew work, data, and mechanic jobs in between her day job at GE Gas Turbine as a Lead Manufacturing Engineer and her own grassroots racing program.
In 2020, after many years of private coaching, and being a mechanic, Chris started “ The Complete Driver” as an online tool for drivers seeking entry to expert level training experience. Upon completion of the courses, Chris is then available for hire for in person coaching on a one on one basis to individuals. Chris also hosts corporate track day events to encourage team building skills, problem solving solutions, & positive critical thinking activities.
In 2021, Chris was hired to help coach and spot in NASCAR for Jordan Anderson Racing in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. Chris was also hired by the SCCA as a color commentator for the LIVE radio call at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Championship Runoffs due to his expertise and knowledge of several classes of cars.
In 2022, Chris was Laura’s car chief, in 2023, Chris has been promoted to Business Development Manager for Black Sheep Racing. Chris also started the 2023 year off as a spotter at the Rolex 24 hours in Daytona Beach for; Triarsi Team Ferrari in the GTD class helping the team earn a 10th place finish in their first ever IMSA Rolex 24 event.
In 2010, he made his second appearance at the 24 Hours of Daytona, in a Dinan BMW M6. In recent years Thomas has been in a variety of endurance sports cars, and raced in the 2014 SCCA Runoffs for the Piper Race Cars factory team. Thomas has grown to specialize in chassis setup development in conjunction with his driver coaching business, Thomas Merrill Motorsports.
Thomas has been coaching and driver coaching since 2005. He has guided his students to success in karting, formula cars, and sedans, at amateur and professional levels. “Second to only to driving, for me, is coaching. Helping one of my students take their game to the next level and watching them win races is one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had.”
His racing career started in 1976 with snowmobiles on flat tracks in Canada which spanned roughly 3 years. He didn’t get back into until 1992. Over the next 6 years he campaigned in NASCAR Limited Stocks then moving into IMCA modifieds. It was a challenge balancing racing with the trucking business and eventually the trucking business won out until 2010. Then good friend of his lured him back to racing. Curtis having a CDL offered him the opportunity to be involved as a crew member.
He has worked for some really great teams and equally great people. His involvement began with driving the hauler and fueling duties in IMSA and Pirelli World Challenge. He has also worked in numerous other series. He did that off and on over the last 11 yrs. He is currently enjoying being a part of the Black Sheep Racing team, which he is now headed into the second season with the team.