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Jan Heylen

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WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS RIDES MOMENTUM INTO NEW RACE SEASON

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s off-season is officially over this week as all teams begin to set up at Daytona International Speedway for the Roar Before the 24, the first on-track event of the 2022 season. After winning the 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge team and driver championships in addition to the IMSA WeatherTech Michelin Endurance … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS COMPLETES ROLEX ROSTER WITH RICHARD LIETZ

The Wright Motorsports roster for the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona at the end of this month is complete, following the addition of Porsche Factory Driver Richard Lietz to the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Lietz will join full-season drivers and 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen, and endurance addition … Continue reading

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES 2022 MOTORSPORT PLANS

Porsche is set to start the 2022 motorsport season with ambitious goals and extensive programmes. The prime focus will be on the two works entries in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship. The expansion of customer sport activities and intensive preparation for the new LMDh programme have now … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS READY TO RETURN TO IMSA GTD AS CHAMPIONS

Following a highly successful season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports will return to the WeatherTech GTD class in 2022, moving its IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge championship-winning driver lineup into the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R race car. The 2021 WeatherTech Michelin Endurance Cup … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SECURES MICHELIN ENDURANCE CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

A day after winning the 2021 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Driver and Team championship titles, Wright Motorsports again celebrated their success securing the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin Endurance Cup championship on Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R race car, driven by Patrick Long, Trent Hindman, and Jan … Continue reading

WRIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT COMES TO PETIT LE MANS

After closing out and taking top honours in two SRO America championships last month, three more full-season racing efforts will conclude this weekend for Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports this weekend at Road Atlanta. Hungry to take two additional championship titles in the 2021 season, Wright Motorsports will be a fierce team to watch … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS WINS GT AMERICA, GT WORLD CHALLENGE TITLES AT INDIANAPOLIS

Wright Motorsports has ended the 2021 SRO America race season as victors, collecting every eligible championship title between its two race programs in SRO GT America and GT World Challenge America. Charlie Luck and the team behind the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R race car clinched both the Masters class and overall Drivers’ Championship, … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SEEKS TITLE SWEEP AT INDIANAPOLIS FINALE

The 2021 season for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America presented by aws and GT America presented by aws concludes this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), and Wright Motorsports has a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars competing for multiple championship titles in the season finale event. “Our focus for this weekend … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS CAPTURES VICTORY AT VIR

Wright Motorsports had a successful visit to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) over the weekend, driving the pair of No. 16 Porsche race cars to strong finishes in each respective series and gaining valuable ground with one race weekend remaining in the 2021 season. The team gained one spot on Saturday in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SECURES HEYLEN AND POORDAD GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA PRO AM DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP

For the second consecutive year, the drivers of Wright Motorsports have clinched the Pro/Am Drivers’ Championship in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by aws. Fred Poordad and Jan Heylen drove the No. 20 Porsche 911 GT3 R to victory this weekend, capping off the doubleheader event at Sebring International Raceway with another champion’s … Continue reading

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