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Patrick Long

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WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SCORES PODIUM AT LIME ROCK PARK

Wright Motorsports braved sweltering temperatures and stifling humidity this weekend at Lime Rock Park, leaving the Northeast Grand Prix with a hefty points pull to go towards their Michelin Pilot Challenge championship endeavor. Lightning cut short the two-hour, 40-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship sprint race, disappointing drivers and teams alike, eager to earn valuable championship … Continue reading

2021 IMSA CHAMPIONSHIP REACHES HALFWAY POINT AT LIME ROCK PARK

The battle for each of the 2021 IMSA Championship titles heats up this weekend at Lime Rock Park for the next rounds of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge. The “Road Racing Center of the East” will host the condensed weekend, in which Wright Motorsports will enter a Porsche in each series, with … Continue reading

FLAWLESS PERFORMANCE NETS WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS MULTIPLE PODIUMS AT WATKINS GLEN

The first of two sports car racing weekends at Watkins Glen International is complete, following the checkered flag of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. Wright Motorsports brought five Porsche race cars to the IMSA weekend, securing four podium finishes across the three-race series. While the team ran an error-free weekend and ran brilliant … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS STARTS FROM THE FIRST GRID ROW OF THE GTD CLASS AT WATKINS GLEN

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports has secured an excellent starting position in the qualifying for the six-hour race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Watkins Glen. American Trent Hindman planted his No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R on the second grid spot of the GTD class. For the young amateur driver, this was … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS RETURNS TO DEFEND TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING WIN

The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is just days away, and Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports has a busy race week in store. The team will field five entries between the four races of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge, and the new Porsche Carrera Cup North America, closing out the … Continue reading

PORSCHE “WORKS” AND CUSTOMER TEAMS CHASE PETIT LE MANS SUCCESS

The Porsche GT Team is looking to turn its fortunes at the site of its greatest achievement: the Petit Le Mans. In 2015, the Porsche GT Team triumphed in what was presumed to be unattainable, bettering a field of the world’s best prototype and GT machines to win one of the most challenging motorsport events … Continue reading

PODIUM RESULT FOR WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS AT CHARLOTTE

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports continues its success streak in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the sprint race over 1:40 hours on the Charlotte Roval, works driver Patrick Long and his compatriot Ryan Hardwick achieved second place in the GTD class under difficult wet conditions. This marks the third straight podium result for … Continue reading

PORSCHE FACTORY AND CUSTOMER TEAMS RETURN TO MID-OHIO

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will make its first appearance at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday, May 6 to contest round four of the 2018 season. It is the first time major North American sports car racing will run at the Lexington, Ohio track since 2012. Sports car racing at Mid-Ohio dates to … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R ON THE FIFTH GRID FOR FOR BATHURST 12 HOUR

Putting in a strong performance in qualifying for the 12-hour race at Bathurst/Australia, Porsche Young Professional Matt Campbell (Australia) secured a good starting position for his Competition Motorsports team. In the over 500-hp Porsche 911 GT3 R, designed in Weissach by Porsche Motorsport for worldwide GT3 series on the basis of the 911 GT3 RS … Continue reading

NIELSEN, WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS ARE THE UNDERDOG STORY OF THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Christina Nielsen’s race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona was part of one of the most compelling stories that developed over the entire event weekend. In her first outing with Wright Motorsports, the two-time Champion and her co-drivers Patrick Long, Robert Renauer and Mathieu Jaminet fought for GTD class points harder than most during the … Continue reading

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