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Patrick Long

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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

PORSCHE SUPPORTS CUSTOMER TEAM AT 12-HOUR PURSUIT IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Following the 24-hour classics in Dubai and Daytona, motor racing fans from around the world now aim their attention at Australia. On February 4th, the Bathurst 12 Hour event takes off at the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit in the state of New South Wales. The 12-hour race serves as the opening round of the Intercontinental … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS COMPLETES A PRODUCTIVE TEST AT THE ROAR BEFORE THE 24

In preparation for this month’s 56th running of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Wright Motorsports completed a very productive three-day Roar Before the 24 test at Daytona International Speedway. The weekend saw Patrick Long, Christina Nielsen, Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer each turn their first laps in the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R. … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS TO ENTER 2018 IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP WITH PATRICK LONG AND CHRISTINA NIELSEN

Wright Motorsports will be returning to endurance competition in 2018 with a full-season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entry. Sharing the seat of a GT Daytona (GTD) class Porsche 911 GT3 R will be reigning two-time GTD champion, Christina Nielsen (Aarhus, Denmark) and Porsche factory ace, Patrick Long (Manhattan Beach, CA). “I am very pleased to … Continue reading

PATRICK LONG TO DRIVE WEATHERTECH RACING PORSCHE AT PETIT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing today announced that Patrick Long (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) will join Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Gunnar Jeannette (Salt Lake City, Utah) in the No. 50 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R at next week’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Long, a veteran factory Porsche driver, … Continue reading

PORSCHE GOES FOR OVERALL: 911 RSR LOOKS FOR SECOND OVERALL WIN AT VIR

Fielding two new Porsche 911 RSR racers, the Porsche GT Team tackles Round Nine of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) on August 27. The 510 hp racecar, which faces strong competition in the fiercely contested GTLM class, was completely redesigned by Porsche Motorsport in Weissach, Germany based on the high-performance … Continue reading

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