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PORSCHE CONTINUES WORKS COMMITMENT IN THE USA

Porsche returns to contest the highest league of US sports car racing in 2016. The Porsche North America works squad will campaign two 911 RSR at the eleven rounds of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (2015 still the Tudor United SportsCar Championship), the most important sports car race series in the USA and Canada. The season … Continue reading

GAVIN STAYS ALFLOAT IN TITANTIC BATTLE WITH THE ELEMENTS TO REACH PETIT LE MANS PODIUM

For Oliver Gavin, the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship concluded with a big result in Petit Le Mans at a rain-lashed Road Atlanta circuit (2-3 October). The final round of the TUDOR Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup (NAEC) encompassed many twists and turns and enthralling on-track fights, but the ten-hour enduro … Continue reading

A POSITIVE OVERALL 2015 SEASON FOR THE LIGIER JS P2 IN THE UNITED STATES

Despite a very hectic weekend at Road Atlanta which ended in retirement, Onroak Automotive has drawn positive conclusions concerning the performance of the Ligier JS P2 after a rich and constructive season in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. The final of the Tudor USCC , the Petit Le Mans, took place this weekend in execrable … Continue reading

FLYING LIZARD ENDURES DIFFICULT CONDITIONS TO FINISH FIFTH AT PETIT LE MANS

After what can only be described as a race of survival, Flying Lizard Motorsports has closed out the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race season with a 5th place finish at Petit Le Mans. With the all American lineup comprised of Guy Cosmo, Colin Thompson and Robert Thorne, the team ran a flawless weekend. Traditionally … Continue reading

CHAMPION PORTRAIT PATRICK PILET, “PORSCHE IS MY SECOND FAMILY”

For the greatest day of his career, Patrick Pilet might have hoped for better weather. At Petit Le Mans in the USA, the skies opened up and it poured. Despite umbrellas and plastic rain capes, the fans around the track were soaked to the skin. But perhaps this was precisely the extreme conditions that the … Continue reading

ACTION EXPRESS RACING SWEEPS THE NIGHT AND THE SEASON AT PETIT LE MANS

Against all odds, Christian Fittipaldi, João Barbosa and Sébastien Bourdais delivered a clutch performance amidst horrendous weather conditions to deliver the second consecutive championship sweep for Action Express Racing. The triumvirate laid claim to a second crown jewel victory in the 2015 season on Saturday night, winning the 18th annual Petit Le Mans at Road … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS PETIT LE MANS AND ALL GT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

What a season finale in the USA: At the Petit Le Mans on the storied Road Atlanta circuit, Porsche scored its first ever outright victory at the long distance classic and, thanks to this historic success, secured all championship titles in the GTLM class of the United SportsCar Championship. Having to deal with torrential rain … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING EIGHTH AT ABBREVIATED PETIT LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil, Leh Keen and Andrew Davis drove the No. 22 WeatherTech Racing Porsche to an eighth place finish in today’s abbreviated TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season finale Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Keen (Charleston, S.C.) had the wheel of the white and black Porsche for the start of the 10-hour sports car classic. … Continue reading

THE HEART OF RACING FINISHES SEVENTH IN GTD AT PETIT LE MANS

The Heart of Racing drivers Mario Farnbacher (Germany), Ian James (Phoenix) and Alex Riberas (Spain) finished seventh in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTD class in today’s rain-shortened Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Under wet, rainy conditions, Farnbacher took the green flag from ninth on the GTD grid. He drove the No. 23 The … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES SECOND AND FOURTH AT ROAD ATLANTA

The 2015 United SportsCar Championship (USCC) came to an early end at Road Atlanta (US): At Petit Le Mans, which was called off two hours short of its scheduled ten hours due to bad weather conditions, John Edwards (US), Lucas Luhr (DE) and Jens Klingmann (DE) finished second in the GTLM class with the number … Continue reading

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