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PORSCHE FACTORY AND CUSTOMER TEAMS HAVE A SUCCESSFUL DAYTONA TEST

The 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season got off to a successful start for Porsche Motorsport factory and customer programs with the annual ROAR Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, January 3 – 5. At the end of three days of testing and qualifying sessions for both the factory-entered Porsche 911 RSR-19 and … Continue reading

PORSCHE FACTORY AND CUSTOMER TEAMS PREPARE FOR IMSA PRE-SEASON TEST

The motorsport season makes its annual start with the ROAR Before the Rolex 24, January 3 – 5, at Daytona International Speedway. The three-day test session launches the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race season and title defenses by two Porsche motorsport programs. The Porsche GT Team factory effort looks to return to the top … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR PARK PLACE AT LAGUNA SECA

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R scored a place on the podium at its first outing in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Works drivers Romain Dumas (France) and Sven Müller (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet (France) finished the eight-hour race at Laguna Seca (USA) in third place. Over long stretches, the trio … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R ON FIFTH GRID SPOT FOR THE CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS

The two American Porsche customer teams Wright Motorsports and Park Place Motorsports have achieved respectable starting positions for the eight-hour race at Laguna Seca. Matt Campbell (Australia) posted the fifth quickest time at the pole shootout in the 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 912. In the identical No. 911 car, Porsche … Continue reading

PORSCHE PURSUES FIRST OVERALL WIN AT LAGUNA SECA WITH THE NEW 911 GT3 R

After a perfect opening round to the Intercontinental GT Challenge season, Porsche aims to extend its championship lead at round two of the year in Laguna Seca (USA). At the twelve-hour race in Bathurst (Australia) on the spectacular Mount Panorama racetrack, works driver Dirk Werner (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professionals Matt Campbell (Australia) … Continue reading

FOURTH PLACE FOR THE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AT LAGUNA SECA

Wright Motorsports finished on fourth place with the Porsche 911 GT3 R at the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in the USA. The Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) crossed the finish line at the eight-hour race on the Laguna Seca Raceway in California after 306 … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SET FOR A CALIFORNIA EIGHT HOUR RETURN WITH AN ALL FACTORY DRIVER LINEUP

Following a whirlwind of a 2018 season, Wright Motorsports has confirmed their return to the Intercontinental GT Challenge’s (IGTC) California 8 Hour at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a single GT3 entry. The all-factory driver lineup will feature Romain Dumas (France), Dirk Werner (Germany) and Fred Makowiecki (France) the wheel of the No. 911 Wright … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Wright Motorsports celebrated their second podium result of this year‘s IMSA SportsCar Championship on Sunday with Porsche works driver Patrick Long (USA) and Porsche Selected Driver Christina Nielsen (Denmark). After winning the Road America race with the Porsche 911 GT3 R, they followed up with another top result, scoring second in the GTD class at … 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

NIELSEN, WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS INCREASE IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS AT SEBRING

Christina Nielsen’s second race with Wright Motorsports resulted in a sixth-place finish at the famously difficult Sebring International Raceway. Her co-drivers Patrick Long, Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer powered through the Mobil 12 Hours of Sebring in the team’s No. 58 Porsche Consulting/Porsche Digital Porsche 911 GT3 R. Valuable points were added to the Wright … Continue reading

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