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Wright Motorsports Swaps Chassis Before Motul Pole Award 100

Exactly 365 days after Black Swan Racing purchased a Porsche 911 GT3 R chassis from Wright Motorsports to run the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the car is coming back to its previous owner to race on track in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 and next week’s Rolex 24. An incident in night practice resulted … Continue reading

Successful Daytona Test for Porsche Factory and Customer Teams

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 Customer Teams on GT3 Podium at IMSA Sebring Encore

Two Porsche customer teams entered IMSA’s Michelin SportsCar Encore at Sebring for a two-day after party to close the sanctioning body’s 50th anniversary. While neither was a full-season entrant in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD class, both Wright Motorsports and Black Swan Racing brought Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars to Sebring International Raceway … Continue reading

Porsche Customer Teams Use IMSA Sebring Event to Test

Two Porsche customer race teams will take advantage of the IMSA Michelin Encore at Sebring on November 10 to turn competition laps outside of the heat of the championship season. Black Swan Racing will utilize the four-hour endurance race to reacquaint the Tim Papas (Boston, Massachusetts)-owned program with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The longtime … Continue reading

Race debut for the new Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Daytona 24-hour classic

Porsche will tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona on 26/27 January fielding a pair of 911 RSR. As the most successful brand in the history of this venerable race, the sports car manufacturer from Weissach now aims to write another chapter in the success story at the season opener of this year’s IMSA SportsCar Championship. … Continue reading

Black Swan Racing Confirms 2019 Plans for Porsche 911 GT3 R

Black Swan Racing will contest the full 2019 IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup – the four-race endurance championship within the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – as well as the upcoming Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R. The team will run nine races across five countries resulting in 115 scheduled hours of … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R starts Suzuka 10 Hours from sixth on the grid

The Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by the Manthey-Racing team takes up the Suzuka 10 Hours from the third grid row. The Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) planted the number 911 customer vehicle on P6 for round three of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Japan. Thirty-seven-year-old Makowiecki … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams contest endurance highlight in the Far East

Five Porsche 911 GT3 R racers will tackle the Suzuka 10 Hours on 26 August. For the first time, the 47th running of the Summer Endurance Race on Japan’s Grand Prix circuit counts towards the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Manthey-Racing, Craft-Bamboo Racing and Black Swan Racing will each field one 911 GT3 R, with D’station Racing … Continue reading

Podium and two class wins for Porsche at Mount Panorama

At the twelve-hour race on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, the Porsche team Black Swan Racing scored third overall with the 911 GT3 R, and also won the Class A Pro-Am. With this result, Marc Lieb (Germany), Timothy Pappas (USA), Jeroen Bleekemolen (Netherlands) and Luca Stolz (Germany) crowned the strong performance of the four … Continue reading

Black Swan Earns Pro-Am Victory for Porsche in California 8 Hour

Black Swan Racing returned to the Porsche family for the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hour on October 15 and earned a victory as a result. The No. 54 captured the ProAm class win, fifth-place overall, in their first race with the Porsche 911 GT3 R in over a year. Jeroen Bleekemolen (The Netherlands