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Porsche Privateer Carries Marque to Motor City

Since IMSA’s founding over 50 years ago, Porsche remains the sole manufacturer to enter every GT event held by North America’s premier sports car racing series. That record-extending streak will continue at the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic on the Belle Isle Street Course, June 11 – 12. The 100-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race, a … Continue reading

Park Place Motorsports Takes First Podium of 2019 in Detroit

Park Place Motorsports finished second in the Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear after dominating the weekend at the Raceway at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan with Canadian driver Zach Robichon and Porsche Works Driver Patrick Long. Park Place Motorsports second-place finish came after leading nearly half of the 100-minute race. Both drivers took turns … Continue reading

Pole for Park Place Motorsports at Detroit

Canadian driver Zach Robichon earned the Motul Pole Award in the GT Daytona class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear with Park Place Motorsports. Robichon’s lap time of 1:29.735 will stand as the pole-winning lap time after passing tech inspection. Today’s pole win is Park Place Motorsports … Continue reading

Park Place Motorsports Pairs with Robichon at Detroit

Park Place Motorsports enters the Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear weekend with a new driver pairing as 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Champion Zacharie Robichon joins Porsche Works Driver Patrick Long May 31 and June 1 in the No. 73 Park Place Porsche 911 GT3 R. This is the first time … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Soldiers to the Finish in Detroit

‘Adapt and overcome’ proved to be the unofficial mantra for Wright Motorsports at this weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix. At the end of the 100-minute street shootout, the Ohio-based group saw a ninth place result for the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Mike Schein and Wolf Henzler and an eleventh place finish for the … Continue reading

Nielsen Takes Lessons from Detroit Race, Heads to Le Mans for Official Test Day

After an intense, 100-minute sportscar race, Wright Motorsports took 11th place at the Detroit Grand Prix. Christina Nielsen drove the opening stint at the Belle Isle street course, taking the No. 58 Porsche Consulting/Porsche Digital Porsche 911 GT3 R as high as sixth position before the checkered flag waved. She and co-driver Pat Long performed … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Prepares to Hit the Streets of Belle Isle

This week, Wright Motorsports will hit the streets of Belle Isle for Round 4 of the IMSA WeatherTech Championship at the Detroit Grand Prix. Returning to the temporary street course for the first time since 2015, the Ohio-based group is set to bring their twin Porsche 911 GT3 Rs for the full-season pairing of Patrick … Continue reading

Nelsen Balances Busy Summer of Racing with Detroit Grand Prix, Le Mans Prep

In the past three years, Christina Nielsen has earned three podium finishes, one in each season, at the Belle Isle street course in Detroit. On June 2, she looks to continue her streak of success in the No. 58 Porsche Consulting/Porsche Digital Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Detroit Grand Prix. In this IMSA WeatherTech … Continue reading

The Heart of Racing Finishes Fourth at Detroit Belle Isle Park

Mario Farnbacher (Germany) and Alex Riberas (Spain) finished fourth in the GTD class of Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic, as part of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race weekend at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park. Farnbacher started

WeatherTech Racing Finishes Seventh in GTD at Detroit

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Leh Keen (Charleston, S.C.) finished seventh in GTD in today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.