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Klaus Bachler

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Second grid row for the fastest Porsche at the Spa 24-hour race

The three best-placed Porsche customer teams will take up tomorrow’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Franchorchamps Grand Prix circuit from positions three, six and 14. In the Super Pole session on Friday evening, the former Porsche Junior Klaus Bachler set a lap time of 2:16.446 minutes. At the first of his two attempts, the Austrian planted … Continue reading

Falken Motorsports set to contest the Nürburgring with its Porsche pairing

Since 1999, Falken Motorsports has been competing in the ADAC TOTAL 24h Race on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. This year, on 3-6 June 2021, the tyre brand will once again contest the formidable endurance race with a top-class driver line-up in two identical Porsche 911 GT3 R. Lance David Arnold, Klaus Bachler, Thomas Preining and Dirk Werner … Continue reading

Dinamic Motorsport Porsche secures back-to-back Monza victories in action-packed GT World Challenge Europe season opener

Porsche squad Dinamic Motorsport scored another sensational victory at Monza as the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS season launched with a dramatic three-hour race.  The Italian squad won on debut two years ago thanks to an expert performance in the rain and delivered a repeat showing this afternoon. Once again, the Dinamic … Continue reading

Falken Motorsports announces 2021 driver line up for NLS and Nürburgring 24 Hours

Falken Motorsports has announced a new driver line-up for 2021 that sees two new drivers join the tyre brand’s team. In addition to familiar faces driving its two Porsche 911 GT3 R, new drivers Lance David Arnold and Alessio Picariello will also join the team ensuring a strong mix of Nordschleife and Porsche experience for … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports’ Porsche 911 GT3 R finishes fourth at Daytona

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports has secured fourth place in the GTD class at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Factory driver Patrick Long from the USA shared driving duties in the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R with his compatriot Trent Hindman, Jan Heylen from Belgium and Klaus Bachler from Austria. Over long stretches, … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports in the leading pack at the Daytona 24 Hours

The Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by the Wright Motorsports customer team lies in a promising position after three hours of racing at the Daytona 24 Hours. The 500+hp vehicle run by the experienced squad from the US state of Ohio currently ranks fourth in the GTD class after a turbulent start to the season-opening … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports makes preparations for team’s 28 hours of racing at Daytona

Race week for the 59th Rolex 24 At Daytona kicks off this Thursday, and Wright Motorsports will run their first official race event of the 2021 season pulling double duty in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Michelin Pilot Challenge’s BMW Endurance Challenge. The longtime Porsche customer racing team, sponsored … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports’ Porsche 911 GT3 R starts from pole position at Daytona

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports secured pole position for the qualifying race at Daytona (USA). Ryan Hardwick from America lapped the 5.73-kilometre sports car track in Florida in his No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R in 1:46.831 minutes, thus beating the strong GTD class competition. In the GTLM category, his compatriot Cooper MacNeil concluded … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Event Preview: The Roar Before the 24

The final preparations for the 2021 race season are underway this week as IMSA competitors will descend on Daytona International Speedway for this week’s Roar Before the 24. Wright Motorsports has a busy two weeks ahead, running in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge in the upcoming Roar and Rolex 24 at … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Reveals 2021 IMSA Program

Following a successful season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Wright Motorsports will return to the professional sports car racing series in 2021 with an almost identical program. Led by John Wright, the operation will see full-season drivers Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long return to pilot the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R, again sponsored … Continue reading