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EMA Motorsport confirms all star line up for the 24 Hours of Spa

EMA Motorsport will make a debut appearance at the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa in July, focused on scoring a strong result with the #74 Porsche 911 GT3 R and a formidable driver line-up. The Melbourne-based team has recruited a world-class trio of 2022 Rolex Daytona 24 Hours-winners Matt Campbell (AUS), Mathieu Jaminet (FRA) and … Continue reading

Satisfactory dress rehearsal for the Nurburgring 24-hour race for Porsche

For the Porsche customer teams, the two test races before the 24-hour highlight on the Eifel circuit concluded with acceptable results and important insights. On Saturday, works drivers Julien Andlauer (F), Matt Campbell (AUS) and Matthieu Jaminet (F) finished in the top six for their team Toksport WRT. On Sunday, the KCMG quartet Dennis Olsen … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams head to Monterey

On the surface, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca looks like a Porsche performance paradise with its technical nature and high-commitment layout. As the leading manufacturer in race wins here with 29 major sports car victories since 1957, history would support the conclusion that the venue offers high probabilities for success. However, it is the surface the … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams start West Coast IMSA swing on Long Beach street course

While the Grand Prix of Long Beach is the third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the 100-minute event is the first “sprint” race of the season. It is also the first of the year outside of the state of Florida, beginning a two-race swing on the West Coast for North America’s top sports … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing Wins Road America

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Matt Campbell (Australia) won today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sportscar weekend at Road America.  MacNeil had the controls in the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR for the start of the two-hour-and-forty-minute race. He ran fast consistent laps up to the first yellow flag and turned … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing to Start Third at Road America

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Matt Campbell (Australia) will start tomorrow’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sportscar weekend from third on the GTLM grid.  Rainy conditions have been in the Elkhart Lake area yesterday and today. The morning practice was run in the dry with the WeatherTech Porsche 911 RSR and Matt Campbell … Continue reading

Porsche Privateers Seek Win at America’s National Park of Speed

August on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule brings only one event, but it is at a destination venue: Road America. Porsche customer teams come to the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin-track seeking the German sports car manufacturer’s 14th class victory on the 4.048-mile road course. On August 5 – 8, America’s National Park of Speed plays … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing Ready for Home Race at Road America

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Matt Campbell (Australia) are ready for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sportscar weekend to run at Road America, August 6-8.  The track, located just east of Elkhart Lake, is a daunting 4-mile, 14-turn undulating road course known for its signature turns including the Carousel, Kink and Canada Corner. The track … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R tackles the 24 Hours of Spa from ninth place

 The two best-placed Porsche customer teams take up the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps tomorrow from positions nine and 20. In the Super Pole session on Friday evening, Porsche works driver Mathieu Jaminet turned the ninth fastest lap with GPX Racing’s 911 GT3 R. In the 20-minute shootout, the top 20 vehicles from Thursday’s qualifying competed … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing Finishes Third in WeatherTech 240

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Matt Campbell (Australia) drove to a third-place finish in GTLM in this evening’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship WeatherTech 240 at Watkins Glen International Raceway. With weather in the area, MacNeil started the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR for the two-hour-and-forty-minute race at The Glen. He … Continue reading