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On Verge of Gold Cup Title, Carazo Prepares for Next Step in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

Sebastian Carazo remembers the first time he drove a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, right down to the day. “December 16, 2016 was the first time I got in a Cup car,” he said. “It was a 997 car, and I just fell in love with it.” Fast forward to the weekend of June 28-30, … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Prepared to Finish Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Season Strong at Road Atlanta

Following a whirlwind of a season for the Wright Motorsports team, the 2019 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season comes to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta. The Ohio-based team’s trio of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup drivers – Max Root, Fred Poordad, and Charlie Luck—look to wrap things up on a high … Continue reading

Porsche pursues IMSA titles at the final works campaign with the proven 911 RSR

Heading to the final round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road Atlanta (USA), Porsche is poised to clinch the manufacturer, team and driver titles. The North American factory team of the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer tackles the final ten-hour race, dubbed Petit Le Mans, on 12 October holding a clear lead in all … Continue reading

Late-Race Penalty at Petit Le Mans for Wright Motorsports Lands Nielsen, Co-Drivers Just Outside of a Podium Finish

As the checkered flag waved at Road Atlanta, Christina Nielsen completed her fourth full season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 10-hour race just outside of Atlanta proved to be another tough one for her and her co-drivers Patrick Long and Robert Renauer of Wright Motorsports. Even though the team had to start from … Continue reading

Porsche wins Petit Le Mans

The Porsche GT Team has won the final round of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship. Patrick Pilet (France), Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) won the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta on Saturday. In the race over ten hours at Braselton, Georgia, Porsche put in a strong performance against tough … Continue reading

Too Fast To Handle For Park Place Motorsports

Park Place Motorsports ends its 10-hour fight after three due to an undiagnosed gearbox issue at Road Atlanta. Spencer Pumpelly made heads turn as he turned determined laps when disaster struck during the Motul Petit Le Mans. The No. 73 Park Place Porsche GT3 R slowed to a stop on track. Pumpelly maneuvered the No. … Continue reading

Porsche takes up Petit Le Mans from second grid row

The Porsche GT Team takes up the last race of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship season from the second grid row. In Friday’s qualifying at Braselton, Georgia, Earl Bamber (New Zealand) set the third fastest lap time in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR. In the ca. 510 hp sister car with the starting … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Primed for Season Finale at Petit Le Mans

Following a season of both success and adversity for the Wright Motorsports team, the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Championship comes to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta. Climbing back behind the wheel of the No. 58 Porsche Consulting/Porsche Digital Porsche 911 GT3 R, Patrick Long, Christina Nielsen and Robert Renauer look to wrap things up … Continue reading

Two-Time GTD Champion Nielsen Focused on Earning One More Podium Finish at Road Atlanta

An intense, sometimes frustrating, but often rewarding IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season will come to a close for Christina Nielsen, Patrick Long, and Robert Renauer this weekend. The Wright Motorsports trio are set to compete at the 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday, October 13, wrapping up a nationwide, 10-month … Continue reading

Mission Accepted: Park Place Motorsports Conquering Road Atlanta Again

Park Place Motorsports takes confidence into the Motul Petit Le Mans after back-to-back podium celebrations in California. In the GT Daytona class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Porsche Factory Driver Jörg Bergmeister drove a nail-biting race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. His efforts gave the team a second-place finish. Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA … Continue reading