Virginia International Raceway

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Wright Motorsports Increases Point Leads Following Podium Success at VIR

After securing four podium finishes across four races in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America and GT America series, Wright Motorsports has extended their points lead over the competition in both championships, showcasing the strength and consistency of the Porsche customer racing program. The No. 20 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Fred Poordad and Jan … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Aims to Continue Podium Streak at VIRginia International Raceway

This weekend, the 2021 Fanatec GT World Challenge America and GT America series will return to VIRginia International Raceway, and Wright Motorsports storms into the wet weekend with the points lead in both championships. With a podium finish in all eight SRO America-sanctioned races that have taken place so far this year, the Porsche customer … Continue reading

Sprint Challenge North America: USAC-Sanctioned Series Joins Porsche Motorsport One-Make Pyramid.

Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) further strengthens its Motorsport Pyramid on the continent with the announcement of the Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama. Following the September 25 unveiling of the Porsche Carrera Cup North America as the premier one-make championship in the United States and Canada, the new series, which will utilize previous … Continue reading

Porsche Carrera Cup North America to Debut in 2021

30-years in the making, the Porsche Carrera Cup North America is scheduled to debut in 2021. The premier one-make race series in the United States and Canada will utilize a combination of the latest yet-to-be-unveiled Porsche 911 GT3 Cup  race car and MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport Cup N3 racing slick to challenge the best road and … Continue reading

Archangel Motorsports Battles to a Top Five at VIRginia International Raceway

A Sunday packed with battles and promise saw Archangel Motorsports drivers, Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman drive the No. 7 VOLT Lighting Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 to a fifth place finish at VIRginia International Raceway. Minimal track time and shortened sessions didn’t play as a problem for Archangel Motorsports as speed found in practice translated … Continue reading

Metni Wins Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Race 2 at VIR

“One for the old guys!” exclaimed driver Alan Metni as he emerged from his No. 99 No. 99 Kelly-Moss/AM Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in victory lane at VIRginia International Raceway Sunday morning. It was the first time Metni was presented the checkered flag, emblematic of an overall Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by … Continue reading

IMSA podium instead of victory for Porsche at VIR

The Porsche GT Team has concluded round five of this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on positions three and five. In an eventful race at the Virginia International Raceway in the east of the USA, Britain’s Nick Tandy and his French teammate Frédéric Makowiecki scored a podium result instead of the deserved victory in their … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Charges to Finish Fifth at VIR

The Michelin GT Challenge at VIR offered a variety of excitement this weekend as 20 GT cars in two classes battled it out for another exciting round in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 1st Phorm No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R showed strong speeds all weekend, culminating in a run through the field from … Continue reading

Toasty Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Victory Goes to Kingsley at VIR

On-track action during the first Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama race of the weekend was just as hot as the temperature on Saturday afternoon at VIRginia International Raceway. Coming out on top for the second time in three 2020 races was Canadian racer Jeff Kingsley in the No. 16 Kelly-Moss Road and Race … Continue reading

Porsche locks out the first grid row in qualifying at VIR

The two Porsche 911 RSR will take up round five of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from the first grid row. During the qualifying on the Virginia International Raceway (USA), Frenchman Frédéric Makowiecki clocked the best time in the No. 911 car. His works driver teammate Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium planted the No. 912 vehicle … Continue reading