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Zach Robichon

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Porsche customer teams win the GT classes at Sebring

Matt Campbell (Australia), and Mathieu Jaminet (France) won the IMSA WeatherTech Championship GTLM Class in today’s running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. MacNeil started the WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR for the once around the clock event in central Florida. As teammates Jaminet and Campbell cycled through the Proton Competition prepared Porsche RSR … Continue reading

Porsche “Works” and Customer Teams Chase Petit Le Mans Success

The Porsche GT Team is looking to turn its fortunes at the site of its greatest achievement: the Petit Le Mans. In 2015, the Porsche GT Team triumphed in what was presumed to be unattainable, bettering a field of the world’s best prototype and GT machines to win one of the most challenging motorsport events … Continue reading

Pfaff Motorsports returns to IMSA GTD Competition

After a prolonged absence from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, caused by travel restrictions for team members and drivers, Pfaff Motorsports will return to the series for the signature 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans scheduled for October 17. The No. 9 Motul-sponsored “Plaid Porsche” 911 GT3 R will be driven by IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup … Continue reading

Robichon Climbs North American Porsche Motorsport Pyramid

One of the primary goals of both the North American Porsche Motorsport Pyramid and the North American Porsche Young Driver Academy (PYDA) is to offer young talent the tools and a step-by-step plan to work from novice to professional in the auto racing. Few have made that progression is cleanly and as successfully as Canadian … 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

Hargrove, Robichon and Pfaff Motorsports Parlay Canadian Success Into New WeatherTech Championship GTD Program

If you were watching the 57th Rolex 24 At Daytona, you may have seen a red and black, buffalo plaid Porsche out there mixing it up in the GT Daytona (GTD) class. You may have said to yourself, “Now, that’s an interesting livery. Is it one of those historic IMSA liveries?” It wasn’t, but it … Continue reading

Season in Review: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

The 14th season of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama racing went into the record books last week with a pair of 45-minute races at Road Atlanta as part of the Motul Petit Le Mans weekend. While Victor Gomez IV’s Gold Cup class championship for cars built between 2014 and 2016 was clinched when … Continue reading

Robichon Closes Out 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA With Win at Road Atlanta; Estep, Metni Wrap Up Season-Long Titles in Season Finale

Zacharie Robichon won his seventh Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama battle on Friday morning at Road Atlanta while Trenton Estep won the season-long war in the 2018 season finale. Driving the No. 19 Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup machine, Robichon started the race from the pole position and led every lap en route to … Continue reading