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Wright Motorsports Reveals Driver Changes in IMSA Programs

BATAVIA, Ohio. (June 16, 2021) – Heading into the fifth event of the IMSA season, Wright Motorsports has announced changes to the driver lineup of the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Trent Hindman will replace full-season driver Ryan Hardwick to race alongside Patrick Long in the GTD-class championship while…
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June 16, 2021 0

NTe Sport Returns to IMSA WeatherTech for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

DALLAS, Tex., (June 14, 2021) – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team NTe Sport will return to competition this month in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, racing the No. 42 Audi R8 LMS in the GTD class. “We’ve been working hard to assemble a program to get us back on track for WeatherTech events,”…
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June 14, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Increases Point Leads Following Podium Success at VIR

ALTON, Vir., (June 7, 2021) – 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…
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June 7, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Secures Historic Win, Shows Quality Competition in Heated VIR Weekend

ALTON, Vir., (June 7, 2021) —  DXDT Racing persevered through high temperatures in a challenging race weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, competing in three doubleheaders across the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by aws, GT America powered by aws, and TC America powered by Skip Barber Racing School. Despite the sweltering conditions, the team…
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June 7, 2021 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Rides the Rollercoaster of GT4 America at VIR

ALTON, Vir., (June 6, 2021) – Marco Polo Motorsports experienced lows and highs during Rounds 5 and 6 at Virginia International Raceway. Though the No. 71 KTM X-Bow and drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug had a sluggish start in the scorching heat and humidity, they were able to secure fifth in class and valuable…
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June 7, 2021 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Ready for Wet GT4 America Weekend at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 3, 2021) – Marco Polo Motorsports and the No. 71 KTM X-Bow will be returning to Alton, Virginia to compete at VIRginia International Speedway this weekend for rounds five and six of the GT4 America championship. With four races in the 2021 season complete, drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug are tied…
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June 3, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Aims to Continue Podium Streak at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir. (June 1, 2021) – 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…
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June 1, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Brings New Chassis and Driver Lineup to France

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (June 1, 2021) – The European Le Mans Series descends on Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend for the third round of the 2021 championship: the 4 Hours of Le Castellet. Armed with a fresh chassis and a new addition to the driving lineup, the No. 17 IDEC SPORT and Era Motorsport Oreca LMP2…
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June 1, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Welcomes Fans and Service Members at Home VIR Race

ALTON, Vir., (June 1, 2021) – Home race week has arrived for DXDT Racing as the Fanatec GT World Challenge America returns to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) for rounds five and six of the 2021 championship. The exciting week of sports car racing will be a special one for the Statesville, North Carolina-based team, not…
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June 1, 2021 0

Gabriel Aubry to Sub for Ryan Dalziel in 4 Hours of Le Castellet

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (May 24, 2021) – In less than two weeks, Circuit Paul Ricard will roar to life with the next round of the European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Le Castellet. Due to a scheduling conflict for Ryan Dalziel in GT World Challenge America, the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport…
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May 24, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Experiences Highs and Lows at Home Race

LEXINGTON, Ohio, (May 16, 2021) – Home race week has concluded for Wright Motorsports at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course, and Wright Motorsports closes out the event with their third podium of the 2021 IMSA season, after earning a second-place finish in the Michelin Pilot Challenge. The team showed strong pace while racing to the podium in…
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May 16, 2021 0

Event Preview: Hardwick Returns in Time for Home Race Weekend

BATAVIA, Ohio, (May 11, 2021) – Wright Motorsports will enjoy the home track advantage this weekend at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course in Lexington, Ohio for the next rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge. After a three-month hiatus, driver Ryan Hardwick will return to the team, just in time to take part…
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May 11, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Continues ELMS Championship Effort at Red Bull Ring

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (April 10, 2021) – While the DPi, LMP3, and GTD classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship head to Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course for the third race of the 2021 season, LMP2 team Era Motorsport will spend their “off” weekend in Spielberg, Austria for the next round of the European Le Mans Series, the…
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May 10, 2021 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Secures Top Five Finish in Unpredictable Austin

AUSTIN, Tex,. (May 5, 2021) – Marco Polo Motorsports put up a fight this weekend in GT4 America championship rounds three and four at Circuit of the Americas. Though the No. 71 KTM X-Bow and drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug had a damp start; they were able to earn some good championship points on…
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May 5, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Keeps Win, Podium Run Going at Circuit of The Americas

AUSTIN, Texas (May 2, 2021) – Circuit of The Americas threw a lot at DXDT Racing during a jam-packed weekend that included six races, three different SRO America race series and two entirely different weather conditions. But the Statesville, N.C.-based team specialized in recovery and success with class wins in both GT World Challenge America…
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May 2, 2021 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Confirms Full-Season GT4 America Effort

AUSTIN, Tex,. (April 30, 2021) – As the GT4 America championship gets underway for Rounds three and four of the season, sports car racing team Marco Polo Motorsports with crew from Muellerized… has confirmed its full-season entry into the SRO America-sanctioned series. The KTM team kicked off the season last month at Sonoma Raceway, earning a…
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April 30, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports to Make Surprise Appearance in SRO America Austin Event

AUSTIN, Tex., (April 29, 2021) – A pair of Flying Lizard Porsches will make a surprise appearance this weekend at Circuit of the Americas, competing in SRO’s GT America and USAC’s Porsche Sprint Challenge North America. The team, which had previously announced full-season entries in GT Celebration and the Yokohama Drivers Cup, is participating in…
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April 29, 2021 0

Event Preview: Wright Motorsports Rides Momentum into Austin Weekend of Racing

AUSTIN, Tex., (April 27, 2021) – There is no such thing as a slow weekend for Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports. This weekend, the Ohio-based effort heads to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas for the next rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS and GT America powered by AWS, where…
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April 27, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Resumes Championship Campaigns in the Lone Star State

STATESVILLE, N.C. (April 27, 2021) – Almost two months have passed since SRO America began the 2021 sports car racing season at Sonoma Raceway, and at long last, competition resumes this weekend at Circuit of the Americas. DXDT Racing, armed with a fleet of Mercedes AMG GT3 cars and a Honda Civic Type-R, will contest…
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April 27, 2021 0

Era Motorsports Primed for European Le Mans Series Debut

BARCELONA, Spain. (April 11, 2021) – In a race season already full of exciting new adventures and challenges, Era Motorsport is set to begin a new quest starting this week with the 2021 European Le Mans Series championship. Partnering with IDEC SPORT, the American group will field the second car of the French operation, racing…
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April 11, 2021 0

Flying Lizard 2021 Program Gets Started at Thunderhill Raceway

SONOMA, Calif., (April 6, 2021) — Two 2021 sports car racing championships will get started this weekend at Thunderhill Raceway, and Flying Lizard Motorsports is ready to kick the new year off with a five-car lineup for opening weekend with GT Celebration and the Yokohama Drivers Cup USA. The ten-time sports car racing champions will…
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April 6, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Takes Points Lead after Sebring Podium

BATAVIA, Ohio. (March 23, 2021) – On Saturday evening, Wright Motorsports wrapped up a busy race week at Sebring International Raceway, celebrating a second-place finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Twelve Hours of Sebring. The day prior, the team made their Michelin Pilot Challenge debut, also netting a second-place result. “All in all, it…
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March 23, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Finishes Second in Sebring Twelve Hour Debut

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (March 21, 2021) – In their first attempt at the Twelve Hours of Sebring, Era Motorsport earned a second-place finish on Saturday in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event. The No. 18 Oreca of Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and Ryan Dalziel started third and endured a long twelve hours of racing to earn…
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March 21, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Enters Sebring Twelve Hour with IMSA Points Lead

SEBRING, Fla., (March 16, 2021) — Riding the momentum of January’s victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Era Motorsport has arrived at Sebring International Raceway for the 12 Hours of Sebring. Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and Ryan Dalziel are back in the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 sports car for the twelve-hour endurance event, the…
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March 16, 2021 0

Event Preview: Wright Motorsports Returns to Defend Twelve Hours of Sebring Win

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 16, 2021) – The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is just days away, and Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports has a busy race week in store. The team will field five entries between the four races of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge, and the new Porsche Carrera…
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March 16, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Enters New Carrera Cup Series with Three Car Effort

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 16, 2021) – The newly-established Porsche Carrera Cup North America begins its inaugural season this weekend at Sebring International Raceway in support of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. Wright Motorsports has joined the premier one-make series with three Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car entries, to…
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March 16, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Secures Le Mans Entry, Confirms ELMS Season with IDEC Sport

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (March 10, 2021) – Era Motorsport’s sophomore season in professional sports car racing has been one for the history books, with the team kicking the year off with victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, followed by clinching the Asian Le Mans Series LMP2 Am championship in February. In addition to…
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March 10, 2021 0

Performance Track Day Brings Together Corvette All Stars for Unforgettable Event

PHOENIX, Ariz., (March 9, 2021) — This June, sports car fans and track day enthusiasts will have the opportunity to take part in a once in a lifetime experience with the help of Performance Track Day. The unique track day experience, run by sports car racing champions Darren Law and Johnny O’Connell, is hosting a…
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March 9, 2021 0

DXDT Celebrates SRO Season Opener with Four Wins, Two Podiums

SONOMA, Calif., (March 9, 2021) – The new season of SRO America began this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, and sports car racing team DXDT closed out the opening event with six podiums and four wins between the GT World Challenge America, GT America, and TC America series. The Sonoma double header for each series was…
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March 9, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Takes Points Lead in Sonoma Raceway Double Header

SONOMA, Calif., (March 8, 2021) – After a successful weekend for the first two rounds of the GT World Challenge America and GT America, Wright Motorsports takes the points lead for each series, earning three wins and one podium finish in four races. In the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by aws, Fred Poordad…
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March 8, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Brings Full Squad to Sonoma Raceway for Season Start

SONOMA, Calif., (March 2, 2021) – The 2021 SRO America season begins this week at Sonoma Raceway with a series of double headers for the GT World Challenge America, GT America, and TC America, and DXDT Racing has a full squad of sports cars ready to hit the ground running. The team’s fleet of five…
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March 2, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Returns to SRO America with Two-Series Effort

BATAVIA, Ohio. (February 23, 2021) – The SRO America 2021 season begins in less than two weeks, and Porsche racing team Wright Motorsports will contest two cars in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS and GT America powered by AWS series. Fred Poordad, the 2020 Am class champion, is returning to the…
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February 23, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Secures Inaugural Asian Le Mans Series Am Championship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (February 21, 2021) – One month after claiming victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Era Motorsport has picked up their latest sports car racing title: LMP2 Am champions in the Asian Le Mans Series. The Indianapolis-based squad has spent the last three weeks in the United Arab Emirates with JOTA Sport for…
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February 21, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Sweeps Asian Le Mans Series Debut

DUBAI, UAE. (February 15, 2021) – Riding the momentum of their January victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona last month, Era Motorsport keeps the winning streak alive following a successful debut weekend in the Asian Le Mans Series with JOTA Sport. The LMP2 team claimed top honors in the Am class, winning both races…
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February 15, 2021 0

Rolex 24 Winners Era Motorsport Commits to Full Season WeatherTech Effort

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (February 8, 2021) – Era Motorsport, recently crowned winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, has committed to the entire 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, competing in the LMP2 class in the No. 18 Oreca. Drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman will race the seven-round championship and be joined by Ryan Dalziel for…
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February 8, 2021 0

Andreas Laskaratos Joins Era Motorsport for Asian Le Mans Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (February 4, 2021) — Newly crowned winners Rolex 24 At Daytona Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and the Era Motorsport crew have little time to rest from their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory, as now the team heads to United Arab Emirates for the Asian Le Mans Series season-opening double header. Era Motorsport…
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February 4, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Expands Lineups for 2021 SRO America Effort

STATESVILLE, N.C. (February 3, 2021) – The 2021 SRO America race season is set to begin in March, and DXDT Racing is operating at full speed ahead for what will be an action-packed season. The new season will see the return of the sports car racing team to the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered…
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February 3, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Maintains Strong Results at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, (February, 1, 2021) – For the second year in a row, Wright Motorsports has produced a near flawless performance during one of the most challenging sports car endurance races in North America to finish fourth, just seconds shy of a podium result. Racing the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R with…
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February 1, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Claims Maiden Victory at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 31, 2021) – Just one year after making their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut, Era Motorsport earned their first series win at one of the most challenging sports car endurance races in North America, the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Drivers Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, and Paul-Loup Chatin drove the…
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January 31, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Revises Rolex 24 Driver Lineup Following Incident in Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 28, 2021) — Following an incident in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice on Wednesday afternoon, the decision has been made to retire the No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the remainder of the weekend. The Wright Motorsports car’s leading driver, Ryan Hardwick, will also withdraw from the Rolex 24 At…
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January 28, 2021 0

GoGoGo! Magnus Racing Reveals Rolex 24 Poster and 2021 Car Livery

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2021) – After driving fans crazy by hiding images of their No. 44 Acura NSX Evo throughout the Roar Before the 24, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team Magnus Racing has finally revealed their 2021 livery and special Rolex 24 At Daytona poster. The Magnus Racing with Archangel Acura, which will…
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January 27, 2021 0

Era Motorsport’s Fan-Favorite Crayon Car is Ready for Rolex 24

DAYTONA, Fla., (January 27, 2021) – The No. 18 Era Motorsports Oreca LMP2 car debuted its special livery for the Rolex 24 At Daytona last week, designed by a six-year-old (and three quarters) race fan from Ontario, Canada. Following week of testing, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season officially begins this week with the Rolex…
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January 27, 2021 0

Event Preview: Wright Motorsports Makes Preparations for Team’s 28 Hours of Racing At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 26, 2021) – 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…
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January 26, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Swaps Chassis Before Motul Pole Award 100

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 24, 2021) — Exactly 365 days after Black Swan Racing purchased a Porsche 911 GT3 R chassis from Wright Motorsports to run the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the car is coming back to its previous owner to race on track in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 and next week’s Rolex…
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January 24, 2021 0

Event Preview: Roar Before the 24

DAYTONA, Fla., (January 20, 2021) – 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…
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January 20, 2021 0

Era Motorsport to Run Special Livery Designed by Six-Year-Old Fan at Rolex 24

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (January 17, 2021) – The 2021 Rolex 24 at Daytona will see the return of Era Motorsport to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which the team will celebrate by sporting a livery inspired by a design from a young fan from Ontario, Canada. Six-year-old Owen, who is a third-generation race fan, beat out…
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January 17, 2021 0

NTE Sport Races into 2021 WeatherTech Season with Audi R8 LMS

DALLAS, Tex., (January 15, 2021) — One year after making their IMSA debut in the Michelin Pilot Challenge, NTE Sport is climbing up the motorsport ranks to compete in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, racing an Audi R8 LMS in this month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team, led by owner Paul Mata will run the No.…
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January 15, 2021 0

Event Preview: Magnus with Archangel Roars into 2021 with Stout Driver Lineup

Tooele, Utah. (January 13, 2021) – The Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway will see the on-track debut of the partnership of Magnus with Archangel and the new No. 44 Acura NSX GT3 Evo. Full season drivers John Potter and Andy Lally will welcome Spencer Pumpelly as their co-driver addition for the four…
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January 13, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports to Compete in Michelin Pilot Challenge in 2021

BATAVIA, Ohio. (January 13, 2021) – With the Roar Before the 24 less than two weeks away, Wright Motorsports has announced an expansion of their Porsche customer racing team to include a full-season entry in the 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge. Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen will race the No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport…
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January 13, 2021 0

Back with the Wright Stuff: Wright Motorsports Reveals 2021 IMSA Program

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 17, 2020) – 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…
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December 17, 2020 0