News Category: GT America

Flying Lizard Triumphant at Iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Ing., (October 10, 2022) – Flying Lizard celebrated a long-awaited race win over the weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the site of the conclusion of the team’s championship efforts in the GT America Powered by AWS and Pirelli GT4 America series. The team’s pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4 cars, driven by Elias Sabo…
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October 10, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Seeks Championship Titles at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 5, 2022) – SRO America descends on Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the conclusion of the 2022 race season for the four series under the sanctioning body’s umbrella. Headed into the final event, Flying Lizard Motorsport stands to wrap up two championships: the GT America Powered by AWS, and the Pirelli…
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October 5, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Scores Victory, Triple Podium at Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (September 26, 2022) – At a very hot and humid Sebring International Raceway, professional sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports celebrated a big win and an additional two podium finishes in the GT America powered by AWS, and the Pirelli GT4 America powered by AWS. Elias Sabo, driver of the No. 8…
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September 26, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Fixated on GT4 Points at Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (September 21, 2022) – When Flying Lizard Motorsports first raced a pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4 cars in Pirelli GT4 America’s then Sprint and SprintX championships, the team swept all eligible team and driver categories, adding four titles to the existing six on the roster. This year, the Lizards are back and…
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September 21, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Experiences Podium High at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 22, 2022) – Though the results may not tell the full story of the race weekend, Flying Lizard Motorsports experienced a weekend full of highs with a podium finish combined with some frustrations at Road America. Despite the unpredictable nature of racing, the program continued to make considerable gains, with drivers…
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August 22, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Hopes to Build on Recent Success at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis,. (August 16, 2022) – Following a productive double-podium weekend at Watkins Glen International, the drivers and team members of Flying Lizard Motorsport journey to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for the next two rounds of the GT America powered by AWS and Pirelli GT4 America championships. Racing a pair of Aston…
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August 16, 2022 0

DXDT Racing’s Askew and Smithson Ready to Make Music at Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (August 5, 2022) – The streets of Nashville, Tennessee will once again come alive for the second annual Big Machine Music City Grand Prix this weekend, as five different race series descend on the country music capital of the world. DXDT Racing’s David Askew and Scott Smithson will join the GT America powered…
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August 5, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Celebrates Double Podium Weekend at Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, N.Y. (July 25, 2022) – Flying Lizard Motorsports closed out another strong weekend in the SRO-America sanctioned series of GT America powered by AWS and Pirelli GT4 America. The pair of No. 8 Aston Martin Vantage cars the Lizards entered for the weekend produced podium-worthy runs, and the team closed out the weekend…
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July 25, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Returns to Watkins Glen for Double Race Weekend with Aston Martins

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) – Just a few weeks after Flying Lizard Motorsports celebrated another Lamborghini Super Trofeo victory at Watkins Glen International, the team is returning to the upstate New York road course with a pair of Aston Martins, ready to compete in SRO America’s GT America powered by AWS and Pirelli…
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July 19, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Gains Momentum at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 20, 2022) – Professional sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports wrapped up another action-packed race weekend in the SRO America organization, racing two Aston Martin Vantage GT4 cars in the GT America Powered by AWS and the Pirelli GT4 America series. The ten-time champions raced through the hills of VIRginia International…
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June 20, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Revisits Heaven on Earth at VIRginia International Raceway

DANVILLE, Vir., (June 15, 2022) – Famous actor and race car driver Paul Newman once said of VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), “If there’s a Heaven on Earth, it’s VIR,” and this weekend Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to the Alton, Virginia track for another action-packed race event. The Lizards will contest their two Aston Martin Vantage…
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June 15, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Sweeps GT World Challenge America Sonoma Opener

SONOMA, Calif., (April 17, 2022) – Wright Motorsports drivers Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen made their debut as teammates in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS and swept the event, taking both wins in the Pro/Am class this weekend. Hutton McKenna also made his own debut in the GT America powered by…
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April 17, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Kicks Off SRO America Season with Podium Finish

SONOMA, Cali., (April 17, 2022) – Flying Lizard returned to the Pirelli GT4 America and GT America powered by AWS this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, starting the new season off with another podium finish at their home track. The Sonoma-based squad raced a pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4 cars in the two series with…
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April 17, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports California Run Continues with SRO America Season Start

SONOMA, Cali., (April 13, 2022) – Just a few days after the team’s hard-charging performance at the Grand Prix of Long Beach in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports continues the April California swing with the start of the SRO America season opener at Sonoma Raceway. Wright Motorsports will contest…
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April 13, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Begins New SRO America Season on Home Turf, Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif., (April 12, 2022) — It is once again home race week for Flying Lizard Motorsport at Sonoma Raceway. The Lizards have a packed race week ahead as the GT America powered by AWS and Pirelli GT4 America series get underway, in addition to rounds five and six of the Porsche Sprint Challenge America.…
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April 12, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Returns to GT4 America, GT America with Aston Martin

SONOMA, Calif., (February 14, 2022) – Two years after Flying Lizard Motorsports swept the team and driver titles in GT4 America with a pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4 race cars, the team will again race a pair of Aston Martins in SRO America. With the support of sponsor 5.11, manufacturer of purpose-built apparel, footwear,…
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February 14, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Concludes 2021 SRO America Season with Three Podiums

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 19, 2021) – The 2021 SRO America season concluded on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and DXDT Racing has finished the year with three additional podiums across the team’s three customer racing programs. Running in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America, GT America, and TC America championships, the six-car team has closed…
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October 19, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Leaves Mark on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 19, 2021) – Sportscar racing team Flying Lizards Motorsports left another mark on both Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and GT America powered by AWS this weekend by adding another podium to their achievements. Andy Wilzoch, in the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R, crossed the finish line on Saturday fifth overall and…
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October 19, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Wins GT America, GT World Challenge Titles at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 17, 2021) – Wright Motorsports has ended the 2021 SRO America race season as victors, collecting every eligible championship title between its two race programs in SRO GT America and GT World Challenge America. Charlie Luck and the team behind the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R race car clinched both the…
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October 17, 2021 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Ready for Indianapolis Showdown

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 13, 2021) — Many race seasons have passed since sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports has raced on the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). This weekend, the 10-time sports car racing champions will return to the Racing Capital of the World for the first time since 2014, racing the…
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October 13, 2021 0

Wright Seeks Title Sweep at Indianapolis Finale

BATAVIA, Ohio. (October 12, 2021) – The 2021 season for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America presented by aws and GT America presented by aws concludes this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), and Wright Motorsports has a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars competing for multiple championship titles in the season finale…
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October 12, 2021 0

Smithson, Keating, and Merrill join DXDT Racing for Indianapolis 8 Hour

STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 7, 2021) – The 2021 Fanatec GT World Challenge America presented by aws championship draws to a close next week at the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ending the season with the longest race of the year, the Indianapolis 8 Hour. Three Mercedes AMG GT3 cars will represent DXDT Racing in…
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October 7, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Sweeps Top Steps in Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (October 4, 2021) – Flying Lizard Motorsports brought the heat to Sebring, Florida sweeping the podium top step in two classes in GT America powered by aws. The No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Andy Wilzoch and the crew powered through a tough weekend start to claim victory in Masters class…
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October 4, 2021 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Returns to Sebring with Two Car Effort

SEBRING, Fla., (September 29, 2021) – Five years have passed since Flying Lizard Motorsports has raced at Sebring International Raceway, and this weekend, the team makes its return to the legendary track for a double-header race event in the GT America powered by aws. The black, grey, and yellow Lizard-liveried Porsche 911 GT3 R of…
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September 29, 2021 0

Wilzoch Flies the Lizard Porsche to Two GT America Podiums at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 20, 2021) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to the podium at Watkins Glen International once again this weekend, following a standout performance from driver Andy Wilzoch in the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R in GT America powered by AWS. Wilzoch, who has recently returned to the series to finish out…
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September 20, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Maintains Points Lead at Watkins Glen International

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 19, 2021) – Consistency is the name of the game for Wright Motorsports. The John Wright-led team celebrated another rewarding sports car racing weekend in SRO America, earning two pole positions and three podiums across its two Porsche racing efforts at Watkins Glen International. Both Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars…
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September 19, 2021 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Pulls Double Duty in New York and Utah

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 16, 2021) – After a triple podium weekend at Road America in the previous GT America doubleheader, Flying Lizard Motorsports will race this weekend at Watkins Glen International, returning with Andy Wilzoch and the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R. The team will also field two entries in the Yokohama Drivers…
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September 16, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Returns to Watkins Glen with Sizeable Points Lead

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 15, 2021) – The schedule continues to move almost relentlessly forward for Wright Motorsports as the SRO America series returns September 17 – 20. Wright Motorsports will approach the Watkins Glen International weekend with a sizeable point leads in both GT World Challenge America and GT America series. Though the drivers…
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September 15, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Quick to Claim Championship Points at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 30, 2021) — The Flying Lizard Porsche and TKO Motorsports Bentley made a splash at Road America in SRO’s GT America. Andy Wilzoch, driver of the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R secured two class podiums and an overall win, and Memo Gidley, driver of the No. 101 TKO Motorsports with…
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August 30, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Returns to Victory Circle at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 30, 2021) – Wright Motorsports secured two victories this weekend at Road America, scoring wins in both SRO GT World Challenge America and SRO GT America with its pair of Porsche race cars. Points leader Charlie Luck celebrated his sixth win this season in the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R…
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August 30, 2021 0

Summer Break is Over: DXDT Racing Expects Strong Weekend at Road America

STATESVILLE, N.C., (August 24, 2021) — The mid-summer season break is officially over for all SRO America series, and this weekend, the three championships head to Road America for a weekend of action-packed racing. DXDT Racing is back in full force with their five-car operation, ready to continue the championship fights into the second half…
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August 24, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Back in Wisconsin for SRO America Weekend as Points Leaders

BATAVIA, Ohio. (August 24, 2021) – Wright Motorsport heads to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for the second time this month, this time to compete in the Fanatec GT World Challenge and GT America series. The Batavia, Ohio-based Porsche customer racing team enters the weekend as the points leaders in both series, looking to continue a season…
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August 24, 2021 0

Event Preview: Lizards Join GT America Championship at Road America

SONOMA, Calif., (August 23, 2021) — Following a successful test session at Road America last week, Flying Lizard Motorsport will return to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for their first weekend back in the GT America championship since March. Coming back to the series with a two-car effort, the Lizards will have both Andy Wilzoch in the…
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August 23, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Two-Car Effort in GT America

SONOMA, Calif., (August 11, 2021) – The SRO America season has reached its halfway point, and Flying Lizard Motorsports has put together a two-car effort to run the remainder of the 2021 GT America season. The team will see the return of the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R, driven by longtime Lizard Andy Wilzoch.…
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August 11, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Nets GT America Podiums in Downtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, TENN., (August 9, 2021) – The streets of Nashville came alive this weekend as the inaugural Music City Grand Prix took over the Tennessee state capital. DXDT Racing had a successful weekend, with driver David Askew earning two podium finishes in GT America, bringing the team’s total for the year to four for the…
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August 9, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Grabs Third Place Finish at Road America, Podiums in Nashville

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (AUGUST 9, 2021) – Wright Motorsports picked up several podium finishes on Saturday and Sunday during their multi-city race weekend in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and Nashville, Tennessee. Patrick Long and Trent Hindman earned their first podium together as a pair, following their second-place finish at the Twelve Hours of Sebring with Jan…
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August 9, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports to Tackle Multiple Race Venues in One Weekend

BATAVIA, Ohio. (August 3, 2021) – The 2021 motorsport season has presented Wright Motorsports with one packed race event after another, and this weekend is no exception. Starting this Thursday, Wright Motorsports will be supporting six Porsche entries at two different events, spanning over 600 miles. In Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, the IMSA-sanctioned series of the…
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August 3, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Ready to Make Trio of Mercedes Sing on Nashville Streets

STATESVILLE, N.C., (August 3, 2021) – The streets of Nashville will be singing this weekend as the GT America championship brings sports car racing to the Capital of country music. The Inaugural Music City Grand Prix will be a packed weekend of non-stop racing, as both sports cars and open-wheel cars descend on the city…
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August 3, 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

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

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

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

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

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