News Category: GT World Challenge

Wright Motorsports Finishes Second in GT World Challenge America Championship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 9, 2022) – The 2022 season for the Fanatc GT World Challenge America powered by AWS came to a close this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The three-wide battle for the championship title in the Pro/Am class concluded with Wright Motorsports finishing the endeavor in second place, narrowly missing the top…
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October 9, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Aims for Pro Class Win at Indianapolis 8 Hour

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 5, 2022) – The final fight for top honors in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS takes place this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and though not in the championship fight, DXDT Racing will contest for the overall and am-class wins with a pair of revised lineups. The No.…
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October 5, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Assembles Stout Lineups for Indianapolis 8 Hour

STATESVILLE, N.C. (September 28, 2022) – This October, the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS series will conclude the 2022 race season with the biggest race of the year: The Indianapolis 8 Hour. Mercedes AMG customer racing team DXDT Racing will be armed with stout lineups, adding Valentin Pierburg and Patrick Assenheimer to…
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September 28, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Welcomes Elia Erhart to Indianapolis 8 Hour Lineup

BATAVIA, Ohio., (September 26, 2022) – Following a successful weekend at Sebring International Raceway where Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports returned to victory lane and kept the championship lead in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, the fight for the title heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indianapolis 8 Hour will…
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September 26, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Retains Championship Lead Following Heated Sebring Weekend

SEBRING, Fla., (September 26, 2022) – The penultimate event of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS kept competitors and race fans guessing all weekend long, but the consistency of Wright Motorsports never faltered. With a third-place finish and a win in the pair of races by driver pairing Jan Heyelen and Charlie…
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September 26, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Ready to Stand Out in Sunshine State for Sebring Doubleheader

Sebring, Fla., (September 20, 2022) – As North American sports car racing says goodbye to the final days of summer, the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS enters the penultimate weekend of the 2022 season at Sebring International Raceway. Eighteen entries are set to compete in the pair of races this Saturday and…
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September 20, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Savors Sweet Road America Podium

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 21, 2022) – DXDT Racing is enjoying a sweet celebration this weekend after a job well done at Road America for Rounds 9 and 10 of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America. Not only did the team earn three top-five finishes with their pair of Mercedes AMG GT3 cars, but the…
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August 21, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Takes World Challenge Points Lead at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 21, 2022) – This weekend at Road America, Wright Motorsports reclaimed the points lead in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS Pro/Am class. Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen produced a stout performance in the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R, earning a third and fourth place finish in…
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August 21, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Tightens Focus on World Challenge Championship at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 17, 2022) – The heat is on as the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS heads to Road America for the second half of the 2022 championship fight. The Wright Motorsports No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen has a strong footing in second…
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August 17, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Ready for Racecars, Brats, and Cheese at Road America Doubleheader

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 16, 2022) – DXDT Racing may be in for an exciting weekend of racing at Road America for the next rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS. Dubbed “America’s National Park of Speed,” Road America’s long straight and sweeping corners provide no shortage of excitement and promise to…
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August 16, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Claims Overall Victory, Breaks K-PAX Racing Streak

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 24, 2022) – Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports put in a masterful performance in race one of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS weekend, beating out not only all of the Pro/Am class competitors, but the Pro/Pro-ranked entries as well. Drivers…
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July 24, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Closes Out Successful Weekend at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 24, 2022) – The temperatures were heated this weekend and so was the action at Watkins Glen International for rounds seven and eight of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. The Wright Motorsports driving duo of Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen had a rewarding weekend, earning their first…
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July 24, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Resumes GT World Challenge Championship Fight at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 20, 2022) – The championship fight for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS title resumes this weekend at Watkins Glen International and Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports is ready to return to Upstate New York for the showdown. “We’re looking forward to being back in New York…
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July 20, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Mercedes Duo Carry Momentum to Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 20, 2022) – Still riding the momentum of a double-podium weekend last month at VIRginia International Raceway, Mercedes customer racing team DXDT Racing heads to Watkins Glen International for the next two rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, July 23-24. The team has high hopes for…
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July 20, 2022 0

DXDT Relishes Pair of Podiums at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 20, 2022) – Riding on the momentum of their continued progression with every race weekend, DXDT celebrated a double podium weekend in the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS at VIRginia International Raceway. Team owner and driver David Askew, along with co-driver Dirk Müller and team, earned a pair of third…
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June 20, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Enjoys Points Haul at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 20, 2022) – After entering the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS event at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) with high hopes and a strong race car, the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R team Wright Motorsports celebrated yet another podium and a top-five finish, continuing their assault on the 2022 Pro/Am…
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June 20, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Ready to Shine as Home Team at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 15, 2022) – The Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS journeys to VIRginia International Raceway this weekend for rounds five and six of the thirteen-race championship. The Wright Motorsports father and son-in-law driving duo of Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen soak up all of the benefits of the homefield advantage…
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June 15, 2022 0

DXDT Readies to Defend Win on Home Turf at VIRginia International Raceway

STATESVILLE, N.C., (June 14, 2022) – After enduring a blistering hot weekend last month in New Orleans, the competitors of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS head northeast this weekend for rounds five and six of the championship, to be hosted at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). The No. 63 and No. 08…
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June 14, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Rebounds in New Orleans to Claim Top-Five Finish

AVONDALE, La., (May 24, 2022) – After a stream of bad luck and hindrances in the opening races of the 2022 sports car racing season, Mercedes Customer Racing team DXDT Racing celebrated a well-earned fourth-place finish on Sunday in the Fanatech GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. The team’s doubleheader at NOLA Motorsports Park…
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May 24, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Shows Determination and Grit in New Orleans

AVONDALE, La. (May 22, 2022) – Wright Motorsports had high hopes heading into the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS weekend at NOLA Motorsports Park, entering the weekend as points leaders in the Pro/Am class. Drivers Charlie Luck (Am) and Jan Heylen (Pro) had strong momentum on their side after winning back-to-back races last…
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May 22, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Prepared to Turn up the Heat in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, L.A. (May 18, 2022) – The battle for the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS turns up the heat this weekend as the series prepares for its inaugural event at NOLA Motorsports Park. After a rocky start to the season at Sonoma Raceway, Mercedes AMG customer racing team DXDT Racing…
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May 18, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Headed for GT World Challenge Championship Weekend in New Orleans

BATAVIA, Ohio, (May 17, 2022) – One month has passed since the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS 2022 season began at Sonoma Raceway. The Wright Motorsports Porsche customer racing effort is all too eager to resume the season this weekend in New Orleans at NOLA Motorsport Park. After sweeping the season-opening doubleheader,…
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May 17, 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

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

DXDT Racing Ready to Race in Wine Country for GT World Challenge America Opener

SONOMA, Calif., (April 12, 2022) – Rounds one and two of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS and the No. 63 and No. 08 DXDT Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 cars are prepared and ready to get the 2022 season started. Sonoma Raceway will host the season-opening doubleheader event, and DXDT Racing will…
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April 12, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Returns to Defend GT World Challenge America Championship Titles

BATAVIA, OHIO, (March 30, 2022) – After clinching the team and driver championship titles for two consecutive years in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, Wright Motorsports has announced their return to the series for the 2022 season. The veteran Porsche customer team will field a new lineup as Charlie Luck and…
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March 30, 2022 0

DXDT Racing Gears Up for 2022 GT World Challenge America Season

STATESVILLE, N.C., (February 15, 2022) – In preparation for the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS season, DXDT Racing has confirmed its lineups in the Pro/Am class, entering two Mercedes AMG GT3 cars in the upcoming championship. David Askew and Dirk Müller will race in the No. 63 USALCO Mercedes AMG GT3,…
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February 15, 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

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

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

Root Returns to Indianapolis 8 Hour with Wright Motorsports

BATAVIA, Ohio. (October 8, 2021) – The season finale of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America presented by aws takes place October 15 – 17 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Wright Motorsports has completed its driver lineup for the eight-hour endurance event. Fred Poordad and Jan Heylen, the 2021 Pro/Am Driver Champions, will be…
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October 8, 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

DXDT Celebrates Double-Podium Weekend in Florida Sun

SEBRING, Fla., (October 3, 2021) – DXDT Racing added two more podium finishes to the 2021 results tally this weekend at Sebring International Raceway. Racing in both the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by aws and the TC America powered by Skip Barber Racing School, the team celebrated two second-place finishes with drivers Erin Vogel…
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October 3, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Secures Heylen and Poordad Drivers’ Championship

SEBRING, Fla., (October 3, 2021) — For the second consecutive year, the drivers of Wright Motorsports have clinched the Pro/Am Drivers’ Championship in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by aws. Fred Poordad and Jan Heylen drove the No. 20 Porsche 911 GT3 R to victory this weekend, capping off the doubleheader event at…
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October 3, 2021 0

DXDT Racing Sets Sights on Sebring International Raceway

STATESVILLE, N.C. (September 29, 2021) – The battle for the Pro/Am championship title in the GT World Challenge America series continues this weekend at Sebring International Raceway, and DXDT Racing is ready to put in a strong effort to close the 20-point gap to the leaders in the team standings. With three wins and seven…
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September 29, 2021 0

Wright Targets Championship Title at Sebring Doubleheader

SEBRING, Fla., (September 28, 2021) — For the first time since 2009, SRO America will return to Sebring International Raceway this weekend for the penultimate rounds of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America. Wright Motorsports leads the Pro/Am team championship by 20 points, and after a podium finish at Watkins Glen International last month, drivers…
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September 28, 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

DXDT Racing Scores Triple-Podium Weekend at Watkins Glen International

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 19, 2021) – DXDT Racing has closed out a successful SRO America race weekend, earning one pole position and three podium finishes in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by aws and TC America powered by Skip Barber Racing School. GT World Challenge America powered by AWS Following a successful…
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September 19, 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

DXDT Racing Journeys to Upstate New York for Next Rounds of SRO America Championships

STATESVILLE, N.C. (September 14, 2021) — Only a handful of races remain in the 2021 season, and DXDT Racing is equipped and ready for the final push in their respective championships in SRO America. This weekend, the Mercedes AMG customer racing team will field two entries in the GT World Challenge America and one in…
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September 14, 2021 0

Askew and Dalziel Return to World Challenge Podium at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 30, 2021) – The heat turned up this weekend at Road America in the championship fight for the GT World Challenge America Series. DXDT Racing drivers David Askew and Ryan Dalziel returned to the podium this weekend after picking up a third place finish on Sunday afternoon in the No. 63…
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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

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

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