News Category: GT World Challenge

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Triumphs at Indianapolis 8 Hour, Wins Pro Class

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (October 9, 2023) – The 2023 championship for the GT World Challenge America powered by AWS concluded Saturday evening at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was the Wright Motorsports No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R that controlled the Indianapolis 8 Hour to take the Pro class win in the SRO America season finale. Drivers…
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October 9, 2023 0

Wright Motorsports Enlists Hindman and Ilott for Final GT World Challenge America Faceoff at Indy 8 Hour

Porsche customer racing team takes final fight to Indianapolis Motor Speedway INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 3, 2023) – This weekend, Indianapolis Motor Speedway will serve as the battleground for the climatic conclusion of the 2023 Fanatec GT World Challenge series, and Wright Motorsports enters the finale event as the Pro/Am points leaders. The final fight for…
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October 4, 2023 0

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Dominates GT World Challenge America at Sebring with Complete Sweep

SEBRING, Fla., (September 25, 2023) –  Wright Motorsports celebrated an exemplary race event at Sebring International Raceway last weekend, securing four victories in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS doubleheader. The Porsche customer racing team, with drivers Jan Heylen and Madison Snow in the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R, and Adam…
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September 25, 2023 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Prepared to Duel for Championship Lead at Sebring GT World Challenge

SEBRING, Fla., (September 21, 2023) – This weekend at Sebring International Raceway the heat is turning up in the battle for the GT World Challenge America championship title. Armed with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R machines, Wright Motorsports enters the weekend seeking an illustrious overall win in the Pro class while adding valuable…
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September 21, 2023 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Doubles Opportunities to Win with Pro and Pro/Am Entries at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 15, 2023) – After a two-month summer break, the Wright Motorsports SRO America efforts are ready to resume racing this weekend at Road America. The team’s two full-season Porsche entries will return to competition in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with the No. 120 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Adam Adelson competing in…
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August 15, 2023 0

NEWS: Wright Motorsports and Charlie Luck Announce Snow for SRO Pro Lineup

BATAVIA, Ohio. (July 24, 2023) – As Wright Motorsports sweeps into the second half of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America season, the squad’s driver lineup for the No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R will see a shift for the remainder of the year. Following a recent injury to his left kidney earlier this month,…
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July 24, 2023 0

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Celebrates Father’s Day with Podium Finish

ALTON, Vir., (June 19, 2023) – Sunday afternoon at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), the Wright Motorsports race car driving duo of Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen closed out the race weekend with a return to the podium in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS. The Father’s Day success marked a special occasion…
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June 19, 2023 0

PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Revs up for Thrills at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (June 15, 2023) – As the SRO America starts back up its season, Wright Motorsports will rev back up its efforts in the two top GT3-based series. Wright continues to lead the Fanatec GT World Challenge America championship fight as the Porsche customer racing team heads into rounds seven and eight at VIRginia…
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June 15, 2023 0

Flying Lizard Wins Big in Texas at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (May 23, 2023) – Flying Lizard Motorsports had a highly successful weekend at Circuit of the Americas over the weekend in rounds five and six of the Pirelli GT4 America championship and seven and eight of GT America Powered by AWS. With five entries between the two series, the Lizards reveled in two…
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May 23, 2023 0

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Dominates at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (May 22, 2023) – The Wright Motorsports Porsches dominated the race weekend at Circuit of the Americas, sweeping both GT World Challenge America powered by AWS victories, and earning an additional three podium finishes at the Austin, Texas- area track. Drivers Adam Adelson and Elliott Skeer won the two headlining races of the…
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May 22, 2023 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Leads the Pack into Austin with Championship Points Advantage

AUSTIN, Tex., (May 17, 2023) – From a rainy weekend in New Orleans to the sunny heat of Texas, the SRO America group travels to Austin for the next rounds of the sports car racing season, and Wright Motorsports rides in with the championship points lead. The two-car Porsche racing team has garnered two wins…
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May 17, 2023 0

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Collects Hoard of Trophies at NOLA Motorsport Park

NEW ORLEANS, La., (May 1, 2023) – Another race weekend is complete in SRO America, and Wright Motorsports leaves New Orleans, Louisiana with a stockpile of trophies, celebrating one win and two additional podium finishes with the No. 120 Porsche 911 GT3 R and No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Competing in both the GT…
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May 1, 2023 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Descends on New Orleans for Thrilling Showdown

NEW ORLEANS, La., (April 25, 2023) – Motivated by multiple successes at the season-opener earlier this month, Wright Motorsports heads to New Orleans, Louisiana this weekend for Rounds three and four of the SRO Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. The Ohio-based team has some unfinished business at NOLA Motorsports Park and will…
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April 25, 2023 0

RECAP: Wright Motorsports Revels in Victory at Sonoma Raceway Season Opener

SONOMA, Calif., (April 3, 2023) – The SRO America 2023 season began for Wright Motorsports last weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The Porsche customer team celebrated multiple visits to the podium including a win in the headlining series, the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS. Team veterans Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen concluded the…
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April 3, 2023 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Porsches Ready for Action at Sonoma Raceway

BATAVIA, Ohio. (March 29, 2023) – A new season in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS begins this week at Sonoma Raceway, and Wright Motorsports will launch the pursuit of the championship title with two Porsche 911 GT3 R entries. The father and son-in-law duo of Charlie Luck and Jan Heylen return…
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March 29, 2023 0

DXDT Racing Charges into 2023 GT World Challenge America Championship

STATESVILLE, N.C., (March 23, 2023) – A new season for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS begins at Sonoma Raceway on March 30 and DXDT Racing will return for an eighth year competing in the North American sports car racing series. The Mercedes customer racing team will contest two Mercedes AMG GT3…
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March 23, 2023 0

Wright Motorsports Welcomes Adelson and Skeer to SRO America Programs

BATAVIA, Ohio. (February 22, 2023) – Wright Motorsports has expanded to a two-car effort as the Ohio-based team enters a new season in the 2023 Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS and GT America Powered by AWS. Adam Adelson and Elliott Skeer will race the No. 120 Porsche 911 GT3 R (type 991.2)…
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February 22, 2023 0

Wright Motorsports Takes on GT America Championship Bid with Return of Luck and Heylen

BATAVIA, Ohio. (February 15, 2023) – After an exciting 2022 race season that saw the battle for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America championship title come down to the final race, Wright Motorsports will return in 2023 for another shot at clinching the top honors. Armed with the new No. 45 Porsche 911 GT3 R…
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February 15, 2023 0

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