News Category: GT World Challenge

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

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

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

Race Recap: Wright Motorsports Secures Indianapolis Win, Am Championship Title

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 6, 2020) – The 2020 GT World Challenge America championship concluded on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Wright Motorsports closed out the season victorious as the Am class team champions and driver champions with Max Root and Fred Poordad. After a season filled with 90 minute doubleheaders, the team finished the…
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October 6, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Set for Indianapolis 8 Hour Season Finale

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 30, 2020) – Wright Motorsports will close out one of their three 2020 sports car racing championships this weekend at the Racing Capital of the World, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The final two rounds of the 2020 GT World Challenge America powered by AWS will run on track in the join the Intercontinental…
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September 30, 2020 0

Jan Heylen Joins Wright Motorsports for Austin GT World Challenge Event

BATAVIA, Ohio, (September 15, 2020) – This weekend, the GT World Challenge America powered by aws will run their penultimate double header event at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). Participating in his first-ever 24 Hours of Le Mans, full season driver Max Root will be forced to miss the two races at Circuit of the…
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September 15, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Sweeps Am Class in Austin GT World Challenge America

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Wright Motorsports celebrated a near-perfect weekend in the opening two rounds of the 2020 GT World Challenge America championship. The No. 20 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Fred Poordad and Max Root won both of the races in the AM class at Circuit of the Americas, closing out the…
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March 9, 2020 0

Ryan Dalziel Set for Action Packed 2020 Season

WINTER PARK, Fla., (December 11, 2019) – Following what can only be described as a character building year, Ryan Dalziel is ready to put the 2019 season behind him and look ahead to 2020, where the sports car racing Scotsman will race in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as well as GT World Challenge…
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December 11, 2019 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports at Watkins Glen International

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., (August 28, 2019) – The Pirelli GT4 America series has entered in to its final three race events of the year, beginning with this weekend’s double header at Watkins Glen International. Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to the track for a third time in their 15 year history, defending Mike Hedlund’s 2018 win.…
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August 28, 2019 0

Bettenhausen Readies for Portland International Raceway Debut

PORTLAND, Ore., (July 11, 2019) – With 40 cars expected to compete in this weekend’s the 59th Annual Rose Cup Races presented by Fastlife.TV, race car driver Ben Bettenhausen is set to make his Portland International Raceway (PIR) debut in the No. 95 TechSport Racing Subaru BRZ tS. “I’m very excited to run for the…
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July 11, 2019 0

Event Preview: Lizards Return to Portland with Dinan and Foley

SONOMA, Calif., (July 10, 2019) – The Pirelli GT4 America series heads to Portland International Raceway this weekend and Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to the track with Michael Dinan, Robby Foley, and their Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport. The duo took an eight week break from competition following a shoulder fracture that sidelined Dinan…
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July 10, 2019 0