News Category: IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge

Wright Motorsports Scores Win and Podium Finish at Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif., (September 12, 2021) – Wright Motorsports put forth an impressive performance this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, securing two pole positions, one win, and one third-place result between its two IMSA programs. Jan Heylen, Max Root, and the crew of the No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport won from pole position…
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September 12, 2021 0

Root to Replace Hardwick at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

SALINAS, Calif., (September 8, 2021) – Following a positive COVID-19 test, driver Ryan Hardwick will sit out this weekend’s Michelin Pilot Challenge race with Wright Motorsports in the No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport. Upon first sign of the symptoms, Hardwick immediately quarantined and awaited the results of an official test, following team and…
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September 8, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Five Races in Two States Ahead for Wright Motorsports

BATAVIA, Ohio. (September 7, 2021) — Another multi-city race weekend is here for Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports. The three professional race programs the team holds under the IMSA-sanctioned umbrella race this weekend, with the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge competing at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, and the Porsche Carrera Cup North…
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September 7, 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

Wright Motorsports Scores Podium, Makes Points Gain in Heated Lime Rock Weekend

LAKEVILLE, Conn., (July 17) — Wright Motorsports braved sweltering temperatures and stifling humidity this weekend at Lime Rock Park, leaving the Northeast Grand Prix with a hefty points pull to go towards their Michelin Pilot Challenge championship endeavor. Lightning cut short the two-hour, 40-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship sprint race, disappointing drivers and teams alike,…
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July 17, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Captures Podium in Sahlen’s 120 at the Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 2, 2021) – Friday afternoon at an overcast Watkins Glen International, Wright Motorsports secured their third podium of the 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge season. Following a second-place finish with Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen in the Porsche No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport, the team acquired their fourth top-five finish…
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July 2, 2021 0

Event Preview: Wright Motorsports Eager for More Points at the Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 30, 2021) — Another race week at Watkins Glen International is set to begin this weekend for Wright Motorsports in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. The Porsche customer racing team, having competed last week in the race festivities in the Porsche Carrera Cup, Michelin Pilot Challenge, and WeatherTech Series, will return…
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June 30, 2021 0

Flawless Performance Nets Wright Motorsports Multiple Podiums at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 27, 2021) – The first of two sports car racing weekends at Watkins Glen International is complete, following the checkered flag of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. Wright Motorsports brought five Porsche race cars to the IMSA weekend, securing four podium finishes across the three-race series. While the team…
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June 28, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Set for Action Packed Weekend at Watkins Glen

BATAVIA, Ohio. (June 22, 2021) – After a rare weekend of no racing, Wright Motorsports is back in action this weekend at Watkins Glen International for an action-packed event. The Ohio-based Porsche customer racing team will field five entries across the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge, and Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented…
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June 22, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Reveals Driver Changes in IMSA Programs

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

Wright Motorsports Experiences Highs and Lows at Home Race

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

Event Preview: Hardwick Returns in Time for Home Race Weekend

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

Wright Motorsports Takes Points Lead after Sebring Podium

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

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

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

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

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 26, 2021) – Race week for the 59th Rolex 24 At Daytona kicks off this Thursday, and Wright Motorsports will run their first official race event of the 2021 season pulling double duty in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Michelin Pilot Challenge’s BMW Endurance…
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January 26, 2021 0

Event Preview: Roar Before the 24

DAYTONA, Fla., (January 20, 2021) – The final preparations for the 2021 race season are underway this week as IMSA competitors will descend on Daytona International Speedway for this week’s Roar Before the 24. Wright Motorsports has a busy two weeks ahead, running in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge in the…
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January 20, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports to Compete in Michelin Pilot Challenge in 2021

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

PREVIEW: NTe Sport by M1 Makes IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Debut at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 22, 2020) – As the new Michelin Pilot Challenge begins this weekend at Daytona International Speedway, NTe Sport by M1 is ready for their IMSA debut with Sheena Monk and Corey Lewis, in this weekend’s BMW Endurance Challenge. The pair will race full season in their new No. 3 McLaren 570S…
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January 22, 2020 0

Team Report: Fall-Line Wins CTSC Season-Ender in Wold Fashion

Fall-Line Motorsports drivers Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman finally found themselves in victory lane in 2015 as they won the last race of the year in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series in their BMW M3. The race was a mix of conditions from damp to drenched but Hindman was able to hang on and…
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October 5, 2015 0

Recount Awards Matt Bell Series Qualifying Record

Following a recent recount, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge driver Matt Bell has been named the new series leader for most pole positions earned. Canadian race car driver Devon Powell, who started his career in street stock endurance racing in 1997, previously held the title, with a total of 13 career pole positions. American racer Matt…
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September 30, 2015 0

Team Report: Fall-Line Motorsports Narrowly Misses Podium at VIR

Source: Fall-Line Motorsports Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman narrowly missed the podium at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) Saturday as the Fall-Line duo finished fourth for the 8th round of 10 in the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series. Freiberg started the race from 6th position and made some impressive passes from the start. She moved…
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August 24, 2015 0

Team Report: Double Podium for Stevenson Motorsports at VIR

Stevenson Motorsports kept up the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship momentum at Virginia International Raceway on Saturday when the team Camaro Z/28.Rs took a double podium finish. The No. 9 Camaro Z/28.R of Matt Bell and Lawson Aschenbach led the Stevenson charge with a second place result while the No. 6 Camaro Z/28.R of Andrew Davis…
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August 22, 2015 0

Team Report: Freiberg and Hindman Back on the Podium in CTSC

Source: Fall-Line Motorsports Elkhart Lake, Wis. (August 10, 2015) – Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman fought their way back on the podium Saturday in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Road America where they finished third. Teammates Mark Boden and Tonis Kasemets also had an impressive run at the team’s home track to finish eighth.…
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August 10, 2015 0

Team Report: Fighting Fifth for Stevenson Motorsports Camaro Z/28.R at Road America

Source: Sunday Group Management Elkhart Lake, Wisc. (8 August 2015) – Stevenson Motorsports continued to push for a championship in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition on Saturday at Road America, but didn’t make the ground up that the team had been hoping to. The No. 6 Camaro Z/28.R of Robin Liddell and Andrew Davis finished fifth…
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August 8, 2015 0

Team Report: Double Top-Five For Stevenson Motorsports Camaro Z/28.Rs at Lime Rock Park

Source: Sunday Group Management Lakeville, Conn. (25 July 2015) – Stevenson Motorsports brought home two top-five finishes at Lime Rock Park in Round 6 of the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship on Saturday. The Stevenson Motorsports No. 6 Camaro Z/28.R grew its championship advantage with a charging run to fourth from Robin Liddell and…
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July 25, 2015 0

Team Report: Stevenson Motorsports Camaro Z/28.R on Pole at Lime Rock Park

Source: Sunday Group Management Lakeville, Conn. (24 July 2015) – Stevenson Motorsports got a fast start to the Northeast Grand Prix race weekend at Lime Rock Park on Friday as driver Matt Bell won the TOTAL Pole Award with his fast lap of 57.654-seconds in the Stevenson Motorsports No. 9 Camaro Z/28.R. The pole is the third…
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July 24, 2015 0

Matt Bell Continental Tire GS Pole Position Quote

Matt Bell // Stevenson Motorsports //No. 9 Camaro Z/28.R Qualified P1 // Best time of 1:35.765 (+0.259) I think we really hit the timing on this on the money. Everyone behind me didn’t have the track position and had to deal with cars heating up the track in front of them. It doesn’t sound like…
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May 2, 2015 0

Double Daytona Podium for Stevenson Motorsports

Source: Sunday Group Management Daytona Beach, Fla. (23 January 2015) – Stevenson Motorsports continued to make a strong start to the 2015  IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season as the popular squad scored a double-podium finish in the Daytona 200 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday. Racing on a track that has been stingy with its…
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January 23, 2015 0

Stevenson Motorsports Ready for 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Championship

Source: Stevenson Motorsports Jacksonville, N.C. (6 January 2015) – Just a few quick months after closing out the 2014 IMSA season doing battle for the championship, Stevenson Motorsports is ready for the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge with an updated driver line up for the team’s potent Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R machines. It’s been a…
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January 6, 2015 0

Racer Marc Miller Uses Daytona Race to Help Local Autism Society Chapter

Holland, MI. (Jan. 16). Beginning January 22nd, the 2014 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season will be underway at Daytona International Speedway. Michigan native Marc Miller will return for this third year with CJ Wilson Racing, alongside co-driver Tyler McQuarrie in the #3 Mazda MX-5. “I’m extremely excited for the team to have Marc Miller…
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January 16, 2014 0