News Category: Porsche Carrera Cup North America

Wright Motorsports Finishes Runner up in WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

BRASELTON, Ga., (October 2, 2022) – When Wright Motorsports secured their monumental victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, the Porsche customer racing team immediately showed they would be a championship contender for the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Sunday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the battle for the GTD class title came…
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October 2, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Makes Final Championship Bid at Petit Le Mans

BRASELTON, Ga., (September 27, 2022) – After beginning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Wright Motorsports heads to the season finale at Petit Le Mans for a final bid at the GTD class title. The No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche, with drivers Ryan Hardwick, Jan Heylen, and…
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September 27, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Strives for Championship Points at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 2, 2022) – Three races remain in the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and this weekend, Wright Motorsports heads to Road America with sights set intently on the GTD class points lead. With two wins achieved so far this season, the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Ryan Hardwick and…
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August 2, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Ready for GT-Only Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park

LAKEVILLE, Conn., (July 12, 2022) — The competitors of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have a short but important race weekend in store in Lakeville, Connecticut at Lime Rock Park. This weekend, Wright Motorsports returns to the Northwest corner of the state to visit the 1.474-mile track, at which the team’s 1st Phorm Porsche 911…
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July 12, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Eager for Strong Endurance Performance at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., (June 21, 2022) – With six of the twelve rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championships complete, the famed Watkins Glen International will kick off the second half of the season with the Six Hours of the Glen. Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports will take part in the event with the…
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June 21, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Returns Victorious to Podium, Reclaims WeatherTech Points Lead

MONTEREY, Calif., (May 1, 2022) – Wright Motorsports closed out a successful race weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday afternoon, returning the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R to victory circle for the second time this season. With their California victory, the driving duo of Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen reclaimed…
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May 2, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Looks Ahead to Next Round at Laguna Seca

SALINAS, Calif., (April 26, 2022) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by the Cayman Islands return to California this weekend, and Wright Motorsports is ready for a packed event, racing four Porsches at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R will run…
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April 26, 2022 0

The Wright Strategy Drives Porsche into Top Five at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Cali., (April 10, 2022) — The streets of downtown Long Beach roared with the sound of sports cars on Saturday afternoon as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship conducted round three of the season. The Wright Motorsports duo of Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen put in another vigorous performance in the No. 16 1st…
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April 10, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Takes IMSA Championship Fight to the Streets of Long Beach

BATAVIA, Ohio. (April 5, 2022) – The streets of Long Beach, California will come alive with the sound of race cars this weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns for another exciting race event. The 47th Grand Prix of Long Beach will take place April 8-10, and Wright Motorsports is on the hunt for…
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April 5, 2022 0

Wright Rebounds from Early Race Challenge for Top-Ten Sebring Finish

SEBRING, Fla., (March 20, 2022) – The Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday was a character-building race for Wright Motorsports. The Ohio-based team managed to rebound from an early-race setback to earn a top-ten finish in the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R. After twelve punishing hours at the Sebring, Florida raceway, drivers…
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March 20, 2022 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Aims to Continue Sebring Streak with Momentum from Rolex Win

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 15, 2022) — Following a monumental race win at the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona, this weekend Wright Motorsports heads into the next round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: the Twelve Hours of Sebring. The Porsche customer racing team leads the GTD class points in both the team and driver standings…
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March 15, 2022 0

Wright Motorsports Brings Three-Car Program to Porsche Carrera Cup North America Championship

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 9, 2022) – Wright Motorsports, the longtime Porsche customer racing team, will return for another season in the Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by the Cayman Islands. The veteran Porsche one-make race series participant will be entering a three-car effort with drivers Varun Choksey, John Goetz, and Hutton McKenna. The 2022…
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March 9, 2022 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Ends 2021 Season with Double Podium Weekend

BRASELTON, Ga., (November 14, 2021) – The 2021 race season ended for sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports last weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. After finishing the year for multiple customer racing efforts in the Yokohama Drivers Cup, GT World Challenge America, and GT America, the team traveled to Braselton, Georgia for the…
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November 14, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright’s Championship Fights Come to Petit Le Mans

BATAVIA, Ohio. (November 8, 2021) – After closing out and taking top honors in two SRO America championships last month, three more full-season racing efforts will conclude this weekend for Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports this weekend at Road Atlanta. Hungry to take two additional championship titles in the 2021 season, Wright Motorsports will…
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November 9, 2021 0

Flying Lizard Returns to Road Atlanta for Carrera Cup Finale

SONOMA, Calif., (November 8, 2021) – This weekend, Flying Lizard will return to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with Chris Bellomo for the season finale of the Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by the Cayman Islands. After making his debut in the series earlier this season at Road America, where he showed good potential with…
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November 9, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Captures Victory at VIRginia International Raceway

Porsche customer racing team makes gains in GT3 and GT4 championships. ALTON, Vir., (October 10, 2021) – Wright Motorsports had a successful visit to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) over the weekend, driving the pair of No. 16 Porsche race cars to strong finishes in each respective series and gaining valuable ground with one race weekend…
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October 10, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Carries Consistency and Momentum into VIR IMSA Weekend

BATAVIA, Ohio. (October 5, 2021) – Wright Motorsports is Virginia bound for the final IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship sprint race of the year, the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Wright Motorsports will participate in the weekend with a three-series effort, racing in WeatherTech, the Michelin Pilot Challenge, and Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by…
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October 5, 2021 0

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

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

Flying Lizard Returns to Road America for Porsche Carrera Cup North America

SONOMA, Calif., (July 28, 2021) – In the hearts of sports car racing fans everywhere, Flying Lizard Motorsports and Porsche have long been associated together as a dream combination. Next week, race fans will see Flying Lizard Motorsports enter a Porsche into the Porsche Carrera Cup North America doubleheader with driver Chris Bellomo. “We are…
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July 28, 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

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

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