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Wright Motorsports Completes Rolex Roster with Richard Lietz

BATAVIA, Ohio. (January 7, 2022) – The Wright Motorsports roster for the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona at the end of this month is complete, following the addition of Porsche Factory Driver Richard Lietz to the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R. Lietz will join full-season drivers and 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions…
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January 7, 2022 0

NTE Sport Brings Familiar Driver Lineup to New Lamborghini in WeatherTech Series

DALLAS, Tex., (January 7, 2022) – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team NTE Sport is starting the 2022 race season off in style, switching to a new Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo for a full season in the GTD class. The team’s new car will make its debut in the Roar Before the 24–the first test and…
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January 7, 2022 0

Era Motorsport Confirms IMSA 2022 Season

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 21, 2021) – Era Motorsport, winners of the 2021 Rolex 24 At Daytona, will return to competition in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the 2022 race season, again racing the Oreca LMP2 07 car. Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel will race together as the full-season drivers, reuniting the race-winning pair while…
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December 21, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Ready to Return to IMSA GTD as Champions

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 7, 2021) – Following a highly successful season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports will return to the WeatherTech GTD class in 2022, moving its IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge championship-winning driver lineup into the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R…
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December 7, 2021 0

Magnus Racing Gives Thanks, Spills the Tea on Team’s Future

As all of us at Magnus Racing gathered for Thanksgiving dinner, we counted our blessings. The 2021 race season is over (hallelujah)! We’re grateful for the great work of this season’s partner, Archangel, and we appreciate the crew and team of Magnus with Archangel and the Acura NSX GT3 after what was a tough season.…
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December 7, 2021 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

Wright Motorsports Secures Michelin Endurance Cup Championship

BRASELTON, Ga., (November 14, 2021) – A day after winning the 2021 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Driver and Team championship titles, Wright Motorsports again celebrated their success securing the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin Endurance Cup championship on Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R race car,…
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November 14, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Crowned 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions

BRASELTON, Ga., (November 12, 2021) – Wright Motorsports earned a third championship this season on Friday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta after a race win by Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen in the Michelin Pilot Challenge. The pair, supported by their full-season crew, drove a strong race in the Fox Factory 120 to claim their…
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November 13, 2021 0

Contact from DPi Removes Era Motorsport from Petit Le Mans

BRASELTON, Ga., (November 13, 2021) – Motul Petit Le Mans ended in heartbreak for Era Motorsport just 30 minutes after the race began, following contact from a DPi car in the opening stint. The No. 18 Oreca, sporting a livery designed by a seven-year-old race fan, became one of the big stories of the weekend…
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November 13, 2021 0

NTE Sport Aims for Strong Finale at Petit Le Mans with Yount, Conwright, and Hites

DALLAS, Tex., (November 9, 2021) – NTE Sport’s freshman season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will end next weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta as the team competes in the season finale, Motul Petit Le Mans. Don Yount, Jaden Conwright, and Benjamin Hites will drive the No. 42 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo, racing…
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November 9, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Crayon Car Returns for IMSA Petit Le Mans Season Finale

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (November 9, 2021) – Era Motorsport is closing out the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season in style this weekend, returning to the fan-designed “Crayon Car” livery the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 car sported for the first race of the year, the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team drove to victory at the 24-hour…
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November 9, 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

Flying Lizard Celebrates Two Driver Championships with Bellomo and Gaulke

SONOMA, Calif., (October 20, 2021) – As Flying Lizard Motorsports concluded the 2021 GT America Powered by AWS championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend, the team’s effort in the Yokohama Drivers Cup raced to the year’s end as well. The season finale was a success, with drivers Chris Bellomo and Mike Gaulke winning their…
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October 20, 2021 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

Flying Lizard Motorsports Leaves Mark on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 19, 2021) – Sportscar racing team Flying Lizards Motorsports left another mark on both Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and GT America powered by AWS this weekend by adding another podium to their achievements. Andy Wilzoch, in the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R, crossed the finish line on Saturday fifth overall and…
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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

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Ready for Indianapolis Showdown

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 13, 2021) — Many race seasons have passed since sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports has raced on the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). This weekend, the 10-time sports car racing champions will return to the Racing Capital of the World for the first time since 2014, racing the…
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October 13, 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

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

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

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

Flying Lizard Sweeps Top Steps in Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (October 4, 2021) – Flying Lizard Motorsports brought the heat to Sebring, Florida sweeping the podium top step in two classes in GT America powered by aws. The No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Andy Wilzoch and the crew powered through a tough weekend start to claim victory in Masters class…
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October 4, 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

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Returns to Sebring with Two Car Effort

SEBRING, Fla., (September 29, 2021) – Five years have passed since Flying Lizard Motorsports has raced at Sebring International Raceway, and this weekend, the team makes its return to the legendary track for a double-header race event in the GT America powered by aws. The black, grey, and yellow Lizard-liveried Porsche 911 GT3 R of…
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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 Keeps Podium Streak Going and Championship Tight After Battle on the Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., (September 25, 2021) – Wright Motorsports secured a third-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the Long Beach Grand Prix, keeping the points battle tight for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD team title. Patrick Long, Trent Hindman, and the crew on the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R excelled under…
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September 25, 2021 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wright Motorsports Ready to Party on Streets of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., (September 22, 2021) – The California swing of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes Wright Motorsports to the streets of Long Beach this weekend. The 46th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will feature 100 minutes of tight competition on the temporary street course circuit, never failing to provide both fans and…
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September 22, 2021 0

Wilzoch Flies the Lizard Porsche to Two GT America Podiums at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 20, 2021) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to the podium at Watkins Glen International once again this weekend, following a standout performance from driver Andy Wilzoch in the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R in GT America powered by AWS. Wilzoch, who has recently returned to the series to finish out…
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September 20, 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: Flying Lizard Pulls Double Duty in New York and Utah

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (September 16, 2021) – After a triple podium weekend at Road America in the previous GT America doubleheader, Flying Lizard Motorsports will race this weekend at Watkins Glen International, returning with Andy Wilzoch and the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R. The team will also field two entries in the Yokohama Drivers…
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September 16, 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

Era Podium Hopes Dashed by Final Lap Incident at Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif., (September 13, 2021) – Era Motorsport’s hopes of again finishing on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship podium were dashed Sunday afternoon when another car sent the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 car off course in WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca’s iconic Corkscrew with just seconds left on the race clock as the team ran in…
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September 13, 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

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

Merriman and Dalziel Team Up Again at Laguna Seca Following Road America Race Win

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 8, 2021) – Following their race win in the LMP2 class at Road America last month, Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel will race as co-drivers again at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, on Sunday, September 12 in the No. 17 Era Motorsport Oreca. Despite missing one race this year, the two-time IMSA race…
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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

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

Flying Lizard Motorsports Quick to Claim Championship Points at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 30, 2021) — The Flying Lizard Porsche and TKO Motorsports Bentley made a splash at Road America in SRO’s GT America. Andy Wilzoch, driver of the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R secured two class podiums and an overall win, and Memo Gidley, driver of the No. 101 TKO Motorsports with…
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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

Event Preview: Lizards Join GT America Championship at Road America

SONOMA, Calif., (August 23, 2021) — Following a successful test session at Road America last week, Flying Lizard Motorsport will return to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for their first weekend back in the GT America championship since March. Coming back to the series with a two-car effort, the Lizards will have both Andy Wilzoch in the…
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August 23, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Withdraws from 24 Hours of Le Mans

LE MANS, France. (August 20, 2021) – Following an incident in practice for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Thursday, Era Motorsport and IDEC SPORT Racing have decided to withdraw the No. 17 Oreca from this year’s competition. “It’s heartbreaking to be pulling out of Le Mans before we even got a chance to…
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August 20, 2021 0

Le Mans Preview: Era Motorsport Returns to Le Mans with IDEC Sport Racing

LE MANS, France. (August 17, 2021) — This week, the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans takes place, and after a last-minute driver swap and abbreviated test day, the team behind the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport Oreca rides into the famed event with both excitement and trepidation. Following a…
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August 17, 2021 0