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Race Preview: Wright Motorsports Sets Sights on Charlotte Motor Speedway

BATAVIA, Ohio, (October 6, 2020) – Following back-to-back podium finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Wright Motorsports is ready for action in this weekend’s sprint race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This Saturday, the MOTUL 100% Synthetic Grand Prix will race on the Speedway’s ROVAL, a 2.32 mile, 10-turn road course in Concord, North Carolina.…
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October 6, 2020 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

Flying Lizard Motorsports Sweeps Sprint, SprintX Championship Titles

SONOMA, Calif., (October 5, 2020) – Following a climactic conclusion to the 2020 GT4 America season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Flying Lizard Motorsports collected four championship titles to add to their illustrious history. Michael Dinan, driver of the No. 210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 secured the Sprint Am driver championship, and together with co-driver Robby Foley…
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October 5, 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

Event Preview: Championship Title to be Determined at Indianapolis for Flying Lizard Motorsports

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 29, 2020) – The 2020 GT4 America championship will come to a close this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Flying Lizard Motorsports will put up a final fight for three championship titles. Michael Dinan, driver of the No. 210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4, secured the Sprint Am driver championship earlier this month…
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September 29, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Makes Final Driver Championship Bid at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 29, 2020) – The fight for the GT4 America championship title in the SprintX Silver class has come down to the season finale event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This weekend, Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug, drivers of the No. 71 KTM X-BOW GT4 Evo, will participate in two final races of the…
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September 29, 2020 0

Home Field Advantage Shines on Wright Motorsports for Second Consecutive Podium

MANSFIELD, Ohio. (September 27, 2020) – Wright Motorsports celebrated a well-earned third-place finish Sunday afternoon with the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 91 GT3 R in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio. The strategic drive from eighth to third netted the team their second consecutive podium of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. “What…
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September 27, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Rides Momentum into Home Race Weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

BATAVIA, Ohio. (September 23, 2020) – Following a successful podium run at the TireRack.com Grand Prix At Road Atlanta, Wright Motorsports has little distance to travel this weekend for the next round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Batavia, Ohio-based team will travel 170 miles northeast to Lexington, Ohio for the Acura Sports Car…
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September 23, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Clinches Sprint Championship at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (September 20, 2020) – Sunday morning at Circuit of the Americas, Flying Lizard Motorsports driver Michael Dinan unofficially secured the GT4 America Sprint Am championship in the No. 210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4, earning the team its seventh championship to date. Dinan, together with co-driver Robby Foley, celebrated another SprintX Pro/AM win in the…
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September 20, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Returns to Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (September 16, 2020) – As the 2020 season moves closer to its conclusion, the GT4 Americas championship returns to Circuit of the Americas this weekend for the second to last event of the year. Flying Lizard Motorsports will compete in four of the five rounds with its pair of Aston Martin Martin Vantage GT4s,…
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September 16, 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 Revels in Podium Finish at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga., (September 5, 2020) – Wright Motorsports celebrated a well-earned podium finish today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in the TireRack.com Grand Prix. The No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R, driven by Ryan Hardwick, Patrick Long, and Jan Heylen had a flawless race over the course of the six hours to clinch…
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September 5, 2020 0

Road Atlanta Preview: Jan Heylen Joins IMSA WeatherTech Lineup for Endurance Challenge

BATAVIA, Ohio (September 1, 2020) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to endurance racing this Friday and Saturday for the Michelin Endurance Challenge Weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Running the first IMSA endurance event since January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, Wright Motorsports will welcome Jan Heylen to the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3…
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September 1, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Dominates in KTM X-Bow at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (September 1, 2020) – Marco Polo Motorsports celebrated another successful weekend in the GT4 America championship, building on the momentum of a strong 2020 debut for the new KTM X-Bow in North American sports car racing. Over the weekend drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug not only earned three podiums, but the…
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September 1, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Sweeps Again in GT4 America at Road America

Elkhart Lake, Wis., (August 30, 2020) – Flying Lizard celebrated another victorious weekend in the GT4 America series at Road America, clinching five more wins to add to the team’s celebrated record. The Wisconsin road course mostly treated the team well, in another triple header event with the No. 21 and No. 210 Aston Martin Vantage…
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August 30, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Reaches GT4 America Halfway Point at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 26, 2020) – While the 2020 calendar year seems to stretch on for an eternity, the current GT4 America season has flown by for Flying Lizard Motorsports. The GT4 series has reached its halfway point in the season, beginning the second half of the championship this weekend at Road America in Elkhart…
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August 26, 2020 0

Race Recap: Wright Motorsports Charges to Finish Fifth at Michelin GT Challenge

ALTON, Vir., (August 22, 2020) – The Michelin GT Challenge at VIR offered a variety of excitement this weekend as 20 GT cars in two classes battled it out for another exciting round in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 1st Phorm No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R showed strong speeds all weekend, culminating in…
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August 22, 2020 0

VIR Preview: Wright Motorsports Gears Up for GT Weekend in Virginia

(August 19, 2020) – Twenty cars are set to compete in this weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the first of two GT-only events on the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Wright Motorsports will head into round five with the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R, driven by Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long.…
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August 19, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Victorious at Home Track

SONOMA, Calif., (August 10, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports celebrated an incredibly successful weekend at Sonoma Raceway, the team’s home track of the last 17 years. The GT4 America race weekend produced three wins and two additional podium finishes between the Sprint and SprintX triple headers. The No. 210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 of Michael Dinan…
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August 10, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Clinches Maiden SprintX Victory at Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Cali., (August 9, 2020) – Marco Polo Motorsports put on a commanding performance this weekend in the GT4 America triple header race weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The No. 71 KTM X-BOW dominated the charts at the sports car racing event, seeing drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug earn two pole positions and one race…
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August 9, 2020 0

Event Preview: Lizards Lead Points Headed Into Home Race Week at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif., (August 4, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports has little distance to travel this weekend for the next three rounds of the Pirelli GT4 America championship. Sonoma Raceway, the team’s home track, will host rounds six, seven, and eight of the Sprint and SprintX championships. Flying Lizard currently leads the Sprint Am championship with driver…
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August 4, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Heads to Wine Country for Weekend of Racing

SONOMA, Cali., (August 4, 2020) – Ready for another action-packed weekend of racing, Marco Polo Motorsports heads up from Laguna Beach to wine country for the next rounds of the Pirelli GT4 America championship at Sonoma Raceway. The team will race the No. 71 KTM X-Bow GT4 EVO in the triple-header event with full season…
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August 4, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Keeps Podium Streak Alive at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 3, 2020) — Era Motorsports endured an action-packed race on Sunday at Road America to secure a third consecutive third-place finish in the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The No. 18 Oreca raced strong all weekend long, surviving multiple hits and treacherous weather on Sunday to earn an additional podium…
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August 3, 2020 0

Road America Recap: Wright Motorsports Finishes Top Five in the Rain

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 2, 2020) – Wright Motorsports secured another top-five finish on Sunday at the IMSA SportsCar Weekend at Road America. The Porsche team survived a chaotic race to produce an impressive charge from ninth to fifth place with drivers Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long. The 31-car field took the green flag under…
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August 2, 2020 0

Road America Preview: Wright Motorsports in for Packed Wisconsin Weekend

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (July 31, 2020) – Porsche racing team Wright Motorsports will double up on the racing action this weekend at Road America, racing in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. The fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will see Ryan Hardwick and…
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July 31, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Seeks to Continue Podium Streak at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (July 30, 2020) – This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin’s Road America for the next round in the 2020 schedule. This will be the third race for the LMP2 class, and Era Motorsport hopes to keep their podium streak alive with drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight…
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July 30, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Continues Podium Streak at Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (July 19, 2020) – Era Motorsport is two for two in their debut IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The LMP2 racing team earned a second podium finish of the year at the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring with drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman in the No. 18 Oreca. “I’m happy to get…
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July 19, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Kicks Off Two Championships at Utah Motorsport Campus

TOOELE, Utah, (July 17, 2020) — Fresh off the GT4 America season-opening triple header at VIRginia International Raceway, Flying Lizard Motorsports has journeyed to Utah Motorsport Campus to kick off two more championships: the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and the new GT Celebration series. “To say racing has resumed for us would be an understatement,”…
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July 17, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Returns to Racing at Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (July 16, 2020) – After six long months, Era Motorsport will return to action this weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Grand Prix of Sebring. The COVID-19 era of racing began earlier this month for three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes, and now the LMP2 class will join the others…
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July 16, 2020 0

Sebring Preview: Wright Motorsports Heads to Florida for Grand Prix of Sebring

Sebring, Fla., (July 16, 2020) – Just two weeks after the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resumed at Daytona International Speedway, round three is set to begin tomorrow afternoon at Sebring International Raceway. The No. 16 Wright Motorsports 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R of Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long will compete in Saturday’s Grand…
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July 16, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Drivers Confirmed with IDEC Sport for 24 Hours of Le Mans

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (July 15, 2020) – Era Motorsport drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman have signed with IDEC SPORT to race in the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans, racing the No. 17 Era Motorsport Oreca 07. The pair will be joined by English racer Jonathan Kennard. IDEC SPORT is the sports branch of the…
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July 15, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Sweeps Sprint Triple Header VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (July 13, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to racing this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway in spectacular fashion, sweeping all three Sprint wins in the event’s triple header with Michael Dinan in the #210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4. Despite technical setbacks, the team’s SprintX programs with Dinan and Robby Foley, and Erin Vogel…
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July 13, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Flied Back Into Action at Virginia International Raceway

Alton, Vir., (July 6, 2020) – Following a four month break in the 2020 calendar, the Pirelli GT4 America season resumes this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway. Flying Lizard Motorsports returns with its two car, two manufacturer squad, competing in both the Sprint and SprintX championships. The California-based squad celebrated three podiums at rounds one and…
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July 6, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Resumes IMSA Championship at Daytona International Speedway

BATAVIA, Ohio, (July 1, 2020) – Wright Motorsports is finally back in action this weekend, racing in the Weathertech 240 at Daytona International Speedway, following a five-month pause in the calendar, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship rearranged the 2020 schedule, returning to Daytona, the only track the series has raced…
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July 1, 2020 0

Wright Motorsport Continues IMSA Season with Single Car Effort

BATAVIA, Ohio, (June 18, 2020) – When Wright Motorsports started the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the team had a two-car effort in place with the full-season entry of the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche, and the Sprint Cup entry of the No. 91 Henry Repeating Arms Porsche. Following the impact of COVID-19 on Henry…
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June 18, 2020 0

Potter Leads Victorious GRT Magnus Quarantine Effort In First Annual Dad-Prix 400

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 9, 2020) — As the motorsport world adjusts to a time without on-track action, GRT Magnus has taken first place in quarantine festivities, proving the team’s perseverance and tenacity to excel in all things. There may not be auto racing, but the competition continued for the fan favorite sports car racing…
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April 9, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Invites Fans to Design Petit Le Mans Livery

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (March 24, 2020) – Following the postponement or cancellation of the next three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship events due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and precautionary measures, Era Motorsport is rolling out a livery design contest for their fans around the world. As quarantine measures are being encouraged and implemented worldwide, Era Motorsport…
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March 24, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Fans Top Ten Moments

We at Flying Lizard Motorsports recently celebrated our 15th year in professional competition, and throughout the year, we asked our fans to submit what they would nominate as their favorite Lizard memory of all time. Over the course of ten days, where we hope you all are following the recommended precautions regarding stopping the spread…
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March 20, 2020 0

Meet the driver: Colin Braun

Hi! I’m Colin Braun, and I will be helping to co-pilot the No. 18 Era Motorsport Oreca 07 LMP2 for IMSA’s three remaining North American Endurance Championship (NAEC) races (Sebring, Watkins Glen, and Petit Le Mans). I’ll be joining Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman as we look to build on their third-place finish at the…
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March 11, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Returns to Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 11, 2020) – Wright Motorsports, the Porsche team that can’t get enough racing, will begin its third championship of the 2020 season this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. The team will return to the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama with race car driver Charlie Luck for…
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March 11, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Celebrates 100TH Podium at GT4 America Opener

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to Circuit of the Americas in victorious fashion at the opening weekend for the 2020 GT4 America championship. After securing three podiums in four of the Sprint and SprintX races, the sports car racing team earned its 100th podium in professional competition. Racing two Aston Martin Vantage GT4…
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March 9, 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

Marco Polo Motorsports Kicks off 2020 with Double Podium in Austin

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Sports car racing team Marco Polo Motorsports got the 2020 GT4 America season off to a strong start last weekend at Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas. The No. 71 KTM X-BOW secured podium finishes in both races with drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug, putting them fourth…
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March 9, 2020 0

TUNE IN: Marco Polo Motorsports Opens GT4 America Championship at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 4, 2020) – The 2020 GT4 America championship is set to begin this weekend in Austin, Texas, at the iconic Circuit of the Americas race track. Sports car racing team Marco Polo Motorsports is set to participate in their first SprintX championship, with drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Reiter Engineering Works Driver Mads…
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March 4, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Brings Strong Lineup to Austin Season Opener

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 2, 2020) – A new race season will begin this weekend for Flying Lizard Motorsports at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. The six time sports car racing champions will again run three cars under the Lizard banner, debuting two new Aston Martin Vantage GT4s and a McLaren 570S GT4 in…
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March 2, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Gears Up for GT World Challenge America Campaign with Root and Poordad

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 2, 2020) – Wright Motorsports has returned for another season in the GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, beginning with this weekend’s double header at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Wright Motorsports drivers Max Root and Fred Poordad are advancing from the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA one-make championship…
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March 2, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Confirms IMSA Sprint Entry with Imperato and Bleekemolen

BATAVIA, Ohio, (February 28, 2020) – After previously announcing the purchase of two Porsche 911 GT3 R cars for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Wright Motorsports will now enter the second Porsche in the WeatherTech Sprint Cup, beginning with April’s Grand Prix of Long Beach. Anthony Imperato, who is also racing in the No. 16…
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February 28, 2020 0

Sarah Tilley: So You Want to Run a Race Team?

Welcome to the glamorous, behind the scenes world of racing. I’m Sarah, a wee cog in the wheel that makes the Era Motorsport team keep rolling. I wear a few hats, like Team Coordinator, the girl who pays bills, sometimes graphic designer, team mom, etc. You wouldn’t believe how many jackets get lost on a…
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February 24, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Secures Colin Braun for North American Endurance Championship

SEBRING, Fla., (February 10, 2020) – Following a successful IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at Daytona International Speedway last month, LMP2 sports car racing team Era Motorsport is excited to announce the addition of three-time Rolex 24 winner Colin Braun for the three remaining races of the North American Endurance Championship. The Indianapolis based sports…
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February 10, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Expands Program to GT4 America SprintX Championship

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., (February 6, 2020) – The opening event of the 2020 Pirelli GT4 America championship kicks off in less than a month, and Marco Polo Motorsports has big plans in store for the upcoming season. The KTM X-BOW team, managed by Muellerized…KTM, is proud to announce the expansion to the SprintX championship for…
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February 6, 2020 0