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Andreas Laskaratos Joins Era Motorsport for Asian Le Mans Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (February 4, 2021) — Newly crowned winners Rolex 24 At Daytona Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and the Era Motorsport crew have little time to rest from their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory, as now the team heads to United Arab Emirates for the Asian Le Mans Series season-opening double header. Era Motorsport…
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February 4, 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

Wright Motorsports Maintains Strong Results at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, (February, 1, 2021) – For the second year in a row, Wright Motorsports has produced a near flawless performance during one of the most challenging sports car endurance races in North America to finish fourth, just seconds shy of a podium result. Racing the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R with…
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February 1, 2021 0

Era Motorsport Claims Maiden Victory at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 31, 2021) – Just one year after making their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut, Era Motorsport earned their first series win at one of the most challenging sports car endurance races in North America, the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Drivers Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, and Paul-Loup Chatin drove the…
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January 31, 2021 0

Wright Motorsports Revises Rolex 24 Driver Lineup Following Incident in Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 28, 2021) — Following an incident in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice on Wednesday afternoon, the decision has been made to retire the No. 16 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the remainder of the weekend. The Wright Motorsports car’s leading driver, Ryan Hardwick, will also withdraw from the Rolex 24 At…
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January 28, 2021 0

GoGoGo! Magnus Racing Reveals Rolex 24 Poster and 2021 Car Livery

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2021) – After driving fans crazy by hiding images of their No. 44 Acura NSX Evo throughout the Roar Before the 24, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team Magnus Racing has finally revealed their 2021 livery and special Rolex 24 At Daytona poster. The Magnus Racing with Archangel Acura, which will…
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January 27, 2021 0

Era Motorsport’s Fan-Favorite Crayon Car is Ready for Rolex 24

DAYTONA, Fla., (January 27, 2021) – The No. 18 Era Motorsports Oreca LMP2 car debuted its special livery for the Rolex 24 At Daytona last week, designed by a six-year-old (and three quarters) race fan from Ontario, Canada. Following week of testing, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season officially begins this week with the Rolex…
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January 27, 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

Wright Motorsports Swaps Chassis Before Motul Pole Award 100

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 24, 2021) — Exactly 365 days after Black Swan Racing purchased a Porsche 911 GT3 R chassis from Wright Motorsports to run the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the car is coming back to its previous owner to race on track in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 and next week’s Rolex…
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January 24, 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

Era Motorsport to Run Special Livery Designed by Six-Year-Old Fan at Rolex 24

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (January 17, 2021) – The 2021 Rolex 24 at Daytona will see the return of Era Motorsport to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which the team will celebrate by sporting a livery inspired by a design from a young fan from Ontario, Canada. Six-year-old Owen, who is a third-generation race fan, beat out…
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January 17, 2021 0

NTE Sport Races into 2021 WeatherTech Season with Audi R8 LMS

DALLAS, Tex., (January 15, 2021) — One year after making their IMSA debut in the Michelin Pilot Challenge, NTE Sport is climbing up the motorsport ranks to compete in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, racing an Audi R8 LMS in this month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team, led by owner Paul Mata will run the No.…
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January 15, 2021 0

Event Preview: Magnus with Archangel Roars into 2021 with Stout Driver Lineup

Tooele, Utah. (January 13, 2021) – The Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway will see the on-track debut of the partnership of Magnus with Archangel and the new No. 44 Acura NSX GT3 Evo. Full season drivers John Potter and Andy Lally will welcome Spencer Pumpelly as their co-driver addition for the four…
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January 13, 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

Back with the Wright Stuff: Wright Motorsports Reveals 2021 IMSA Program

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 17, 2020) – Following a successful season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Wright Motorsports will return to the professional sports car racing series in 2021 with an almost identical program. Led by John Wright, the operation will see full-season drivers Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long return to pilot the No. 16…
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December 17, 2020 0

Magnus Racing Partners with Archangel Motorsports for 2021 IMSA Season

TOOELE, UTAH. (December 7, 2020) – The 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is set to begin with the Roar Before the 24, January 22-24, and Magnus Racing has big changes ahead for the approaching season. The team, who ran the year as GRT Magnus Racing in a partnership with Grasser Racing, will not partner with…
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December 7, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Partners with JOTA Sport for 2021 Asian Le Mans Series Effort

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (December 4, 2020) – Less than a year after first joining the world of professional sports car racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, LMP2 race team Era Motorsport will expand to partner with JOTA Sport to race in the 2021 Asian Le Mans Series with drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman. Era,…
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December 4, 2020 0

Era Motorsport to Return to Rolex 24 at Daytona

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (November 18, 2020) – Following a successful debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Era Motorsport will return to the series in 2021 to contest in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the LMP2 class. Era Motorsport owner Kyle Tilley and co-driver Dwight Merriman will be joined by team newcomers Ryan Dalziel and…
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November 18, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Wins Twelve Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (November 15, 2020) – The 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship ended in dramatic fashion Saturday evening at Sebring International Raceway. After securing a handful of podiums leading up to the finale event, Wright Motorsports put in an incredible performance over the course of the Twelve Hours of Sebring to clinch their first win…
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November 15, 2020 0

Twelve Hours of Sebring to Determine GTD Championship Title

BATAVIA, Ohio, (November 9, 2020) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s 2020 season has been anything but ordinary, and this weekend it will come to an exciting conclusion at the Twelve Hours of Sebring. Heading into the final event, Wright Motorsports holds second place in both the team and driver championship point standings in the…
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November 9, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Holds on to Second Place in Championship Following Laguna Result

MONTEREY, Calif., (November 1, 2020) – The No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R finished sixth on Sunday afternoon at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in the final sprint race of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The battle for the GTD class championship title will come down to the final race of the year, the…
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November 1, 2020 0

Laguna Seca Preview: GTD Championship Battle Heads to California

BATAVIA, Ohio, (October 28, 2020) — The battle for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship titles continues this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. In the GTD class, Wright Motorsports, after finishing in the top five for all but one of the nine races, stands just two points from first place in the team championship standings.…
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October 28, 2020 0

Luck Brings Momentum to Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (October 22, 2020) — Seven months after the cancellation of the season-opening event for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA at St. Petersburg, the series is back at the downtown street course this weekend for the penultimate event of 2020. Following the calendar rescheduling due to the early days of the COVID-19…
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October 22, 2020 0

GRT Magnus Racing Clinches Petit Le Mans Podium in Late-Race Charge

BRASELTON, Ga., (October 20, 2020) – Saturday evening at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, GRT Magnus Racing earned their second podium of the 2020 season, finishing third at the 23rd Annual Petit Le Mans. Drivers John Potter, Andy Lally, and Spencer Pumpelly showed competitive speeds all weekend, again proving the endurance performance capabilities of the No. 44…
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October 20, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Secures Podium, Closes in on Championship Battle in the Rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (October 10, 2020) – The points battle for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class title took an interesting turn Saturday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The No. 16 Wright Motorsports 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3R produced a memorable performance in the rain to finish second, well enough ahead of the team’s championship…
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October 10, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Withdraws from 2020 IMSA Season to Build 2021 Program

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (October 7, 2020) – Following a challenging rookie season in professional sports car racing, Era Motorsports will withdraw from the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in order to focus on building a successful 2021 program. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought its own set of challenges to the team’s sports car racing program, the…
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October 7, 2020 0

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